Bryan Compton (2023)
Angelo State, University of Arkansas
Awards: 2015 USTFCCCA Mideast Region Assistant Coach of the Year
In total, the Razorbacks have enjoyed 10 SEC track & field championships, the 2015 NCAA Indoor Title, 2016 NCAA Outdoor Title, and five out of six top-four finishes have come since Compton joined the Arkansas staff.
Over the past 14 years, Compton’s pole vault athletes
2016 continued his Olympic legacy as three of Compton’s student-athletes—Sandi Morris, Tina Sutej, and Lexi Weeks represented their respective nations in Rio. Morris and Weeks earned trips to their first Olympic Games following runner-up and bronze finishes, respectively at the USTAF Olympic Trials.
Morris won an Olympic Silver medal in Rio and continued after the games to set a new American record of 16’5” at as meet in Brussels, Belgium. She also won the World Indoor gold medal in 2018.