LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan tabs Josh McMillan as the head cross country coach for the Phoenix. "
"We are excited to have Josh McMillan as our new Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach," Pavan said, "Josh brings a host of experience which will keep our teams competitive going forward. He has great coaching and leadership qualities to bring us quality student-athletes."
McMillan has spent the past two seasons as the head coach at Green Hill High School starting the program from the ground up. He led the Hawks boys to a 12th-place finish in the state both this season and last season. The girls' team made state their first year as a program.
He also doubles as the Throws Coach for Green Hill Track & Field in the spring coaching the shot put and discus. McMillan had two individuals make state in the shot put.
Prior to Green Hill, McMillan most recently worked as the head coach for middle school/high school cross country teams as well as the high school track team at East Robertson High School. During his time at East Robertson, the cross country team had at least one athlete make state.
He is a USA Track & Field Level 1 Certified Coach.
McMillan graduated with an undergraduate degree in early childhood education from Henderson State (Ark.) and has received two Master's Degrees. One from Austin Peay with a degree in computer science and qualitative methods with a concentration in mathematics and another from Tennessee State in Middle School Endorsement.