Miller Grove girls’ track coach Eric Keddo was selected as the United States Track and Field and Cross County Coaches Association Georgia girls’ Coach of the Year.
Keddo’s Lady Wolverines finished as the runner-up in the Class 5A State Track Meet in May while also taking home the Region 5-5A and DCSD County titles in 2019.
Over 11 years Keddo has built a strong girls’ track program at Miller Grove finishing no lower than third in the DCSD County Championships six times including county titles the past three seasons and in 2014. His squads finished second in 2013 and third in 2015.
The Lady Wolverines have won four region titles, including three in a row (2017-19), and finished runners-up in 2015 and third in 2013. They also won the 2014 Region 6-5A championship.
Keddo owns one state title as his team captured the 2014 Class 5A championship behind four-time state champion Tiffany Flynn who captured the 100 meter hurdles and the long jump that season to go with the long jump and triple jump titles in 2013.
Miller Grove has one third place finish in 2013 (5A) and three fifth place finishes in 2009 (4A), 2017 (5A) and 2018 (5A) giving Keddo six Top 5 finishes in his 11 seasons leading the program.
He also coached four-time state champion Emoni Coleman who won the 800 meter run three consecutive years (2017-19) and the 1600 meter run in 2018.
Sonni Austin who won three consecutive state titles in the 300 meter hurdles from 2007-2009 was also coached by Keddo.