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Dakota Hiller

Head Coach - Distance

Nolan Fox

Assistant Coach - Sprints/Jumps

Brandon Stanek

Assistant Coach - Sprints

Mikaela Raddatz

Assistant Coach - Hurdles

Luke Fisher

Assistant Coach - Sprints

Kyle Riggott

Assistant Coach - Jumps/Weight Room

Ray Ashworth

Assistant Coach - Pole Vault

Sam Sonnabend

Assistant Coach - Throws

Eddie Bryson

Volunteer Coach - Throws

Liana Blomgren

Volunteer Coach - Distance

James Dammen

Volunteer Coach - Pole Vault

Kim Griffin

Athletic Office Manager

Phone: 507-328-5330

PICTURE DAY

Individual and team pictures for the ladies will be Monday, April 17th. 

Senior shots for both boys and girls will Thursday, April 20th. 

Uniforms WILL be delivered to the athletes before these days, so please have them ready for picture day, along with practice clothes as well.

 

 


Girls Team Bonding Night

Date: Friday, April 14th

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location: TBD

 

Ladies! We are hosting a bonding night that will include games, snacks and some fun activities to get to know your teammates more! You definitely won't want to miss this :) 

Parent & Fan Apparel Store

Welcome to our parent & fan apparel store! Anyone is able to purchase these clothing items to support JM track and field. $5 from every item will go back to the program. Each item is on demand and ships right to you within 7-10 business days. Our team thanks you for supporting our team! 

Link found here: JM Track and Field 


Minnesota State Mankato Relay Championships

2nd Annual MINNESOTA STATE RELAY Championships

Our second indoor meet of the season will take place at Minnesota State Mankato. This is a large meet that features relays of some sort in all events. Entries will again be limited, so event coaches will announce who is attending before Spring Break. Meet information is posted below:

 

BUS LOADING:     1:00pm
BUS DEPARTING: 1:15pm

ELIGIBILITY:  
Open to ALL High School teams. Team scores will be kept.

WEBSITE:
The official meet website can be found under the “HS Track Meets” tab at www.msumavericks.com

ENTRY INFORMATION:
Online: Athletic.net – Hero’s Timing

Questions regarding the meet:
christopher.parno@mnsu.edu

Entries Open:
Sunday, April 2nd, 2023, at 12:00pm

Entry Deadline:
Tuesday, April 4th, 2023, at 8:00pm

ENTRY LIMITS:

Each school may enter ONE relay team (4 total 
athletes) per relay (per gender) for events that use a baton.

Field events will be capped at 4 per school (per gender), with a 3 person per school per gender cap in the long jump events.

Straight away sprints 60m/60h are capped at 4 athletes per team per gender.

The 4xmile will be ran individually in heats without a baton and cumulative time will be added for placing. Athlete performances will be added together for a cumulative total for results. Placing will be based off cumulative “relay team” total.

HEAT SHEETS:
Heat sheets will be posted on www.herostiming.com by 5:00pm on Thursday April 6th, 2023

COACHES MEETING:
Located under the Rock wall. Coaches meeting will start promptly at 4:00pm. This area will also serve as the coach’s hospitality room throughout the meet.

TRACK:
The track is an 8-lane 200m track (all 8 lanes will be utilized) with 8 straightaway lanes for 60m dash. 1⁄4 inch pyramid spikes will be allowed on MONDO surface.

Results will be displayed on the video board directly after each race with paper copies posted on south side of track near finish line.

There will be limited warm-up areas on the track; all warm-ups can be done in upper concourse of Taylor Center basketball arena. (No Spikes in Taylor Center – Signs will be posted)

CHECK IN:

Hip numbers will be located in the Southwest corner of the facility under the large MSU purple tent.

Check-in/Clerking for each relay will take place at the
start line of the specific event.

Field event check-in will take place at the event area.

Only anchors will need hip numbers. 60/60h do not need numbers.

TEAM AREA:
Team camp areas will be available in Taylor Center gym. No team camps will be allowed in the indoor track.

Hurdles will be available for practice. Please do not remove hurdles from team area. SPIKES ARE NOT ALLOWED IN
TEAM AREA OR IN HALLWAYS.

