AUSTIN (January 16, 2013)--University of Texas women's track strength coach Michelle Freeman has been named interim assistant coach, interim head coach Rose Brimmer announced Wednesday.
Freeman has been strength coach for five months after serving earlier as a volunteer assistant coach in Austin.
Freeman is a former University of Florida track standout and a longtime associate of UT women's track coach Bev Kearney.
Kearney resigned on Jan. 5 after she was put on paid leave in November.
Kearney acknowledged, in an interview with the Austin American-Statesman, that she had an intimate relationship with an athlete in her program in 2002.