is a proven leader who has demonstrated a unique ability to teach, motivate, and direct students, athletes, coaches, and professionals, helping them to maintain high levels of engagement and achievement. Coach Ayers is a self-motivated educator and coach, exhibiting strong discipline, effective planning, organization, and leadership skills. He maintains consistent relationships with those he coaches, teaches, and mentors, and should be considered a life-long coach, mentor, and vocational friend. Coach Ayers has his Masters in Athletic Coaching and Administration as well as a teaching credential in Social Science. He has been named Orange County Coach of the Year in 2013 and 2016 from two different high schools.
JT was named Orange County Coach of the Year in 2013 and 2016. He currently lives, coaches, and teaches in Orange County, California. He serves at the Village Church of Irvine as the Head Gospel Coach. He has been married to the love of his life, Jessica, for 13 years and has 4 children - Jordan, Reese, Ezekiel, and Calvin. Coach Ayers has his Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration and is currently coaching highly motivated leaders throughout the country." - Matt Kyser, Lead Pastor Village Church of Irvine
"I've known and competed against Coach J.T. Ayers for a number of years. I never cease to be impressed by his insights and his easy way with his athletes. His faith is inspiring. More than anything, J.T. is a winner on the track and in life."
- Martin Dugard New York Times bestselling author who co-authored (with Bill O'Reilly) Killing Jesus, BestSelling Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot, and Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever, which has sold nearly two million copies.
"I have found Coach Ayers to be an exceptional leader; a leader with integrity, who garners the respect of virtually all he encounters. I say this from the perspective of both a father as well as the head of a municipal law enforcement agency...For these and many other reasons, I wholeheartedly recommend Coach J.T. Ayers for a position with your business. I believe he will bring commitment and integrity to an organization that will benefit it and the constituents it serves."
- R.A. Hicks, Chief of Police Placentia Police Department
"In my estimation, JT Ayers is one of the most promising young leaders I know. He is energetic, focused and well equipped to make a difference in the lives of others. He is a great track & field coach and is now launching out to coach other leaders. Being coached by JT Ayers would be an valuable investment of your time and money."
Coach Ayers is currently the Head Boys Track and Field Coach at Trabuco Hills High School in Mission Viejo, CA
Trabuco Hills High School
2016 Orange County Register Coach of the Year, #1 Team in Orange County
8 School Records, and 33 Grade Level Records in 4 years at Trabuco
Consistently top 5 team in CA for 100, 200, 400 and PV
2011-2013 Orange Lutheran High School
2013 Boys CIF-SS D.3 Champions
2013 Orange County Register Coach of the Year
2012 Frosh-Soph Orange County Team Champions
2010 Redwood High School
Tulare County Team Championship
Nation’s 3rd Fastest Time in 1600 Sprint Medley
CIF Runner up Central Section
Multiple State Finalist