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New coaches added to Track and Field team

Fresno State head track and field coach Jason Drake announced on Monday the hiring of Joe Riccio and Gary Newell as assistant coaches, according to a Fresno State Athletics news release.

“We are thrilled to add Joe as our new throws coach here at Fresno State. I anticipate we will see great things from him and his athletes,” Drake said in the release.

Prior to joining the Bulldogs, Riccio was an assistant coach at Grand Canyon University for five years, where he guided his athletes to 15 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) individual championships and helped several athletes qualify for NCAA West Preliminary Round.