Cross-Country Time: Head on over to Cross-Country, no new data will be posted here.
San Jose Mercury News: Track Athletes of the Year.
Silver Creek High School Coach: Head Coach Openings at Silver Creek High School (San Jose): Head Boys Cross Country Coach needed. For more information please contact Contact: Kathy Medina (408) 347-5263 . For applying online just go on the following website: http://edjoin.org/viewPosting.aspx?postingID=318752&countyID=43
CCS Top 100: Congratulations to the following 88 individuals/teams that made it on to the CCS Top 100 All-Time list. Top 100 updates have been completed (still working on 4x1, 100/110H, 100 & 200).
SCVAL Ruling: Senior Boys are not allowed to compete in the JV Division at SCVAL League Finals - In case you were wondering what has been going on, scroll down to the bottom of the link.
Join Yahoo Group: Dear Cross Country Parents and Students, I'd like to invite you to join the Yahoo! Group SCVAL-X-Country. The purpose of this group is to promote communication and discussion for the sport of cross country here in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League. The group is free to join and will only take you a few minutes. You can join now by clicking on the following link: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/scval-x-country/ There are important decisions being made in January regarding the participation rules for next season. In particular, these decisions will effect all current Juniors (rising Seniors). I encourage you to join now and become informed about the issues being discussed. Regards, Ed Sesek Parent of a MVHS Cross Country runner.
T&F Officials Liabilty: How to avoid it, by Shelby Sharpe.
St Ignatius High School: is seeking a head boys' cross country coach. Fall practices begin August 13. Stipend begins at $3,049 for the season. This is strictly a coaching position, no full-time teaching position is available at this time. For further details, go to www.siprep.org/athletics/documents/BoysCrossCountry.pdf. Contact Bob Vergara, Athletic Director, at email@example.com.
Fox Athletics: Is once again having their Summer Track Camp.
Dons Track Camp: The Del Mar Don's are hosting a summer track camp.
Palma High School: Head CC coach at Palma HS and Distance coach for the Palma Track team...both are paid stipened positions. Please contact Jason Smith 831 970 1128 or Steve Clayton AD at 831 422 8510.
Second summer camp for jumpers: (5 days a week) starting June 15: the place is Bellarmine and the time is from 4pm-7pm. HJ days are Monday- Wednesday-Friday, LJ and TJ are Tuesday-Thursday. Cost for 6 weeks, that's right, 6 weeks!! ( 350.00 make check out to Bellarmine). Any question email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (408) 394-1991.
Valley Christian High School: is looking for a throws and hurdles coach for the 2011 track season. If interested, please contact Tammie Marshall at email@example.com.
North Monterey County High School: in Castroville, CA has openings with stipends for the position(s) of Head Cross Country Coach and/or Head Track and Field Coach for the upcoming school year. There are also teaching positions available at the school including Science, Social Studies (Geography), and ELD (The ELD position could also be a Spanish position if needed). The North Monterey County Cross Country and Track teams have a great tradition of excellence within the Monterey Bay League and the Central Coast Section with numerous league and section titles as well as a runner-up finish at the state championships. The cross country team also hosts the incredibly successful Earlybird Invitational each year. The teams have many capable assistants (including the outgoing head coach) to work under the new head coach. Feel free to visit the school, district, and/or team websites for more information. Team website http://nmcxc.tripod.com/ School website http://nmchs.com/ District website http://www.nmcusd.org/ If you would like more information, please contact outgoing head coach Gustavo Ibarra at firstname.lastname@example.org 831-524-1283 and/or Athletic Director Roger O’Sullivan email@example.com 831-596-2727.
EOY Party Pictures Here: Lynbrook's end of year awards party had laughs and a good time for all - thanks for the memories.
Wilcox Head Track Coach: Opening for Head Boys and Girls Track and Field Coach for the 2011 Season Full staff of assistant coaches in place. Contact Athletic Director Woody Freitas: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CCS Finals: Videos - VG-1600 VB-1600 VG-800 VB-800 VG-3200 VB-3200 VG-4x4 VB-4x4. San Jose Mercury articles.
Presentation Head Track Coach: Presentation is seeking a head coach for our women’s Track & Field program.
CCS Team Predictions: Based on both the current CCS scoring and the new State scoring tables.
Tri-County: Summer Running Club.
SJMN CCS Preview: Action on the track starts at 6:00 - don't want to miss it.
SJMN Athlete of the Week: Hannah Goranson (Valley Christian). Gallaghger (Gunn) also gets a nice write-up.
Cupertino Pride: Another local running club for the summer.
CCS Trials: Qualifying on to CCS Finals are Shaelyn Silverman (1600) and Cindy Huang (800) - can't wait.
Mike Dudley's: Summer running Boot Camp - check it out.
