Birthdate: November 20, 1950, Mount Vernon, New York

College: Texas Christian University

Age Group: 60-64

Events: 60, 100, 200, 400 Meters, Relays.

Bill Collins is the head coach for Houston Elite and owner of ACALA Sports Training Systems.

Career Highlights:

Open World Records: 400 meter relay 38.03 (Dusseldorf Germany – 1977) Sprint Medley relay/indoors (400/200/200/300) 4 times at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 1979 -2:02.45 , 1980 – 2:02.16, 1981 – 2:01.10, 1982 – 2:00.64

Current American & World Masters Indoor Records…

Men’s 40 – 44: 200m – 22.19 (AR)

Men’s 45 – 49: 200m – 22.57 (AR & WR)

Men’s 50 – 54: 200m – 22.99 (AR & WR)–400m – 52.78 (AR)

Men’s 55 – 59: 60m – 7.34 (AR & WR)–200m – 23.36 (AR & WR)

Men’s 60 – 64: 60m – 7.58 (AR & WR) 200m 24.32 (AR & WR) 400m 55.68 (AR) 4X200m relay 1:41.53 (AR & WR)

 

Current American & World Masters Outdoor Records…

Men’s 50 – 54: 100m – 10.95 (AR & WR)

Men’s 55 – 59: 100m – 10.39 (AR & WR)

Men’s 55 – 59: 200m – 23.36 (AR & WR)

Men’s 55 – 59: 4X400m Relay – 3:40.62 (AR & WR)

 

High School Achievements (Mt. Vernon HS) :

4 – Time New York State Champion in both the 100 and 220 yard dashes ( 1969, 1970)

Set Six individual school records 40 yards, 50 yards, 60 yards 300 yards indoors 100 and 220 yards outdoors

Set National indoor 1600 meter relay record at Madison Square Garden (1970)

 

College Achievements (Texas Christian University):

4 – time Southwest Conference Champion 100/200 meters and 4 x 100 relay

 

Masters Acheivements:

161 National Championships

57 World Championships

49 World Records set

Nine times USATF Masters Athlete of the Year 1997, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

2012

 

37 Penn Relays Victories

 

2006 IAAF/WMA Male Athlete of The World

 

Hall of Fames Special Awards:

TCU Lettermens Hall of Fame 1994

Westchester Sports Hall of Fame 2001

USATF Masters Hall of Fame 2003

WMA/IAAF Hall Of Fame 2007

State of Texas Governors Award 2007

City of Houston Proclamation May 17th 2011 “William Bill Collins Day”