Coaches

Coaches

Jayson K. Hayes

Founder/Director of coaching

  • USATF Level 1 Certificate
  • USATF Certified Official
  • Former Volunteer Throwers Coach – Texas Wesleyan University
  • Former Licensed Strength and Powerlifting Coach
  • Former Olympic Lifter
  • Former Offensive Coordinator/ O-Line Coach
  • Former Professional Athlete-  Football
  • Former College Thrower
  • Former Accomplished HS Thrower

Coach Jayson Hayes

Coach Janale Hayes

  • USATF Certified Official
  • USATF Certified Youth Coach
  • Coach Hayes has 24 years of coaching and teaching experience at the middle school and high school level
  • She has coordinated throwing programs for MISD
  • She coached state qualifier throwers
  • Her daughter qualified for state in discus and threw shot, discus and hammer at the Div. 1 level 
  • She is a former college basketball player 
  • Coach Hayes is certified in CPR and First Aid 

Coach Charvis Richmond

  • Coaching over 14 years in public schools
  • Background of coaching Track and Field and Football at the junior high level
  • D1 football player at Northwestern State University
  • Accomplished thrower in High School, Discus PR of 177’, Qualifier for Regionals, Texas Relays and State meet
  • Accomplished football player in High School, All District at LB and RB, All ETX and All State at RB
  • Has been coaching throwers through CoachUp app since 2006 in glide shot put and rotational discuss
Coach Richmond

Kai Schmidt

Coaching Methodology: Long throws are the result of fine tuning technique to the athlete’s individual characteristics and abilities, not changing athletes to mirror the same technique.

  • Grew up and lived in Germany for 20 years
  • 15+ years of throwing experience
  • Advanced technical knowledge in Discus, ShotPut and Javelin
  • Former successful D1 thrower at Abilene Christian University
  • Ranked 8th and 18th in the nation in Discus and ShotPut, respectively his Senior year.

Achievements:

  • Southland Conference Record Holder – Discus 61.74m (202’6”)
    School Record Holder – Indoor ShotPut 19.33m (63’5”)
  • Most Valuable Player Award 2018 – scoring 28 Points in three events (1. Discus/ 1. ShotPut/ 2. Javelin)
  • Two consecutive years named Athlete of the Year in the Southland Conference (2018/2019)
  • Placed in the top three at every conference meet and event participated in for 5 consecutive years with multiple conference championships.
Coach Kai Schmidt