Alec Villiva returns to the UMW cross country and track and field programs for the 2015-16 season with a wealth of experience. He comes to UMW after serving as an assistant at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Ill., where he served one year as an assistant. Prior to that, he coached one year at Slippery Rock University, his alma mater, where he ran four years in the steeplechase.
He received his bachelor's degree from Slippery Rock in 2012 in Professional Studies, with an emphasis in Sprt and Wellness. He owns a USATF Coaching Level 1 certification.