Jason Maus is in his eighth season as the head men’s and women’s cross country and track & field coach at Ohio Northern.
In the 2015-16 season, Maus led the Polar Bear men's team to a second place finish at the OAC Outdoor Championships and a second place finish at the OAC Indoor Championships. He also led the women's team to a third place finish at the OAC Indoor Championships and a second place finish at the OAC Outdoor Championships.
In his seven seasons as head coach, Maus has led the men’s program to three conference championship titles (three indoor) and the women’s program to one indoor title. He has also coached two national champions, Josh Colbert, who won the outdoor long jump national championship in 2014 and Emily Richards who won the 800 meter run at the 2016 outdoor championships.
Maus and his staff were named coaching staff of the year on both the men's and women's side at the 2014-15 OAC Outdoor Championships.
Maus earned Female Coach of the Year honors in the 2016 outdoor season after leading the women's team to a first place regional ranking.
He is no stranger to the Polar Bear program as he was also as an assistant cross country and track & field at ONU from 2002-09, where he coached the distance runners and was the recruiting coordinator.
He came to ONU from Heidelberg, where he was a three-time Academic All-American in track and cross country.
Maus was a two-time OAC Champion in track and a two-time All-OAC honoree in cross country.
He received his bachelor’s degree from Heidelberg in 2002 and his master’s degree at Bowling Green State University in 2005.
Maus was part of the OAC Women’s Cross Country Coaching Staff of the Year in 2005, 2006 and 2008 and Men’s Cross Country Coaching Staff of the Year in 2007 and 2008.
Maus is in his first season as Division III President of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
He also serves as a lecturer in the business college at ONU. Maus is USATF Level I and Level II certified in distance and throws.
He and his wife, Lindsey, live in Ada with their sons, Hayden and Jackson.
Track & Field under Maus
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