Year of Birth: Harry (1922), Beryl (Unknown)

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Year of Induction: 2019



Key Contributions:

Beryl & Harry Kerrison are two of the most well-respected track coaches in the province. From 1971-1975, they coached Upland Harriers Track & Field Club. Harry would coach middle distance events, while Beryl would coach sprints and jumping events. Between the two, they coached 5 Olympic athletes, 3 of which are now members of the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame. Harry Kerrison was named the first Executive Director of Canadian Track and Field Association in 1971 and in 1973, they both received the Coaching and Honour Award by Sport & Fitness Instructor Magazine.

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