Ill. – Olivet Nazarene University Head Track and Field Coach Mike McDowell is
pleased to announce the addition of Nicole Farr to the coaching staff. Farr brings
a multitude of coaching and competing experience to the Tiger staff. She comes
to Olivet most recently from Xavier University, an NCAA Division I institution
located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
was a four-year cross country and track athlete at Calvin College (Mich.) where
she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in sports management in 2010. She
completed her eligibility with Bowling Green State University (Ohio) where she
competed in indoor track in 2011 while working on her Masters of Education in
Sports Administration. She graduated from BGSU in 2012.
2012, Farr became an Assistant Coach at Frostburg State University (Md.). She concentrated
on distance runners, recruiting and academic monitoring. In 2013, Farr moved to
Xavier University (Ohio) where she focused on sprints and distance, while being
heavily involved in recruiting.
excited about Nicole joining our staff and the new ideas and perspectives
she'll bring. Her success as a former distance and steeplechase athlete should
transfer well into her role as a coach,” said McDowell. “The relationships she has developed with
coaches in the Chicagoland area over the years should enhance her recruiting
efforts and make it easier to connect with prospective athletes."