New Indiana Tech Indoor Track, Coach Edgar Provides Context

A new state-of-the art indoor track and field venue recently opened its doors on the campus of Indiana Tech

Set for the inaugural home meet, the Warriors Invitational, this coming Friday, the program's head coach Doug Edgar joined the MileSplit Midwest podcast to help showcase its features.

The veteran coach provided context on the historical timeline from initial vision to reality and how this facility will help to elevate the training and competition experiences for the entire Indiana Tech program, as well as their visiting teams. 

Time Stamps ~

  • 0:00 - Episode Introduction 
  • 0:25 - Historical planning and need for new indoor track
  • 3:00 - Timeline of new indoor track from vision to reality
  • 4:15 - Initial impressions now that the venue is open 
  • 6:25 - What the new venue offers to field-based athletes
  • 9:05 - The training benefits the track will provide to Warriors program
  • 11:05 - Talking inaugural meet, Warrior Invite, and future home meets
  • 14:00 - The potential for hosting high school meets in 2024 and beyond 
  • 16:15 - Highlighting the Warriors athletes and expectations for 2023 season 
  • 19:10 - Commodore Challenge acting as a confidence builder for program
  • 20:35 - Discussing the growth of the program during Edgar's 14-year tenure
  • 23:40 - Speaking to the qualities of Indiana Tech in addition to athletics 
  • 26:25 - Episode Closing