|Previous College:||Cal State Northridge, 2008|
Former Cal State Northridge decathlete Justin Johnson is thenewest addition to head coach Avery Anderson's 2011-12 track& field coaching staff.
Johnson returns to Northridge after two seasons as an assistantcoach at Tulane. He will be in charge of the women's sprints andhorizontal jumps.
Johnson was the 2009 runner up in the heptathlon at the USATrack & Field Indoor Championships in the spring of 2009. Athree-time National Championship participant in the decathlon forthe Matadors at Cal State Northridge, Johnson holds school recordin the heptathlon and ranks second in school history in thedecathlon. Three times he finished as the Big West Conference'srunner up in the decathlon, and was the 2007 Western AthleticConference heptathlon champion.
Johnson graduated from Northridge with a Bachelor Degree ofScience in Kinesiology in May of 2008, and in his free time, workedas a personal trainer in 2008-09.