WICHITA, Kan. -

Wichita State head track coach Steve Rainbolt will be the head coach of Team USA’s Decathlon team at the 2014 Pan American Combined Events Cup.

The event fires off the blocks on Thursday and Friday in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 

Thursday’s events begin at 9:30 a.m. E.T./8:30 a.m. C.T. with the 100-meter dash.

 Friday’s action starts at 9:00 a.m. E.T./8:00 a.m. C.T. with the 110-meter hurdles.

Rainbolt has been at the helm of Wichita State men's and women's track the past 14 seasons.

He has has been tabbed the Missouri Valley Conference’s men's and women's Indoor and/or Outdoor Coach of the Year 16 times. 

Rainbolt’s Coaching Highlights

• 22 MVC Championship Teams

• 26 NCAA All-Americans

• 75 NCAA National Qualifiers

• MVC Indoor Coach of the Year 5 Times

• MVC Outdoor Coach of the Year 11 Times

• 2002, 2004 & 2011, 2012 Mondo/USTCA /USTFCCCA Midwest Region Outdoor Men’s Coach of the Year

• 2011 USTFCCCA Midwest Women’s Coach of the Year

• 184 Individual MVC Champions

Rainbolt’s Honors:

• 2014 MVC Outdoor Women’s Coach of the Year

• 2012 USTFCCA Midwest Men’s Coach of the Year

• 2012 MVC Outdoor Women’s Coach of the Year

• 2011 USTFCCA Midwest Women’s Coach of the Year

• 2011 MVC Indoor & Outdoor Women’s Coach of the Year

• 2010 MVC Indoor & Outdoor Men’s Coach of the Year

• 2010 MVC Indoor Women’s Coach of the Year

• 2007 MVC Indoor & Outdoor Women’s Coach of the Year

• 2006 MVC Indoor & Outdoor Women’s Coach of the Year

• 2005 MVC Outdoor Women’s Coach of the Year

• 2004 MVC Outdoor Women’s Coach of the Year

• 2004 MVC Outdoor Men’s Coach of the Year

• 2004 Mondo/USTCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year

• 2003 MVC Outdoor Men’s Coach of the Year

• 2002 MVC Outdoor Men’s Coach of the Year

• 2002 Mondo/USTCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year

• 2000 MAC Outdoor Men’s Coach of the Year

• 2000 Great Lakes Region Men’s Outdoor Coach of the Year

Austin Bahner and Kord Ferguson will also be in action next week. Bahner will participate in the 2014 Thorpe Cup on July 26-27 while Ferguson competes in the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships on July 25-26.