- Stacey Johnson
- Lichfield, England
- University of Birmingham
Major: Masters in Human Perfomance, Sports Nutrition
Track Events: Distance
At University of Birmingham: Coached by Bud Baldaro Placed third in the 2009 British University cross country championships and 11th at the European cross country under-23 championships in Brussels Was the 2008 British University 3,000m indoor champion Also won the 2008 under-23 1,500m national championship event Placed ninth at the 2008 Senior Womens National Championship Team took the gold at the World Student Cross Country Championships and the European Under-23 Cross Country Championships in 2008 Also were the runners-up in the 2006 and 2007 Under-20 English National Cross Country Relay Championships Three-time British University cross country champion (2006-08) Named 2008 Birmingham University Sports Personality of the Year Also competed for Cannock and Stafford AC in the UK Graduated with a degree in Sport, Physical Education and Community Studies.
Prep: Second in the 1,500m event only to UF teammate Charlotte Browning at the 2003 Under-17 National Championships 2003 Under-17 UKA cross country championship series Recorded the fastest leg as the team took first in the 2003 U-17 National Road Relay Championships Team took second at the English National Relay Championships in 2003
Personal: Daughter of Richard and Caren Johnson Has an older sister, Jemma, and a younger sister, Chelsea Enjoys cooking, drawing and writing poems Admires Kelly Holmes for her double Olympic golds after many injuries, demonstrating that all struggles are part of the journey toward achieving your dreams Did not pick up athletics until age 14 and was originally a shot putter Chose UF for the strength and depth of the cross country and track programs, the great facilities, the team spirit and the great academics.