Alex Jebb is in his third year coaching the men’s and women’s track & field teams at Johns Hopkins. Jebb, a former Hopkins track & field captain, returned to Homewood after completing his NCAA eligibility and obtaining his master’s degree at Duke University.
Last season Jebb was named the 2017 USTFCCCA Mideast Regional Assistant Coach of the Year for the indoor season. Jebb coached Andrew Bartnett to the #6 All-time NCAA Division III heptathlon mark and a runner-up finish at the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Championships with a score of 5,238 points. His athletes won 10 Centennial Conference championships, broke 8 school records, 1 championship meet record, 2 conference records, and earned 3 All-American honors, as well as 2 Academic All-American honors. Grant Mosser finished the indoor season ranked #20 in the country in the heptathlon and the outdoor season ranked #21 in the 400H with his school record time of 53.62. Matt Su broke both the indoor and outdoor school records as a freshman, including the 94-year old outdoor school record with a leap of 7.05m.
In his first year of coaching at Hopkins, Jebb led 7 athletes to 3 All-American honors, 4 Academic All-American honors, 9 school records, and 3 championship meet records. He coached Andrew Bartnett to a 2nd place finish in the decathlon and Jenn Su to a 5th place finish in the heptathlon at the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships in their first seasons competing in those events. At the 2016 NCAA Division III Indoor Championships, Jebb coached Devin Conley to an All-American finish in the heptathlon and a 494-point improvement from the previous year. Between the indoor and outdoor Centennial Conference Championships, Jebb’s athletes took home 8 event titles.
Jebb was a three-year captain for the Blue Jays and was named the Centennial Conference Championship Field MVP during the 2012 indoor and outdoor seasons. The West Point, NY native set Hopkins records in the 60m high hurdles, indoor long jump, indoor triple jump and outdoor triple jump.
In his one season at Duke, Jebb was the Blue Devils’ leading triple jumper, finishing with the second longest jump in school history. Jebb was also named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll in his lone season at Duke.
Jebb double majored at Hopkins in biomedical engineering and applied math & statistics and received his master’s degree from Duke in engineering management. Jebb counts Nick Newman as his greatest coaching mentor outside of Johns Hopkins.