Championship Week! USATF Junior Olympics!

It’s Championship week!
USATF Junior Olympics in Lawrence, Kansas!
Best of luck to the following JO qualifiers – 2017 Junior Olympics Qualifiers are – Alec Grill (1500m), Will Niederee (1500m), Levi Allen (3000m), Caiden Unruh (3000m), Addie Curtis (1500m and 3000m), Gabriel Williams (100m and 200m), Nick Wetta (100H and 200H Hurdles), Cale Curtis (200m, 400m, Shot Put, and Discus), Isaac Smallwood (Triple Jump), Ollie McGee (100m and 200m), and Christal Mosley (200m, 400m, and High Jump)!

 

Shocker Track Clubbers Compete in Sunflower Games

Several Shocker Track Club athletes braved the heat in Topeka to compete in the annual Sunflower Games on July 15th!  Competing were – Breckynn Lee (400m), Lauren Ealey (100m, 200m and 400m), Sue Nyberg (Long Jump, Discus and Hammer), Gage Larson (Pole Vault), Steve Wilson (100m), Joe Hoover (80H,  Triple Jump and Shot Put), and Nicholas Rodriguez (1500m and 3000m).
Complete Results are here >>  2017 Sunflower Games Results

 

STC Youth Tracksters Perform Well in the USATF MVA Meet in the Joplin Heat

Thirty-three (33) Shocker Track Club Youth Athletes traveled to Joplin, Missouri to compete in the USATF Missouri Valley Association Qualifier Meet!  All competed well in the oppressive Joplin heat!  Eleven (11) Athletes qualified for the USATF Junior Olympics Meet that will be contested in Lawrence, Kansas, July 24-30, 2017!  Photographs are below!

2017 Junior Olympics Qualifiers are – Alec Grill (1500m), Will Niederee (1500m), Levi Allen (3000m), Caiden Unruh (3000m), Addie Curtis (1500m and 3000m), Gabriel Williams (100m and 200m), Nick Wetta (100H and 200H Hurdles), Cale Curtis (200m, 400m, Shot Put, and Discus), Isaac Smallwood (Triple Jump), Ollie McGee (100m and 200m), and Christal Mosley (200m, 400m, and High Jump)!

2017 MVA Qualifier Meet Participants were – Jacob Wetta (100m and 100H and 200H), Augustin Au (100m and 200m and 400m), Ayden Erbert (100m), Ian Murry (100m and 200m), Olivia Klein (100m and 200m and High Jump), Daijah Moore (100m and 200m and 400m), Makiya Mosley (100m and 200m and 400m), Terri Mosley (100m and 200m and 400m), Antonie’ Bobo (100m and 200m), Maria Oglesby (100m and 200m and 400m), Elijah Mosley (200m and 400m and 800m and 1500m), Aniya Mosley (200m and 400m and 100H and 200H), Terri Mosley (200m), Anna Moon (800m), Samuel Garrison (Shot Put and Discus), Will Doolittle (Shot Put and Discus), Augustine McCormick (Pole Vault), Ethan Hull (Pole Vault), Taylor Linn (Pole Vault), Sophie Miller (Pole Vault), Addison Austin (Pole Vault), Alec Grill (800m and 1500m ), Will Niederee (800m and 1500m), Levi Allen (800m and 1500m and 3000m), Caiden Unruh (800m and 1500m and 3000m), Addie Curtis (1500m and 3000m), Gabriel Williams (100m and 200m), Nick Wetta (100H and 200H Hurdles), Cale Curtis (200m, 400m, Shot Put, and Discus), Isaac Smallwood (Long Jump and Triple Jump), Ollie McGee (Long Jump and 100m and 200m and 400m), and Christal Mosley (100m and 200m and 400m and High Jump)!

Congratulations to all of the Shocker Track Club athletes!

Shocker Track Club Coaches in attendance included – Stephanie Knab, Denis Fraizer, Tyler Knight, Anita Curtis, Craig Curtis, Martiesha Caines, Gilda Muci, Zach Budda, Alex Muci, Curtis Hernandez, and Isaiah Mosley.

See the photos below!

