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Longtime Colorado College Coach Frank Flood Passes Away

The Colorado College community mourns the loss of legendary coach and associate professor Frank Flood, who passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the age of 80. Memorial services were held Friday at St. Mary's Cathedral, 22 West Kiowa St. in downtown Colorado Springs.
Flood, who was inducted into the CC Athletics Hall of Fame as a member of its third class on March 1, 1997, served as former head football coach Jerry Carle's assistant and right-hand man for three decades before retiring in 1991. Flood also coached boxing and track, producing the school's first-ever track-and-field All-American in shot putter Charles Puga in 1989.
Frequently a father figure for athletes and non-athletes alike, Flood was especially influential with minority students who came to him with any kind of problem.
The Frank Flood & Randy Bobier Endowed Scholarship, established in his honor shortly after his retirement, has been awarded annually since 1991 to a student athlete who qualifies for need-based financial aid and who "contributes to the ethnic and socio-economic diversity of the student body at CC."

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