Jim Bush

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Jim Bush in 2011

James Stanley "Jim" Bush (September 15, 1926 – July 10, 2017) was an American National Track and Field Hall of Fame[1] track and field coach. He was known primarily for his coaching tenure at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1965 to 1984. During that time, his teams won five NCAA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships (1966, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1978 (tied with UTEP) and he coached as many as 30 Olympians. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

Bush died on July 10, 2017 in Culver City, California of melanoma at the age of 90.[2]

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  1. http://www.usatf.org/HallOfFame/TF/showBio.asp?HOFIDs=26
  2. Eric Sondheimer (July 10, 2017). "Legendary track coach Jim Bush dies at 90". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 10, 2017.

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