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Jan Sadler Pippin - Jan is currently on the coaching staff at Montgomery Bell Academy where she coaches varsity sprints and jumps.  She enjoyed a successful high school track career at McGavock High School as a hurdler, jumper and pentathlete.  She was the 1985 State Pentathlon Champion as well as being named the 1985 Trackwoman of the Year for the city of Nashville by the Nashville Banner newspaper.  She competed in AAU track for the Nashville Track Club where she was a national finalist 4 years, as well as a silver medalist and All-American in the 100 meter hurdles and heptathlon.  She still holds several high school records in the city and region.  Jan competed for the University of Tennessee at Knoxville as a heptathlete.  She was a strong points contributor to that team, was 5th in the SEC Championship, and was recognized as a scholar-athlete.  In her 27 year career as a coach, she helped The Harpeth Hall School and MBA win 4 and 2 State Championships respectively, as well as coaching in the AAU and USATF track and field circuits.  She has coached numerous Tennessee state champions, more that 350 national qualifiers, over 85 national medalists, 12 national champions, the current high school women's hepthathlon national record holder, and currently has approximately 15 former athletes competing in Division I college track and cross country.

Tyler Anderson - Tyler is currently jumping professionally after finishing his college career at Tennessee State University.  While at Hillsboro High, he broke many meet records in the long jump and triple jump, as well as earning the MVP of the city of Nashville and being named the Gatorade Athlete of the Year.  Tyler loves track and loves kids.  He has a heart for people and is a great teacher, bringing lots of energy to practice and meets. We are proud to have him on our staff.

Ryan Douglas - Ryan Douglas was a football, basketball, and track athlete at Hillsboro High School in Nashville TN.  While there he placed 5th, 2nd, and 1st at state in the 400m.  He also placed second in the 4 x 400 and the 4 x 800.  After his senior season he went on to run Harpeth Valley Track Club in the summer where he placed 7th at AAU nationals in the 400 running a 47.0 and 5th in the 4 x 4 running a 3:15.  From there he accepted a scholarship from the University of Tennessee Knoxville.  He was a four year letterman that ran the 400, Distance Medley Relay, 4 x 400, and occasionally the 4 x 100.  He was also part of the 2001 national championship team.  "I enjoy helping athletes maximize their potential through proper form and conditioning while understanding how to be mentally prepared"! Ryan is currently on the track staff at Father Ryan High School.

Rob Carlson - Rob  was a three time NCAA All-American in track and field at the University of Tennessee.  He was selected for two All-SEC teams  and he concluded his throwing career when he qualified and competed in the 1996 U.S Olympic Track and Field Trials in Atlanta in the shotput.  He was selected to two U.S Olympic Festivals Team in 1993 and 1995.  Rob placed 4th in the shot put at the 1993 NCAA Outdoor Championships with a throw of 62’1 Ύ  as a sophomore  and  still holds the freshman shot put record at Tennessee with a throw of just over 59'.  Rob also scored points for the team in the discus, the hammer throw and was the Vols MVP in 1993.

In high school Rob won the GA state champion in the shot put and discus in 1990 and he placed 3rd in the shot put at the 1989 National Junior Olympic Meet in Spokane Washington. He was the Atlanta –Journal Constitution 1990 Track Man of the year.  Has coached two state champions – Hunter Hillenmeyer, shot put and discus and Will Denbo, shot put of Montgomery Bell Academy.  We are very pleased and honored to have a thrower of this caliber coaching our athletes!!!

Chuck Locke - Chuck was a two-time NCAA All-American and two-time SEC Champion in the shot-put at The University of Tennessee.  His UT teams won 4 SEC Championships and placed 2nd, 3rd & 5th at the NCAA Championships during his college days.  He is the current University of Tennessee school record holder in the shot-put at 64’ 1”.  Chuck also made the finals of the USA Track & Field National Championships and was selected as one of 8 U.S. shot putters to compete on the United States Olympic Sports Festival Team in 1982.  In the discus, Chuck was All-SEC and earned USATF All-American honors with a career best of 189’ 1”.  In high school track & field, Chuck won a total of 5 Iowa State Championships in the shot-put (3) and discus (2), and earned High School All-American status his senior year.  His high school career bests were 63’ 9” and 179’11”.  Chuck is currently a Vice President with a Nashville based healthcare company and has volunteered his spare-time the past 6 years in helping to coach high school throwers at MBA and FRA.  He has been fortunate to help coach 10 young high-school athletes who have placed in the TSSAA State Championship meet during these past 6 years.  He enjoys working with these young men and women as they learn the disciplines and gain the confidence to achieve success both in athletics and other endeavors of their lives.

Doug Jones – Doug is currently the head boys’ cross country and track and field coach at Father Ryan High School.  As a high school athlete Doug earned all-state honors in cross country and track at Delta High School in Indiana.  He went on to run cross country and track at Purdue University specializing in the 1500m and 5000m.  He has coached numerous Tennessee state champions and all-state athletes in cross country and track and field.  During his thirteen years at Father Ryan High School track and field athletes have broken over seventy-five percent of all school records. 

Katherine Dresch

Katherine Dresch - Katherine was a javelin thrower at the University of Tennessee where she graduated in 2014. In 2012 she placed 9th at the SEC championship meet with a best throw of 135 feet. She graduated from Harpeth Hall in 2010 where she was a state medalist in both the discus and shot put. Katherine competed one year for Precision and was a National Qualifier in the Javelin. She is an excellent teacher of fundamentals who has coached many throwers to a national ranking in her short coaching career, including an AAU National Champion.

Will Narramore - Will is a graduate of High Point University where he competed in the long jump and triple jump. He was named the Big South conference indoor field event athlete of the year in 2016.  He earned medals both indoor and outdoors in the conference. Will has been accepted into Belmont University's graduate program for athletic administration but deferred his entrance to accept a position jumping professionally with a track club in High Point.  He has jumped 50'1 and continues to train. Will graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy in 2012 where he is the school record holder in the triple jump. Will was a national qualifier in the triple jump every year he was a Precision athlete.  He is a patient teacher of his craft and an excellent motivator.  Will has the gift of teaching to the appropriate level, no matter the age of the athlete.  Precision is proud to have him on staff.


Matt Poag – Matt graduated from Auburn Univeristy in 2004 where he competed all four years as a decathlete.  He made one appearance at the indoor SEC championship as a heptathlete and competed in two outdoor SEC conference championships. Matt attended Christ Presbyterian Academy and competed in the summer for the Harpeth Valley Track Club (predecessor of Precision).  Matt was the 2000 AAU National Champion in the decathlon and ran on the nationally ranked 4 x 400m relay.  He is currently on the varsity track and field staff at Montgomery Bell Academy coaching pole vault and decathlon.  Matt has a great sense of humor and relates well to athletes.  He does a very good job of putting movement into words and using analogies to which young athletes relate.

Not currently pictured:   Ben Johnson, Nick Piskor

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