John Hoogasian enters his 26th season in 2017-2018 as anassistant coach for the Holy Cross track and field team. Hoogasian served as an assistant coach for the Crusaders from December 1991 to June 2008 and returned to the position in February of 2010. Hoogasian was an assistant coach for the UMass track and field team for the 2008-2009 season.
Hoogasian brings over 37 years of coaching experience,specializing in horizontal and vertical jumps, along with sprints.From 1975 to 1991, Hoogasian served as the head cross country coach at Worcester State, along with coaching the indoor and outdoortrack and field teams. Hoogasian has been the regional chairperson for USA Track and Field Pole Vault Development since 1991.