Alhambra Athletic Director Dr. Wendy Truvillion Recipient of the Terry Crawford Award for Excellence in Coaches Education for USA Track and Field

Posted by Community Relations on 12/9/2015

Alhambra Athletic Director Dr. Wendy Truvillion was the recipient of Terry Crawford Award for Excellence in Coaches Education for USA Track and Field. It was presented at the USATF Annual Convention in Houston, December 5. Terry Crawford is a former track coach at Tennessee and she is world renowned in track and field in the USA and the world. This inaugural award is for excellence in Coaching Education, In addition to receiving this award, Truvillion was also nominated as the Head Manager for the USA 2016 NACAC under 23 Championship team that will compete this upcoming summer in Costa Rica. Last summer she was the head manager for the United States Pan Am Junior Championship team that competed in Edmonton, Canada and has served in the same role in Columbia, in 2014, and Peru in 2013. Truvillion has served as Women’s Junior Commissioner for USATF, supervising the qualifying meet and advancement process for all USA Junior Level Athletes,

and was head women’s track coach for the USA International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Junior Track and Field Championships, in 2012 in Spain.

Truvillion was a six-time track All-American at LSU, competing both indoors and outdoors for the Tigers. She ran the 400 meters, 400 hurdles and 4 by 400-relay, an event in which her team won national titles in 1985 and ‘87. Truvillion was also a track coach at Georgia Tech and Penn State before turning to public education.