Memories are Made of This: Meeting FEG
I thank Dan Hickey for the invitation to explore my memory bank and recall from six decades ago anecdotes about athletes and coaches at The Stony Brook School. Here’s a logical sequel to the first story about the Poly Prep coach who, in 1951, gave me my first pair of track spikes.
59 years ago this spring, I was a brand new husband and rookie teacher and coach at Wheaton College, teaching Freshman English and assisting Gil Dodds—until that very year, still the world’s record holder at the indoor mile—in coaching Wheaton’s track team. Read more