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  • Carl Lewis International Complex - Home of Houston Soccer & Outdoor Track & Field
  • Carl Lewis International Complex - Home of Houston Soccer & Outdoor Track & Field

Carl Lewis Track & Field and Soccer Complex
Tom Tellez Track
Carolyn & Ron Yokubaitis Field

Location: 3605 Elgin Street, Houston, Texas 77204
Renovated: 2016
Renovation Cost $1.5 Million

Dedicated Plaques:
Bryan & Brittney Brown
Pole Vault Pit

Roy and Mary Cullen
Start/Finish Line

Dr. Jeff and Kathy Brown
100m Start Line

Victor Barcot & Family
Discus and Hammer Development Area

H.T Cornelius Sr.
Shot Put Ring
"In honor of my grandfather, who never was able to see me throw."


Directions

Address:
3604 Elgin Street
Houston, Texas 77204

The University of Houston continued enhancing its faciliities for Cougar student-athletes when it opened the Tom Tellez Track at the Carl Lewis International Complex. Named after two of the greatest individuals associated with the UH track and field program, the $4 million facility features a nine-lane European oval-shaped track. The wider turn radius was designed to allow faster turns for runners. The track also is equipped with dual jumping lanes, throwing areas and high jump aprons that will allow fans to watch all field events.

In addition, the complex includes a regulation-sized soccer field inside the new track that is used by the UH women's soccer team.

The track was named to honor former UH track and field coach Tom Tellez who spent 22 seasons at Houston and coached 17 athletes who won 30 NCAA individual championships. Tellez also led his men's and women's teams to 13 Southwest Conference and Conference USA championships between 1977 and 1998.

His most decorated pupil was Carl Lewis. UH honored Lewis by naming the complex as a momento of his illustrious career that included nine Olympic Gold Medals and five NCAA individual championships.

The construction of the faciliity was made possible through the generous donations of Roy and Mary Cullen, Mike Baker, Lewis, John and Julie O'Quinn, Tellez, the Cullen Foundation and the Houston Athletics Foundation.

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