SPIKES:
1⁄4 exposed pyramid spikes ONLY! THERE WILL BE A SPIKE CHECK THAT IS MANDATORY. We have brand new Mondo Surface and we will enforce spike checks. Please ensure your athletes are using 1⁄4 inch spikes or smaller.

LONG JUMP:
Located inside the track. Distance from take off board to pit is 8 feet. Approach is up to 120 ft. Open cafeteria-style pit for each horizontal jump section (refer to schedule).

From the time teams arrive up until 4:15pm, the runway will be open for approaches. There will be a 15-minute window after
triple jump, before long jump for final approach work.

Please get marks and practice approaches completed upon arrival to facility! The painted measurements on the runway are accurate for long jump.

TRIPLE JUMP: This is a change from last year, we will only be contesting the long jump due to only one competition sand pit.

HIGH JUMP:
On the infield. We will be running 2 high jump pits. Once entries are accepted, we will split up fields FOR two different pits and set opening heights and progressions.

POLE VAULT:
Located on inside of the track. Progressions will be set based on number of entries.

SHOT PUT: Permanent throw ring is located on the infield on the north end of the facility. This will be only field event that has finals. Each athlete will get 3 total throws. The cumulative total of your “relay team” of 4 athletes will be used
for results.

LOCKER ROOMS:
There will be no locker room use, please have your athletes dressed and ready to go upon arrival!

AWARDS: Awards will be given to the top relay teams in each event. The awards for each event will take place following the final of the event. Please inform your athletes to not leave the event area following the conclusion of the event. An
“event staff” member will escort the top relay to the awards area. This year we will also award team title trophies for each gender!

Mankato Meet Schedule

2023 Master Schedule

Here is a master calendar of all activities taking place during the 2023 season. This is still a work in progress with some MS/JV meets still in progress. The are also some small items that are still being worked on. Changes to the calendar will be posted as they occur.

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2023 Girl's Track and Field Captains

We are happy to announce our captains for the 2023 track and field season. The following individuals were chosen by the 2022 coaches and captains for their commitment and leadership abilities:

Chloe Syhakhoun (JR) - Throws/Sprints

Emily Hendrickson (JR) - Mid-Distance/Distance

Paige Cardwell (SO) - Sprints/Hurdles

Bea Hoyme (JR) - Throws



Travel Release Form

If you plan to drive your daughter to or from a meet, you need to submit this form to the activities office at least 24-hours before departure.

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April 18 - Volunteers Needed For Home Meet

Our first outdoor meet of the season will take place at John Marshall on Tuesday, April 18. In order to make this a successful meet, we will need volunteers at various positions. No experience is needed. If you can help, please sign-up on the Google Form below. Thanks in advance and we look forward to a great meet!

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May 5th - JV/MS HOME MEET

JM will be hosting a Middle School/JV meet on Friday, May 5 Like the other meets we have organized, we will need volunteers at various positions. No experience is needed. If you can help, please sign-up on the Google Form below. Thanks in advance and we look forward to a great meet!

 

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May 12 - JV All-City

Our JV athletes will begin their Championship season with the annual JV All-City Meet on Friday, May 12 at John MarshallLike the other meets we have organized, we will need volunteers at various positions. No experience is needed. If you can help, please sign-up on the Google Form below. Thanks in advance and we look forward to a great meet!

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May 21 - Special Olympics Service Project

Since 2014, JM Track & Field has supported Special Olympics by helping with their Regional Southeast Track and Field Meet held at John Marshall. Team members help in all aspects of the meet, including assistance with field events, escorting athletes to their events, timing and recording performances, checking athletes in as they arrive, set-up, and clean-up of the facilities.

Volunteers and needed in all areas. Sign-up early to reserve your spot for a specific event and time. Positions may be shared with another person, so everyone can be involved. No experience is necessary and training is provided before your shift. Your help is greatly appreciated by Special Olympics.

Thanks in advance for your support and we look forward to a great day of promoting the sport of Track & Field to others.

This year's event information:

DATE: Sunday, May 21
TIME: 7:45-3:00 (You are not expected to stay the entire event)
WHERE: John Marshall Stadium

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Go Rockets!