Ulysses S. Grant, Jr. (2000)
Grant, who is still an active coach at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, participated in track and field at the high school and college levels.
His coaching career started at Daniel High School in Crossett where he won district championships in 1952, 1954, 1955, and 1957 and a state ASAA championship in 1957.
He later coached at Pine Bluff Southeast, winning nine conference championships and the state ASAA championship in 1961.
Grant began his college coaching career in the early 1960s at his alma mater, UAPB. He won the SWAC championship in 1970, the AIC (men) championship in 1971 and AIC women's championship in 1985 and 1986.
His teams produced NAIA District Championships in 1985, 1986, 1991, 1992, 1993, and 1994. His 1989 women's team was NAIA National Outdoor runner-up.
He collected close to a dozen Coach of the Year awards during his career.