32 AAU Alumni Are On This Year's Team USA

A total of 32 athletes on this year's Team USA squad for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London are AAU Junior Olympic Games alumni. The World Championships take place from August 4-13.

Watch the future of our sport, the AAU Junior Olympic Games, LIVE on FloTrack

Athlete 2017 Worlds Event Hometown
Morolake Akinosun 4 x 100m Relay Chicago, IL
Nia Ali 100m Hurdles Philadelphia, PA
Erica Bougard Heptathlon Byhalia, MS
Aaliyah Brown 4 x 100m Relay Frankfort, IL
Kori Carter 400m Hurdles Hawthorne, CA
Michael Cherry 4 x 400m relay Chesapeake, VA
Christian Coleman 100m Atlanta, GA
Vashti Cunningham High Jump Las Vegas, NV
Bobby Curtis Marathon Louisville, KY
Marquis Dendy Long Jump Middletown, DE
Kimberlyn Duncan 200m Katy, TX
Kendall Ellis 400m Pembroke Pines, FL
Eric Futch 400m Hurdles Darby, PA
Emily Grove Pole Vault Pontiac, IL
Aleec Harris 110m Hurdles Atlanta, GA
Natasha Hastings 4 x 400m Relay Brooklyn, NY
Jeff Henderson Long Jump North Little Rock, AR
Emily Infeld 10,000m University Heights, OH
Kyra Jefferson 4 x 100m Relay Detroit, MI
Jarrion Lawson Long Jump Texarkana, TX
Shamier Little 400m Hurdles Chicago, IL
LaShawn Merritt 400m Portsmouth, VA
Sandi Morris Pole Vault Greenville, SC
Gil Roberts 400m Oklahoma City, OK
Michael Rodgers 4 x 100m Relay St. Louis, MO
Sha'Keela Saunders Long Jump Chesapeake, VA
Cassandra Tate 400m Hurdles Hammond, LA
Erin Taylor-Talcott 50K Race Walk Portland, OR
Kendell Williams Heptathlon Kennesaw, GA
Devon Williams Decathlon Kennesaw, GA
Ajee' Wilson 800m Neptune, NJ
Shakima Wimbley 4 x 400m Relay Fort Lauderdale, FL

Breaking Down The Final Day Of The AAU Club Championships

The final day of the AAU Club National Championships on Saturday was full of record-breaking and elite performances. 

U20s Day 5 Recap: Team USA Finally Lands Gold

The IAAF World U20 Championships have, at times, been a frustrating experience for Team USA.

Day 6 Semifinal Results Promise Epic Ending For AAU Club Nationals

2018 AAU Club Nationals Highlight: 9yo Destyni Devine Breaks Club 200m Record

The sixth day of competition at the AAU Club Championships on Friday was brimming with promising semifinal performances, which bodes well for the final day of competition.

Matthew Centrowitz Joins UW As Volunteer Coach

UW Press Release

Miami Gardens Xpress Has Become An AAU Dynasty

2018 AAU Club Nationals Highlight: 13yo Cha'iel Johnson Breaks 800m Record

It’s tempting to focus solely on the incredible individual performances of superstar athletes such as Tyrese Cooper and Cha’iel Johnson at this week’s AAU National Club Championships, as they have been dominating their competition and producing one stellar result after another. 

Coleman Returns To Top Of The Men's 100m; Rabat DL Recap

There were plenty of reasons to doubt Christian Coleman entering Friday’s Rabat Diamond League 100m. This was his first race in six weeks--the missed meets attributed to a hamstring issue that turned him from unbeatable in the winter to mortal in the spring.

U20s Day 4 Recap: Americans Lead Medal Count

While Team USA continues to struggle picking up gold at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, the Americans have proven one thing.

PattiSue Plumer Named Texas Women's Distance Coach

The University of Texas has tabbed PattiSue Plumer to head up the women’s distance program. 

Cha'iel Johnson Takes Down Record No. 2 At AAU Club Nationals

Cha'iel Johnson Runs From Her Heart

After watching two records go down, the premiere event of day five at the AAU National Club Championships was the 400m, but the best is yet to come as finals haven't even kicked off yet.

U20s Day 3 Recap: Briana Williams' Best Race Of 2018

Briana Williams knew she wasn't favored to win the 100m on Thursday at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland.