Indoor Pole Vault Training Begins! UPDATED!

Shocker Track Club Pole Vault Training begins!

Practices begin on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 630p to 830p, and will again be held at Northeast Magnet High School at 5550 Lycée (NE of 53rd Street North and Rock Road) in Bel Aire.

Practices are Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and Saturday afternoons (swimming pool practice will also be available).

Indoor Pole Vault Coaches will be – Denis Fraizer (Wichita State University), Andrew Brown (University of Nebraska-Kearney), Jaimie Bookout (University of Kansas), Tyler Knight (Wichita State University), and Tina Clausen (Friends University).

2017 INDOOR POLE VAULT information and Registration Forms 10 2017

STC PV Presentation to Parents 10 2017

Contact Denis Fraizer at polevault@shockertrackclub.com or Darren Muci at president@shockertrackclub.com with any questions.  We look forward to seeing you at the first practice!

Throws Pentathlon Ends Before It Pours!

The 2017 STC Throws Pentathlon completed competition just prior to a torrential downpour Saturday afternoon at Wichita State University’s Throws Venues.

Shocker Track Club Elite Team member, Skylar Arneson, won the Men’s Open competition with 3548 points after winning the individual competitions in the Hammer, Shot Put, and Weight Throw. Isaiah Evans finished second with 31 56 points.

Meagan Williams won the Women’s Open competition with 3674 points after winning the individual competitions in the Hammer, Javelin and Weight Throw. Kelsey Slawson finished second with 3496 points.

Dave Brandt, won the Men’s Masters competition with 2613 points.

Myrle Mensey, competing in Masters 65-69, won the Women’s Masters competition with 2445 points

2017 STC Throw Pentathlon Results

Link to STC Throws Pentathlon Photos

 

Attention STC Throws Pentathlon Participants – TIME CHANGE!

Due to projected rain and storms on Saturday afternoon, competition start has been moved to 10:00 a.m.  Registration and implement certification will thus begin at 9:00 a.m.
The order of competition will also be changed as follows – Hammer, Javelin, Discus.  Shot Put and Weight Throw will be conducted indoors at the Wichita State Heskett Center.  Contact Darren Muci at 316-993-6824 or president@shockertrackclub.com if you have questions!

STC 2017 Throws Pentathlon Registration Information Form

Now Introducing …… Shocker Track Backers!!

Shocker Track Club is pleased to introduce a new initiative – Shocker Track Backers!

The Shocker Track Backers (STB) is a fan based effort focused on promoting WSU Track and Field / Cross Country.  STB provides encouragement for athletes through media coverage of events and meets, while bringing comprehensive coverage of WSU T&F XC to Shocker Fans.  STB also serves as a conduit in providing the opportunity for the financial support of the WSU T&F XC program.

STB is an independent, fan based organization and not affiliated with, nor receiving any financial contribution from, Wichita State University.  Any photographs or journalistic comments found on the STB website site do not express the official nor unofficial policy of Wichita State University or any department therein.  The STB website  ( www.shockertrackbackers.com ) is a publication of Shocker Track Club, and is not affiliated with WSU-ICAA, Wichita State University or any of its affiliates. ANY CONTENT AND VIEWS EXPRESSED ON THE SITE SOLELY EXPRESSES THE VIEWS OF THE CONTENT CREATOR(S).

The Shocker Track Club fully endorses the efforts of Shocker Track Backers through providing resources necessary to fulfill the following goals and objectives:

  • Enhancing the athlete’s experience by fostering an encouraging and uplifting environment through the visible support of fans and family.
  • Promotion of WSU Track and Field to a greater level of awareness among the WSU campus environment, the Wichita Community and the Greater Shocker Nation.
  • Matching the high quality of athleticism exhibited within the WSU Track & Field Teams with an equally high level of financial support through the generosity of Shocker Track Backer Fans and Supporters.

Sponsorship opportunities are available on the STB website with all proceeds going to Wichita State University Track and Field / Cross Country and expenses necessary to maintain the STB website.  Sponsorships and Donations to STB are tax deductible as Shocker Track Club is a 501C3 non-profit organization.

Questions about the Shocker Track Backers are welcome and can be submitted to Larry Staton at masters@shockertrackclub.com.

Attention Track & Field Officials – Save The Date

Track and Field Officials interested in officiating 2017 – 2018 Wichita State University Track and Field meets are invited to an informational meeting on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., at the Wichita State University Track and Field Team Room at Cessna Stadium.  A meal will be served.  Please RSVP to president@shockertrackclub.com if you plan to attend.
Discussion will include a review of the 2017-2018 Wichita State University Track and Field schedule.  See you there!

STC Supports Wichita State University Track & Field!

The Shocker Track Club is a proud supporter of Wichita State University Track & Field and Head Coach Steve Rainbolt’s amazing fundraising activities!  But we need your help to help them!

Here is the flyer for the first ever Bolt 2017 Golf-banquet flyer.  This is in conjunction with Coach Rainbolt’s Golf Marathon and Scramble on October 30th at Willowbend Golf Club.  Thank you for your support!

Like Throwing Stuff? We’ve Got An Event For You!

