NCCU’s Lawson to work with national team
N.C. Central track-and-field coach Michael Lawson has been selected as a staff member for the USA Track & Field National Team for the 2014 North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Under 23 International Athletics Championships from Aug. 8-10 in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
In 2008, Lawson was the assistant sprint coach for the NACAC Under 23 men’s and women’s teams in Mexico. In 2010, he led the USA men’s team to 37 medals as head coach when the event was held in Miramar, Florida. This time, Lawson will serve as event manager for the three-day competition that will feature athletes from 31 nations.
Lawson is entering his 25th season as NCCU's head coach.