Jim Bibbs – 2005

Inducted: 2005

Track and Field

1951                              All-American

1951                              World Record-60 Yd. dash-6.1

(Tied with Jesse Owens)


1967                              Head Coach – USA Women’s Track Pan

American Team

1968-1995                   First African American Coach –

Michigan State University

1974                             Michigan Amateur Sports Hall of Fame

1975                             First African American Head Track Coach –

Big Ten:  Coached 26 All-Americans, 52 Big Ten Champions

1979                             Eastern Michigan Hall of Fame

1984                             Assistant Coach USA Jr. National  Track


1997-present              Coach – Advisor – Mentor – Personal Trainer

to various Lansing Area Track clubs and

Athletes including East Lansing High School