As the former director, Loretta Johnson says, "Our athletes never leave us." Melissa or Coach Mel is a former Metro Stars athlete with a passion for jump events. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in Sports Administration. She is a former National Record holder in the Long Jump. She is also a two-time Junior Olympic Medalist and Gatorade All American Athlete. After living in Texas for a year she decided to come home to teach in New Orleans and help coach the Metro Stars.
For sure! - Coach Mel
New Orleans Metro Stars Track Club
The man can talk, yeah.
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Olympic Gold Medalist and all around SAVAGE.
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Jelena or "Coach J" is prettymuch a goddess in her own rights. She competed in NCAA National Championships three times in two events (discus and javelin) and won the javelin in 2003 and 2004 at the C-USA Championships. She is an 11-time All-Conference USA selection and was a member of the Croatian national team in international competitions. She graduated from Tulane University with Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management and Masters in Liberal Arts and now works at Cintas Corporation
She is married to Derrick Joseph and has two kids: Roko (5.5) and Antonia (1.5)
Jelena has been coaching for over 10years and loves working with kids!