Clyde Horton (1997)
Clyde Horton graduated from Central High School in Little Rock, only to return there ten years later to further his coaching career. He became head track coach in 1963. During his 24 year tenure, his teams won the State Championship 8 times and the State Cross Country Championship 14 times. Horton was named High School Track Coach of the Year 4 times, District V Track Coach of the Year twice, and District V Cross Country Coach of the Year in 1979. He has served as a staff coach at the U.S. Olympic Development Facility.