Antwan Hughes - Girl's Track and Field
Alma Mater: North Carolina A&T State University
Coach Hughes is entering into his 11th year at Parkland High School as Head Women’s Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field coach. During that time, he has coached over 357 All Conference Runners, 10 Conference Runners of the year, 9 Conference Championships, 6 Regional Championships, over 55 State Runner-Ups, over 89 State Champions, 16 North Carolina State Championship relay teams, 29 Parkland High school record holders, 38 All Americans, 8 National Champions, and had assisted over 37 graduating seniors to receive full or partial college track and field scholarships. Hughes has been selected as the Piedmont Triad Conference Coach of the year in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. In 2007 Hughes was selected for N.C. Indoor Coach of the year for 1A, 2A, 3A, 2009 Outdoor 3A State Runner-Up Coach of the year, 2014, 2015 Indoor and Outdoor N.C. Coach of the year, and in 2014, 2015 USA National Coach of the Year for N.C.
Coach Hughes was the Founder and President of the Piedmont Athletic AAU track and field Club, Founder and President for Lights Out AAU Track and Field Club. Hughes has 16 years of experience as an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) track and field coach, during this 16 year span Hughes has coached 5 National Champions, 1 National record holder, and 1 Olympic Trails Qualifier (Jmee Samules).\
Hughes is also the founder of Track H speed and conditioning training where he develops athletes for the next level of competition.
Coach Hughes Personal Best Track Times
55m (6.43) Ranked 5th in the Country in 1998
400m (51.5) 49.8(Relay Split)
Hughes received a Bachelors of Science degree in Human Performance and Leisure Studies from North Carolina A & T State University in 2004. He has 3 years experience as a Winston-Salem Forsyth County Health and Physical Education teacher, and 4 years experience as an exceptional Children assistant with the WSFCS at Parkland High School.