Chris Parno, Minnesota State: 2021 NCAA Division II Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Assistant Coach of the Year

Parno, in his ninth year at Minnesota State coaching sprints, hurdles and relays, guided his athletes to 23 team points at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. The Mavericks earned numerous All-America honors in the 60, 200, 60H and 4×400 to help lead the team to a runner-up finish in the team standings. At the NSIC Championships, Parno’s athletes scored 93 of the team’s 179 points when the Mavericks won the team title.