Josh Villarreal joined the Blue Jays in July 2017 and was promoted to the Head Track and Field Coach in summer of 2018. Villarreal handles the offensive line for football and the social media responsibilities for both football and track and field.
He comes to Westminster with several years of collegiate coaching and recruiting experience, most recently as Peru State College where he coached tight ends, the offensive line, long snappers, and kickers. While serving as the social media director, he was also in charge of Iowa, Austin, and Dallas recruiting areas.
At Peru State, the offense ranked No. 4 in the NAIA for total rushing offense and offense per game.
During the 2015 season, Villarreal was a graduate assistant at Howard Payne, coaching the offensive line and long snappers.
His first college coaching job was at his alma mater, Bethany College, where he helped coach the running backs and special teams in 2014.
Villarreal was a four-year letter winner at Bethany as an offensive lineman from 2010-14 and was a two-time Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete.
He earned a degree in Health and Wellness with an emphasis in education and coaching from Bethany in 2014.