July 7, 2016
A memorial service for former Ohio State women’s track and field head coach Mamie Rallins will take place Saturday, July 16 in the Huntington Club at Ohio Stadium from 1-3 p.m. Rallins passed away May 16 after a car accident in Fremont, Ohio. She was 74.
Coach Mamie Rallins Memorial Service
Date: Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Where: Ohio Stadium, Huntington Club 2
Entrance: Huntington Club, west side of the stadium
411 Woody Hayes Drive
Parking is free in marked lots (see map)
Flowers and other items for the service may be sent to:
Coordinator, Building Services
Ohio Stadium Main Office, Room 155
411 Woody Hayes Dr
Columbus OH 43210
Rallins, a two-time Olympic hurdler, helped start the women’s track and field and cross country programs at Ohio State when she became head women’s coach in 1976. The first African-American woman to ever coach at Ohio State, she coached 60 Big Ten indoor/outdoor champions, 24 All Americans, nine Olympic trial qualifiers and one Olympian during an 18-year career. She also served as assistant athletic director for three years.