Sept. 12, 2002
Glenn McAtee, formerly of California State University, Northridge, has been named an assistant coach, announced Clemson women’s track and field head coach Marcia Noad. McAtee’s responsibilities will include overseeing the throwers, multi-event athletes and vertical jumpers.
“We are very excited about adding Glenn McAtee to our Clemson family,” said Noad. “He will add balance to our coaching staff and student-athletes. Glenn’s vast knowledge and extensive coaching experience made him the optimal choice to successfully guide our throwers, multi-event athletes and vertical jumpers. With the addition of Glenn to the women’s track and field program, we are definitely well-rounded and well-equipped to maintain our NCAA top-ranked status.”
At Cal State Northridge, McAtee served as associate head coach since July 2001, and was an assistant coach from Sept. 1998 to July 2001. While with the Matadors, McAtee also served as the strength and conditioning coordinator from July 2001 to present. From Sept. of 1998 to July of 2001, McAtee was a lecturer in the Kinesiology Department. Prior to his experience with the Matadors, McAtee served as the throws coach and strength and conditioning consultant for the Kamloops Track and Field Club in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. He began his career at Saint Thomas More Collegiate in Burnaby, British Columbia, as the throws coach from February 1988 through June 1994.
A 1996 graduate of Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC), McAtee also competed at the University of South Carolina, from which he received his master’s degree in physical education in 1998. He was a three-time All-American in the weight and hammer throws at Simon Fraser, then competed at South Carolina for one year where he was named the 1995 team rookie-of-the-year. A member of the Canadian Junior National Team, McAtee competed in the Pan-Am Junior Championships, and represented Canada against USA, Cuba, Mexico and Jamaica in 1990. He was a member of the Canadian Espoir National Team for Canada against Northern Ireland in 1992, and was a silver (1998) and bronze (1997) medalist at the Canadian Track and Field Championships. Also in 1997, McAtee was a finalist and the team co-captain for the Canadian Senior National Team to the Francophone Games.
A USATF certified official, McAtee is USATF Level III certified in coaching throws, and is USATF level II certified in coaching jumps. He is also a USA Weightlifting Certified Club Coach, and is a member of the Coaching Association of Canada Level I Certified in track and field. McAtee has also published several studies and articles on throwing techniques.
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