Art Venegas Named Pac-10 Track & Field Coach of the Year

June 18, 2004

Walnut Creek, CA - Pac-10 Conference Commissioner Tom Hansen has announced the 2004 conference coaches, athletes and newcomers of the year. Bruin head coach Art Venegas was named the men's track and field coach of the year. It is the first conference honor bestowed on Venegas.

At this year's Pac-10 Championships, Venegas led the Bruins to UCLA's first team title since 1998. The Bruins scored the 143 points, the second highest total by a UCLA squad. UCLA's highest point total came in 1986 when the Bruins scored 151 points to win the conference title.

Under Venegas' guidance, UCLA has won 26 men's Pac-10 throwing titles. At this year's meet, senior Dan Ames became the first thrower in Pac-10 history to win three titles (shot put, discus, hammer) at one championship meet.

Bruin women's head coach Jeanette Bolden received her eighth consecutive, and 10th in 11 years, coach of the year honor. The male athlete of the year was Arizona's Robert Cheseret and Oregon freshman Tommy Skipper was the newcomer of the year. UCLA's Sheena Johnson was named the female athlete of the year and Arizona State freshman Jacqueline Johnson was the newcomer of the year.


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