Head Coach - 1st Season
Jamaine Gordon enters his first season as the head coach for the Union College cross country and track & field programs. He spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Union with duties of overseeing the sprint and jumping events during the track and field seasons.
A 2007 graduate of Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) College, Gordon received his bachelor's degree in Communications. A four-year member of the Blue Raider track & field team, he qualified for the NAIA National Championship meets every year. Gordon is a four-time Indoor Track & Field All-American as well as a four-time Outdoor Track & Field All-American. In 2005, Gordon won the NAIA Individual National Championship in the triple jump.
The Fort Campbell, Ky. native named All-Mid-South Conference in the long jump once and in the triple jump twice.
Gordon is single and resides in Barbourville.
Assistant Coach - 1st Season
Ross Weller enters his first season as an assistant coach for the Union College cross country and track and field programs.
Weller was a four-year member of the Swarthmore College track and cross country teams. He was a two-time captain at the NCAA Division III school. While there he was a four-time Centennial Conference medalist, three times in the steeplechase and once in the distance medley relay.
He comes to Union after spending a year working at the Bronx Preparatory Charter School in Bronx, N.Y. as a sixth and seventh grade teacher.
Weller earned his bachelor degree in English Literature and education from Swarthmore in 2008.