Track and Field Adds Wilson as Assistant Coach

Track and Field Adds Wilson as Assistant Coach

Wilson joins the Crimson after four seasons at Brown (Brown Athletic Communications).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Jason Saretsky, The William W. 'Bill' McCurdy Director of Track and Field/Cross Country, has announced Darcy Wilson as the program's new assistant coach. Wilson will focus on the throws with the Crimson.

"We are thrilled to add Coach Wilson to our coaching staff," said Saretsky. "She comes to us with a wealth of coaching experience, familiarity with the Ivy League, ties to New England and will be an outstanding addition to our program. ‎We are excited to welcome her to our Crimson family."

Wilson joins the Harvard staff after spending the past four seasons at Brown, where her student-athletes broke program records in the men's and women's discus, men's hammer and women's javelin. Finding success across multiple events, Wilson's tenure saw 40 athletes added to the program's all-time top-10 lists, with a handful of throwers qualifying for NCAA Championships.

"I am grateful to have been offered the position, and am excited to represent Harvard and their throws legacy," said Wilson. "I am excited to reach out to alumni, family and athletes to facilitate some revitalization and energy to the throws."

Prior to her stint at Brown, Wilson coached three years apiece at Massachusetts and Keene State. She is an active member of USA Track & Field Coaching and the National Throw Coaches Association.