UK TRACK & FIELD | Coach Edrick Floreal Leaving Kentucky for Texas

06/13/2018 02:46 PM

Edrick Floreal is leaving the University of Kentucky to take on head coaching duties for the University of Texas track and field team.

UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart released a statement Wednesday afternoon, reflecting on the departure of Floreal, “We are grateful to Edrick for his work leading our program and wish him well. We believe the success Kentucky track and field and cross country have seen in recent years is just a glimpse of what’s to come. A national search for our next head coach will begin immediately.”

Most recently under the direction of Floreal, the Kentucky women’s track and field team finished fourth at the NCAA’s outdoor championships. The men, placed 16th.

Floreal coached the Wildcats for the past six seasons.


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