A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Boevers served as a volunteer coach at Oklahoma during the 2013-14 season. He worked one-on-one with student-athletes under the direction of the Sooners’ throwing coach Brian Blutreich. He also served as the lone on site throwing coach for OU at three meets, including the USA Track and Field Championships, that season.
“I am very excited to have Colin on our staff,” Phillips said. “He is a young coach that has been at very high levels as an athlete and has worked under some of the best coaches in the country. His passion, drive, and knowledge will have a great impact with our throwers.”
Boevers was a standout student-athlete at Kentucky, where he won a pair of Southeastern Conference titles in the discus in during the 2010 and 2011 outdoor seasons. He also earned All-American honors in both seasons in the discus. He cracked the Wildcats’ all-time Top-10 list in both the discus and hammer throw. He was also named to the Academic All-SEC team and inducted into the Frank G. Ham Society of Character in 2010.
Boevers graduated from Kentucky in 2011, earning a Bachelor of Science in Community Communications and Leadership Development.