Derrick Spradlin
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Head Coach - 1st Season

Derrick Spradlin enters his seventh season with the Lion and Lady Lion cross country teams and first season as the head coach of the men's and women's track and field teams. In addition to his coaching duties at FHU, Spradlin is also an Assistant Professor of English in the Communication and Literature Department.

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

Spradlin is a 1996 graduate of David Lipscomb University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He added a Master of Arts degree in 1999 from Middle Tennessee State University and later added a Ph.D from Auburn University in 2005. Spradlin has been married to his wife Jenci for 19 years.

2017 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Roster
Roster for 2017 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Margie ColemanFR Henderson, Tenn.Chester County HS
Kaitlyn CrewsSR Soddy Daisy, Tenn.Soddy Daisy HS
Anna DeberrySR Dickson, Tenn.Dickson County HS
Molly DufourJR Gorham, Me.Gorham HS
Libby ElliottJR Burns, Tenn.Dickson County HS
Jade FordFR Benton, Ky.Marshall County HS
Melissa JohnsonFR Neosho, Mo.Christian Learning Center
Allie KingSR Fairview, Tenn.Fairview HS
Leigha MatthewsSO Dickson, Tenn.Dickson County HS
Tori MurrayJR Neosho, Mo.Crowder College
Anna PetersJR Pikeville, Tenn.Bledsoe County HS
Derrick Spradlin Image
Head Coach
1st season
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Assistant Coach
1st season