Comments for: The classy Holmes leaves his legacy at Belfast

Posted Dec. 04, 2012, at 6:49 a.m.

Allen Holmes always “got it.” You know that little two-word phrase that refers to someone who thoroughly understands his responsibilities and implements them with remarkable consistency. In his 40 years as the field hockey coach at Belfast High School, the recently-retired Holmes not only developed one of the most consistently …

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  • Anonymous

    “He got the most out of his players through constructive criticism as well as praise.”

    During the 12 years I was associated with Belfast hockey, I never heard him say a negative word to any of his players. After their talk, the player knew what she did wrong and how to fix it and couldn’t wait to get started. A truly remarkable coach.

  • Guest

    Instead of just giving us this guys resume, how about some insightful reporting? Did you even interview him? “We tied Lawrence 0-0 under the lights.” is the only quote you could get? He has been coaching for 39 years and all we see is about 20 bullet points of a few facts and your opinion. This coach deserves a better send off then this. Pathetic.

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