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Thank You Ron Allice!!

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A legend is hanging it up...

Ron Allice, who coached Southern California to the 2001 NCAA women's track and field team championship and helped the school's men's and women's track athletes win 32 individual NCAA titles, is retiring after 19 years.

He announced his plans to leave June 30 on the final day of the NCAA outdoor championships on Saturday in Eugene, Ore. The Trojans' men's team finished fifth, and the women's team tied for 21st.

Among the Olympians that Allice coached were 1996 gold medalist Balazs Kiss in the hammer throw; two-time Olympic 400-meter hurdles champion Felix Sanchez; and Bryshon Nellum, a silver medalist in the 1,600 at last year's London Games.

Allice is another in the long line of USC coaches who have had long successful careers.

It is a sad day to seem him go and he will be missed.

Good Luck Coach Allice!!