OGDEN, Utah — Chick Hislop of Weber State and J.W. Hardy of Northern Arizona were named the Big Sky Conference outdoor track and field coaches of the year in a vote of league coaches.
Weber State won its seventh league champion-ship this season and Hislop has been named league men's coach of the year nine times.
Hardy earned his second straight women's coach-of-the-year award, after taking over the NAU program in 2005. NAU won its third straight women's outdoor title this season. Hardy's teams also won the 2005 cross country and 2006 indoor track and field championships.