GVSU - Maag Named National Men's Assistant Coach of the Year
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NEW ORLEANS - It was announced recently that Grand Valley State throws coach Blaine Maag has been named the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Men's Assistant Coach of the Year.
Maag, in his second year, coached a nation-leading six men's NCAA entries in the shot put and weight throw combined at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships. At the GLIAC Championships, his athletes accounted for 26 team points, helping GVSU win its 13th title in 14 years. Freshman Darien Thornton was named the GLIAC Freshman Field Athlete of the Year and owns the longest weight throw mark by a freshman in Division II history.