Lincoln Community Track Club

Contact: Patrick Grosserode
Phone: 402.770.4413
Email: info@lctrackclub.com

Practice Times - 2018

 

Competitive Track

Monday 6:00-7:30pm

Wednesday 6:00-7:30pm

Thursday 6:00-7:30pm

 

Recreational Track

Tuesday 6:00 - 7:15

 

- Practice begins the week of April 9th

- Recreational Practice time may change based on the number of entrants.  Final practice schedule for Recreational will be released April 1st.  Practice will always be on Tuesdays. 

- All practices at Lincoln Christian School

 

What is LCTC's Mission?

Our mission is to give each athlete the opportunity to reach their full potential by developing strength, self-esteem, work ethic, and personal accountability.  We encourage a positive attitude, good sportsmanship, and self discipline. Each athlete, regardless of experience, will have an opportunity to learn the sport and develop their skills.  Whether athletes are competing at the local, state, national, or international level, LCTC will provide an environment for our athletes to flourish.

When and Where are practices?

 

Practices will be at Lincoln Christian High School every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday night from 6-7:30pm for the competitive team and Tuesday from 6-7:15 for the recreational team.  

 

What is the age group?

Divisions are based on year of birth and are in two year intervals.  Athletes MUST be born in 2010 to be eligilbe for the team (recreational or competitive).

Age Division Year of Birth
8 & Under (previously Sub-bantam) 2010+*
9 - 10 (previously Bantam) 2008-2009
11 - 12 (previously Midget) 2006-2007
13 - 14 (previously Youth) 2004-2005
15 - 16 (previously Intermediate) 2002-2003
17 - 18 (previously Young) 2000-2001**

 

 

Are practices and meets mandatory?

 

All LCTC events including pratcie and meets are optional.  Practices are NOT mandatory. We acknowledge that in this day and age our kids are on the go all the time and are involved in numerous activities. We want this program to be what you desire for it to be.  You are not required to compete at any of the meets.  You can choose to come to as much or as little as your schedule allows.  

 

What will practices look like?

Practices will start with going through different warm ups followed by a workout for the different events and age groups. The competive team will break into groups based on their desired events.  They will work in small groups with coaches to complete their workouts and skill development.  

 

The recreational team will break into age groups and go through stations to promote exercise and fitness.  We will slowly introduce some field events and relays.

 

We desire for this to be a fun experience so we will try and be creative in making it fun and exciting, but we will also want to challenge them to push themselves to do things they may have never done before.


 

What is the difference between competitive and recreational?

The competive team will provide an opportunity for the athletes to compete at all levels of the sport in the events of their choice.  Each athlete will have the opportunity to learn and build technical expertise in their desired event.  They will also have the opportunity to compete in all USATF meets at the state, local, and national level.  Practice and competition will be similar to that of a high school track and field team

 

The recreational team is designed to promote fitness and introduce the sport of track and field.  The athletes will be introduced to short runs, jumps, and each specific track event.  There will be a chance to compete in a low key meet at the end of the session.  The recreational team is not eligible to compete in any USATF meet with club affiliation.  Practice and competition will be similar to a junior high field day.  

 

Should a recreational athelete want to join the competitive team they can transfer at any time by paying the difference for the full club registration fee.  

 

How long is the season?

The first practice will be Monday April, 9th and will go all the way to end of Jul;y for those competing in Junior Olympics.  For those not wishing to compete past the state level, practice will end on June 17th You may choose to be done at any point throughout the season.

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