Joshua Harden, Assistant Coach
Coach Harden is in his first season as Pratt’s assistant track and cross country coach. He is originally from Coral Springs, FL, and attended Highland Community College from 2011-2012. While at Highland, he was second team all-conference in the triple jump. He jumped his way to a seventh place finish at the 2012 NJCAA Indoor Championships, earning the distinction of All-American. From Highland, Coach Harden attended UMKC where he earned his bachelor’s degree in 2015. He was a two-time first team all-conference triple jumper and second team long jumper. In 2015, he was the Western Athletic Conference champion in the triple jump and earned a spot in the NCAA D1 West Regional meet.
Coach Harden’s primary responsibilities are in the areas of sprints and jumps. He is also responsible for the speed development of the mid-distance and distance runners. During the 2015-2016 season, Coach Harden is looking to revamp the track program and become more competitive within the region.