Track & Field
Jarred is a 1995 Marysville-Pilchuck graduate. He participated in football, basketball, and track and field and began throwing the discus as a junior. As a senior he began focusing more on throwing the discus. After Marysville Pilchuck, he continued track and field at Boise State University (BSU). At BSU he was 6-time NCAA D1 All-American and earned national distinctions in shotput and discus earning him …. “most decorated track & field athlete in BSU history”. He won 3 Big West Conference discus championships (‘97, ‘98 and ‘00).
After BSU, Jarred continued competing nationally and internationally. His most noteworthy accomplishments and awards include:
· U.S. Olympic Team in 2004 (Athens) and in 2012 (London).
· On 4 U.S. World Championship Teams (‘05, ‘07, ‘09, ‘11), and in top 3 at U.S. Championships 9 times.
· Silver Medal in discus in 2011 Pam American Games.
· Ranked in top 5 in U.S. in discus 14 straight years, No. 1 ranked discus thrower 4 years.
· 2011, Everett Herald Man of the Year in Sports
· 2017, inducted into BSU Athletic Hall of Fame.
In 2013 Rome began coaching as associate head coach at Concordia University (Portland). He was there five very successful years and in 2018, his men’s team won the indoor and outdoor conference titles and was named U.S. Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association National Assistant Coach of the Year. In October 2018, Jarred was named Throws coach at Boston University.
Jarrad passed away September 21, 2019.