COC's Track and Field coach named Men's Track and Field Coach of the Year.
College of the Canyons head cross country coach,
Lindie Kane, has been voted the Men’s Track and Field Coach of the Year by
the California Community College Cross Country and Track Coaches
Association. Kane will be honored on Dec. 8 at the California Community
College Cross Country and Track Coaches Association’s annual meeting at the
Imperial Palace in Las Vegas.
“It is a great honor to be acknowledged and recognized by the California
Community College Track and Field Coaches Association,” said Kane. “This
award is a reflection of the commitment, dedication, hard work and
competitive performance of our 2007 men's track and field team. This is not
only an honor for me, but it will be shared by the College of the Canyons
track and field coaching staff, the men's team and COC athletics.”
The 2007 track and field season was Kane’s best season to date, which
included a second-place finish at the Western State Conference meet, with
the team winning six individual events along with a 1-2-3 finish in the
200-meter dash. The men’s team also won both relays and the 4x100-meter
relay, posting the sixth-best time in the nation. As a team, they finished
fifth in Southern California, a school best, and 11th at the State
Kane has been at the helm of the Cougar track and field program for 11 years
and also coaches the cross country team. She was named the 2007 WSC Track
and Field Coach of the Year and recently the 2007 WSC Men’s Cross Country
Coach of the Year.