John "Doc" Andresen, coach and masters pole vaulter, passed away on Saturday, October 9. Doc was a long time member of USATF Long Island, receiving the 2016 Masters Field Athlete of the Year award. He was a staple at the pole vault pit and an inspiration to pole vaulters of all age. Doc will surely be missed.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 on Saturday, October 23 at Fox Glove Farm, 127 Church Lane in Aquebogue. Please bring a mask and a chair. Rain date is Sunday, October 24.