Men's team cruises to eight first-place finishes
Gabe Rivera is starting his seventh season as the Flames assistant track & field coach. Rivera has served as an assistant with the Flames since 2009 working primarily with the sprinters, jumpers and multi-event athletes. During the 2013-14 track & field seasons Rivera coached Horizon League triple jump champions Seyi Ogunleye (Outdoor) and Richmond Richter (Indoor).
In 2006, Rivera spent three seasons working as an assistant coach at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM. He was in charge of the sprint and jump training. While at the NCAA II level, he worked with athletes who provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division II Championships in men's triple jump, men's and women's javelin and men's 4X100-meter relay.
From 2005-06, Rivera's first coaching stop was at
As a student-athlete, Rivera was an all-American while on the
Rivera obtained his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the