Frostburg, Md. ...
Felix Moreno has been named head coach of the Frostburg State men's and women's track and field programs, Bobcat Athletic Director Ralph Brewer announced today.
Moreno joins the Bobcats after having served two years as an assistant men’s and women’s cross country and track and field coach at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
"I'm grateful for the opportunity this administration has given me," Moreno said. "We have an excellent program with a great tradition. I'm very excited about that, and I am looking forward to adding to the success from previous years."
While at Wisconsin-Platteville, Moreno helped lead the Pioneer men’s indoor track and field team to a 10th-place showing at the 2000 NCAA Division III National Championships and a seventh-place finish at the 2001 national championships. The 2000 men’s squad finished fourth at both the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference indoor and outdoor championships.
Moreno, who coached six conference champions and seven All-Americans, also served as the programs’ recruiting coordinator and admissions advisor and was an associate lecturer in UWP’s physical education department.
Prior to UWP, Moreno was as an assistant cross country and track and field coach, as well as strength and conditioning coach, at Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y. from 1996-97 and SUNY-Plattsburgh from 1993-96.
At Plattsburgh, he was the meet director for the 1995 Women’s Cross Country Championships and served on the Games Committee for the 1995 Indoor Track and Field Championships.
"Felix has an excellent background as an assistant coach," said Brewer. "I believe that he is ready to meet the challenge of maintaining an outstanding program at Frostburg State."
Moreno, who earned a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish from SUNY-Plattsburgh in 1995, set a school record in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles as a freshman.
He then transferred to Adams State College in Colorado and was a member of the 4x400-meter team that set conference indoor and outdoor records during the 1992-93 season before returning to Plattsburgh.
He later received a bachelor of science degree in physical education at SUNY-Cortland in 1999 and completed his master of science degree in physical education at Wisconsin-Platteville in December 2000.
Moreno is a member of the United States Track Coaches Association and the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and he is a certified USA Track and Field coach.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303