SCVAL Qualifier: Vikes that qualified on to CCS Trials: Andrew Kuo (1600), Shaelyn Silverman (1600), Quinton Beck (110HH), Ted Kang (100), Cindy Huang (800), Allison Tani (800), Michelle Yee (800), Luca Signore (3200), Brianna Tucker (PV), James Liaw (LJ).
Fremont XC Coach: Fremont High looking for a Varsity X-C coach Fall of 2010 if interested please contact Jason Townsend at 408-522-2431 or email@example.com.
Evergreen Valley XC Coach: Head Coach Openings at Evergreen Valley High School (San Jose): Head Cross Country and/or Head Track and Field (distance) Coaches needed. Full district stipends available. Contact Athletic Director Lisa Baker 347-7029, firstname.lastname@example.org and also apply on edjoin.org. Interviews will start immediately.
Monta Vista XC Coach: Head Coach Openings at Monta Vista High School (Cupertino): Head Cross Country and/or Head Track and Field (distance) Coaches needed. Full district stipends available. Contact Asst. Principal (Athletics) Michael Hicks if interested (email@example.com). Interviews will start ASAP.
Silver Bullets Track Club: Got plans for the summer? Wanna run? Check out the Silver Bullets.
Lynbrook Vs Los Gatos: The Vikes close out the dual meet season by winning the FSB & JVG but dropping both of the Varsity. Pictures Here.
Mercury News: Nice article on Nelms, Margerum & Gradiska (all going to Stanford or Cal).
Lynbrook Vs Los Gatos Meet Records: Final dual meet of the season.
Wildcat 3 Mile: Dougherty Valley coach Stephanie Bambury (ex-Lynbrook coach & athlete) helped raise over $5000 for her Track & Field program.
Bellarmine & WCAL XC History: Jack Callon has done a wonderful job putting together a Terry Ward history of Bellarmine XC with WCAL results going back to the 60's.
Lynbrook Vs Los Altos Meet Records: Next up for the Vikes is Los Altos.
Arcadia Invite: The guys 4x1600 drop another 7 seconds off of there time. Luca & Cindy get season bests. Allie Miller (LA-4426 pts) loosing her Hept record to Mariah Rogers (Prospect-4655 pts). Next up, Mt Pleasant quartet of Shanique Walker, Cydney Leath, Tiana Carter & Alyana Nicolas (not shown) break their own record (65.99 Vs 63.32) in the 4x100H Relay.
iPhone Stopwatch app: Distance coach at Los Altos gives it a good rating. Allows you to give splits to multiple runners in the same race and then emails you their splits.
Lynbrook Vs Mt View: Came away with a win in the F/S Boys against last years League Champ. Meet Pix.
3-Way EC Meet @ De Anza: between Homestead, Fremont & Monta Vista before it got called due to rain right after the girls 300 hurdles. Meet pix here.
Lynbrook Vs Mt View Meet Records: Hosting their first home meet of the season on the Vikes dirt oval.
Reporting scores to SJ Mercury: They've been having all kinds of problems with the online submission form. Please send them in the format you have here directly to "firstname.lastname@example.org". Use the online form and then do one of these things: 1) call desk at (408) 920-5354 to confirm that it arrived; 2) make a copy of the information and send by email to email@example.com (how you send, as an attachment or else, doesnt matter).
Lynbrook Vs Paly: It takes a sweep in the 3200 for the Varsity Girls to get the win but they pull it off, then go on to set a Meet Record in the 4x4 to top it off. Meet Pix.
Lynbrook Vs Paly Meet Records: Vikes will try to get back on the winning path.
Lynbrook Vs Gunn: Titans do a number on the Vikes by taking all 4 divisions.
Reporting Times: Coaches-please read as I am getting times submitted to me for the CCS Top Marks list. Especially read the "Hand to FAT" section.
Lynbrook Vs Gunn Meet Records: Off to visit the Titans next week.
Lynbrook Vs Milpitas: Vikes take both girls. FSB is still up in the air since the LJ was called due to darkness.
Mt Pleasant VB 4x100: Some great footage of the 4x1 CCS Record of 41.15 (not 40.86 as the video shows).
Lynbrook Vs Milpitas Meet Records: First Dual Meet of the season for the Vikes is this Thursday. Meet Pictures Here.
Twitter on K-Bell: Coaches/Athletes/Parents - Follow the meet schedule with Twitter. Since it's a "rolling schedule", who knows when your event will actually be run. So follow the meet and know when you should be there.
Los Gatos (2002) CCS Record holder : in the Sprint Relay of Stanton 28.0, Dodson 26.7, Penner 59.0 & Caldwell 2:14.6 (4:09.27) lost their record to a Leigh team of Williams, Evans, Cline & Diaz over the weekend with Leigh clocking a 4:07.68 for a 6th place finish at the NSIC meet in NY.
