Team History

The Nashville Illusions Track Club was established in 1999 by Andrew M. Reynolds, Sr., and Victor Johnson. Since that time the club has had 30 National Champions, 24 National Runner-Ups, and over 300 All-Americans in the following disciplines: 100m dash, 200m dash, 400m dash, 110m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles, 800m run, 1500m run, 2000m Steeplechase, 3000m run, Multi-Events, Shot Put, Hammer Throw, Discus, High Jump, Long Jump, Javelin, 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay, 4x800m Relay, as well as a National Champion in Cross Country. In 2011 we had 21 All-Americans in USATF & AAU competitions, 17 were individual All-Americans. Quamel Prince, a Senior at Antioch High School, was the National Runner-Up in 800m run & 1500m run Young Men’s Division at the AAU Junior Olympics in New Orleans, LA. He also was the AAU National Champion Indoor in the 400m dash & the 800m run in 2011; and the National Runner-Up Indoor’s in the 1500m run. Kaylor Murray, a Senior at Brentwood Academy was the 2011 AAU National Runner-Up in the 2000m Steeplechase Young Women’s Division. Oteia Prince, a graduating Senior at Antioch High School, was an ALL-American in the 800m & 1500m run indoors. Gerald Jones, Jr. ―Rabbit‖, a Senior at Davidson Academy was an AAU All-American in the 800m run & 400m dash indoor’s and a All-American in the 2000m Steeplechase at the AAU Junior Olympics, and recipient of the 2011 Michael Murray Memorial MVP Award for his character, perseverance, work ethic, and performances during the 2011 season. Kanellar Carney, a Senior at East Literature was an All-American in the Heptathlon (4th place), and the High Jump (3rd place) with two personal best performances. Kody Brown, a graduating Senior at Oakland High School in Murfreesboro, TN earned All-American status in the High Jump finishing in 3rd place at the AAU Junior Olympics.

If your child is looking for a program that is versatile, disciplined, challenging, and productive— then the Illusions welcome you to the family.

Currently, we have athletes from the following High Schools: Antioch (1), Brentwood Academy (3), Davidson Academy (2), David Lipscomb, East-Literature Magnet (4), Gallatin (1), Hillsboro, Hume Fogg, MLK (5), Maplewood (3), Mount Juliet, Oakland High of Murfreesboro (2), Pearl-Cohn (2), Portland, Stratford (2), and University School of Nashville. In addition, former athletes attending the following colleges: University of Tennessee – Knoxville (5), Tennessee State University (3), Middle Tennessee State University (2), University of Memphis (1), Bryan College (1), Butler College (1), Spalding College (1), Campbell College (1), and Bethel College (1).

Featured Runner:
Mike Murray
Recent Meet Results
Recent Meet Results II