Aaron True Heads to Olympic Trials

Shocker Track Club Elite Team Member, Aaron True, will compete Saturday in the Javelin at the 2021 USATF Olympic Trials!

True, from Lebo, Kansas, is one of four of the 24 javelin throwers in the US men’s Olympic trials from Kansas. Brett Thompson (Erie/Pitt State), Joshua Hudiburg (Fort Scott/Pitt State), and Logan Wolfley (Silver Lake/KSU) are the others.  All four were state champions in high school and all four were All-American in college in the javelin.

Follow the action Live >> https://www.usatf.org/events/2021/2020-u-s-olympic-team-trials-track-field

 

Aaron True Makes Season Javelin Debut in Grand Style; Staats Competes Well!

Shocker Track Club Elite Team Member Aaron True made his season debut competing in the Wichita State University KT Woodman Track Classic at Cessna Stadium.  True, who has a qualifying mark to compete in the 2021 Olympic Trials, won the Javelin competition with an outstanding throw of 71.86m (235′-9″).  True plans to compete again soon.
Javelin Results
Complete Results

Shocker Track Club Open Team Member, Keegan Staats, competed in the 1500m and lowered his PR by over 12 seconds!
1500m Results


True 71 86 Throw

STC Elite and Youth Alumni Compete Well at Wichita State Shocker Spring Invitational

Eleven (11) athletes – all current Elite or former Youth Team members – of the Shocker Track Club competed hard and well at the Wichita State Shocker Spring Invitational!  A quick run down of the participants follows –

Elite Team Members Tonya Nero (3rd 5000m), Skylar Arneson (3rd Hammer), and Dominic Artis (4th 200m) competed with excellent marks in their outdoor debuts!

Wichita State University Team members Jaleel Montgomery (1st 100m (1st), 3rd 200m , and 4×1), Kyler Meyer (7th High Jump, 8th 100H ), Audrey Bebermeyer (9th Pole Vault), Alyssa Wheeler (6th PV), Jalyn Whorton (14th LJ, 14th 100H, 10th 200m ), and Sadie Boos (Hammer 13th)(STC Youth Team Coach).

Kansas State University Team Members Parker McCafferty (4th 100m, 5th 200m) and Brian Simon (PV).

Results >> WSU Shocker Spring Invitational Results

Updated: General Plans for STC Spring/Summer Youth Outdoor Season Announced

Parents!
Here are the general plans for the STC Youth Team Spring/Summer Program  >> STC 2021 OUTdoor SUMMARY

IMPORTANT – Here is the complete Registration Informational Packet > May STC OUTDOOR 2021 Youth T&F Information

Here is the fillable .pdf Registration Form >> FINAL STC Submittalble Form 2021
Notes:
(a) If the SUBMIT button on page 6 does not work after completing the required fields, save the document and email it to youth@shockertrackclub.com
(b) You will receive a confirmation email within 15 minutes of your submittal.  If you do not, please email the document to dcmuci@gmail.com .

You are invited to Zoom meetings on Sunday evenings at 700p beginning March 21, 2021 to learn more about the program

Register in advance for this meeting: STC Youth Info Meeting
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Aerial View of Wichita State University Heskett Center –
Aerial View of Wichita State University Cessna Stadium –

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February 19, 2021 – Plans are being developed for the 2021 Spring/Summer Outdoor season and will be announced in early March!  Workouts will be held on the Wichita State University campus beginning in April.  Training will again be provided in every event in Track and Field for Youth ages 6 through 18 and May 2021 high school graduates.  Training programs are also available for Parents to participate!  Contact youth@shockertrackclub.com if you have questions or would like to be contacted with more information!  #EveryStepCounts

Results – Indoor Meet for Adult (Open, Elite, Masters) Athletes

Thank you to the athletes that were able to compete in our meet.  It was truly a challenge to plan and facilitate but could not have been done with out the tireless work of Friends University Track and Field, our many Officials, and an outstanding group of safety-minded and courageous athletes.  A big shout-out to Gary Patton, M75, who ran 5:55.26 in the mile, breaking the American indoor record by 15 seconds!

