NCAA Record / American Record (LoJo - 1996)
LoJo’s experience in the pole vault includes earning / winning two (2) HS national championships, former American JR Record, World Jr Decathlon pole vault record, seven (7) SEC titles, SEC Decathlon Champion, NCAA Decathlon pole vault record, three (3) All-Academic SEC teams, seven (7) All-American Honors, , four (4) NCAA championships, seven (7) US National Championships, two (2) Olympic Trials Championships, World Champion (2001), and the Olympic Silver medal.
LoJo is the former American Indoor and Outdoor American Record Holder current NCAA All-Time Record-Holder (1996), the only nineteen (19) foot vault ever performed at Penn Relays (standing for 20 years and counting), and the highest American pole vault opening and clearance height ever (19 feet clearance at Mt Sac Relays, 2001).
As a coach at the University of South Carolina (2008-2011), LoJo developed and coached one NCAA champion, two (2) SEC titles, five (5) All-American honors, seventeen (17) NCAA qualifiers, an NCAA East Region silver medalist, an SEC Championship silver medalist, and five (5) SEC Championship bronze medalists.http://www.teamva.org/lojo-...
As a high school and club pole vault coach (and less than 10 athletes/year) LoJo and Team Vault Assault has supported and coached multiple state champions and HS national finalists from South Carolina to New Hampshire including performances at thirteen (13) feet girls and sixteen (16) feet boys.
Currently based in Northeastern Philadelphia at the prestigious Germantown Academy, LoJo Vault Assault enjoys one the best non-collegiate facilities in the US including an indoor and outdoor track, multiple pits, and a gymnastics facility.
Vault Assault also coaches a small team of athletes in a first come, first serve basis. (Team Capacity = 12)
Check out www.TeamVA.org for details.
Help Support LoJo’s Vault Assault Community Outreach Project, under the umbrella of the AAU nonprofit 501(c)3. (https://www.gofundme.com/Va...
All donations and proceeds will be exclusively used to provide training implements, equipment, and additional opportunities for disadvantaged inner-city youth.
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