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Coach McKenzie enters his seventh season as an Assistant Coach for the William Carey University Track & Field Teams with an emphasis in the horizontal and vertical jumps.
During his tenure, McKenzie’s athletes have had great success at the conference and national level including 15 Conference Champions, 37 All-Conference Athletes, 4 Southern States Field Athlete of the Year award winners, 26 National Championship Qualifiers, 20 All-Americans, and 5 National Champions. Almost all of McKenzie’s athletes have seen personal bests under his direction while setting every jump school record, as well as, numerous conference records.
Coach McKenzie has been named a 5 x USTFCCCA South Region Women’s Assistant Coach of the year and a 3 x nominee for USTFCCCA NAIA Women’s National Assistant Coach of the Year for both Indoor and Outdoor Track.
Prior to WCU, McKenzie coached multiple Mississippi High School State Final qualifiers at both Oak Grove High School and East Marion High School.
McKenzie is a 2005 graduate of Alcorn State University where he earned both a Bachelor of Recreation and Physical Education and then a Masters of Secondary Education in 2014. While at ASU, McKenzie was a 4 year varsity letter winner in Track & Field, as well as a multiple All-Conference Selection. McKenzie also competed at the 2003 and 2004 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Regional in both the 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay, and the Long Jump.
McKenzie is a USATF - Level 1 Certified Coach