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!

Youth Team Ends Season on a High Note at USATF JO’s!

A great season came to a close Monday with a BBQ Cookout at Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium!  The annual end-of-the-season meal celebrated the accomplishments of all 98 athletes, and the 11 athletes that competed at the USATF Junior Olympics in Lawrence, Kansas!

Congratulations to the athletes that competed valiantly in the USATF Junior Olympics included –

Addie Curtis – 6th (3000m)  and 14th (1500m) – All American!
Cale Curtis – 10th (Discus), 20th (400m), 25th (Shot Put), 27th (200m)
Ollie McGee – 11th (100m) and 15th (200m)
Christal Mosley – 11th (High Jump), 18th (200m), and 400m
Nick Wetta – 22nd (100mH) and 38th (200mH)
Will Niederee – 23rd (1500m)
Isaac Smallwood – 27th (Triple Jump)
Levi Allen – 28th (3000m)
Alec Grill – 38th (1500m)
Caiden Unruh – 48th (3000m)
Gabriel Williams – 48th (100m) and 200m

Complete Results >> 2017 USATF JO Results
Photos!

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