April 25, 2002
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Wednesday that Florida State track and field head coach Terry Long was named Men’s Coach of the Year, as voted on by the conference coaches. Long recently led the Seminoles men’ team to its first ACC outdoor title over the weekend. This is the third ACC coach of the year award for Long, who won the honor in 1994 and 2000, as well.
At the 2002 ACC men’s outdoor meet, Long coached six Seminoles to individual titles, while 15 men earned All-ACC honors.
In 1994, Long led the men’s team to an ACC indoor title, and in 2000 led the Lady Seminoles to an ACC outdoor title.
2002 Men's All-ACC Honorees Name Event(s) Michael Jennings 200m & 400m dashes Cedrick Robinson 200m dash Sean Campbell 800m run* David Johnson 800m run Maarten van den Heuvel 1,500m run* Joep Tigchelaar 5,000m & 10,000m* runs Byron Taylor 400m hurdles* Danyne Brown 400m hurdles Nabavi Oliver 400m hurdles Jeff Atkinson Pole vault Shawn Brown High jump Kolby Jones Long jump* Mario Lowe Triple jump* Dorian Scott Shot put Josh Bowling Hammer throw *- ACC champion