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Doug Watts

Excellence in coaching and a winning tradition are terms that have become synonymous with Edinboro University's cross country coach Doug Watts. Since his tenure began at Edinboro in 1969, the Scots have accumulated six national championships, back-to-back National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics titles in 1975 and '76, and NCAA Division II number one finishes in 1986, '87, '88, and '90. Four times his teams were national runner ups. For the past 21 seasons his thin lads have been unbeaten in dual meet competition and his overall 22-year record reads 121 wins and eight losses. In addition, Watts, a native of Mogadore, Ohio, has coached 54 small college All-Americans and has been voted national coach of the year honors in 1975, '76, '86, '88, and '90. A graduate of The University of Akron, Watt lettered four years each in track and cross country from 1961-64.

Inducted 1991 | Coach