Birthdate: November 20, 1950, Mount Vernon, New York
College: Texas Christian University
Age Group: 60-64
Events: 60m, 100m, 200m, 400m, Relays
Bill Collins is the head coach for Houston Elite and owner of ACALA Sports Training Systems.
Open World Records: 400 meter relay 38.03 (Dusseldorf Germany - 1977) Sprint Mledley 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)
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 H.S): 2 - Time New York State Champion in both the 100 and 220 yard dashes ( 1969, 1970) Set Five individual school records 40 yds, 50yds, 300 yds indoors 100 and 220 yds 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
151 National Championships
46 World Championships
49 World Records set
Four times USATF Masters Athlete of the Year 1997, 2003, 2006, 2008
In 2006 IAAF/WMA Male Athlete of The World
Hall of Fames:
TCU Lettermen Hall of Fame 1994
Westchester Sports Hall of Fame 2001
Masters Hall of Fame 2003
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