Connor Hall
Title: Assistant Coach - Pole Vault
Year: 1st at MIT
Previous College: Duke University '17

Connor Hall enters this first year as an assistant coach with the MIT men’s and women’s track and field programs in 2018-19 as he will coach the pole vaulters.

Hall comes to MIT after working as the pole vault coach at Cuesta Junior College for the 2018 season. Working alongside Jan Johnson, a former Olympic bronze medalist, he facilitated a practice plan for a group of eight pole vaulters as his women's vaulters swept the top two spots in the State Junior/Community College Championship. For his work, he was named as the California Community College Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association 2018 Women's Track and Field Assistant Coach of the Year.

A co-captain of the Duke University track and field team in 2016-17, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science in 2017. At the 2015 and 2017 ACC Outdoor Championships, he placed second in the pole vault and was second at the 2017 NCAA East Regional Championships. Hall finished 20th at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championship and has a personal-best vault of 17 feet, 6.5 inches (5.35m).

Hall worked as a Youth Development Volunteer for the Peace Corps in Swaziland from June 2017 to January 2018, along with serving as the director for Coach for College in Mekong Delta, Vietnam in the spring of 2016.