Alexis Joyce

alexis_headshot Alexis Joyce

Athletic Sprint Trainer / Former Professional Athlete

Alexis attended George Washington High School in Denver. At George Washington, Joyce is a four-time State Champion in the 100 meter dash and three-time State Champion in the 200 meters. Also helped her team win two state championships and she was a three-time winner of the Colorado Sport Women’s Award.

Joyce, a native of Denver, ran collegiately at the University of South Carolina, where she was one of the Gamecocks’ leading sprinters in the 60 and 100-meter dash. In 2002 – she was a part of history in the making as the first team to bring a National Championship to the University of South Carolina. In 2004 – her sophomore season – Joyce was part of a school-record-setting 4×100-meter relay squad that finished as the national runner-up at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. That finish earned Joyce and her 4×100 teammates All-America honors.

As a professional athlete, Joyce ran a lifetime-best time of 7.21 in the 60-meters at the 2008 AT&T USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Boston, finishing second in the finals of the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.203 to edge her nearest competitor by three-thousands of a second to qualify for the world championships. She beat out Nike’s Carmelita Jeter, who was the 2008 World Outdoor Championships 100-meter bronze medalist, for the final qualifying spot for the 2008 IAAF World Indoor Track and Field Championships as a member of Team USA. Also has a lifetime best time of 11.09 in the 100 meters. Qualified for the 2008 United States Olympic Team Trials in the 100-meter dash, and finished as a semifinalist in the 100 meter dash.

alexis_bioOther Highlights:

  • National HS Record Holder in 60 meter dash
  • 6 Time- All American
  • 2002 National Champion
  • 2002 SEC Outdoor Champion
  • 2004- 2005 SEC Champion 4x 100 relay
  • 2005 SEC Outdoor Champion
  • 2005 SEC 100meter finalist
  • 2006 Finalist at USA Indoor Championships in the 60meter dash
  • 2008 runner – up at the USA Indoor Championships in the 60meters
  • 2008 World Championship Team
  • 8th in the world at 60meters