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".

2017-18 Men's Track & Field Roster
#NameEventsIndoorOutdoorPos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Roy AllenThrowsFRJR  Taft, Calif.College of the Siskiyous
Spencer AuneThrowsJRJR  East Grand Forks, Minn.
Royce BrawleyDistance/Mid-DistanceSOSO  Garrison, N.D.
Joe CelisDistanceFRFR  Waukegan, Ill.College of Lake County
Zachary CoThrowsFRFR  El Paso, TexasUTEP
Zackry DavisDistance/Mid-DistanceFRSO  Watsonville, Calif.Hartnell College
Joel DelaCruzSprintsFRFR  Beulah, N.D.
Casey EngelhardJumpsJRJR  Valley City, N.D.
Tate EngetSprintsFRFR  Powers Lake, N.D.
Jacob FurlottSprintsFRFR  Homedale, Idaho
Dennis GonzalezDistanceSOSR  Riverside, Calif.Riverside City College
Titus GruanueMid-Distance/SprintsFRFR  Fargo, N.D.
Cody HussSprintsFRFR  Pequot Lakes, Minn.
Seth JansenDistanceFRFR  Adrian, N.D.
Antione JenkinsJumpsFRFR  Blaine, Minn.Anoka-Ramsey CC
Jaratt Kaopuiki-OtaSprintsFRFR  Mililani, Hawaii
Lenzel KoskelaSprintsSRSR  Plymouth, Minn.
Joshua LawyerThrowsSOSO  Bismarck, N.D.
Louis LeonDistanceFRJR  Soledad, Calif.Hartnell College
Daniel MachadoDistance/Mid-DistanceJRJR  Baldwin Park, Calif.
Josh ManzkeJumps/SprintsSOSO  Benson, Minn.
Spencer MattheisDistance/Mid-DistanceFRFR  Hazen, N.D.
Martin MenaDistanceSOSO  Mundelein, Ill.College of Lake County
Menkeh MendinMid-Distance/SprintsFRFR  Fargo, N.D.
Brady MordenJumps/SprintsSOSO  Cavalier, N.D.
Zachary NelsonDistanceFRFR  Grand Forks, N.D.
Ben NovakJumpsFRFR  Mesa, Ariz.
Brett O'ConnellDistance/Mid-DistanceFRFR  Minnewaukan, N.D.
Kyle OdegardJumps/JavelinFRFR  Lisbon, N.D.
Dylan OlsonDistanceFRFR  Hawley, Minn.SD School of Mines
Alex OttoJumpsFRFR  Pekin, N.D.
Cody PerDueDistanceFRFR  Medina, N.D.
Kohlton PetersonDistanceFRFR  Grand Forks, N.D.
Orin RambowDistance/Mid-DistanceJRJR  The Pas, Manitoba
Yariel Rivera-MujicaSprintsFRFR  West Fargo, N.D.
Garret RoemmichThrowsSOSO  Linton, N.D.
Taylon SadThrowsFRFR  Lisbon, N.D.
Adam SakryJumpsFRFR  Milnor, N.D.
Damion Scandrick IIHurdlesFRFR  Honolulu, Hawaii
Jaylon SibleyJumpsSOSO  Colorado Springs, Colo.
Aaron SpringerDistanceFRFR  East Grand Forks, Minn.
Konnor StueveSprintsFRFR  Deer Creek, Minn.
Smith TuyaDistanceSOSO  Fargo, N.D.
Vincent WhirlHurdlesFRFR  Fargo, N.D.
Chris Johnson Image
Head Coach
3rd season
Joey Marini Image
Grad Assistant
2nd season
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Grad Assistant
2nd season