Track & Field News

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Track & Field News

Richburg Named 2008 Olympic Team Staff Member

Written by: NMSU Athletic Dept.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - USA Track & Field recently announced the 2008 Olympic Games Team staff and upon the list is New Mexico State head coach Orin Richburg, who has been put in charge of the men and women’s relay teams.

This is Richburg’s second consecutive Olympic Games as the head relay coordinator. He has also coached at numerous world championships throughout the years.

Richburg has 26 years of collegiate track & field coaching experience, along with 19 years of USA Track & Field coaching expertise. He was appointed as a staff member due to his highly prestigious reputation within the sports world and the high esteem to which his peers hold him.

Richburg said that he felt very privileged to be selected to this position. He also said he is grateful because it is very rare for someone to be chosen for this position two consecutive times.  Continue Reading This Post >>