(Des Moines) Drake Relays and Iowa Co-Ed State Track Meet announcer Mike Jay has been named the Nation's Top Track and Field Announcer.
In addition to announcing the state of Iowa's two major track and field events, Jay has been on the announcing team for the US Track and Field Indoor and Outdoor Championships. He is the regular announcer at home meets for the University of Iowa, Nebraska, and Alabama. He also announces at several other major track and field events nationwide.
Jay retired from 26 years as a high school track and field and cross country coach at Columbus Community High School in Columbus Junction.