California State University, Stanislaus cross-country coach Kim Duyst has been chosen by USA Track & Field to be on the coaching staff of the 2001 IAAF World Championships. The meet will be held August 3-12, 2001in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
In her 14 years as coach at the University, Duyst is recognized locally and across the nation for her dedication and commitment to cross-country and track and field. She has turned the track and field and cross-country programs into leaders in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Under her leadership, the Warriors have set many new school records in both track and field and cross-country. In 1994, the men's track and field team placed fourth at the NCAA Division II National Championships, making it the first team in Warrior history to win a conference title.
Her newest honor as a member of the coaching staff for the 2001 Championships will be added to the list of past achievements:
Duyst holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Wyoming. A native of Peru, N.Y., she came to CSU Stanislaus from coaching positions at the University of West Virginia and Syracuse University.
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