James Pipkins II joined the Felician women's track & field staff as a multi-events assistant in February 2016.
Pipkins recently relocated to New Jersey from Apple Valley, Minn., where he was an accomplished multi-sport coach with a record of maximizing athlete performance. He coached in all three athletic seasons at Apply Valley High School, serving as varsity defensive backs coach and head junior varsity coach in football, head freshman boys' basketball coach, and head sprint coach for boys' and girls' track & field. He was also the president and head coach of the REAL Track & Field club.
Pipkins is the owner of Stride Performance Athletics, and spent the fall 2015 season as the varsity defensive backs coach at Harrison (N.J.) High. He is an NFPT-certified personal trainer, and owns Level I coaching certificiation from USA Track & Field.
Pipkins was a starter for the football team at the University of Iowa.