Larry Wade

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Larry Wade 110 Hurdles

Larry Wade (born November 22, 1974 in Giddings, Texas) is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 110 metres hurdles. He attended Texas A&M University (College Station) where he won the Bronze Medal on the 1995 Olympic Festival Team. In 1997 he became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Texas A&M University ( Pi Omicron chapter ) Shortly after he went on to win 2 NCAA Titles in 1998 (55hurdles/110 hurdles) Wade was selected to be in ESPN "Faces In The Crowd" in 1998. His personal best is a time of 13.01 seconds, achieved in July 1999 in Lausanne. In 1999 Wade was ranked number 3 in the world by track and field news in 110 hurdles. As a 2000 Olympic Hopeful, Wade had heart surgery. [1] In 2001 Wade receives the Bronze Medal at the Goodwill Games in the 110 hurdles. In 2001 Wade was ranked number 3 in the world in the 110 hurdles by Track and Field News. In 2002 Wade was ranked number 3 in the world in the 110 hurdles by Track and Field News. In 2003 Wade wins Silver Medal at the Pan American Games in 110 hurdles. In 2003 Wade Places 4th at the IAAF World Championship in the 110 hurdles. In 2003 Wade was ranked number 6 in the world by Track and Field News. Between July 2004 and July 2006, Wade was suspended for USADA Doping Violations. In 2006 Wade was selected to be the Head Track and Field Coach for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the 2006 Asian Games. Wade co-coached USA National Champion Dominique Arnold to a new American Record in the 110 hurdles with a time of 12.90. In 2007 Wade coaches World Champion Carmelita Jeter to a bronze medal in the 100 meters and a gold medal in the 4x100 meter relay in the 2007 IAAF World Championship in Osaka. In 2007, Wade was inducted into the Texas A&M University Hall of Fame.[2] In 2008 Wade was selected as the Co-Head Coach for Pasadena City College. In 2008 Wade coaches Candise Price Davis to Silver Medal in the 2008 Indoor World Championship in 60 meter hurdles in Spain. In 2009 Wade became the 2009 Assistant Coach for San Diego State University which place in the top 25 at the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championship. In 2010 Wade became the Head Track and Field Coach For Pasadena City College. 2011 Larry Wade marries Two Time Olympian Yvonne Wade. 2012 Wade become new meet director for historical track and field meet, Pasadena Games (www.pasadenagames.net) Pasadena City College's Larry Wade was honored as State Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year in 2013. Wade is hired as Sprints Coach at The University of LasVegas Nevada (UNLV). 2013 Team Porter hires Wade as speed and conditioning coach and wins the 2013 IBF Welter Weight Championship of the World.

Achievements[edit]

