|Position:||Volunteer Coach (Jumps)|
Sheldon Hutchinson joined the Nebraska track and field coaching staff as a volunteer assistant in 2018-19. Hutchinson assists in coaching the jumps.
Hutchinson competed on the Nebraska track and field team from 1998-2003. He was a three-time All-American, earning the honor in 1999, 2000 and 2001 in the triple jump. He still sits third on the Nebraska top 10 list in the triple jump during the indoor season for his leap of 53-9 ¼ (16.39) in 2000. Hutchinson also is still third in the Husker top 10 list in the triple jump for the outdoor season with his jump of 53-2 ¾ (16.22) in 1999. His record leap of 53-9 ¼ in the triple jump at the Big XII Outdoor Championships in 2000 stood until 2010.
After Nebraska, Hutchinson pursued a master’s degree in education at the University of Phoenix and was made the science department head at Desert Wind Middle School in 2009. He taught science in the Maricopa Unified School District until 2018.
Hutchinson graduated from Nebraska in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in educational sciences, kinesiology and exercise science. He earned a master’s degree in education, teacher education and professional development from the University of Phoenix in 2010.