Head Boys Track & Field Coachjprice@smacatholic.org
Jerry Price is a Kansas City native who graduated from Hickman Mills High School in 1995. He was a two-time state champion in the 4×4 Meter Relay, a four-year state qualifier for the 800 Meters and a four-year Lettermen. Jerry competed in Track and Field at the Collegiate level while attending Arkansas State University and later Missouri Valley College. A lifelong athlete, Jerry also competed in Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and United States Track And Field (USTAF) track during the summers for Second Missionary Baptist Church and Kansas City Metropolitan Track Club.
He began his Coaching career in 2010 when he was hired as a sprint coach at Westport High school in the Kansas City Missouri School District. He also coached AAU track for Kansas Sprint Core Track Club in 2011. In 2012, he joined O’Hara High School’s Track coaching staff as a Sprint coach. The following year he was hired as the Running Backs/Linebacker Coach for the Celtic Football team. He currently holds the position of Wide Receiver/Defensive Backs Coach for the St. Michael the Archangel football team.
He loves coaching because he feels this is a way of giving back to a sport that has had a profound impact on his life. He is really excited to work with the kids and wants them to have fun. He also wants to help them to develop a strong faith in God and work ethic which will help them beyond the track and school.
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