ALABAMA TRACK CLUB: Welcome

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  WELCOME TO ALABAMA TRACK CLUB -- founded 2010 "SIX ALL-AMERICANS" in the first summer!

TO JOIN THE CLUB YOU MUST DO TWO THINGS IMMEDIATELY:

1) FILL OUT THE ALABAMA TRACK CLUB APPLICATION 2) FILL OUT THE USATF CARD MEMBER APPLICATION BOTH APPLICATIONS CAN BE FOUND UNDER THE HANDOUT TAB!

**ADULT CLUB MEMBERS will be competing in the 2011 USA Masters Outdoor Track & Field NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP July 28-31, 2011 at The George Finnie Stadium, Baldwin Wallace College - Berea, Ohio. The 2011 USA Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be held July 28-31 at Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. The new track surface is one of only four of its kind throughout the world. The same surface was used at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The meet will feature athletes ranging in age from 30-95+ in a display of speed, strength, and endurance for all ages. Track events will range from 100 meters to 10,000 meters, while field events will include the full range of jumps and throws. ALL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND UNDER THE LINKS TAB! 

 Last summer was awesome! Our YOUTH TEAM competed all over the state of Alabama. We also attended two NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEETS (AAU CLUB NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP in Orlando, Florida at Disney World and USATF JUNIOR OLYMPICS in Sacremento, California! We also celebrated numerous track and field scholarship signings!

                       Coach Drew Bell & Coach Elan Gaddy

**Make sure to checkout: My site News; calendar; schedule; practice; roster; and handouts. I also am in the process of adding photos from last season. I am looking for a team mom to help maintain this site. Remember my contact:  coachbell@bellsouth.net 

All phases of track & Field will be included (SEE AAU USATF HANDBOOK found under HANDOUTS Tab): Sprints; hurdles; distance running; throwing; and jumping.

USA Track & Field

Sanctioned by USA Track & Field, the national governing body of track & field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States, ALABAMA TRACK CLUB is one of only a few youth track programs in the state offering  an outdoor track & field season for all ages.  Club members automatically become active members of USA Track & Field for the upcoming year and are registered to compete in nation-wide track & field events sanctioned by USA Track & Field.

As part of club membership the ALABAMA TRACK CLUB purchases each of its athletes a membership to USA Track & Field, which is a requirement to compete in the State, Regional, and National Junior Olympic competitions and the National Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championship meets. USA Track & Field also provides club members with liability insurance while training in scheduled practice sessions, participating in sanctioned events, and traveling to and from sanctioned USA Track & Field competitions.

ALABAMA TRACK CLUB is committed to promoting youth fitness and building better citizens in our community by educating youth, parents, and coaches about the positive results that come from leading a physically active, drug-free and healthy lifestyle. To this end the track club is a member of the "Be A Champion" health initiative implemented by USA Track & Field.

The "Be A Champion" Pledge

I COMMIT to being physically fit, and I will lead a HEALTHY lifestyle. I will have a positive ATTITUDE, and through strong MOTIVATION, I will work hard and take PRIDE in everything I say and do. I will stay in school, because INTELLIGENCE is and strive to OVERCOME the adversity I will face, and I will be honest and drug-free, knowing cheaters NEVER win. I am a Champion!

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Be healthy. Be active. Be drug-free