  • 1993 UIL Texas State Track meet Winner in 110m hurdles
  • 1993 AAU National Championship Winner 110m hurdles
  • 1993 Larry Wade High School Prep Signs with Texas A&M University (College Station)
  • 1994 Wade places 3rd at SWC Outdoor Championship in 110 Hurdles
  • 1995 Aggie Larry Wade gets 2nd at SWC Indoor Conference Championship
  • 1995 Texas A&M Larry Wade gets silver at NCAA Indoor National Championship
  • 1995 Southwest Conference Outdoor Championship Winner in 110m hurdles
  • 1995 Larry Wade Ties SWC Outdoor 110 Hurdle Record 13.41
  • 1995 Wade captures Silver at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship
  • 1995 Olympic Festival Championship: Bronze Medal
  • 1997 Wade becomes member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity[3]
  • 1997 Big 12 Outdoor Conference Championship Winner [4]
  • 1997 Wade captures Big 12 Outdoor Record 13.38
  • 1998 Big 12 indoor Conference Championship Winner
  • 1998 Wade breaks Big 12 Indoor Conference Recornd 7.09
  • 1998 Indoor NCAA Championship 55m hurdles Winner [5]
  • 1998 NCAA Championship 110m hurdles Winner [6]
  • 1998 Wade signs Professional Track and Field Contract with Nike
  • 1999 Larry Wade gets Ranked Number 3 in the World in the 110 Hurdles [7]
  • 2000 Pro Track and Field athlete Larry Wade has near death car accident resulting in heart surgery
  • 2001 Goodwill Games: Bronze Medal [8]
  • 2001 Larry Wade gets Ranked Number 3 in the World in the 110 Hurdles [9]
  • 2002 Larry Wade gets Ranked Number 3 in the World in the 110 Hurdles [10]
  • 2003 Pan AM Games: Silver Medal
  • 2003 Larry Wade gets Ranked Number 6 in the World in the 110 Hurdles [11]
  • 2003 Wade Places 3rd at USA National Championship 110 Hurdles
  • 2003 World Championship Qualifier Larry Wade
  • 2005 Larry Wade Co-Coaches Dominique Arnold To World Championship Birth
  • 2006 Wade and Smith Strike American Record With Arnold 110h [12]
  • 2006 Wade was selected to be Head Track and Field Coach for The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia [13]
  • 2006 Coach Larry Wade Wins 8 Gold Medals and 2 Bronze Medals at the Asian Game Championship. [14]
  • 2007 Wade coaches American Record Holder 110m hurdles Dominique Arnold [15]
  • 2007 Head Coach for Track and Field Club Double Pillar LLC
  • Wade coaches 2007 World Championship Bronze Medalist 100m Carmelita Jeter [16]
  • 2007 Wade selected as Head Coach for Pasadena City College [17]
  • Wade coaches 2008 Indoor World Championship Silver Medalist Candice Davis 60m hurdles [18]
  • 2008 San Diego State hired him as a coach
  • 2009 Pasadena City College Hires Larry Wade as the sprints Coordinator
  • 2010 Pasadena City College Lady Lancers Hire Larry Wade as the Streght and Condition Coach
  • 2010 Pasadena City College Hires Larry Wade As the Head Track and Field Coach [19]
  • 2011 Hector Cotto wins Puerto Rican National Championship under guidance of Coach Larry Wade
  • 2011 Wade Scores Silver Medal CAC Games with Puerto Rican Champion Hector Cotto [20]
  • 2011 Mexican National Champion Jessica Sanchez gains 2 Golds (100,4x100) Coach Wades Guidance.
  • 2012 Wade becomes new meet director of historic "Pasadena Games" Track and Field Meet. [21]
  • 2013 Pasadena City College's Larry Wade was honored as State Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year [22]
  • 2014 Wade becomes assistant Track and Field Coach for the University of Las Vegas
  • 2014 Wade is hired as Track and Conditioning Coach for Team Porter and wins IBF Welterweight World Title.


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1999 IAAF Grand Prix Final Munich, Germany 3rd
2001 Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 3rd
IAAF Grand Prix Final Melbourne, Australia 8th
2003 World Championships Paris, France 4th
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 1st
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 8th

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Crouse, Karen (July 22, 2000). "No matter what, Wade's a winner". Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ "HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE LIST". Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.thepotentpio.com/home.html
  4. ^ "Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Championship Meet Records". Colorado Buffaloes Athletics. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ "A&M's Wade Strikes Gold in 55M Hurdles at NCAA Indoor". March 13, 1998. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  6. ^ "A&M's Larry Wade wraps up undefeated season with national crown". June 6, 1998. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  7. ^ http://www.trackandfieldnews.com/rankings/men/09-m110HRank.pdf
  8. ^ http://www.goodwillgames.com/2001_Results/finalResults/medals_sport.html
  9. ^ http://www.trackandfieldnews.com/rankings/men/09-m110HRank.pdf
  10. ^ http://www.trackandfieldnews.com/rankings/men/09-m110HRank.pdf
  11. ^ http://www.trackandfieldnews.com/rankings/men/09-m110HRank.pdf
  12. ^ http://www.iaaf.org/news/Kind=2/newsId=38738.html
  13. ^ http://archive.arabnews.com/?page=8&section=0&article=90069&d=15&m=12&y=2006
  14. ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athletics_at_the_2006_Asian_Games
  15. ^ Lee, Kirby (May 19, 2007). "Dominique Arnold looks back on an historic but not perfect night in Lausanne". IAAF. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  16. ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athletics_at_the_2006_Asian_Games
  17. ^ Lewis, Robert (January 14, 2008). "Wade, Crespo To Coach 2008 PCC Men's/Women's Track and Field". www.pasadena.edu. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  18. ^ http://www.iaaf.org/OLY08/news/kind=2/newsid=42520.html
  19. ^ http://www.pasadena.edu/news/newsitem.cfm?id=3353
  20. ^ http://www.latindailyfinancialnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=10227:puerto-rico-had-a-good-performance-&catid=187:sports&Itemid=667&lang=en
  21. ^ http://www.PasadenaGames.net
  22. ^ http://pasadena.com/view_article/pccs-larry-wade-named-state-womens-trackfield-coach-of-the-year/

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