TJ Lawson

Multi-Event Coach

About Me:

Before coming to IMG Academy, TJ studied and competed at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. While there, TJ found great success in the Multi-Events. He is a 6x NCAA Division 1 championship qualifier, 3x Division 1 All-American, 2019 Great Lakes Regional Athlete of the Year, and 2021 USATF Olympic Trials Participant. Currently, TJ is competing at a professional level with the goal of qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics.


  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration (In-Progress*)


  • 3x NCAA Division One All-American
  • 2021 USATF Olympic Trials Qualifier (Decathlon)
  • Multiple-time Mid American Conference Champion
  • Mid American Conference Decathlon Record Holder
  • Great Lakes Regional Athlete of the year
  • National Runner-up New Balance Decathlon
  • 2x Long Jump Ohio Division 1 State Champion
  • Google Cloud Academic All-American