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Carl HicksExperience: 17
Hometown: Baltimore , MD
College: Maryland-Eastern Shore
Degree: Business Administration
The Baltimore native worked in that capacity until being named assistant in 1995.
During his tenure at Coppin State, he has helped the menís and womenís cross country programs win seven Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference crowns, and the womenís track program claimed indoor and outdoor league titles in 1996.
Coppin State also produced four All-Americans on the track in the 800 during that time.
Since he took over the reins as head coach, the menís squad has set 22 school records on the track and produced 14 conference champions.
He also guided the Eaglesí 4 x 800 relay team to the College Division Championship at the 2001 Penn Relays.
Hicks served as head coach of both the menís and womenís programs his first two years at the helm before concentrating his efforts solely on the menís squad in 2002.
Prior to becoming a full-time coach, Hicks worked several years as a program analyst for the Maryland Department of Human Resources.
He received his bachelorís degree in business administration in 1993 from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, where he set school records in the 800 and 1000 and as a member of the 4 x 400 relay team.
During his career with the Hawks, he claimed two Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 800-meter titles and qualified for the NCAA Championships three times.
A former standout at Northwestern High School in Baltimore, he was a qualifier for the United States Indoor Championships in the half mile in 1994.