STC Elite and Open Team Members Compete in Shocker Open!

Shocker Track Club Elite Team member – Dominic Artis (100m-10.75 and 200m-21.53) – and Open Team members – Claudia Rojo-Cazorla (400H – 1:01.05), Madison Castillo (Long Jump – 2.82m), and Froebel Acelas (100m-12.17 and 200m-25.59) – competed well in optimal conditions in Wichita State University’s outdoor season ending Shocker Open!  Artis continues to post consistent times in the sprint events, while Rojo-Cazorla also competed well!  Castillo and Acelas were making their outdoor season debuts!
Complete Results >> 08_ShockerOpen_Results

STC Announces Board Members for 2020 – 2021

The Shocker Track Club, Inc., is pleased to announce the following Board Members and Program Directors for the 2020 – 2021 year!

STC Board Members provide oversight for the STC Officials program for Wichita State University’s meets, and lead the five STC athletics teams (Youth, Open, Masters, Road Racing, and Elite).

Darren Muci, President, Director Open Team and Youth Team
Chris Ellis, Vice President
Chad Green, Treasurer
Steve Rainbolt, Head Coach, Wichita State University Track & Field
John Wise, Assistant Director, Wichita State University Track & Field, Director, Elite Team
Anita Curtis
Henry Brun, Head Coach, Friends University Track & Field
Vic Everett
Denis Fraizer
Rob Garcia, Director, Officials
Dylan Hartnett
Curtis Hernandez
Amber Hetzendorf
Joe Hoover, Director, Masters Team
Patric Jackson
JK Kornelson, Head Coach, Elite Team
Emily Green Maier, Co-Director, Road Racing Team
J Means, Director of Athletics USD 259 – Wichita Public Schools
Tonya Nero
Curt Rierson, Co-Director, Road Racing Team
Mark Schwarm
Paul Wagoner

Ex Officio Members
– Chandra Cralle
– Bill Faflick
– Mike Holladay
– Gilda Muci
– Ryan Patton
– Shamoya Pruitt

STC Receives Mention in Wichita Eagle’s 50 Most Influential in Sports Community

The Shocker Track Club was mentioned in the Wichita Eagle’s article highlighting the “50 Most Influential People in the Wichita Community Right Now”.  The article identifies the most 50 most influential people in the “Wichita sports scene.”

Our STC club president, Darren Muci, was mentioned in the highlight of Wichita State University Director and Head Track and Field Coach, Steve Rainbolt, in No. 36.  Assistant Director of Track & Field, John Wise, was also mentioned in the article!

36. STEVE RAINBOLT
Role: Wichita State track and field coach since 2000
The case: WSU has had a history of success with its track and field program, but Rainbolt has elevated the Shockers to another level in the last two decades. The Shockers have won 33 conference championships during Rainbolt’s time, not to mention 251 individual conference champions, 160 school records, 115 national qualifiers and 72 All-Americans. John Wise, Rainbolt’s assistant since 2006, is also worth mentioning, as the two helped form Shocker Track Club, now run by Darren Muci, which gives track opportunities to the Wichita community.

The full article is available here >> https://www.kansas.com/sports/article243297051.html

Summer Youth Outdoor Program Update

Leadership of the Shocker Track Club Youth Team is in discussion with Wichita State University-ICAA to identify a start-date for our summer program later this month at the Cessna Stadium track.  Our Coaches are ready to go to work!  We thus appreciate your patience as we work through the process of identifying the requirements necessary due to the challenges of COVID-19. As soon as we complete our discussion with Wichita State we will begin the registration process.

We will have hand sanitizer available, and also implement various health safety guidelines in order to provide as safe of an environment as possible for athletes, coaches, parents, and visitors.  This will include asking athletes to complete a self-health assessment prior to entering the practice area.  We will also recommend that athletes strongly consider wearing sun or safety glasses during practices.

For those of you interested in track meets – at this time the Track and Field competition of the Kansas Sunflower Games is still scheduled to be held July 10-11 in Topeka.  At this time no competitions will be held for Hurdles, Pole Vault, or High Jump. Here is a link to information > Sunflower Games Track & Field

If you have any questions about our program, or would like to be placed on our “I’m interested, please contact me” list, please contact Darren Muci at president@shockertrackclub.com

#EveryStepCounts

 

UPDATE – Shocker Track Club and Coronavirus COVID-19

As a result of recent announcements by Wichita State University and Sedgwick County Kansas which either eliminate or limit the availability of practice venues, or the size of groups attending activities, we are indefinitely suspending our plans for the Shocker Track Club Youth Outdoor Spring/Summer Program.
Should an opportunity exist in the future to commence a program we will announce it here. Until such time, we wish you all the best and respectfully request that you take all necessary precautions to protect yourself and your families during these challenging times.
Please contact us if you have any questions.

Respectfully,
Darren Muci, President
president@shockertrackclub.com

As previously announced, Shocker Track Club is working on the plans for our outdoor spring/summer Youth program to begin in early April. However, yesterday Wichita Sate University announced that, “…Effective Monday, March 16, all athletic events – either sponsored by WSU or held on WSU property – will be cancelled…..Events initially scheduled for after April 13 will be reevaluated…”  
Although our practices technically aren’t events, it appears that this means that we cannot begin our Youth Team program until after April 13th at the earliest. 
As a matter of course we are: (a) exploring other options for practices on the outside chance that Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium is not available to us, (b) monitoring the USATF website in case an announcement is made regarding youth member club practices, and, (c) continuing to monitor the situation regarding COVID-19, before determining the start of our Youth Team outdoor practices, or if it would even be practical to hold the program this year.

Updates will be shared here and on our other other social media platforms. Feel free to contact our President, Darren Muci, at president@shockertrackclub.com if you have any questions.

STC Youth Outdoor (Spring/Summer) Program Returns!!

Shocker Track Club will again offer a Youth Outdoor (Spring and Summer) Track and Field training program for Youth of all ages beginning in April! All practices will be held at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium. See the Spring/Summer Outdoor Summary below and watch this location for addtional information! An informational meeting for Parents and Athletes will be held on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 630p in the Wichita State Track & Field Team Room at Cessna Stadium. Contact Darren Muci at youth@shockertrackclub.com or (316) 993-6824 with questions!

FINAL RESULTS! STC 2020 Bill Butterworth Indoor Classic Information

Thank you very much for participating or attending our event! We hope you had a great time! Check the link below for complete results!

Updated information for Relays is available at the above link.

The meet will be held on Friday evening and Saturday, January 24 and 25, 2020 at Wichita State University’s Heskett Center Track.

Masters Events Questions? Contact Larry Staton at masters@shockertrackclub.com or (316) 214-4655

Youth/Open/Elite Questions? Contact Darren Muci at president@shockertrackclub.com or (316) 993-6824