Marc Bailey Named Holy Trinity Track & Field Coach
By Space Coast Daily // January 8, 2015
Bailey replaces former tiger coach Doug Butler
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy announced on Thursday that Marc Bailey has accepted the head coaching position for track and field.
Bailey has more than 10 years of coaching experience and has been the assistant track and field coach at the school since 2012.
Prior to coaching at Holy Trinity, he was the head track and field coach at Merritt Island High School where he was named Space Coast Conference Coach of the Year.
Bailey is a graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. While running track at the University of Georgia, he was named a Division 1 All American and currently holds the school’s long jump record.
In 1996, Mr. Bailey qualified for the Olympic trials and was a finalist in the long jump. In his career at Holy Trinity, the boys’ team has won two consecutive track and field state titles along with a girls’ state title.
“I am looking forward to helping Holy Trinity’s athletes reach their full potential in Track and Field events, and am committed to carrying on the legacy of excellence with this program,” said head coach Marc Bailey.
During the last two years, the FHSAA has ranked Holy Trinity’s overall Athletic Department in the top ten throughout Florida when compared to similar size schools, and recently awarded it “Athletic Program of the Year.”
Holy Trinity’s student athletes rank third in the Overall Academic Team Champions for Class 3A throughout the State.
“I am excited that Coach Bailey has accepted the position of Head Track and Field Coach,” says Scott Crockett, Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy’s Athletic Director.
“By being associated with the team since 2012, he truly understands the magnitude of the job and the level of excellence the Holy Trinity Track and Field team operates under. He brings a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge to the team, and we are lucky to have him in this capacity.”