Jeremiah John is an assistant professor of politics at Southern Virginia University and has served as the assistant women's cross country coach since 2011.
In his first four seasons as an assistant cross country coach, John helped the women's team to two straight national championships in 2011 and 2012. In 2014, he helped coach freshman Rylee McKeon to Runner of the Week award after her finish as the Shenandoah invitational.
Before joining the Southern Virginia faculty in 2007, John graduated summa cum laude from Hampden-Sydney College in 2000. In January 2008, he earned his doctorate in political theory and comparative politics from the University of Notre Dame, writing his dissertation on law and morality in Hegel's political philosophy.
John is the coordinator of Southern Virginia's politics program and a running enthusiast.
He lives in Buena Vista, Va. with his wife, Stephanie, and their four children.