Meet the coach resurrecting Maine Maritime Academy’s soccer group

Calvin Powell likes challenges.

That’s why the Texas native took on the duty of teaching the resurrected Maine Maritime Academy soccer group three years after it was suspended indefinitely on account of monetary losses attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I actually jumped on the alternative to get on the bottom ground, one thing I do have expertise with, of with the ability to expose younger individuals to a distinct expertise and use soccer to show them life classes,” mentioned the 38-year-old Powell. “Being on the bottom ground with that actually provides you a distinct bond with these younger individuals.”