Congratulations, to coach Wilkerson on being nominated AAU National Coach of the year 2020.
AAU Track and Field Announces 2020 Award Winners
The 2020 campaign wrapped up at the AAU Junior Olympic Games, which was held on the Space Coast area of Florida.
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Amateur Athletic Union announced its National Track and Field award winners for the 2020 season. The 2020 campaign wrapped up at the AAU Junior Olympic Games, which was held on the Space Coast area of Florida. Approximately 2,100 athletes participated with five records being broken at the season-ending event earlier this month.
James Wilkerson, National Coach of the Year, Zone A Coach of the Year
James Wilkerson was named the National Coach of the Year and Zone A Coach of the Year for his efforts to build successful athletes and young citizens both on and off the track. Runners from his club set indoor records in the 400m and 60m as well as the 4x200m 4x400m. When the runners aren’t tearing it up on the track, Wilkerson’s club also participates in food and clothing drives for those in need. Wilkerson also enforces a strict “no grades, no run” philosophy with his athletes.