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Barbara Jacket

American women's track and field head coach


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Barbara J. Jacket is an American retired track and field coach. She was the women's track and field head coach for from 1965 to 1991. While with the university, Jacket won ten National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics titles and was promoted to athletic director in 1990. Apart from college athletics, Jacket was the second African-American woman to become an Olympic head coach for the United States when she coached the American women's track and field team at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Jacket was inducted into the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame in 1995.

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Tuskegee University

Private, historically black university located in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA

Prairie View A&M University

Historically black university located in Prairie View, Texas, United States