Cross Country Staff
Head Coach: Jamie Williams
Jamie Williams completed his second season with the Salem College Cross Country team by leading them to a second place Great South finish. He also is continuing the growth of the track & field program at Salem as it will enter its upcoming third year of existence.
Last year's second place finish was an improvement of 3 spots from the 2011 finish of 5th place in his first year. Williams has coached 3 cross country runners to the Great South All-Conference Team and 1 runner to the GSAC All-Freshmen team.
He began his coaching career at his alma mater, Emory and Henry College in Virginia (class of 1993), as their head men’s cross country coach. While in school at Emory and Henry, he spent one year on the track team. Williams also spent time as both the assistant women’s basketball and volleyball coach between 1999 and 2002. He spent one year as an admissions counselor in charge of the Southwest Virginia territory at Emory and Henry.
Williams has also spent time as a track coach at three different high schools over the past nine years. He coached for four years as the assistant track coach at Northwood High School (Saltville, VA). He also worked a year as head coach at South Stanly High School (Norwood, NC), and one year as an assistant coach at Eustis High School (Eustis, VA). While at South Stanly, Williams directed the track and field program to a third place finish in the North Carolina 1A State Meet.
He has most recently worked as the associate director of summer conferences at Stetson University for three years. Williams also started an online coffee business, Guava Joe’s Coffee Company, where he manages all aspects of the business.
Williams and his wife Lois, who is the Vice President of Enrollment at Catawba College, currently reside in Salisbury, NC. He began his head coaching duties at Salem immediately to prepare for the 2011-2012 seasons.
Assistant Coach: Andrew Marshall
Andrew Marshall is a 2008 graduate of Pennsylvania State University Erie, The Behrend College. While attending Penn State Behrend, he majored in Economics and was a four year letterman in both cross country and track & field. Andrew also served as captain for both teams. Since graduating, he has held positions at Clarion University and The Brunswick Recreation Center in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. Andrew and his family recently relocated to Winston-Salem and he is enrolled full-time in the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Salem College.