Daniel Colina returns as an assistant for the Johns Hopkins Track & Field teams in the 2017-18 season where he will be coaching throws. In his first year at JHU Colina coached Mitchell Keller to a third place finish in the Shot Put (Indoor CC Championships) and the Hammer Throw. Colina also coached Zach Jacobsen to a second place in the Discus event and Thomas Boucher to a win in the Javelin event, where he defeated the competition by over two meters.
Colina began his track career at Allen County Community College in Iola Kansas earning All-American for the Javelin Throw for NJCAA Division 1 and he finished his collegiate track career at Keene State College as a javelin thrower, ranking first in the nation for Division 3 in 2009 with a throw of 65.18 meters breaking the previous Javelin record by 5 meters. He was a two time LEC Conference Champion in the Javelin Throw (2009 and 2010) and was USATF Club National Champion in the Javelin throw as a post-collegiate athlete in 2011 competing for the Greater Boston Track Club.
As an Assistant Throws Coach at Keene State College, Colina helped lead Javelin standout Glenn Guilmette to breaking the Keene State Javelin record with over a 67 meter throw and placing fourth at D3 Nationals.
He also coached the Throws at East Longmeadow High School in East Longmeadow MA, coaching two State Champions in the Shot Put and Discus.