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.