Coach Jen Streaser Coach Marc DeBlock
There will be an interest meeting for any 7th or 8th grade students interested in Track and Field on
Thurs Feb 14, 2019
In the STEM Lab - Room 304.
See Coach Streaser or DeBlock if you are not able to make the meeting.
Join the Google Classroom for more info - Code: 6umnndjOur initial Track practices/evaluations will start on April 2,2019.Check back for updates.Athletes will need to completeall necessary medical forms by 3/22/19.
Pay-to-Participate Sports Program
Students who try out for and make a sports team will be required to pay a one-time only, $125 interscholastic sports activity fee. This one-time fee would cover a student's participation in multiple sports, if applicable. Please know that, per state regulation and board policy, physicals and the advance submission of required sports forms are still required in order for any student to try out for interscholastic sports at Eisenhower MS.Tryouts/practice will be from 3:05 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. We start on time with no indoor breaks during practice, so make sure to take care of the following before you arrive:
CommitmentTrack is a two and a half-month commitment and your teammates depend on you every day. If you will be late to practice or need to leave early from practice, you need to email your coach ahead of time. Multiple absences need to be discussed with the coaches and may result in ineligibility for meets or dismissal from the team.PracticesPractices are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays every week. Practice will start at 3:05 PM in the gym and end by 4:30 PM. Meets start by 4:00 PM and end around 6:00 PM. Allow an extra half-hour for the bus to return to EMS around 6:30 PM.Dress CodeTeam members are expected to wear running shoes/sneakers, shorts, and a t-shirt for practices. We will run outside in all types of weather. For the first few weeks, depending on the temperature, you may want to wear sweats. You must bring your own water bottle with your name on it to all practices & meets. Once practice starts, there are no bathroom breaks and limited water breaks except for in extreme heat, so come hydrated and prepared.Important InformationTrack and field is open to all seventh and eighth grade boys and girls. Academics comes first. You will need to learn to prioritize your commitments. If you need to miss practice or a meet, please let your coach know ahead of time as soon as possilbe.MeetsYou must wear matching uniforms at meets. In the event of cold weather, you may wear a white shirt and black tights or Under Armor pants under your uniform. Meet officials have been known to disqualify competitors (especially relay teams) for non-matching uniforms.**Please see host school websites for driving directions to meets.
- appropriate clothing for the weather
- water bottle with your name on it