Michael Romano started his first season as a graduate assistant for Augusta University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field in August 2016. Romano assists head coach Adam Ward will all aspects of the track and field programs with emphasis on throwing events.
From Harrisburg, Penn., Romano attended Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Va., and was a double major in mathematics and economics. He lettered in track and field from 2012-2016 and was named All-Conference in 2016 for shotput, discus, and the hammer throw. The 2016 Most Valuable Field Athlete earned fourth place in weight and indoor shotput and fifth for the javelin.
Romano earned the 2015 Most Improved Athlete award at Lynchburg and helped his squad to a conference championship for indoor and outdoor track and field in 2014 and 2013.
In 2015 he was the top student at the scholarly showcase for the school of business and economics and grabbed the Walter G. Mason Award for economics and finance.
Born in Harrisburg, Romano is the son of Andrew and Beth Romano and brother to Sara and Drew Romano. Romano is pursuing his master's degree in business administration.