Past WExp Athletes See our roster.
Christine Spence: Placed 5th in the women's high jump at the 2006 USA Outdoor Championships. PRed in 2006 clearing 6-2.00 (1.88m) in the high jump. 2-time NCAA All American for the Runnin Rebels of UNLV. Made the finals of both the women's 400m hurdles (PR :56.12) and high jump at the 2005 NCAA Championships. Career best of 5,210 points in the Hept. Many time conference scorer in the Mountain West. Born and raised in Lee's Summit Missouri. Currently representing NIKE.
Ivory Williams: Ivory Williams is the 2005 World Junior 100m Champion and PRed in 2007 with a career best of :10.13. At only 21 years old the future is bright for Ivory. Enjoyed a successful European tour gaining valuable racing experience. Placed 5th at USA Indoor Championships for 60m dash with new career best. Junior College national champion at Kansas City CC. Coached by Al Hopson.
Melissa DeLeon: Melissa made a great return in 2007 to the T&F world after an injury in 2006. Ran seasonal best of 2:02.70 at the Pan American Games. She is the National Champion and 800m record holder for Trinidad & Tobaggo. Ran career PR of 2:02.30 in 2005. Competed at 2006 Commonwealth Games in Sydney. 3-time NCAA All-American at Univ. of Florida. Many time SEC Conference scorer in the 800m, 4x800 and distance medley relays. CAC Caribbean champion at 800 meters. Injured in the spring of 2006.
Kyle Farmer: Enjoyed a career breakthrough in 2007. Placed 3rd at USA Indoor 60m event with career best :6.62. Lowered 100m career best to :10.23 outdoors. Traveled to Europe and excelled in both 100 & 200. Univ. of Florida graduate who was a many time scorer in the SEC Conference both indoors and outdoors. Placed 3rd at the 2004 Indoor NCAA T&F Championships in the 200m event (:20.57). Kyle made the finals of both the 100m (:10.30) and 200m (:20.42) events at the 2005 Outdoor NCAA Championships. Has excellent speed and raw strength. One of the State of Maryland’s most talented and successful sprinters in history. 4-year State Champion in several events (100m, 200m, 400m). High School – Oakland Mills in Columbia MD.
Dexter Faulk: 2007 Pan American Games 110m hurdles champion with career best of :13.34. Enjoyed a successful European tour gaining valuable racing experience. Placed 5th at USA Indoor Championships for 60m hurdles with new career best. Junior College national champion at Kansas City CC. Coached by Al Hopson.
Mark Jelks: Jelks enjoyed his best performance ever at a USA Outdoor Championship in 2007 with a 4th place finish in the 100m in a time of 10.13 seconds. His 2006 season saw a semi-final appearance in the 200m at the USA Outdoor Championships. Jelks enjoyed a breakout year in 2005, which was highlighted by his fifth-place finish in the 100 meters at the USA Outdoor Championships, and a first-ever national ranking (#5) at seasons end by Track & Field News. Coming out of high school Jelks originally signed with TCU before transferring to Kansas City Community College, where as a sophomore he announced his decision in April of 2005 to forgo the remainder of his collegiate eligibility to sign with Nike and become a professional. 4th at 2007 USA Outdoors 100m; 4th at 2007 USA Indoors 60m; 4th at 2005 USA Indoors; 5th at 2005 USA Outdoors.
Mickey Grimes: This southern California native took the T&F world by storm in 2007. Grimes has matured as both an athlete and a professional. Specializing in the 100m event Grimes matched his career best with a wind-aided :9.99 clocking as well as a legal :10.01. Ranks as one of the Top 5 U.S. sprinters and Top 10 in the world in 2007. Burst onto the scene in 2001 as part of the USA’s gold medal winning 4x100m relay at the World Outdoor T&F Championships in Edmonton. Has run :20.57 for 200 meters in 2002. Grimes achieved his career best :9.99 at the Weltklasse Zurich Golden League meeting in 2003.
