Holloway named track coach of year

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 4:47 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 4:47 p.m.

Florida coach Mike Holloway was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Outdoor Men’s Coach of the Year.

This is Holloway’s fifth USTFCCCA National Men’s Coach of the Year nod, having won three consecutive indoors from 2010-12 and earning his second straight national honor outdoors.

In his 11th year as the Gators’ coach, Holloway guided Florida to their second straight NCAA outdoor track & field national team title. The Gators scored 53 points for the crown, tying Texas A&M for the title. Florida won the 4x400-meter relay, the concluding event, to reach the top of the final team standings. The Gators had been down to the Aggies by nine points before the finale.

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