Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Alice and his brother, Ron.
Survived by his loving children, Lisa (Tim) Sweeney, Russ Averill and Vince Averill; grandchildren, Alicia and Erin Sweeney and Lillian Averill; sisters, Gail (Mel) Bowers and Diane (Craig) Schneider. Also survived by his nieces and nephews, including Tami Averill who has been a special support to Lee and family, many colleagues, former students, athletes and dear friends.
The 56th Annual MITCA Track & Field clinic was another great success!
Click here for HIGHLIGHTS, as compiled by Steve Porter
In conjunction with the awards banquet, MITCA honored two more young people for their courage in overcoming significant obstacles in their lives.
Registration for this year’s Learn-By-Doing student sessions is now open.
CLICK HERE for more information.
Remind athletes to PRINT OUT AND GET SIGNED the waiver form that is linked on the student session page.
The 2014 Track & Field Clinic is fast approaching.
The clinic will again be held at the Best Western Plus in Lansing.
Please consider participating in this great cause that also honors one of MITCA’s founding fathers.
MITCA mourns the loss of Owosso Coach Tom Harkema
Coach Harkema’s visitation and funeral arrangements are as follows:
Visitation at Nelson House: Thursday: 6-8 p.m .Friday: 2-8 p .m.
Visitation at Owosso High gym:Saturday: 10-11a.m.
Funeral at Owosso High School gym:Saturday: 11 a.m.
On behalf of MITCA, our prayers go out to Tom’s family and friends.
MITCA mourns the loss of one it’s founding fathers.
Norbert (Norb) Badar recently passed away at the age of 89.
Visitation services will be held on Monday, January 6:
Schwartz Funeral Home
1225 West Hill Road
Flint, MI 48507
(810) 235 – 2345
Tuesday, January 7
St. John Vianney Parish
2414 Bagley Street
Flint, MI 48504
On behalf of MITCA, our prayers go out to Norb’s family and his many friends.
Many coaches have requested notes from Dr. Bell’s clinic talks.
He has graciously provided all of his notes.
You may download them (for a limited time) by CLICKING HERE
This is a “Zip File” with 27 documents enclosed.
For Windows users, download the file; Right Click, choosing “Open With -> Windows Explorer”; copy the files to a folder where you would like to work with them.