For immediate release – 11/19/2012 - #177
Thomasey Named Region Coach of the Year
NEW ORLEANS, LA –The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently announced the Coach of the Year awards for each region, and LC head mentor Doug Thomasey earned the men's honor for the South/Southeast Region. It is the third-straight year he has won the award.
Thomasey led the Hornets to their third-consecutive regional crown. LC accumulated 48 points with four runners finishing in the top 10, and all five team members earning All-Region honors. The second place team was 38 points behind.
Thomasey also helped Lynchburg win the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) title. Lynchburg won by 29 points, with Cody Stanton claiming the individual championship. Thomasey was named ODAC Coach of the Year for the third time in a row.
The Hornets season concluded this past weekend with the National Championship meet at Terra Haute, IN.