About Us

Robert Jones Jr. is a seasoned 17-year track and field coach. He founded the My Best Track Club (MBTC) in 2022 and has realized early success. in 2022, the MBTC has three (3) Junior Olympic qualifiers and three (3) athletes who have secured positions on division 1 collegiate track teams. Jones also helped to lead the Homewood-Flossmoor High School to an IHSA Division 3A Girls State Track and Field Championship in 2019.

In addition to coaching high school athletes, Jones has mentored and trained NFL and NBA level competitors. As a former professional baseball player, he understands the mental and physical requirements of competition at all levels. Jones’ personal sports accomplishments include:

  • Member of the High School All State Baseball Team
  • Member of High School All American Baseball Team
  • Member of Team USA Baseball
  • Record Holder, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Baseball Team
  • Member of All MVC Team
  • Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • Right Fielder, Milwaukee Brewer Organization
  • Right Fielder, Seattle Mariner Organization

Jones has been married for 31 years and is dad to Cessily (Former Track and Field Sprinter- University of Oklahoma, and University of Central Florida), Khristian (Former IHSA State Track and Field Qualifier – 400 M) and Robert III (Starred High School Football Quarterback)