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Coach, Para Track and Field Team
Expanding its roster of highly successful programs, UA Adapted Athletics is adding a para track and field team, which will begin competing in fall 2023.
Recent alumnus Evan Williams has been tapped to be the new team’s coach. The dual-sport athlete was a member of the men’s wheelchair basketball team and graduated this May with a double major in finance and economics.
Williams and the Adapted Athletics department understand that facilities matter when it comes to recruiting. They want to build upon what UA already offers and add more accommodations suited to adapted track and field athletes.
Williams hopes to lead UA’s para track and field program by working with other schools with existing programs and encouraging other schools to follow suit.