Alex Glover will join the Dakota State University track and field coaching staff as throwing coach for the 2013-14 season. He is also the defensive line coach for the Trojan football team.
Prior to coming to DSU, Glover was the offensive coordinator and assistant throwing coach at his high school alma mater in Elkton for the past three years. He was an All-Conference, All-State and All-Register defensive end for Elkton High School. He was a three-time state track meet qualifier in the discus.
Glover earned his bachelor's degree in sports management at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, where he was a starter at tight end as a freshman, helping DWU to it best record since 1992. He was an integral member of the DWU football team that recorded it first winning campaign in the Great Plains Conference in 2008 with a 7-3 record and a No. 23 ranking in the final NAIA Football Coaches' poll. This team was recognized as the South Dakota Sportswriter's Association 2008 Men's College Team of the Year.
Glover also competed in track and field at DWU and participated two seasons in the weight division.
Glover and his wife Kaitlyn (former thrower at DWU) have two children, Leila (3) and newborn baby Naomi.