Sam Adams, 1931-2010 A memorial service will be Jan. 23 for legendary UCSB track and field coach

Sam Adams, who achieved international renown during 34 years as track and field coach at UCSB, died peacefully at his home January 11, 2010, after a long and dignified struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Sue Adams, his beloved wife of 50 years, was at his side. … For several years after his retirement — even after he was diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s disease — Sam worked at Westmont College as a volunteer track and field assistant coach. Click here for a remembrance from Westmont track and field coach Russell Smelley. more

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