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Reese Taylor

For more than 20 years, officiated at local high school and college track meets. He was one of the officials that the Ohio High School Athletic Association called on for its district, regional and state championships. In the summer months when schools were on vacation, he sought out amateur track events, such as the Junior and Senior Olympic competitions. In the fall, he turned to cross country contests at both the high school and collegiate levels. He was past president of the Greater Akron Track Officials Association and served as the association's rules interpreter for years. He volunteered to oversee the track competitions for the Corporate Challenge program (now called Community Challenge) since its inception. He was a past president of the Greater Akron Touchdown Club. In addition to his track involvement, Taylor enjoyed his volunteer coaching in Little League baseball and women's fast pitch softball. One of his proudest moments came when his efforts led to the establishment of girl's track as a letter sport at Revere High School.

Inducted 2011 | Official