Thomas Keith has been a valuable member of Dean Hayes' track and field coaching staff since 1976.
Known for his positive attitude and uncanny patience, Keith is considered among the nation's top coaches in terms of dealing with athletes.
Exceedingly versatile, Keith is able to run practices, coach events, handle equipment, as well as work with athletes in a professional manner. Keith transferred to Middle Tennessee in the fall of 1976 and immediately went to work as team manager. He has been with the program ever since.
The Tullahoma, Tenn., native currently teaches at Mitchell-Neilson Elementary School in Murfreesboro. Keith, who is single and resides in Murfreesboro, has a daughter, Desiree.
His extensive history with Dean Hayes and the Middle Tennessee track and field program makes him an extremely valuable cog in the machinery of Blue Raider success.