Winter Track

Winter Track Overview

Start Date: Monday December 4th

After Break: Monday January 8th (Coach Fassler at school Tuesday)

End Date: Thursday February 15th

Important Dates: Winter Break, Jan 9th, Jan 25th, Feb 15th

We will always plan to be on track unless weather is bad. See Weather Forecast below to help

    prepare! But you should always have sweats with you!

Coach Fassler will be present Tuesday-Thursday 3:15-5:30pm, minus Winter break.

Mondays & Fridays are On Your Own but training is still posted.


Winter Track is a pre-season training program for those interested in Spring Track & Field. The focus and goal is to gain strength, conditioning, and develop skills for Spring. Anyone who wants to be competitive in the Spring season should take part in the pre-season training program.

Participation in Winter Track is a voluntary and does not affect a student's status for Spring Track & Field. Practices in the Winter do not count towards Spring season in any way. Practices are not mandatory but are highly encouraged to gain the proper pre-season training.

As a Track & Field pre-season program we have the same expectations and policies for Winter Track & Field as we do for Spring Track & Field. As Student-Athletes you are required to meet academic standards in order to compete, this includes in-season and off-season programs.

If you are already a part of a Winter sports program and want to participate or compete, you need to speak with your in-season coach and have the Principal sign off under the form: Written Permission of the Principal.

There will be opportunities to compete at indoor Track & Field meets in January and February. These competitions are voluntary and does not affect a student's status for Spring Track & Field. If you are interested in competing at some indoor meets, please let me know well ahead of time. All participation fees and transportation to the meets will be up to the athlete and parents. If you are going to participate at indoor meets, you are NOT allowed to wear Centaurus gear of any kind (hoodies, t-shirts, jerseys, etc). Indoor meets should be for fun and a test to see where you are in your training. Please do not race every week, I prefer only 3-4 competitions total.


Any student-athlete competing at indoor meet(s) will need to pay their own event fee(s) per indoor competition. Entry fees vary from $10-$15 per event. Below are the possible competitions for Winter Track. Note: The Bolded meets are USATF competitions. These meets are competed on Sundays where CHSAA coaches are not allowed to attend. If you would like to register and compete at these meets you may. Fee for USATF registration is an additional $20.

Important youth membership Information:   Athletes, Coaches and Parents -- remember that athletes cannot register or compete unless their birth date has been verified by USATF Colorado.  You must email a photocopy (scanned or picture from camera/phone) of their birth certificate, passport, drivers license or other legal document clearly showing Date of Birth.  E-mail to Megan Greene at usatfcolorado@gmail.com


Competitions

-Thursday Nov 30 - Colorado School of Mines HS Series #1, Golden, CO (**Not Preferred)

-Wednesday Dec 6 - Colorado School of Mines HS Series #2, Golden, CO (**Not Preferred)

-Sunday Jan 7 - USATF All Comer Meet - Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

-Sunday Jan 14 - 38th Annual MLK Jr Mile High Classic - Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

-Thursday Jan 18 - Colorado School of Mines HS Series #3, Golden, CO

-Sunday Jan 21 - USATF All Comer Meet - US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

-Thursday Jan 25 - Colorado School of Mines HS Series #4, Golden, CO

-Sunday Jan 28 - Colorado Indoor Championship - US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

-Thursday Feb 1 - Colorado School of Mines HS Series #5, Golden, CO

-Fri / Sat  Feb 2/3  - Air Force High School Invite - Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

-Thursday Feb 8 - Colorado School of Mines HS Series #6, Golden, CO

-Saturday Feb 10 - Western State High School Open - Western State University, Gunnison, CO

***Coaches, Parents, and Athletes,

This is a friendly reminder that the Western State High School Indoor Meet is coming up and will be held on February 10th 2018. This will be another outstanding opportunity for high school aged athletes to run, jump and throw in a competitive environment. We will again be hosting the mile steeplechase and the weight throw as a way of bringing attention to these collegiate events. Additionally we will be offering a Friday night clinic for those events specifically for athletes that may want to take the opportunity to learn a new event.

I have attached the meet information and campus maps

Following this link will give you a Western discount at the Holiday Inn https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/gunnison/gucad/hoteldetail?qAAR=ILMMI&qAdlt=1&qBrs=6c.hi.ex.rs.ic.cp.in.sb.cw.cv.ul.vn.ki.sp.nd.ct&qChld=0&qCpid=100273847&qFRA=1&qGRM=0&qIta=99502056&qPSt=0&qRRSrt=rt&qRef=df&qRms=1&qRpn=1&qRpp=20&qRtP=ILMMI&qSHp=1&qSmP=3&qSrt=sBR&qWch=0&srb_u=1&icdv=99502056

This is the link to our Meet Registration page.

https://www.directathletics.com/meets/track/52384.html

If you are interested in attending our Friday night clinic please let me know so that we can gauge interest and numbers.



**Thursday Feb 15 - LAST DAY of Winter Track

-Feb 16-18 - Simplot Games - Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID


Colorado Mines Track and Field is excited to offer meets starting Nov 30th and December 6th. Entries are now available through directathletics.com please search upcoming meets using the search term “Mines Indoor HS Meet Series”

 


Camps/Clinics

The Mines Indoor Meet and Clinic season continues after the winter holidays and more information can be found online at http://minesathletics.com/documents/2017/10/11/Mines_HS_Track_Clinic_Meet_Info_2017_18.pdf


Western State High School Indoor Meet will be offering a Friday night clinic for those events specifically for athletes that may want to take the opportunity to learn a new event (the mile steeplechase and the weight throw).

If you are interested in attending our Friday night clinic please let me know so that we can gauge interest and numbers.


Pre-season information can be found below. Let's get fit and be ready to compete this Spring!


Weekly training is posted below. Everyone should print out "2017/2018 Track&Field ROUTINES SHEET" for daily practice (keep in binder in your bag)


Weather forecast for week  http://www.9news.com/weather/7day


As requested: Winter Training Overview for all disciplines can be found below!

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Principal permission if in Winter Sport  Dec 3, 2017, 5:32 AM Centaurus TrackandField
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Please print and bring to practice. This is the Master sheet you should have at every practice   Jan 14, 2018, 8:11 PM Centaurus TrackandField
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Here is an example for a week of training - in season   Dec 4, 2017, 4:08 AM Jesse Fassler
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If you print this and bring to practice w/ Routines sheet on Monday, you can take x1 GS routine off during the week.  Feb 11, 2018, 1:37 PM Centaurus TrackandField
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Week 1 Dec 4-10 - Sprints/Jumps, Throws, Distance  Dec 4, 2017, 4:11 AM Jesse Fassler
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Week 4 Dec 25-31 & Week 5 Jan 1-7  Jan 1, 2018, 5:32 PM Centaurus TrackandField
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Week 7 Jan 15-21. Please print and bring to practice  Jan 14, 2018, 8:11 PM Centaurus TrackandField
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Week 8: Jan 22-28. Hard week. READ!!  Jan 21, 2018, 8:43 PM Centaurus TrackandField
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As requested by distance. ALL events involved.   Dec 10, 2017, 8:01 PM Centaurus TrackandField
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