Kansas track coach announced as Team USA coach for 2024 Paris Olympics

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The University of Kansas Track and Field head coach has been named Team USA Men’s Track and Field head coach for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

On Tuesday, it was announced that Stanley Redwine will be the leading man for Team USA for the upcoming Paris Olympics.

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Redwine is one of the most awarded track and field coaches in the country and is in his 24th season at KU.

He is a five-time Big 12 champion and a five-time Big 12 coach of the year. Redwine has been recognized as a USTFCCCA Regional Coach of the Year on four occasions, and the USTFCCCA Women’s Outdoor National Coach of the Year in 2013.

Before becoming head coach, he was an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2015 Pan-American Games, and an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In 2022, he was Team USA Men’s Head Coach at the IAAF World Outdoor Championship.

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“I am honored for the opportunity and am excited that I get to be around the other coaches from other schools and just to help Team USA get better,” Redwine said.

“Being around those athletes, there’s not a lot that they really need from me, but I will get more out of it than they will. Just to serve them is a great opportunity.”

Redwine has coached teams to 23 national titles, including the Kansas women winning the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships, which marked the first women’s team title in KU history.

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