The Bradford, N.H. native had quite the outstanding year capturing the long jump at the Indoor NCAA's in Columbus, Ohio. He also finished fourth in the triple jump indoors.
Outdoors, he finished fourth in the long jump and 10th in the triple jump nationally, thus becoming a three-time All-American in 2010-2011.
He was also named the Most Outstanding Field Performer at the ECAC Outdoor Championships in May.
The junior is a sport management major, and owns a 3.54 GPA. Coyle's award was the second time in the past two years that a Springfield College athlete received a similar USTFCCCA award. Steve Headley was named the USTFCCCA Division III National Indoor Track Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2010..
Meanwhile, besides Coyle, three other Springfield College student-athletes were named Scholar Athletes for the 2011 season. They were seniors Kevin Behlmer (Attleboro, Mass.), Brian Fuller (Ludlow, Mass.), and Christopher Quetant (Milford, Conn.).
In addition, Springfield College was named USTFCCCA All-Academic as a team in the 2010-2011 year.