Not only does Florida have some of the best track and field and cross country athletes in the state of Florida we also have the best coaches around! Brooks, one of the top running companies, wanted to honor those coaches who go above and beyond in the community with their Inspiring Coach of the Year Awards. Recently, they named the top twenty-five finalists and three Sunshine State coaches made the list: Lightning Bolt Track Club's Garylnn Boyd, Flagler Palm Coast's Dave Halliday, and Land O' Lakes' Kris Keppel.
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Coach Garlynn Boyd is well known on the club circuit. Her thriving youth program and Lightning Bolt Track Club can be seen dominating many meets throughout the summer months. And the team hosts many of the meets in the St. Petersburg area during the club track season. However, last year that all came to a screeching halt. In February, Coach Boyd fell seriously ill and was rushed to the hospital. Doctors weren’t sure if she’d make it.