Lindsey Malone is in her sixth year as the combined events and jumps coach at Colorado.
During her first year at CU, she guided long jumper Hugh Charles to the second longest jump in CU history at 25-03.25. He also placed seventh in the long jump at the 2008 USA Indoor Championships.
In 2010 she guided Adam Salzmann, Eddie Taylor and Alex Von Hagen to finish fourth, seventh and eighth in the decathlon at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships, the first time that three decathletes scored for CU at a conference championship. Salzmann scored points in the heptathlon and decathlon at the 2011 Big 12, MPSF and Pac-12 Championships.
On the women’s side, Brianne Beemer has scored points for the Buffs at Big 12 Conference Championships in the pentathlon, heptathlon, 400-meter hurdles and distance medley relay, as well as Pac-12 and MPSF meets. Beemer placed eighth in the pentathlon at the 2011 USATF Indoor Championships.
Prior to CU, Malone was an assistant at Colorado State University from 2001-07. She coached 14 Mountain West Conference Champions in the multis, jumps and hurdles earning her athletes several awards including: 2003 MWC Indoor Freshman of the Year, 2006 MWC Outdoor High Point, 2007 MWC Indoor High Point, 2007 Indoor Outstanding Performance of the Meet and the 2007 Outdoor High Point.
Malone continues to coach former CSU star Emily Pearson and Salzmann. In 2011, Pearson won her first international heptathlon title at the NACAC Championships in Kingston, Jamaica. Pearson has represented Team USA three times at the USA vs. Germany Thorpe Cup (2009-11) and in 2012 at the Pan American Championships. In 2010, Malone was appointed to coach Team USA at the Thorpe Cup Challenge.
Malone competed for CSU from 1998-2001, setting school records in the high jump and heptathlon. She competed in the high jump, pentathlon, heptathlon, javelin and 4x400 relay. Malone continues to high jump and has competed in three USA Championships (2002 outdoors, 2003 indoors and 2008 indoors).
Malone graduated from CSU in 2001, earning her bachelor’s degree in education and painting. She is married to CU throws coach and two-time Olympian, Casey Malone.