INDIANAPOLIS --- Tennessee State Director of Track and Field Chandra Cheeseborough-Guice will serve as an assistant coach for Team USA at the IAAF World Indoor Championships scheduled for March 1-4 in Birmingham, U.K.
“It means so much to me to be able to continue to help with the USA team this year,” Cheeseborough-Guice said. “I will be assisting with the sprints and hurdles. It is an honor.”
Cheeseborough-Guice, the nine-time Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year, has been involved at the international level since winning gold at the Pan American Games as a 16-year old sprinter. Most recently, Cheeseborough-Guice served as an assistant coach for USA at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.
Also in her coaching career, the Jacksonville, Fla. native was an assistant for Team USA at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China and was the women’s Head Coach at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany.
As an athlete, Cheeseborough-Guice won Olympic gold medals with the 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay teams in 1984 in Los Angeles. She also earned the silver in the 1984 Olympics in the 400m.