The two-time Olympic gold medalist shared coach Bud Winter’s sprinting techniques with athletes worldwide.
Noel understood that challenging the racial, economic and political status quo under the glow of an international spotlight came with great risk.
The father of the sociology of sport on SJSU’s new Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change.
“The story of modern track and field cannot be written without the contributions of SJSU athletes and coaches.”
From student-athlete to activist-scholar, Harry Edwards’ life and work offer lessons on more than the sociology of sport.