Lawrence Judge is a professor, Associate Chair of the School of Kinesiology, and coordinator of the graduate coaching program at Ball State University. Judge has been a leader in track and field coaching education and coach development for over 30 years. Since 2013, Judge has served as the National Chair of United States Track and Field (USATF) coaching education. In 2018, Judge was named a Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (FNSCA). In 2016, Judge was named as a Research Fellow by the Society of Health and Physical Educators (FSHAPE). He was the 2016 recipient of the United States Track and Field – Joe Vigil Sport Science award. This past summer, for the fifth time in his career, Judge was named to the coaching staff for the United States of America Paralympic National Team.