|Title:||Assistant Track and FIeld Coach - Throws|
Ty Wilkinson is a 1972 Sewanee graduate where as a member of Coach Horace Moore's Track and Field squad, he competed in the discus and javelin. From 1986 to 1993 he served as Throws Coach for the Knoxville Track Club, a period that produced seven AAU All-Americans, including the men's 18-19 age group National Champion in the shot.
During a twenty year span within Sewanee's SCAC and SAA conferences, he has coached student-athletes to 11 individual championships, 15 All-Conference awards, and five school records in the shot, discus and javelin. In 1999, Wilkinson's son (Matt), a two-time national qualifier, earned All-American honors in the javelin at the NCAA Championships.
Along with his wife Bonnie, Wilkinson resides in Sewanee.