From College Park To The Olympics: Coach Andrew Valmon

From College Park To The Olympics: Coach Andrew Valmon

He's an Olympic gold medalist, coach of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field team and the head track coach at the University of Maryland, a well-respected collegiate program struggling to survive.

Andrew Valmon will coach America's finest track and field athletes at the London Olympics later this month. But on the home front, Valmon, also the head track coach at the University of Maryland, is fighting for the survival of his program. Valmon joins us to discuss the challenges and rewards of both of his coaching jobs, and the business of collegiate athletics.

Guests

Andrew Valmon

Head Coach, U.S. Olympic Track & Field; Head Coach, University of Maryland Track & Field; Gold Medalist, 1988, 1992 Olympic Summer Games

Related Links

Please familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct and Terms of Use before posting your comments.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.