2016 XC: No more updates, except results, are being made to the XC page.
SJ Mercury News: Track Athletes of the Year, Elena Brukner (VC) and Darius Carbin (MP). Lynbrook's Justin Robison was recognized on the All Mercury News Team as well.
CCS All-Time Top 100 additions: 94 girls got on to the list from 2016, boys added 31 to the list in 2016 (updates can be made throughout the summer, just let me know).
School Records within CCS: scroll down and see if your school is listed. If not, email me your T&F Scool Records and I'll post them up.
Justin & Coach Jake: after the 3200 State Finals.
New State Meet Time Schedule: due to the heat and it will be 100+ out there.
Los Altos HS: Is looking for a Head XC coach.
1966 CCS Coaches Ribbon: Another "Then & Now" moment - Gunn HJer Jeff Lee-Heidenreich and Paly distance man Kent Slaney, both competeing at CCS.
Lynbrook Top Marks: List of Vikings that were added to Lynbrook's All-Time Top 20 list.
SCVAL League Standings: SCVAL Post Season Meeting is Tuesday, May 24 at 5:30pm at Santa Clara High School in the Administration Bldg. Meeting Agenda.
Dan Gruber (Aptos): is honored with the "Golden Whistle".
Elena Bruckner (VC): sets a new CCS & State record with a 54-07 heave in the shot at the WCAL Finals.
Vertical Assualt: A Pole Vault Club for the summer.
Does "icing" help or hurt injury recovery?: A different perspective on how to treat an injury. Check out this new website from Sean Bernstein.
WVJS Summer Running Club: "Getting fitter makes you feel good and it's fun to run".
Silver Bullets: Track Team for some summer "run for fun".
Dina & Hank: at the Mitty/SI meet and then there was THIS VIDEO that you have to watch.
Then & Now: Ben Zaeske (Los Altos) & Kent Slaney (Paly) - 2010 race & 2016 race.
Rob Collins (SLV): The man, the myth, the legend.
Stanford Cardinal Open: May 21st All-Comer Track meet at Gunn HS. More info here.
Peanuts: Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.
San Lorenzo Valley High School: Is looking for a experience Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach, starting in the fall of 2016. We are seeking someone with a passion to learn and teach a already established successful program. This will be a paid position with a full stipends. Interested candidates should contact Athletic Director Mark Mercer (email) firstname.lastname@example.org, Principle Karen Van Putten (email) Kvanputten@slvusd.org, Coach Rob Collins email@example.com.
Lynbrook Vs Los Altos: Take a look at the Meet Records for this weeks meet.
Lynbrook Vs Gunn: Lynbrook takes on the Titans at the Lynbrook track this Thursday.
St. Francis High School : is looking for an assistant girls Cross Country coach for the Fall of 2016. The ability to run with the athletes is a necessity. There are teaching positions possible at this time. There is also a stipend for the coaching position. If you are interested, please contact A. D. Michael Pilawski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-968-1213 ext 245.
Runner's Mind "Backyard Party" : We’re excited to announce A Runner’s Mind is hosting four of the world’s top track stars for our very own backyard party here in Burlingame on Saturday April 9th from 5:00pm-7:00pm. You, your friends, family and track-athletes will have the unique opportunity to ask questions of an elite panel of runners and to mingle with them afterwards. The athletes coming are Shannon Rowbury, Dave Torrence, Brenda Martinez, and Alexi Pappas. Please sign up for this free event as space is limited.
A new Tool: Thanks to Kent Slaney (Paly) you'll see a FILTER line in the upper L-hand corner of the results for meets that I time. Try typing a school name and you'll see that only athletes from that school will be listed. Or you can type an athlete's name, anything really. Try it out and let me know what you think. Thanks Kent.
City of Millbrae Recreation Department : is looking for both aspiring and experienced coaches who are passionate about teaching skills, player development, leadership and sportsmanship for our elementary and middle school track & field program. Our spring sports (including track & field) run from late March to late May with practices and/or games taking place approximately three times a week. We wanted to reach out to see if any past athletes, parents, friend or someone you can recommend would be interested in volunteering or applying for a coaching position with us. Please feel free to let me know if you have any questions or if you know of anyone else that may be interested in the opportunity.
Girls To Women 5K: Fortunately it was a dry morning (unlike the evening at TKA).
Amy & Sharkie: Sharkie visits Gunn HS trackster Amy Watt.
