North Dakota High School Coaches Association 2011 Hall of Fame inductee Leland Opp
Leland Opp, Hazen, is inducted into the North Dakota High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame July 28 at the Best Western in Mandan, N.D. In addition, Opp was named the 2011 National Coach of the Year in Girls’ Track and Field.
In 21 years as Hazen's head girls' track and field coach, Leland amassed 20 Region 5 titles, seven state championship titles, one state runner-up title, 17 regional coach of the year honors and eight Class B state coach of the year awards. In total, Opp is credited with 215 girls' track and field victories.