Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pintos Coach Honored With Award.(SPORTS)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Raul Alvarez one of 500 nationwide recipients

Raul Alvarez, who has gone the distance in his coaching career, was recently honored with a much-deserved and prestigious award.

Alvarez, the distance coach for Moriarty High's highly regarded track and field teams, was named a National Assistant Coach of the Year.

The award is presented to 500 coaches from colleges and high schools across the nation by AFLAC Insurance Co. and is selected by a panel of judges from Scholastic Coach & Athletic Director magazine.

The selections were based on nominations made by head coaches. Moriarty head track and field coach Joe Bailey nominated Alvarez, who has been an assistant for Bailey since 1989. …

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