Leroy T. Walker

June 14, 1918- April 23, 2012

Atlanta, Georgia

Benedict College ‘40

Columbia University  M.A.

New York University ‘          

Phd, Phys. Ed & Allied Fields


Head Track and Field Coach

North Carolina Central

Produced 111 All-Americans, 40 National Champions and 12 Olympians at NCCU

US Track & Field Hall of Fame

Olympics hall of Fame

Benedict College Hall of Fame

North Carolina Central Hall of Fame

CIAA Hall of Fame

First African American to coach an U.S. Olympic Team