Boise State Hires Brad Wick as Assistant Track and Field Coach
BOISE, Idaho - Mike Maynard, head track and field coach at Boise State University, announced today that Brad Wick has been hired as an assistant track and field coach. Wick will work with the distance runners and cross country teams.

Wick joins the Broncos after serving as a volunteer assistant coach for the men’s cross country and distance track team at the University of Minnesota for three years. While working with the Gophers, he assisted in coaching five cross country All-Americans and an eighth place team finish at the 2007 NCAA Cross Country Championships. In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Wick aided in recruiting, generating and facilitating workouts, managing travel and equipment purchases, team transportation and team strategizing.

Prior to his tenure at Minnesota, Wick worked as the head track and field coach for the Elk River Recreation Summer Track Program for six years in addition serving as a volunteer assistant for the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point from 2004-05.

Outside of coaching, Wick served as the meet director for the prestigious Roy Griak Invitational, was camp director for the Minnesota Cross Country Camp, an instructor in the physical education department at the University of Minnesota, race originator and director for the Bigtooth Sweet Tooth Cross Country Race in Elk Rive, Minn., and the summer program staff director for the Elk River Parks and Recreation Department.

Wick completed a Masters degree in Sports and Exercise Science at the University of Minnesota in 2007 after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education in 2004 at UW - Stevens Points, where he also competed collegiately.

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