California Track & Field Running News' writer Mark Winitz wrote this piece for Caltrack.com about the huge part that coaches played in the success of the 800 meter runners. We wanted to share it with you. Thanks to Mark Winitz and Cal Track editor Christine Johnson for passing this piece along. Remember the Golden state is providing more athletes than any of the other 50 states!
2012 Women's OT Final, photo by PhotoRun.net