Calvert comes to Grand Canyon University as a leading throws coach, as his record of producing world class performances over the last 30 years stands out. Calvert spent the 2010-11 year at Monmouth University in New Jersey as volunteer throws coach. In New Jersey, Calvert coached many successful high school javelin throwers, including several javelin state champions. Many of the athletes he coached qualified and competed at the US Open Championships, Olympic Trials and Olympic Games.
Calvert’s coaching background extends to all track and field events and he has 25 years of management experience. He graduated from the Public Venue Management School in Australia (VMA).
Calvert is a Level 2 USATF Throws coach and Level 4 ATFCA Throws Coach, as well as an IAAF Lecturer in coaching courses.