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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, September 07, 2019 1:00 am

In The News

PFW names coach for cross country

Aaron Combs has been named head coach of the men's and women's cross country programs at Purdue Fort Wayne, Mastodon Cross Country/Track & Field Director Alex Carradine announced Friday.

Combs served as the assistant coach for track & field and cross country at Queens University of Charlotte. He began at Queens as a graduate student-athlete, moved to a volunteer coaching position and most recently got promoted to assistant coach (2016-2019).

In 2018, he led the women's cross country program to a top-ten finish at the NCAA DII Cross Country Championships as well. Combs led 11 individuals to become SAC champions. Combs also produced video content for Queens Track & Field YouTube channel and served as a liaison between brand representatives in the purchase of athletic gear.

– Journal Gazette