Craig Baron, of St. Paul’s Collegiate in Elie, and Larisa Ens of Carman have been selected as Payworks high school Coaches of the month for October.
Craig is a long-time phys.ed teacher and he coaches numerous sports.
He has coached his Varsity Girls Volleyball team to a 22-2-2 record on the season and the girls have won 3 tournaments and finished in 2nd place at another. For a school with only 185 students, this is a huge accomplishment, and the Varsity Girls are ranked 5th in the province right now.
Craig is an excellent teacher and has committed numerous hours in order to prepare the Girls for this season. His commitment and dedication to his team and also his sportsmanship should be recognized.
Larisa has been a Cross Country Coach for many years and has promoted the competition and fitness of running throughout her community.
The Carman JV Boys recently won provincial Cross Country in the A-AAA category with a dominant performance. She successfully recruited and coached a large group of grade 9 kids who have won the Milk Run in Grades 4, 6, 7, 8 and 9 and now they are JV Zone and Provincial Champs.
She also coaches volleyball and basketball at various levels and demonstrates a commitment to the pursuit of excellence for every kid she works with. Larisa teaches Grade 11 and 12 Phys Ed as well as Grade 9 Math.
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