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Cross country team welcomes new coach

Hayman at a morning practice

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

Hayman was named the NJCAA Atlantic and Region X Coach of the Year in 2017 and 2018 and previously worked at Louisburg College. Following the start of preseason practices, Hayman is optimistic for this season.

Sydni Means hangs up the shoes, puts on the whistle

Sydni Means on the sideline with Head Coach Susie Gardner in her final game against UGA. Photo provided by Mercer Athletics.

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor

August 17, 2018

Fans of college basketball know the heartbreak of watching young talent come through, join their favorite team and then depart after four years. However, there is a noticeable pattern of Mercer alumni coming back to fill coaching positions for their former teams. For former Mercer Women’s Basketball point...

Coaching Spotlight: Ryan Bailey

Marin Guta

October 10, 2012

Veteran cross country coach, Ryan Bailey, has led the Mercer Bears to a successful season this fall. The team placed third in the University of Georgia and University of Auburn races. They were also invited to compete in the coveted “Gold Race,” which included some of the top cross country programs...

Coaching Spotlight: Damian Elder

Sara Cuevas

September 26, 2012

Coach Damian Elder started his first fall season as head coach of the Women’s Volleyball team and led the Bears to an excellent home court debut. Having coached in the Pacific-12, the Southeastern Conference and the Southern Conference, Coach Elder brings experience, good energy and a positive change...

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