Jordan Vaden: Ran :19.98 for 200 meters in 2006 at USA Outdoor Championships. Also placed 4th in the 100m event (:10.20) at those same championships. Won 100 meters at USA vs GB, RUS, CHN dual match in Birmingham England. Long-term Adidas contract negotiated by World Express.
Moise Joseph: Haiti native was a 9-time NCAA All-American and one-time All-SEC selection for the University of Florida (800m and Distance Medley Relay). Competed for Haiti at 800 meters in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Syndey, Australia. A prolific NCAA runner during his years at the Univ. of Florida. Made the finals of every NCAA Championship (indoor & outdoors) during his collegiate career.
David Freeman: Puerto Rico native was a 2-time NCAA All-American and 2-time All-SEC Cross Country and Track and Field selection while at the University of Kentucky. Set the 800-meter school record by placing second at the 2003 SEC Challenge with a time of 1:47.40 and ran the 1,600-meter leg of the school record-setting Distance Medley Relay team.
Tim “Headache” Gittens: New York City playground legend; Founding member of the And1 Mixed Tape Tour; Featured in nationally-aired TV program on ESPN (StreetBall) as well as Sprite commercial; Named one of the top streetball players by Slam Magazine.
Tavon Mason: All ACC Performer at the University of Virginia; Signed as a free-agent to the Washington Redskins in 2004; excellent receiver with blazing speed (4.38 40yard dash). Played for NY Jets in 2002-03.
Randy “White-Chocolate” Gill: Winner of 2003 nationally televised MTV program “Whose Got Game”, produced by Earvin “Magic” Johnson; Featured in Slam magazine as a national streetball legend
Michele Davis: Lansing, MI. native was a NCAA Track & Field All-American while at UNLV; Conference record holder at 200 and 400 meters; High School All-American who was a member of the U.S. Junior National Team; currently coached by Karen Dennis of Ohio State University.
Dameon Johnson: Member of the 1999 U.S. World Indoor Championship 4x400 meter relay team; Ran 2nd leg on relay that set a World and American Indoor Record, winning a gold medal in Maebashi, Japan. Coached by World Express president Mark Pryor and Ernestt Barrett.
Terrance Herrington: 1992 U.S. Olympian and 3-time 1500 meter U.S. National Champion; Affiliated with World Express since 1996. Boosts PRs of 3:53 (mile), 3:35.77 (1500m) and 1:46.88 for 800 meters; Competed at the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials running 3:40.17; World Express Athlete Development Manager for aspiring track & field clients.
Damon Shultz: 6ft –3in. international Off-guard who has played in Killester, Ireland since 1998; Led the league in scoring, averaging 28.8 ppg in 1999; Dominican Republic shooting guard, averaging 30+ pts.; An excellent shooter and finisher with a 42 inch vertical jump.
Alex Morgan: First World Express Athletic Mgmt client; 4-time Jamaican National Champion; 10-time NCAA All-American at George Mason University; Competed at the 1995 & 1997 World Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Athens, Greece & Seville, Spain) as well as in Atlanta for the 1996 Olympic Games, running 1:45.58 and 1:46.95i.
Herb Crook: 6 ft. 7in. starting forward for the University of Louisville Cardinals who won the 1986 NCAA National Championship under Coach Denny Crum; Ranked Top 10 All-Time in Scoring and Rebounds at Louisville; Seasoned veteran with 7 seasons of European experience averaging 25pts. per game and 9 rebounds
Clive Terrelonge: 1992 and 1996 Jamaican Olympian; 19-time Division III All-American at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania; Winner of 1995 World Indoor 800 meter Championship in Paris France (1:47.13); Personal best are 400m (:45.98) and 800m (1:47.34i / 1:45.48); Credited with opening his country’s eyes (Jamaica) to the exploits of its middle distance athletes. Currently coaching at UCONN.