STC Youth Team Coaches Put In Work

We thought you’d enjoy some candid shots of some of our Youth Team Coaches!  Enjoy!

Denis Fraizer, Head Pole Vault Coach – Wichita State University
Natalie Engle, Head Sprints Coach – Friends University, NAIA All-American
Matt Byers, Head Throws Coach – Shocker Track Club Elite Team, University of Iowa, NCAA All-American
Curtis Hernandez, Head Distance Coach – Southwestern College, Physical Therapist
Martiesha Caines, Head Horizontal Jumps Coach – Wichita State University, Junior College National Champion
Zach Budda, Head High Jump Coach – Wichita State University
Craig Curtis, Assistant Throws Coach – Fort Hays State University
Krisha Parmar, Assistant Throws Coach – Wichita State University
Alex Muci, Assistant Sprints Coach – Wichita State University
Anita Curtis, Team Mom, Fort Hays State University
Darren Muci, President, Shocker Track Club

STC Jumps Fest – A Vaulting HOT Time!

Gosh it was hot! Hot! 96 degrees HOT!
But a great time was had by all at the 3rd Annual Shocker Track Club Jumps Fest!

Shocker Track Club Elite Team Member, Jack Whitt, won the Elite Competition with a vault of 5.30m – 17′-4-1/2″.  2016 Latvian Olympian, Pauls Pujats, finished 2nd at the same height.  Former Central Missouri Vaulter, Brittany Kallenberger, won the Women’s Elite competition with a vault of 3.18m, 12′-6″.

Individual competition winners were –
– Men’s Elite – Jack Whitt, Shocker Track Club Elite, 5.30m – 17′-4-1/2″
– Women’s Elite – Brittany Kallenberger, Unattached, 3.81m – 12′-6″
– Open/Youth Men – Kristopher Wood, Shocker Track Club Youth, 4.27m – 14′-0″
– Women’s Open – Sammy Van Hoecke, Unattached, 3.66m, 12′-0″
– Youth Girls – Breanna Schmitz, Tailwind Pole Vault Club, 3.35m, 10′-11-3/4″

Complete Results >> 2017 stc jumpsfest results
Photos taken by STC Youth Team Director, Stephanie Knab, are below –


Isaac Smallwood Jumps Well at Great Southwest Classic

STC Youth Team Member, Isaac Smallwood – 5A State Triple Jump Champion from Wichita Heights High – traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico to compete the in Great Southwest Classic.  Smallwood leaped 14.38m for a new PR of 47′-2’1/4″ to finish 8th!  Smallwood will attend Wichita State University  in the fall.
Complete Results are here >> http://sportingeventwebsites.com
Isaac Smallwood Video Great Southwest
 

2017 Summer Jumps Fest Registration Now Available!

Online registration for the 2017 Shocker Track Club Summer Jumps Fest is now open at www.stcjumpsfest.com

Pole Vault competition will be contested for Youth, Elite, and Open competitors.  Awards will be provided to the top 4 placers in each category.

High Jump, Long Jump, and Triple Jump can be contested in Open/Elite (age 16 and above) if there are a minimum of four competitors for each event.

Complete registration information is available here >>2017 STC Jumps Fest Information Packet

Contact Darren Muci at president@shockertrackclub.com with any questions!

STC Youth Team Members Win State Track Championships!

Shocker Track Club Youth Team members Hannah Buller (Goddard-12 – 5A Pole Vault), Ryleigh Jackson (Goddard Eisenhower-11 – 5A Long Jump), Isaac Smallwood (Wichita Heights-12 – 5A Triple Jump), and Christal Mosely (Wichita Southeast-11 – 6A 200m and 400m) all claimed impressive State Championship victories at the Kansas State High School Athletic Association Track Championship meet! Alyssa Wheeler (Kapaun Mt Carmel-12) and Kris Wood (Derby-12) finished second in their respective 5A Pole Vault competitions.  Congratulations to Hannah, Ryleigh, Isaac, and Christal, and Alyssa and Kris for their outstanding performances!

Links to complete results follow –

2017 State 5A Results

2017 State 6A Results