was Centralia High School track
coach from 1918 to 1937. He coached
State track champions Wiley
Cox (State mile champion 1920, 1921,
Stansell (State Long Jump champion,
Spurgeon (State Long Jump champion
1933,1934 and High Jump champion 1933,1934) David
Waterbury (State High Jump champion,
1935, and Virgil
Robinson (State Pole Jump champion,
above records indicate that five of
Clarida's trackmen won a total of 10 individual
state championships under his tutelage.
He was also assistant basketball coach and
assistant football coach under Head Coach A.L.
Trout, including the famed 1921-22
basketball team and the 1936
11-0 football team.