Nike Track Clinic

Martha Mendenhall

Flop House High Jump Club

Coach, Martha Mendenhall, is presently the Head Coach at the Flop

House High Jump Club in Tacoma, WA. She has coached track and

field for over 35 years, and during that time, has coached for various

high schools and universities and founded three clubs in the Tacoma

area. Coach Mendenhall has coached high school, college, club, open,

elite and Masters.

Coach Mendenhall has extensive Coaching Education through USA

Track and Field and the IAAF and has reached their highest level of

certification (USATF/LEVEL 3 JUMPS) (IAAF/LEVEL 5 JUMPS). She also

holds certifications from USFTCCCA, and in 2018 was awarded the

USATF Coaching Mentorship Program Scholarship to the CVEATC

(Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center), Chula Vista, CA.

Marth’s competitive track and field career began in grade school, and

her love for the sport really blossomed in high school and college.

Then as an open/club athlete her experiences ultimately led to her

passion for coaching.

As a member of our USA Track and Field Masters Team for over 30

years Martha attained National and World Rankings in the high jump

and several other events. In her specialty, the high jump, she is a 3-

time World Champion and a 14-time National Champion.

Coach Mendenhall has brought her years of experience and

knowledge to camps and clinics across the country including the

annual Dick Fosbury Track and Field Clinic in Brunswick, Maine, where

she had the honor of coaching side by side with the great Dick

Fosbury, World Records Camps with Willie Banks, Maximum Velocity

Track Camp with Jeremy Fischer, Simplot Camps, UW Winter Indoor

Track and Field Camp, and Nike Track and Field Camp, in addition to

her own camps and clinics.