Addy Royal was named an assistant coach with UC San Diego's track and field program prior to the 2019 season.
Also an assistant with the Tritons' cross country program, Royal works with the distance and middle-distance student-athletes. She previously served as assistant coach at Southern Oregon University, helping with hosting meets, planning practices, transportation, lodging, equipment, budgeting and recruiting. In addition, she had a role in the development of 19 NAIA All-Americans and one national champion during her two seasons with the Raiders.
Royal earned her bachelor's degree at Sacramento State in 2016, majoring in communication studies with a concentration in digital media. She later received a master's in Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership/Coaching at the University of Washington in the summer of 2018.
A former student-athlete at Sac State, Royal was part of four-consecutive Big Sky Conference track and field championships with the Hornets. She was also a member of the National Honor Society and earned Coca-Cola Scholars accolades.