Mt Pleasant Relays: Lynbrook girls of Alison tani, Michelle Yee, Shaelyn Silverman & Cindy Huang win the 4x800. The guys set a new School Record in the 4x3200 with a team of Luca Signore, Andrew Kuo (hidden), Ian Wilson & Ryan DiBiase.
Andy Anderson Relays: Great start to the Track Season at the Andy Anderson Relays. Little rain at the start but then cleared up nicely. Lynbrook was all over the track with 4 teams (or more) in almost every event.
All Results of LGAC's: The Los Gatos Winter All-Comer Meets. Results 02-27.
Finish Lynx Clinic: at Saratoga HS on Saturday, Feb 27th from 10:00-3:00 (8:00 if you need help setting up your hardware).
1972 Olympic Men's 800: Worth watching Dave Wottle (guy with the cap) again.
Long Green Line: About York XC and Coach Joe Newton can be seen on Hulu - great flick.
Campbell Valentines Race: Results for both the 10K and new this year, the 5K as well.
Starters Clinic: Two chances to learn how to become a starter on Feb 6 (LG) and Feb 20 (Berkeley).
Season Starts: First week of practice is a wet one for the Vikes.
Wilcox HS: Opening for a Track and Field Coach. A general background in track, sprinting, jumping and or distance. High expertise not required. Schedule flexibility a possibility. If interested, or needing more information, please contact: Mike Buncic firstname.lastname@example.org.
CSUS 5K: Crystal Springs Uplands School is hosting a 5K on Jan 31st - click on flyer for more info.
XCStats Survey: Coaches, What administrative or communications tasks consume too much of your coaching time? May I get your input on this question? It aims to identify areas of inefficiency so as to direct the development of new productivity tools for coaches.
New CBeds: for 2010 XC. Per Ernie Lee (Gunn) these are the changes: If I counted correctly (not guaranteed since I ran out of fingers and toes), here are where the breaks will be for next year's cross country season: DI Boys - 1879 and up (Fremont smallest DI. Note, Gunn now DI)-DI Girls - 1851 and up (Leland smallest DI. Note, Gunn remains and Paly now DI)-DII Boys - 1480-1853 (El Camino smallest, Paly largest)-DII Girls - 1479-1841 (Pajaro Valley smallest, Santa Clara largest)-DIII Boys - 1140-1479 (Riordan smallest, Pajaro Valley largest)-DIII Girls - 1125-1477 (Soledad smallest, Mills largest. Note Santa Cruz now DIII)-DIV Boys - 533-1132 (Santa Cruz largest)-DIV Girls - 533-1115 (Gunderson largest)-DV Boys and Girls - 496 and under - Note also that Gilroy is currently in DI but will most likely drop to DII since they will probably have a greater than 15% change (this year they went from 2475 to 2059 with the opening of the new high school in Gilroy).
NorCal Clinic: On Jan 23rd at Sacremento City College.
Santa Clara HS: Looking for a part time jumps coach for 2010 season. Please contact Julie L'Heureux at email@example.com or 408-247-9779.
SCVAL Pre-Season: Tues., Jan. 19 at 4:00pm at Santa Clara High School in the Conference Room of the Administration Bldg.
Christmas Eve @ Crystal: What a great way to get ready for Christmas - a group of 23 run the Crystal Course on Christmas Eve. The Start. Won by Luca in 17:00 and Kate in 21:xx (I finished a hard fought 24:21).
SteepleChase Clinic: ** CANCELLED ** (see link to left for more info). Dec 28 & 30 at 3:30 at Lynbrook HS track. Will teach techniques and actually go over barriers. In Jan, we will practice water jump at WVJC and on Jan 16th we'll run a 2000m Steeple at DVC - FREE.
A surprise "Retirement Pasta Feed" for Hank: Another FUN hat. Class of 2004 was well represented. All the great Parents. The finale, a cake eating contest. Slide Show here.
Mitty HS: is looking for a throws coach for the 2010 season interested people can contact Dina Oakland at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408 342-4254.
Gilroy HS: Looking for a sprint coach for Gilroy High. It is a stipend position. Anyone interested can contact Jeff Myers at 408-807-1694, or email@example.com.
The Christmas Song: To get you into the Christmas spirit (if you're an animal rights activist you might want to just skip this song).
2009 XC Link: In case you still want to look at the XC season.
Skyline HS All-Comer: Skyline All-Comer Meets (Jan 9 & 30).
Meet Mgr Import w/Excel: Ever want to IMPORT your entries from Excel into Meet Manager? Here's what Chad Scott does... Instructions and the Excel File.
NorCal Clinic: The 2nd Annual NorCal Distance Coaches’ Collaborative Round Table.
Cardinal Track Clinic: Slated for Jan 18th at the Mt Pleasant HS campus.