There’s a tremendous amount of quality high school track and field athletes in the Quinte region, but the majority of them stop training at the end of the season.
Board chair Cathy Duggan said the club was treading water, though, as the COVID-19 pandemic and provincial restrictions continued. Longtime coach Jim Anfield, who also took on other tasks such as registrar, treasurer and equipment manager, kept a few swimmers in the pool when possible, but ultimately made the decision to step away, which the club understood.
I never wanted to be a basketball coach and to this day I’d probably describe myself as a football coach first. Becoming a basketball coach sort of just happened.