MITCA mourns the passing of Coach Bruce L. Waha

Coach Bruce L. Waha, 91 of Boyne City, passed away at home on Wednesday,
June 6, 2018. Bruce Waha was a legend in high school and collegiate track and
field and cross county coaching. He was a founding father of MITCA, served as
President in 1961 and was the recipient of the Kermit Ambrose Award in 1978. He
coached at Detroit Redford, Howell, and Michigan State University. Bruce used
heart rates in his training in the 1950’s, which put him ahead of his time in regards
to training techniques. His Detroit Redford cross country teams won state titles in
1961 and 1962 and placed second in 1964.
A memorial service will be held at a later date and will he announced on the
MITCA website
A complete obituary is available at the web site below.

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