Looking for a Track and Field jumps Coach in Orange County? Keinan Briggs is one of the best. This season marks his 7th year as the Mater Dei head jumps coach and 6th eason of his LEAP Squad Youth Track Club. As the head jumps coach at Mater Dei Keinan has helped develop 20 collegiate track and field athletes, sending athletes to CAL, UCLA, TCU, UCI, UCSB, SDSU, SFSU, and La Verne. Briggs has coached many of the top CA jumpers.
Briggs’ youth track club, The LEAP Squad Track Club is based in central Orange County and has produced some of OC’s top middle school athletes leading into their perspective high schools. Last year’s LEAP Squad team produced 10 Junior Olympic National qualifiers, 2 triple jump regional champions, and broke 2 meet records. LEAP Squad athletes have been earning a varsity spot when they arrive to their high schools as Freshmen.
Briggs’ philosophy is very simple, when you teach the athletes how to be successful in every aspect of life, winning comes easy. Briggs is very passionate and knowledgeable in all areas and has created a detail year-round training program for ages 6-18.
Briggs is well respected in the community and is on the board on the Irvine Children’s Fund. Briggs offers a yearly track and field clinic for the kids of Irvine and holds a track and field academy in the spring for all kids grades 1-8. Make sure to visit his YouTube Channel for weekly training tips and coaching concepts daily during the week.
Briggs was a standout prep athlete in football, basketball, and track and field. Briggs kept his focus on track and field taking his talents to Orange Coast College where he became the Male Athlete of The Year. Briggs later attended Cal State Los Angeles where he continued is athletic success ranking among the Nation’s best hurdlers and triple jumpers. Later Briggs competed professionally as a triple jumper for 2XU becoming a 2X USA Track and Field National competitor placing 13th in the US Outdoor Championships 2010 and 6th the following year in the Indoor Championships. Briggs has trained under and competed against some of the world best coaches and athletes. Now he is on a mission to pass his knowledge to our next generation.
The LEAP Squad Track Club trains Monday and Wednesday’s at Mater Dei high school 6:30 pm to 8 pm. Join today, season starts January 2018.