Adam Haldorson

Adam Haldorson
Adam Haldorson
Title: Assistant Coach (2010-)
Phone: 503-554-2933

Adam Haldorson enters his ninth year at George Fox University serving as the Associate Head Track and Field Coach and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Haldorson’s main coaching responsibilities include sprints, hurdles, and the high jump while assisting head coach John Smith in day-to-day activities and the combined events.

Since taking over those events in the 2012 season, Haldorson has helped produce three national champions, 24 All-Americans, 22 Academic-All-Americans, 34 Northwest Conference Champions, 65 Top 3 NWC Individual Finishes, and 40 national qualifiers.

During his time at George Fox, Haldorson coached athletes to 31 new marks in the outdoor track & field top-10 all-time list and 39 new marks in the indoor track & field top-10 all-time list. He has also coached a combined 12 George Fox record holders (four outdoor, eight indoor).

He has helped the Bruins achieve nine NWC Championships (six women, three men). He has also earned two National Women's Assistant Coach of the year Awards — the only individual to garner the honor in back-to-back years — and 11 Regional Assistant Coach of the Year Awards (eight women, three men).

Outside of his coaching responsibilities for the track program, Haldorson is also a certified strength and condition specialist through the NSCA. As a strength and conditioning coach Haldorson has worked with 15 program at GFU. He also teaches select courses in the Health and Human Performances Department 

Haldorson graduated from George Fox in 2009 with a degree in history and went on to earn his M.A. in teaching in 2011. 

He also holds the following certifications from the USTFCCCA Track and Field Academy:
-Technical Certification
-Sprint, Hurdle & Relay Event Specialist Certification
-Jumping Event Specialist Certification
-Strength and Conditioning Coach Certification