2009 Women's Outdoor Track and Field Coaches
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Adam Hinders
Head Coach

Waverly, Iowa, native Adam Hinders is in hissecond year as the college's head men's and women's track and cross country coach.

Hinders was a two-time Missouri Valley Conference champion and a four-time all-MVC performer at the University of Northern Iowa. He was an NCAA qualifier in the 4x400 and 800 in 2004, and was an NCAA Division I All-American in the 4x400 relay

Hinders is a graduate of Waverly-Shell Rock High School, where he earned Elite All-State track and field honors and was a Class 3A state champion in the 800, 4x800 and 1600-meter medley relay. He was also a Drake Relays 1600-meter medley relay champion.

Hinders received his bachelor of arts degree in exercise science from the University of Northern Iowa and is pursuing his master of arts degree in exercise physiology from Northern Iowa.

Adam and his wife, Elly Glass, reside in Dubuque.

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Matt Adams
Assistant Coach

Coach Matt Adams is in his second year as the assistant track and field coach at Clarke College. Adams is responsible for all aspects of the throwing events and the pole vault. Prior to comingto Clarke, Adams was an athlete at the University of Oregon and at Glendale Community College.

Adams was selected to the 2005 PAC-10 All-Academic team. In 2007, he received the Scholar-Athlete Award and is a lifelong member of Chi Alpha Sigma for recognition of high academic and athletic achievements while at the University of Oregon.
In 2008, Adams guided five national qualifing performances (indoor and outdoor pole vault, 35lb. weight throw, hammer throw, and discus throw) and two All-Americans (No. 2: 35lb. weight throw and No. 2: hammer throw). In addition, five first-team MCC All-Conference performances, two MCC Records, and five Clarke school records.
Adams received an associate of arts degree in general studies from Glendale Community College in 2004 and his bachelor of science degree in sociology from the University of Oregon in 2007.
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Women's Outdoor Track and Field
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