Erin Wykoff
Erin Wykoff

Hometown:
St. Jacob, Ill.

Last College:
University of Virginia

Position:
Volunteer Assistant Coach - Throws

Experience:
1st Season

Assistant Coach - Men and Women's Track & Field
First Season
elw@athletics.wisc.edu

The Wykoff File
Coaching Experience
McKendree University: 2012-2013
• Assistant Coach, Women's Track & Field
Collegiate Career at Virginia
• 2012 ACC discus champion (outdoor)
• Ranks second all-time in UVA history in the shot put (57-3 1/2, 17.46m) and third all-time in the discus (176-5, 53.78m) and weight throw (58-3, 17.75m)
• Finished 12th in the discus at the 2011 Outdoor NCAA Championships

Erin Wykoff is in her first year as an assistant track and field coach at the University of Wisconsin for the 2013-14 season.

Wykoff helps coach the Badgers' throwers.

Prior to coming to Wisconsin, Wykoff was an assistant coach at McKendree University (Ill.), where she was a field events coach, specializing in the throwing events. She led and instructed athletes in weight lifting programs and was responsible for all recruitment activities relating to the throws program. She was also a substitute teacher at the Triad Community School District where she taught a variety of subjects at the elementary, middle school and high school levels.

Wykoff graduated from the University of Virginia (UVA) in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in sociology. At Virginia, Wykoff participated in the throwing events on the women's track team, specializing in the discus, hammer throw and weight throw. In the 2012 outdoor season, she was the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) discus champion. In 2011, Wykoff earned second-team All-American honors after finishing 12th in the discus at the outdoor NCAA championships.

Her personal records in the shot put (57-3 1/2, 17.46m), discus (176-5, 53.78m) and weight throw (58-3, 17.75m) rank second, third and third all-time in UVA history.

While in college, Wykoff served as an intramural sports official, supervisor and coordinator of officials, where she hired, trained, supervised and coordinated officials for a variety of sports. Wykoff has experience volunteering as a multicultural education class facilitator - where she lead weekly discussions about racism, sexism and multiculturalism - as well as with the YMCA - organizing a first grade day camp - and at Triad High School (Ill.) where she taught young kids the fundamentals of track and field.

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