George Williams 2000
Selected the 2005-06 CIAA men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach of the year. Williams won both awards after directing the men’s squad to the NCAA Division II indoor track and field national title in 2006.
The latest awards add to an already impressive list of coaching credentials. Williams has won more than 25 national championships and 123 CIAA crowns in cross country and track and field during his 30-year coaching career.
Well-known international track and field figure, Williams coached the 2004 U.S. Men’s Olympic team in Athens, Greece. He also was the U.S. Men’s Head Coach at the 1999 World Outdoor Championships in Seville, Spain, the 1993 World Indoor Championships and the 1992 IAAF World Cup. He trained several world-class athletes including 2000 Olympic 4×400 relay gold medalist Antonio Pettigrew, 2000 Olympic 4×100 relay gold medalist Kenny Brokenburr and 4×400 relay world record holder and relay gold medallist Jerome Young. Williams was recently inducted into the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame.