UConn women’s track and field coach Bill Morgan announces retirement

Bill MorganSTORRS, Conn. (March 25, 2014) — University of Connecticut women’s track and field head coach Bill Morgan, who has been associated with the program for the past 33 years, has announced his resignation from the position to devote more time with family in advance of an anticipated retirement on July 1.

UConn associate head coach Clive Terrelonge will serve as interim head coach during the Huskies’ 2014 outdoor season. A national search will commence at the end of the outdoor season.

Morgan was named head coach of the Husky program in 2003-04 and has been part of all 45 championships that the program has won. With national rankings in 2011 and 2012, team accomplishments are highlighted by top Northeast Region rankings, 10 ECAC championships and numerous NCAA All-Academic Team Awards.

His teams have earned multiple team titles, highlighted by the recent outdoor ECAC Championship three-peat from 2008 to 2010, and four-straight indoor ECAC titles from 2007-2011.

The Huskies earned Big East Championship titles in 1986, 1995, 2008 and 2009, and were conference championship runner-up a total of 10 times, five in indoor and five in outdoor competition.

As a 14-time Coach of the Year, Morgan’s career included 36 All-Americans and over 200 conference champions while participating in 20 NCAA Division I National Championships.

SportzEdge.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s