In 1984, The Cohocton Sports Booster Club, Inc. was started and Tom was a board member. He has served as vice president ever since. In 1985, this organization developed the Cohocton Sports Complex, which today consists of two soccer fields, one football field, one baseball field and two softball fields.
Since the beginning, Tom has been an integral part of this sports complex and continues to this day to volunteer his services to this beautiful facility. He starts int he spring with preparing the grounds and works continuously through till November. He organizes the concession stand, maintains the facility and acts as a first-aid person when necessary. He is the public relations person for the vents that take place at the complex. To date, there have been over 5,000 games played at this facility.
Tom has helped organize many athletic events include the last Russian Baseball Olympic games which was played under the Soviet flag, several Olympic developmental programs, three state soccer finals, drum and bugle corps competition and makes arrangements for visiting teams from as far as Long Island to play at this complex. Since retiring from the Bath VA, Tom has volunteered countless hours at the Cohocton Sports Complex.
David Mastin was a former student athlete of Wayland Central School and member of the 1971 Basketball Sectional team. His love of sports has continued throughout his life as evidenced by his enthusiasm and dedication to all teams and their playing environments. David has been the Wayland-Cohocton School District Business Manager since 1996. During this 24-year career he has been instrumental in creating a state-of-the-art athletic complex for the district.
By volunteering his time coaching, he saw many athletic fields and new the importance of building, maintaining and keeping up an athletic facility. He coached t-ball for two years, Cinderella Softball and Little League for six years, Senior League Baseball for one year, co-coached Lady Lions Travel Softball for five years, youth basketball for five years and summer soccer for two years.
David was a member of the 1997 field house design team, which included the fitness room and indoor track. David has made it his personal mission to keep the fitness room equipment in excellent shape so all can benefit from using it.
He has also assisted in planning the new outdoor track, various ball fields, climbing wall,tennis courts and new pool. He went above and beyond to give WC Sports program exceptional facilities for athletics, spectators and the community to use and enjoy. David also spent 13 years as District III Little League Treasurer and was a Section V Athletics Finance Committee past member.
WC Head Softball Coach Dave Stewart had the pleasure of working with David who was his assistant coach for 17 years and said…
“Dave Mastin has been a visionary for the district for many years. In my opinion, our athletic facilities are second-to-none in Section V! He has dedicated himself to making our ball fields, weight room and field house excellent so athletic programs can excel. Volunteering in many youth programs around the area, he also served countless individuals, Thanks to David’s vision and support, Wayland-Cohocotn is a better place.”
Frank Williams has been bringing sporting events alive in Wayland-Cohocton since 1978. His enthusiastic and compassionate presentation allows the listeners to feel the excitement and the emotions of the athletes.
The Wayland-Cohocton athletes, coaches and community would like to thank Frank for his dedication and commitment to our athletes and our athletic program.