TFA Championships: Who Will Carry On The Tradition?

Saturday, April 8, 2006 at UW-Madison

All track and field athletes and fans owe a great debt of gratitude to W/TFA meet codirectors John Klement [upper left] and Glenn McNaughton [Below middle] and their team of organizers and workers who have hosted the TFA meets since 1957. Some of the people who have made the annual TFA a reality are pictured on this page. Above right: Chuck Gifford [L] has helped with scoring and computer work since 1968. His brother John [R] has been at meets since 1971.

Below left: Don Loker former Madison West coach. Don as a high school student ran in the early TFA meets and has organized and clerked the meet for over 35 years. Below middle: Glen McNaughton now of Stoughton high school has clerked the meet for 35 years. Below right: Steve Barr has run in or worked at the TFA meet since 1957, the first year for the meet.

Below left: Scott Johnson was a track manager at Monona Grove High School from 1971-73 when he originally helped John Klement with the TFA meet. In those days the shell floor was dirt and the track was clay. More recently he has been the announcer at the meet.

Over the years the people pictured below and to the right have been instrumental in providing results and help during the TFA meet. [L-R] Sue McNaughton, John Klement, Debbie Stotten and Mary McNaughton. The Honor Roll joins the thousands of athletes who will always remember the Wisconsin TFA meet at the UW-Madison Shell as one of the important highlights of their track and field experiences. The group pictured on this page and their volunteer workers have left a legacy that will never be forgotten. Now, the question is: Who will carry on this legacy?.