2011 Pacific Association Legacy Coach Award

Bud Winter wins the 2011 Pacific Association Legacy Coach Award. The PAUSATF Coaches Committee recognizes many influential coaches who have served in the association who have selflessly strengthened their sport through teaching, mentoring, and promoting their profession. Long time Humboldt State coach Jim Hunt was the inaugural award recipient in 2010. Criterion will be weighted […]

Life Lessons from Speed City by Jim Adkins

Lee Evans, African-American and Gold Medalist in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics in the 400-meter dash, allowed me to observe his life up close. I saw the treatment he received by whites. Lee and I were teammates on the San Jose State track team from 1967-1969. This gave me first hand exposure to both the […]

Bud Winter, Dennis Johnson in the News

From the Independent: Scholars of the Jamaican sports industry also point to Dennis Johnson for having done more than anyone to integrate sports – particularly track and field – into the university curricula and to impose structure and discipline into the training of the island’s best hopes. Much of Jamaica’s success might not have happened […]

Member of Congress – Special Congressional Recognition

African-American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame Gala

The African-American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame was held March 19, 2010. The African American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, and is dedicated to honoring our heroes and heroines from the past, and honoring our community leaders while developing opportunities for young, less fortunate people to gain exposure […]

African-American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame

The vision of the African-American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame is to enrich, enlighten and educate our young people while honoring our true heroes from the past. Our purpose is to give deserving students the chance for an education they otherwise might not have, and to prepare our young people to do tomorrow what our […]

USTFCCCA Hall of Fame Special Inductee

Started in 1995, the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Asscoiation Hall of Fame Exists to recognize coaches who whave brought great distinction to themselves, to their institutions, and to the sport of cross country and track and field. Each of thse honorees exemplifiles the qualities of dedication to the sport, leadership, and […]

USA Track and Field (USATF) Hall of Fame

Criteria for coaches being placed in nomination shall be: Having compiled an outstanding record of coaching champions at the level coached (e.g. national open, national collegiate, state high school, etc.); and Having compiled an extraordinary winning record or have achieved other outstanding accomplishments; and Having coached for at least twenty (20) years. To be nominated, […]