Coaching in a Covid World

This will be a series for the year highlighting the challenges of being a Track and Field coach at a public school during covid.

This first entry is before the season, as our first practice is today. Thus far we have been able to do preseason with some limitations and allotments.

My biggest worry going into the year was tied to my motivation for coaching. Track and Field have given me so much, a place for an out-of-shape former asthmatic to shine in high school sports, a pathway to college that came with some hardware that is admittedly stored away in a box…