SAN ANTONIO — UTSA Director of Track & Field/Cross Country Aaron Fox announced Wednesday that he has hired Adam Hudson as an assistant coach. His appointment is effective immediately and he will tutor the program’s 400-meter sprinters and 400m hurdlers.
“Adam brings a great deal of experience to our program,” Fox said. “He’s been a very successful coach over the years and is a very knowledgeable mentor. I expect him to make an immediate impact with our student-athletes.”
“I want to thank Coach Fox for this opportunity,” Hudson said. “UTSA is an outstanding program and I’m looking forward to keeping their championship tradition alive this year and beyond.”
Hudson comes to the Alamo City after spending the last seven years as an assistant at his alma mater, Texas State. He coached the Bobcats’ multi-event athletes and jumpers in addition to serving as the program’s recruiting coordinator.
He mentored four Southland Conference award winners, 16 Southland Champions and four Texas State record holders in the combined events during his stay in San Marcos. Hudson also led three high jumpers to NCAA Championships berths.
After starting his coaching career in 2002 as Texas State’s head men’s cross country coach, he then was San Marcos Academy’s head track & field/cross country coach for two years.
A four-year letterwinner for the Bobcats, Hudson was a team captain his final two years. He won the 2002 Southland Championship in the 400-meter hurdles, earned all-league honors seven times and set a Texas State record in the 400m hurdles.
He received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and mathematics in 2002 and added a master’s degree in sports administration five years later.
The Bay City native is a Level II USA Track & Field (USATF) coach in jumps and combined events, as well as an instructor for Level I USATF coaches’ education.
Hudson is married to the former Eloise Martin.