The 2017 Shocker Track Club Throws Pentathlon is for the discerning athlete that desires to engage in …… throwing stuff!  Join us on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium’s Throwing Venues.  Complete information is attached for this USATF Sanctioned event for Elite, Open, and Masters competitors!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION >> STC 2017 Throws Pentathlon Registration Information Form

STC Wichita Outdoor Masters Results – UPDATED!

It was a glorious day for the 2017 STC Wichita Outdoor Masters and USATF Missouri Valley Association Outdoor Masters Meet featuring the 2nd Annual Envision 100m Dash for Blind and Visually Impaired Athletes!  102 athletes – including 12 Envision clients – participated!

RESULTS >> 2017 Outdoor Results FINAL STC Wichita

ENVISION 100m VIDEO >> Envision Video 09 30 2017 STC Outdoor Masters

Special thanks go to Meet Director – Amazing Larry Staton and Queen of Registration – Gilda Muci for their tireless work in planning and preparation, Hannah Christenson and Bonnie Cochran of Envision for their work in planning and coordinating the Envision 100m Dash, many Wichita State University Track & Field Athletes for their great volunteer work, Shocker Track Club Board Members – John Wise, Chris Ellis, Emily Green Maier, Curt Rierson, Chad Green and Stephanie Knab, Shocker Track Club Youth Team Coaches – Zach Budda, Tyler Knight, Craig Curtis, Deja Young and Krisha Parmar, Event Officials – Jim Cross (Starter), John Turck (HJ), Randall Rogers (SP), Crystal Abasolo (SP), Connie Brand and Paul Brand (Long Throws), Event T-Shirt Sponsor  American Family Insurance – Dylan Hartnett Agency, Venue Rental Sponsor – J.R. and Rhita J. Muci, Jess Herbig and Ryan Jilka of Goddard Timing, Meet Helpers – Rosa Palacio, Brent Smotherman, Hiland Dairy for the bottled water and chocolate milk,  BS Sandwich Press for concessions, and finally the Athletics Facilities staff of Wichita State University for their assistance in set-up!

Youth Track & Field and Pole Vault Return for Indoor Season

Shocker Track Club will offer two Youth training programs for the upcoming 2017 – 2018 indoor track and field season!
Pole Vault Training –
– Will again be held at Northeast Magnet High School at 5550 Lycée (NE of 53rd Street North and Rock Road) in Bel Aire.
– Practices begin on Thursday, November 2, 2017
– Practices are Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and Saturday afternoons (swimming pool practice will also be available)
An informational meeting will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the USD 259 School Service Center at 3850 North Hydraulic at 600p
– Contact Denis Fraizer at polevault@shockertrackclub.com or Darren Muci at president@shockertrackclub.com with any questions.
Track and Field Training – 
– Will return with practices outdoors at Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium track, and indoors at Wichita State’s Heskett Center.
– Practices begin on Tuesday, October 17, 2017
– Practices are Tuesday and Thursday evenings
An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Wichita State Cessna StadiumTrack & Field Team Room at 700p
– Contact Stephanie Knab at youth@shockertrackclub.com or Gilda Muci at youthoperations@shockertrackclub.com with any questions.
We look forward to seeing you at the Informational Meetings!

STC Board Members Elected for 2017-2018!

The Shocker Track Club is pleased to announce the selection of Board Members, Board Officers, Functional Directors, and Administrative Assignments for the 2017 – 2018 year.
Appointments (followed by Title/Position) are –
Darren Muci, President
Chris Ellis, Vice President
Cody Brousek, Treasurer
Larry Staton, Secretary, and Director, Masters Team
Steve Rainbolt, Director, Wichita State University Track & Field and Cross Country
John Wise, Assistant Director, Wichita State University Track & Field and Cross Country, and Director, Elite Team
Chad Green, Assistant Treasurer
Dylan Hartnett, Director, Open Team
Mike Holladay, Director, Officials
Stephanie Knab, Director, Youth Team
Curt Rierson, Co-Director, Road Racing Team
Emily Maier, Co-Director, Road Racing Team
Anita Curtis
Cole Davis
Vic Everett
Ron Evey
Denis Fraizer
Curtis Hernandez
Amber Hetzendorf
J Means
Mark Schwarm
Chandra Cralle, Ex Officio
Bill Faflick, Ex Officio
Patric Jackson, Ex Officio
Gilda Muci, Ex Officio
Ryan Patton, Ex Officio
Shamoya Pruitt, Ex Officio
Nicholas J. Means, Of Counsel
Debbie Harper, CPA

Envision 100m Returns in the STC Wichita Outdoor Masters Meet

The Shocker Track Club is honored to celebrate its strategic partnership with Envision by hosting the 2nd Annual Envision 100m Dash for Blind and Visually Impaired Athletes!
The 2017 STC Wichita Masters/Open Outdoor Track and Field Meet (which doubles as the USA Track and Field Missouri Valley Association Outdoor Masters Championship Meet) will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium.
Athletes interested in competing in the Envision 100m should contact Hannah Christenson at (316) 440-1525 or hannah.christenson@envisionus.com.
Envision 100m B:VI Shocker Track Club Flyer_17_FINAL