Jana Meninno enters her second season as Assistant Coach with the Lion and Lady Lion Cross Country teams. In addition to her coaching duties at FHU, she is also an Assistant Professor in the Health and Human Performance Department.

This past season under the direction of Meninno, the cross country teams produced seven NAIA Daktronic Scholar Athletes, which requires athletes to maintain a 3.5 GPA.

Meninno is a 2010 graduate of Appalachian State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Strength and Conditioning. She added a Master of Science degree in 2012 from Montana State University in 2012 and later added a Ph.D from East Tennessee State University in 2015.

Meninno worked as a Volunteer Assistant for the Cross Country and Track and Field teams at Montana State University under head coach Dale Kennedy from 2011-2012. She later worked as an Assistant Coach for the Cross Country and Track and Field teams at Milligan College under head coach Chris Layne from 2012-2015.

Meninno has been married to her husband Vincent, Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at FHU, since 2015.

2016 Men's Cross Country Roster
Roster for 2016 Men's Cross Country Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Tyler AlversonFR  Lebanon, Tenn.Friendship Christian School
Daniel ArnoldSO  Flower Mound, TexasEdward S. Marcus HS
Philip BrockFR  McMinnville, Tenn.F.C. Boyd Christian
Adam DunlapSO  Jackson, Tenn.Jackson Christian School
Sam ElliottFR  Burns, Tenn.Dickson County HS
Hunter GuessSO  Huntingdon, Tenn.Huntingdon HS
Joseph HarrisFR  Bumpus Mills, Tenn.Stewart County HS
Blaine McKinneySO  Owensville, Mo.Owensville HS
William MurphySO  Columbia, Tenn.Columbia Academy
Wes ShepherdSO  Bishop, Ga.North Oconee HS
Robby ThompsonJR  Henderson, Tenn.Chester County HS
Dillon TuckerSO  Portland, Tenn.Westmoreland HS
Noah WallaceJR  Memphis, Tenn.Harding Academy
Derrick Spradlin Image
Head Coach
7th season
Jana Meninno Image
Assistant Coach
2nd season