Carol Moseke

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Carol Moseke
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Full name Carol Jean L. Moseke
Born March 8, 1945 (1945-03-08) (age 71)
Cedar Rapids, Nebraska, U.S.

Carol Jean L. Moseke (née Frost; born March 8, 1945 in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska) is a female track and field athlete from the United States, competing in the discus throw. She represented her native country at the 1968 Summer Olympics, and won the gold medal in the women's discus throw event at the 1967 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada.

She was a four-time champion in the women's discus at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Following the Olympics, Moseke returned to Nebraska and married Larry Frost, a former Nebraska football player, and from 1977–80, Carol Frost coached the Huskers' women's track and field team. Among her first athletes was Merlene Ottey, who won the first AIAW Championship for the Nebraska program. Ottey went on to win the most women's Olympic track and field medals ever.[1]

Later, she got out of coaching track to coach football alongside her husband and eventually coached her son Scott Frost during his days as a star at Wood River High School. Scott, a former offensive coordinator with the Oregon Ducks, is the current head coach at the University of Central Florida (UCF).

As Carol Frost, she has continued to compete into the Masters age groups. She holds the current American record in the W65 Shot Put, the W60, W65 and W70 records in the Discus, and the W70 World record in the Javelin. Ottey also holds eight masters world records.

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