STORRS, Conn. (June 10, 2008) - University of Connecticut women's track and field sprints and hurdles coach, Clive Terrelonge, was named the 2008 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Northeast Region Women's Assistant Coach of the Year as announced by the USTFCCCA on Monday.
Terrelonge is finishing his fourth season at UConn, a year in which the Huskies won their first ECAC outdoor women's championship title. He has led many talented sprinters and hurdlers as an assistant coach for the Huskies, including freshman Trisha-Ann Hawthorne (Elmsford, N.Y.), who qualified for the NCAA Championship this season in both the 100 meter and 200 meter dash.
The NCAA Division III Track and Field Hall of Famer has used his knowledge and experience as a former international athlete to help the Huskies in taking a huge step in the very competitive BIG EAST Conference. He has notably coached many student-athletes to All-BIG EAST and All-ECAC status, as well as New England Championship titles.
Terrelonge is a two-time Olympian and a World Champion for Jamaica, while also being a 19-time All-American.