Lynbrook Vs Paly: Meet Records that should be challenged.
MP Relay pictures: A nice slide show on such a wet day.
A Better Way For Trials: A SPAL trials only meet went from noon to 7:45pm - ouch.
Larry Cappel (Mills HS): is looking to purchase a used Finish Lynx system. If anyone has one that is not being used, please contact Larry.
1972 & 1973 Cindergals (23:00): Intersquad Meet, 1973 Belgium World XC Championships (March 17) Team Members: Doris Brown (15th), Francie Larrieu (16th), Vicki Foltz (29th), Caroline Walker (30th), Valerie Eberley (32nd), Katy McIntye (40th), USA - 3rd place, Practice & Weight room.
1972 Cindergals (12:00): Some home movies of the Cindergals. San Juan Age Group Meet, San Mateo indoor tryouts, Francie Larrieu & Valerie Eberley return from Olympic Trials.
Campbell Valentines Run: Eddie Alaniz (Mt Pleasant '00) used his kick to win the 5K at todays race.
Section 3, Part B, Letter E: CCS athletes, do NOT wear your School Uniform at any All Comer Track Meet, per CCS By-Laws, "The school name, insignia, official colors, equipment, facility and uniforms belong to the school and may not be used in capacity other than in CIF competition as allowed within the CIF, CCS, League and school governing documents. If teams or individuals competing in or practicing with an organization governed by someone other than the CIF, use school names, school mascot names, school uniforms or anything that in any way identifies them with a particular CCS high school, they shall be considered a school team regardless of their affiliation with that outside agency."
XC & Track: This is how you mix Cross-Country with Track & Field.
NCAA Investigating God: Amid a new scandal that many are already calling the most damaging in the history of collegiate sports, the NCAA announced Tuesday that it has launched an investigation into God, Divine Creator of Heaven and Earth, for allegedly giving gifts to student-athletes.
Lynbrook's First Baseball Win: A little Blast From The Past... the school opened in 1965 but it took til 1967 for the Vikes to score their first SCVAL win.
Francie Larrieu (Fremont Alum): This last week, our Fremont Boosters flew Francie Larrieu Smith in for the Fremont Hall Of Fame ceremony on Friday the 15th. She was introduced for the HOF ceremony by her old club coach, Augie Argabrite, which was very cool. On Saturday, she talked with our Winter Conditioning kids, parents and coaches: she was entertaining and informative. She reminisced about regularly training with the Fremont boys team in the same stadium, among other cool stories. She was great. What a cool lady.
Shelley Smith (Mt View HS): a member of SCVAL League, is looking for a Head Track coach, plus a jumps coach (Long, triple and high Jump) for the upcoming 2016 track season. All interested candidates should contact Shelley Smith at 650-940-4626 or at email@example.com. This is a stipend based position.
CCS Top Marks List (2016): Will be done using Athletic.Net so ALL marks from duals that qualify for ranking must be hand loaded if they are not automatically loaded by the hosting school OR if the complete results are in HyTek, Excel or some other Meet Mgmnt program, send them to Hank Lawson and I will load them into Athletic.Net for you. If you are not a Site Supporter of Athletic.Net (cost of $70) you SHOULD NOT try to load the results into Athletic.Net for Invites. Site Supporter status will get the results approved (and will then show up in the Top Marks list) within 24 hours. Non Site Supporter loads can take 5-7 days before they are approved. So do NOT load the results if you are not a Site Supporter (I will do that for the Invites). Thanks.
Los Gatos All-Comers: Started off on Jan 9th with some great early season marks by Elena Bruckner (VC) 47-00.5 & 139-09 and by Matt Hunt (SF) 15-00 PV effort. Darius Carbin (MP) competing at the UW preview meet in Seattle jumps 6'10 3/4".
SCVAL Pre-season Track Meeting: is Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 4pm at Santa Clara High School, per League schedule. The meeting will be held in the Conference Room in the Administration Building. If you have anything you would like to put on the agenda, please email Julie by Sunday, Jan. 17. SCVAL Jan. 2015 Track ByLaws. SCVAL Meeting Handouts.
Lee Evans (Overfelt): At the 1968 Olympics he won gold in the 400m while also setting a WR in the event. In 1966 he surprisingly won the 400m at the AAU Nationals. What he also did on July 4, 1966 (link on left) was win 4 events in an All-Comer meet at Leigh HS with a 2:01.5 time in the 880 as one of his 4 wins.
