THE FLATS – Georgia Tech Assistant Athletics Coach, Nat sidewas nominated for induction into the Chicago Sports Hall of Fame, Class of 2022 and will be inducted into Chicagoland’s 25th Annual Ceremony on Wednesday, October 5.
The Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame recognizes the sports legends whose careers have inspired, entertained, and enriched our lives with unforgettable moments of greatness. As a member of the Class of 2022, Page will join several other professional and Olympic legends.
Page joined the Tech team in 1996 and is responsible for coaching the vault and hurdle events for both men and women. His training of the student-athletes at Tech has brought success to them individually and to the institute. Page has led track and field student-athletes to approximately 45 ACC titles, 44 All-American appearances, and four national titles.
Chaunte Howard-Lowe, one of Page’s former Tech athletes, set two American records in the indoor and outdoor high jump.
Page founded Nat’s Athletic Training and Career Experiences in 1993 and has coached nine World Championship team members and five Olympians
As a high jumper, Page was an NCAA champion at the University of Missouri in 1979 and was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999.
Outside of collegiate athletics, Page continued to be a successful athlete. He was in the top 10 in the world from 1979 to 1981 and earned a spot on the US Olympic team in 1980. After the Olympics, Page served on the US IAAF World Cup team in 1992 and was a finalist at all US track and field championships from 1985 to 1991.
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