Frank Morris

Frank Morris, Medford Sports Hall of FameFrank, the younger brother of Jack Morris, followed in Jacks’s footsteps by participating and excelling in all sports at Medford High and as a befitting, is joining with his brother as an inductee into Medford’s Sports Hall of Fame. In 1951 Frank was all-Conference in football and basketball. In track he was the state hurdle champion in both the high and low hurdles at the state trach meet high point winner. That same year he made the Scholastic All-American track team.

Frank was recruited by the University of Washington for a track scholarship where he was the Northern Division Champion in the high and low hurdles in 1952. His track career was cut short by polio, but he never lost his love for track and upon transferring to University of Oregon, he finished his education and began coaching.

Frank has had an outstanding coaching career having coached some 20 All-American, 1 World record holder and 1 Olympic Champion. He is a wanted track Clinic Lecturer, having lectured on track and field on four continents and thirty states in the U.S.A. His coaching career has taken him to assist trach coach at the University of Oregon, head coach at Oregon State University and head coach at Arizona State University. Frank is known in the track and field world as a great teacher of techniques and dedicated to his passion.