Del Smutherman: 1998 Indoor U.S. Championships runner-up in the triple jump; Member of the 1997 United States World University Games team (Catalina Italy); All-Conference performer at Auburn University (1992-96); Long jumper (PR - 8.00m / 26 ft.3in) and national class triple jumper (PR - 16.84m / 55 ft.3in.).
Ian Roberts: 2-time NCAA All-American for Coppin State College and St. John’s Univ.; 1999 World Indoor & Outdoor Championships Guyana representative (Maebashi, Japan and Seville Spain) as well as the 1999 Pan American Games; Lifetime bests are 1:47.87i / 1:46.85 for 800 meters; Competed at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney Australia. Coached by World Express president Mark Pryor and Ernestt Barrett.
Mario Macias: One of the most talented distance runners who will introduce himself to the world in 2007. Emerged in 2006 by running PRs of 13:38 for 5000m and 28:02 for 10,000 meters on the track. NCAA Div-II All-American at distance powerhouse Adams State College. Also ran 3:40 for 1500 meters in 2006. Excellent range with great finishing speed. Gained experience in 2006 by running in several world-class road racing events (Peachtree 10k, Bix 7-miler, Va. Beach and Philly Half Marathons). Attended high school in California now training in Colorado.
Bryan Steele: A young talented long hurdler who is entering the world of professional T&F. Bryan placed 2nd at the 2006 NCAA outdoor championships in the 400m hurdles with a :49.02 career best. Placed 7th in the 400H at the 2005 NCAA Championships. Was 4th in the 2006 CAC Games 400H final. The best all-around sprinter in the NEC conference for Long Island Univ. with many conference titles and school records. A native of Maryland who has citizenship with Jamaica. Ran career best of :45.87 in 2007.
Beau Walker: One of the most talented hurdlers in the US. An injured hamstring has slowed her world-class progression but she is training full-time now in 2007-08 with top world ranked hurdlers Tiffany Ross-Williams and Lashinda Demus and looks to make a place for herself among the world's best. Will focus on the 400m hurdles event and look to run :53.00 or better. NCAA All-American at University of Alabama under Coach Sandy Fowler.
Sean Duffy: Placed 3rd at 2005 NCAA outdoor T&F Championships for 1500 meters with a PR of 3:38.46. Ran 3:39.42 in the prelims that year for his career breakthrough performance. 3-time conference champion for American University. An accomplished distance runner who can excel from 800 meters to 5000 meters as well as cross-county. Attended high school in Pennsylvania. Currently representing NIKE.
Sherridan Kirk: Kirk combines a sprinter's speed with the strength of a distance ace becoming one of the world's best middle distance runners. Undefeated in 2007 (indoors & outdoors) until a slight injury ended his season at the Prefontaine Classic, winning six consecutive races (Jan - June). 3-Time National Champion and national record holder for this Tobago native. Career best of 1:45.53. Many time NCAA All-American at Auburn University. Kirk is coached by his former college coach (current Syracuse Univ. head coach Chris Fox). Won Millrose Games in 2007. Has also run :45 secs. for 400 meters.
Kenyata Coleman: AT OLE MISS (2005-07): Competed at the USA National Championships and finished 18th in the 400 meters with a time of 53.18 ... finished in fifth place in the 55 meters with a time of 7.15 at the Arkansas State Kickoff Classic ... claimed the individual title in both the 200 and 400 meters with respecitve time of 24.34 and 54.34 at the Arkansas State Kickoff Classic ... set a new indoor personal best time of 24.08 in the 200 meters en route to the individual crown at the Arkansas Invitational ... also posted an NCAA qualifying mark of 54.06 in the 400 meters at the Arkansas Invitational ... turned in an eighth place showing in the 60 meters at the Gladstein Invitational with a time of 7.80 ... also finished third in the 200 (24.65) meters and second in the 400 meters (54.42) at the Gladstein Invitational