Track & Field/Cross Country

Fox inducted into Flagstaff Sports Foundation Hall of Fame

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — UTSA Director Track & Field/Cross Country Aaron Fox was inducted into the Flagstaff Sports Foundation Hall of Fame on Aug. 4 at Twin Arrows Resort.
Fox is a native of Flagstaff and a 1994 graduate of Sinagua High School, where he starred for the track & field program and also played basketball and soccer. He was a three-time Grand Canyon Conference MVP in 1992-94 and the Arizona state champion twice in the long jump and as a senior in the triple jump. He still holds the Arizona Class 4A state record in the triple jump of 49-1. He also was the 1994 National Scholastic Indoor long jump champion with a leap of 24-5.
Following his high school days, Fox went on to compete in the multi-events at Texas. He was the first-ever Big 12 Conference Champion in the heptathlon and decathlon in 1997 and he finished fourth in the decathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Championships that year after tallying 7,699 points. He also held the U.S. Junior first-day total and long jump records and owned the Big 12 Outdoor meet record in the decathlon from 1997 to 2009. In 1995, he broke Daley Thompson's junior 100 meters mark in the decathlon and was the No. 1-ranked U.S. Junior and third-ranked junior decathlete in the world. 
Fox is entering his 16th season overseeing the UTSA men's and women's track & field and cross country programs. The Roadrunners have broken or tied more than 10 conference records and over 80 school marks, and they also have captured 14 conference championships, 187 league individual or relay titles and more than 40 All-America certificates during his tenure.