Andrew Valmon

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Andrew Valmon
Personal information
Full name Andrew Orlando Valmon
Born January 1, 1965 (1965-01) (age 49)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Andrew Orlando Valmon (born January 1, 1965) is an American former 400 meters runner.

Valmon was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Manchester Township, New Jersey. He attended college at Seton Hall University and graduated in 1987 with a degree in communications.[1]

Valmon won the silver medal at the World Indoor Athletics Championships 1991 in Seville. In 1992 he won a gold medal with the American 4x400 m relay team at the Olympic Games in Barcelona. The same year, Valmon set his personal best of 44.28 s. He is now the track & field head coach at the University of Maryland, and coaches a summer camp at the university. He is married to Meredith Rainey, who is also an Olympic runner. Valmon is a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.

Georgetown University[edit]

Four years as track coach at Georgetown University. 1999 - 2003

University of Maryland Track and Field[edit]

Eleventh season as track coach. The men's track program is threatened due to lack of funding.[2]

2012 London Olympics[edit]

Valmon named United States Head Track and Field coach on February 11, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrew Valmon". University of Maryland. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Maryland athletics budget cuts put Olympic track coach Andrew Valmon in awkward position". Washington Post. November 24, 2011. 

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