Three time national runner-up coach, Aric Mines begins his fourth year as the throws coach at Dickinson State University. During each of Mines years as a member of the coaching staff, the Blue Hawk men's team has finished top two in the country.
In just three seasons, Coach Mines has mentored 19 national championship qualifiers and guided multiple athletes to All-American status. During the past two years, 12 of Mines charges have competed at the national level. Most notable was 3-time All-American Christa Hofland, who set DSU records in the shot put, hammer, and weight throws. Jessica Eady was also an All-American in the weight throw. Coach Mines also mentored to 4 straight national qualifying appearances in the shot put.
Mines is also an assistant coach of the Dickinson State football team, working with defensive ends.
A former linebacker for DSU, Mines resides in Dickinson and is a native of Gillette, Wyoming.
|Jordan Buechler||SO||Pole Vault||Bismarck, N.D.|
|Nicholas Campbell||FR||Sprints||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Cody Clausen||FR||Throws||Great Falls, MT|
|Jon Dinius||SO||Sprints||Langdon, N.D.|
|Justin Dvorak||FR||Throws||Dickinson, ND|
|Jeremy Evenson||FR||Vault/Jumps||Lambert, MT|
|Chris Gill||SR||Middle Distance||Newhall, Calif.|
|Sam Herauf||JR||Throws||Dickinson, N.D.|
|Austin Hibl||FR||Throws||Dickinson, ND|
|Ariel Hurtado||JR||Middle Distance||Bakersfield, CA|
|Abdikani Ismail||SO||Distance||Phoenix, AZ|
|Jesse James||SO||Middle Distance||Kaduna, Nigeria|
|Tyler Lalim||SO||Throws||Tioga, N.D.|
|Delano Lilly||FR||Middle Distance||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Mike Lupo||JR||Throws||Dickinson, N.D.|
|Nathan Magstadt||SO||Hurdles||Dickinson, N.D.|
|Eddie Meneses||FR||Distance||Las Vegas, NV|
|Wyatt Mirich||FR||Multi Events||Big Horn, WY|
|Riley Moore||FR||Sprints||Casper, WY|
|Josh Neumiller||JR||Sprints||Glasgow, Mont.|
|Daniel Patrick||JR||Distance||Phoenix, AZ|
|Roberto Quintero||JR||Distance||Bakersfield, CA|
|Dustin Sandbak||SO||Middle Distance||Billings, Mont.|
|Tyler Schmidkunz||SR||Throws||Bismarck, ND|
|Brady Sundheim||SO||Jumps||Sidney, Mont.|
|John Paul Williams||SO||Multis||Daly City, Calif.|
|Trevor Willis||SR||Multi Events||Columbus, MT|