Joey Marini Image
Grad Assistant - 2nd Season
Alma Mater: Monmouth University
Phone: 701-845-7145

Joey Marini joined the Viking coaching staff in 2016 as a graduate assistant for the track & field and cross country programs. The 2017-18 season marks his second year on the staff.

Marini is a native of New Jersey, and specializes in coaching jumpers at Valley City State. During his first season, junior Megan Johnson qualified for the NAIA National Championships in long jump and set a new school record with a mark of 5.57 meters (18 feet, 3.25 inches).

Marini is a graduate of Monmouth University (West Long Branch, N.J.) where he earned a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education, and a minor in business management.

Marini holds three school records in triple jump and high jump, and earned several All-Conference honors while competing for the Monmouth track team. He was an NCAA Preliminary Round qualifier in 2016 and has the following personal records: High jump – 6'11.5"; Triple jump – 50'9"; Long jump – 23'4".

2017 Men's Cross Country Roster
Roster for 2017 Men's Cross Country Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Royce BrawleyFR  Garrison, N.D.
Joe CelisSO  Waukegan, Ill.College of Lake County
Zackry DavisJR  Watsonville, Calif.Hartnell College
Dennis GonzalezSR  Riverside, Calif.Riverside City College
Seth JansenFR  Adrian, N.D.
Louis LeonJR  Soledad, Calif.Hartnell College
Daniel MachadoJR  Baldwin Park, Calif.
Spencer MattheisFR  Hazen, N.D.
Martin MenaJR  Mundelein, Ill.College of Lake County
Menkeh MendinFR  Fargo, N.D.
Zachary NelsonFR  Grand Forks, N.D.
Brett O'ConnellFR  Minnewaukan, N.D.
Dylan OlsonFR  Hawley, Minn.SD School of Mines
Cody PerDueFR  Medina, N.D.
Kohlton PetersonFR  Grand Forks, N.D.
Orin RambowJR  The Pas, Manitoba
Aaron SpringerFR  East Grand Forks, Minn.
Smith TuyaSO  Fargo, N.D.
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