|Position:||Assistant Coach/Sprints and Hurdles|
D'nara Jones was named assistant coach of the Billikens' track and field teams in January 2019. Her primary responsibilities will be coaching the sprinters and hurdlers.
In her first season in 2019, the Billiken totaled 20 school records during the indoor and outdoor campaigns. Seven of those records came from sprinters and hurdlers.
Jones is a 2016 graduate of the University of Alabama and was a student-athlete on the Crimson Tide's track and field team.
The Tacoma, Wash., native also ran track and and field at Clackamas Community College and Portland State University. Jones is among the top 10 triple jumpers in Portland State history.
Jones earned a B.S. in Human Environmental Sciences from Alabama. She recently has held positions as a social worker and child protective services investigator in Texas and Arizona. Jones is pursuing a master's degree in Leadership and Organizational Development at SLU.