Mercy Burlingame HS: is looking for an Assistant Track and Field coach for the 2016 Spring Season. We are seeking someone with availability Monday through Friday from 3-5, and all day on some Saturdays for competitions. Any competitive experience in specific events is a plus, but most of all we are seeking someone with a passion to learn and teach. This will be a paid position with a full stipend. Interested candidates should contact Athletic Director Charles Dougherty at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Head Coach Pierre Chan at email@example.com.
Homestead HS: a member of SCVAL League, is looking for a discus/shot put coach, plus a jumps coach (Long, triple and high Jump) for the upcoming 2016 track season. All interested candidates should contact Kenrick Sealy at 408-410-7654 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a stipend based position.
PA-USATF Clinics: Give yourself the gift of being a more effective coach this holiday by reserving your seat at these coaching ed opportunities.
LA84 Foundation: The LA84 Foundation invites you to attend one or more of three FREE Track and Field Clinics in Southern California this January and February. These clinics are only for coaches of all levels and other interested adults. Current high school athletes may not attend.
PV Coach: SF Section is looking for a PV Coach.
One Bad Tweet...: Athletes - keep this in mind if you're hoping for a scholarship.
Lenin Zapata: I'm seeking a boys or girls XC/Track assistant coach position. I'm available anytime of the week from 3:00pm, I'm also available for XC season. The best way to contact me is by my cell phone which is 408-615-7172.
Monta Vista HS (Cupertino): is looking for a sprint coach and either a horizontal jumps or throws coach for the 2016 season starting February 1. Stipends are available for both positions. A great school with great kids! Please contact head coach Kirk Flatow (email@example.com).
Joseph Miclette (Gunderson): is looking for a Throws coach for the upcoming Track & Field season. Gunderson is located in South San Jose (easily seen from the 85 and 87 interchange) and competes in the BVAL. Candidates are preferred who have previous experience coaching throws and/or experience as an athlete. A coaching stipend will be available for this position. We practice M-F from 3:00-5:00, but flexibility is possible. The team is will be around 60 boys and girls of all grade levels, skill levels, and abilities. The throwers team has grown to about 12-15 athletes over the last two seasons and is expected to be about that size this year. These athletes have a great attitude, willing to work hard and have a solid foundation in throwing as almost all are multi-year returning athletes. If interested, please contact Joseph Miclette, Head Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or Chris Corbin, Athletic Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Kevin Krail (Pioneer HS): is looking for a Hurdles Coach and a Pole Vault Coach.
Dan Molin (Harker): is looking for a throws coach and a hurdle coach for the 2016 season. These are paid positions from January through May. Previous high school or university coaching experience is preferred. Harker has an outstanding throwing and training facility. Contact Athletic Director Dan Molin, email@example.com.
Gus Ibarra (N Monterey High in Castroville): is searching for a sprint coach for the upcoming track and field season. Practice starts in February and is Monday-Friday from 3:30 PM-5:30 PM. The season lasts 3-4 months. There is a stipend available. Any interested individuals please contact Head Coach Gus Ibarra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andy Chan 415-775-6626 x877 (Sacred Heart Cathedral): is searching for a throwing coach for the 2016 season (Feb-May). Practice times are M-F afternoons with some Saturday competitions or practices. Note: There is some flexibility on Tue/Thur practices. In addition, SHC would be interested in any applicants to help coach sprinters/jumpers/hurdlers or distance. Please contact SHC Head Track & Field Coach Andy Chan, email@example.com or 415-775-6626 x877. There are stipends for all these positions.
Stacey Mallison 408-264-1664 (Presentation HS): is searching for a Head Track & Field Coach, Sprints coach and Throws coach for the 2016 season, which runs from February through May. The positions are paid positions; practice times are Monday-Friday afternoons with some Saturday competitions. Previous high school or college coaching experience is preferred. Contact Athletic Director Stacey Mallison, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elisa Barragan (Ann Sobrato HS): located in Morgan Hill, has an opening for the position of Track & Field Head Coach. This is a paid stipend position. Please submit your resume’ to AD, Elisa Barragan, at email@example.com. Sobrato track is part of the BVAL in the Santa Teresa Division.
2015 XC: No more updates, except results, are being made to the XC page.