Final Results > FriendsU STC Indoor Final Results 2021

 

Attention Open, Elite, and Masters Track Athletes –

Registration is now open for the 2021 Friends U*Ottawa U*Shcoker Track Club First Chance Qualifier.

Only 75 athletes in the Open (ages 19-29), Elite (Ages 19 and above), and Masters (Ages 30 and up) categories will be approved to compete.  Slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Interested Open and Elite Athletes MUST contact Darren Muci at president@shockertrackclub.com to begin the registration process and provide their name, birthdate, email, cell phone, and events.  If approved by Meet Management a link will be provided to complete the meet registration process and make payment.

Interested Masters Athletes contact contact Joe Hoover at masters@shockertrackclub.com to begin the registration process and provide their name, birthdate, email, cell phone, and events. If approved by Meet Management a link will be provided to complete the meet registration process and make payment.

Entry Fees are $25 for a maximum of three (3) events.

The deadline for registration in Direct Athletics is 5:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.

Complete information is available in this document >> Friends Ottawa STC Indoor 2021 Competition Information
Meet Schedule is here >> Friends Ottawa STC 2nd Draft First Chance Qualifier – Event Schedule 2021-3

Results! 2020 Larry Staton Virtual Masters Meet

We are super excited to post the results from the 2020 Larry Staton Virtual Masters Meet!
Click Here >> 2020 STC RESULTS FINAL Larry Staton Track Meet Results-2

Congratulations to all of the participants!

Special thanks go to Joe Hoover (Director of the Shocker Track Club Masters Team) and Steve Wilson for their great work and organization, Amazing Larry Staton for allowing us to celebrate his tireless work in support of Wichita area Masters Track and Field activities, and our t-shirt sponsors Eagle Pass Properties LLC of Evergreen, Colorado, and Steve Wilson of Wichita, Kansas!

STC Youth Pole Vault Training Begins December 1st!

We are excited to share that Shocker Track Club Youth Pole Vault Training will begin on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Wichita State’s Heskett Center.  Practices are Tuesday and Friday evenings in December.
Questions?  Contact the following –
– Pole Vault Training Questions – Denis Fraizer polevault@shockertrackclub.com
– General STC Youth Team Questions – Darren Muci youth@shockertrackclub.com

Complete information follows –

– General Information > Pole Vault 2020 2021 Indoor Training
– Registration Forms > FINAL Registration Form Fillable 2020 2021

STC Youth Track & Field Team Partners with Nutritionist!

Leadership of the Shocker Track Club Youth Team is pleased to announce a partnership with Madison Osburn, RDN, LD of Flexible Nutrition LLC to provide nutrition education services and information to parents of member youth athletes!

The goal of the partnership is simple – provide nutrition education services to help athletes and families fuel their bodies for better performance.  Madison will provide written material for distribution and regularly attend practices to visit with Parents and Athletes to answer their questions about nutrition and training.

Learn more about Madison on her website > Flexible Nutrition LLC
Learn more about joining the Shocker Track Club Youth Track & Field by contacting Team Director Darren Muci at youth@shockertrackclub.com

The Shocker Track Club Youth Team provides training in every event in Track and Field for athletes ages 5 through 18; no one is turned away!  #EveryStep Counts

STC Masters Team Members Earn Couple’s Spirit Award at World Virtual Masters Meet!

Shocker Track Club Masters Team Members Grant and Claire Overstake were bestowed with the “Couple’s Spirit Award” after competing in the 2020 Worldwide Virtual Masters Challenge Championships sponsored by World Masters Athletics (WMA)!
Grant and Claire were two of over 1500 athletes representing 61 countries that competed in the two-day Decathlon event during July!
Congratulations to Claire and Grant for their courageous and outstanding work and efforts!!

Complete Results >> 2020 WMA Virtual Masters Results
Link to Full Story >> Grant and Claire Overstake