After 10 years of coaching at the Division I level, Kyle White has coached the Maverick sprinters, jumpers, hurdlers and relay teams to an outstanding 85 individual Southland Conference titles in just four years as an assistant. He has been a part of eight men's and women's team titles, including the 2000-2001 Women's Triple Crown.
In his four years at UTA, White has coached the men and women athletes to 18 school records in the jumps, sprints, hurdles and relays, while mentoring 14 NCAA National Qualifiers, six of whom went on to earn All-American honors. Sixty of his UTA athletes are listed on the all-time top five performance lists in school history in their respective events. Recently, White coached the 2000 and 2001 Drake Relays 100 meter champion LaQuinta Manahan.
White joined the Mavericks after coaching at Bucknell University from 1995-97 and at East Tennessee State from 1992-95 under the tutelage of legendary coach Dave Walker.
An Arlington native, White graduated from Arlington High School in 1986 where he played football, basketball and ran hurdles and high jumped for coach Gerald Richey.
After high school, White competed in track and field for the University of Arkansas. He was a member of three NCAA National Championship teams, six Southwest Conference championships and was an All-Southwest Conference hurdler and high jumper.
White received his B.A. in Political Science from the Univeristy of Arkansas and his MEd in teaching/pedagogy from East Tennessee State University.
Coach White is married to Dr. Allison A. White, and spends his summers recruiting, and teaching jump techniques and speed dynamics at clinics around the nation. White also consults for Power Tek Fitness, a multi-sport speed, strength and conditioning business that works with professional and Olympic athletes in the USA and Canada.
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