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Stan Huntsman

Inducted: 2004, coach

Born: March 20, 1932


In a 39-year career as a collegiate head coach, Stan Huntsman compiled 46 conference championships during his tenures at Ohio University (14 years), University of Tennessee (15 years) and the University of Texas (10 years). He coached 41 NCAA champions and four national champion relay squads, and led Tennessee to two NCAA team championships (1972 cross country, 1974 outdoors). Huntsman earned NCAA National Coach of the Year honors six times during his tenure with the Volunteers, with those honors coming in outdoor track (1974-76-83), indoor track (1981-82) and cross country (1972). Huntsman coached American record holder and Olympian Doug Brown, and NCAA champion, U.S. champion, World Cup champion, and 1992 Olympian David Patrick among others. Huntsman also enjoyed a successful international coaching career, serving as the head USA coach for the 1988 Olympic Games, 1983 World Championships and 1977 World Cup. He served as an assistant coach at the 1976 and 1980 Olympic Games.

Education
undergraduate: Wabash College (Crawfordsville, Indiana), 1954

Occupations
Track & field coach - University of Ohio (14 years)
Track & field coach - University of Tennessee (15 years)
Track & field coach - University of Texas (10 years)

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