UK’s Floreal headed to Texas

Track and Field head coach departing for same position with Longhorns.


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – UK Track and Field head coach Edrick Floreal is leaving Lexington for the Texas Longhorns.

Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart has issued the following statement after Texas announced the hiring of former Kentucky track and field/cross country head coach Edrick Floréal:

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“We are grateful to Edrick for his work leading our program and wish him well. We believe the success Kentucky track and field and cross country have seen in recent years is just a glimpse of what’s to come. A national search for our next head coach will begin immediately. Our focus in this search will remain on our student-athletes and their growth as people and competitors.”