Wyatt Warnick
Wyatt Warnick
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 540-261-2013
Email: wyatt.warnick@svu.edu

Wyatt Warnick was named the head men's and women's track and field coach in October 2018. 

Before coming to Southern Virginia, Warnick served as an assistant coach overseeing throws at Eastern University while pursuing an master's in business administration with an emphasis in management. In addition to coaching throws, Warnick also assisted with recruiting efforts and the team's strength and conditioning.

Before coaching at Eastern University, Warnick had a prestigious throwing career at the United States Air Force Academy and then at Brigham Young University. While at BYU, Warnick twice qualified for the NCAA Division I West Preliminary Tournament, each time in the Javelin. He was coached by track legend Niklas Arrhenius, former NCAA Division I Champion and U.S. Olympian. Warnick recorded the fifth furthest throw in Cougar history with a throw of 222'9 1/4".

A native of Delta, Utah, Warnick graduated from BYU with a Bachelor's of the Arts in Political Science and minored in Chinese. From 2010-2012 Warnick served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Taichung, Taiwan.

While at Eastern, Coach Warnick recruiting and coached Grant Fisher to all-conference honors in his first year ever throwing javelin. Fisher would go on to garner All-American status the next year (61.05 m.) for Eastern University
 
In first year as head coach, Warnick found immediate success with five athletes earning high-recognition. 

Derek Blasko - Conference champion and school record holder in the shot put both indoor and outdoor.  All region in shot put and javelin

Baylee Mulitalo - Indoor and Outdoor conference champion in shot put, school record holder in the shop put, discus, weight and hammer.  Conference Indoor and Outdoor Freshman of the year
 
Mesi Havea - All Conference Hammer, All-Region Discus
 
Elle Warnick - School Record Holder, Javelin
 
Daniel De La Cruz - All Conference and All Region in the 400 Hurdles.