Evan Brusich is in his third year serving as a volunteer assistant coach for the Bears. His primary duty is to help assistant head coach Danny Brabham in the coaching of Baylor's multi-event athletes, pole vaulters and throwers.
Brusich also assists director of operations Evan Iluzada with recruiting trips, day-to-day track and field operations and travel planning.
In the last two years at Baylor, Brusich has worked with Brabham to develop All-Americans Skylar White (discus), Erin Atkinson (weight throw) and Desmine Hilliard (discus). He has also helped guide Hunter Brook (heptathlon), Henry Vildosola (decathlon) and Jessica Shadley (heptathlon) to All-Big 12 performances. During the 2012 season, Brusich earned his master's degree in sport pedagogy from Baylor.
Prior to his time at Baylor, Brusich served as a performance coach at Competitive Edge Sports in Duluth, Ga. In that position during 2010 and 2011, Brusich trained NFL athletes, while also running large high school football camps and teaching small sport-specific classes.
Brusich earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from Gardner-Webb University in 2011. In college, he was a three-year team captain for Gardner-Webb's track team. As team captain, Brusich earned All-Big South Conference honors as a decathlete and 1600-meter runner.
Brusich is from Lilburn, Ga., where he graduated from Parkview High School. At the high school level, Brusich helped his squad to three straight state titles in cross country, along with a third-place finish at the 5A state track and field meet in 2007. He was a team captain, while running the 300-meter hurdles and a leg of the 4x400-meter relay.