Practice Schedule

Due to insurance rules, all athletes must have a paid club membership to join a Valley Royals Practice Group. Go to https://valleyroyals.ca/membership/  to select a membership package and register online at https://valleyroyalstrackandfield.com/registration

New Athletes are welcome to contact our Club Administrator Christa McAuley at: [email protected] for more information about Practice Groups, Online Registration & Membership Packages

For Track Meet Info & Meet Protocol: https://valleyroyals.ca/meets/
To Register for Meets: Talk to your coach about events you should enter then contact Christa at: [email protected] with your events and PBs (Personal Best Time/Height/Distance) if you know them

JD (JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT)  Ages 8-13

Track & Field Season: JD Training Begins on Monday April 9th 2018 running until Wednesday, July 25th with the BC JD Championships happening on July 27-29th in Kelowna to conclude the JD Track & Field Season (No practices on statutory holidays)

SEE THIS IMPORTANT LETTER FROM COACH TREVOR: 2018 Letter to JD Parents

Events Offered: Middle Distance, Sprints, Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Race Walk, Hammer(age specific) Pole Vault (age specific), Cross Country

This age group encourages athletes to try all event areas (Racing, Jumps, Throws) in both practices and competitions.

JD Track & Field Coordinator: Trevor Wight  and JD Coaches: 

Coach Abresia    Coach Hannah    Coach Peter   

Coach Ryan      Coach Udesh      Coach Vik 

The focus for the JD athletes at meets should be on enjoying the experience and learning how to do their best in a variety of events and challenging themselves to improve their own mark. JD athletes are encouraged to participate in the Pentathlon Championships.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE & LOCATION for JD Training Group:

During the Track & Field Season starting on Monday April 9th (No practices on Statutory Holidays):

  • Mondays 5:45 – 7:15 PM at Rotary Stadium
  • Wednesdays 5:45 – 7:15 PM at Rotary Stadium
  • Thursdays 5:45 – 7:15 PM at Rotary Stadium 

Meet at the Valley Royals Shed at the South End of the Track

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  • ENDURANCE RUNNING GROUP  (for Midget, Youth, Junior, Senior athletes)
 Endurance Running Coach:  Scott Svelander  
 
 

Events: 400m, 800m, 1500m, 300m, 1200m, 2000m, Steeple Chase, 400m Hurdles, Cross Country

Endurance Training is offered 3 days per week (Until July 26th, Resuming on TBA date for the Cross Country Season):
  • Mondays at 5:15 PM
  • Wednesdays at 5:45 PM
  • Thursdays at 5:15 PM
Meet at Valley Royal Shed at the South end of the Track at Rotary Stadium

Upcoming Meets for July:

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  • POWER/SPEED GROUP :  

Ziggy’s Power/Speed Practices         

Head Coach:  Ziggy Szelagowicz  
 
Assistant Coach: Hannah Konrad 
 
Assistant Coach: Andrew Ott 

 

Ziggy would like athletes to train at least 3 times a weekThere will be specific training on certain days. Athletes are welcome to train on any of the days listed but need to know that most of Ziggy’s attention will be put towards the athletic event(s) being focused on for the day.

Upcoming Meets & Practice Schedule for July:

1) Trevor Craven-deadline to send Christa your events, July 4th noon
2) Ocean Athletics Summer Meet #2 (July 10th)–deadline to send Christa your events, July 6th midnight
3) BC Championships (July 13-15)–deadline to send Christa your events, July 5th midnight **send her your season’s best time/distance
4) Ocean Athletics Summer Meet #3 (July 17th)–deadline to send Christa your events, July 13th midnight
    • Wednesday, July 4th  –  Practice at 10:00 AM
    • Thursday, July 5th  –  Practice at 10:00 AM 
    • Saturday/Sunday, July 7th/8th, Trevor Craven Meet, Swangard Stadium, Burnaby.–email entries to [email protected]  by 12-noon July 4th Schedule available at Trevor Craven Schedule 2018 (1)
    • Monday, July 9th –  Practice at 10:00 AM
    • Tuesday July 10th 2018 Ocean Athletics Summer Meet #2 email entries to [email protected]  by midnight July 6th Schedule available at:  Ocean+Athletics+Summer+Series+2018July10
    • Wednesday, July 11th –  Practice at 10:00 AM
    • Friday/Saturday/Sunday  July 13/14/15 BC Championships (Jamboree)Percy Perry Stadium, Coquitlam. —email entries & season’s best times/heights/distances to [email protected] by midnight – July 5th  Schedule available at 2018 BC Championships Schedule
    • Tuesday July 17th 2018 Ocean Athletics Summer Meet #3 email entries to [email protected]  by midnight July 13th Schedule available at: Ocean+Athletics+Summer+Series+2018+July17
    • Thursday July 19th  –  Practice at 10:00 AM
    • Saturday July 21st  –  Practice at 10:00 AM
    • Monday July 23rd  –  Practice at 10:00 AM
    • Wednesday July 25th  –  Practice at 10:00 AM
    • Friday July 27th  –  Practice at 10:00 AM
    • Tuesday July 31st  –  Practice at 10:00 AM
Meet at Valley Royal Shed at the South end of the Track at Rotary Stadium
 
During Winter Training ONLY: Monday & Wednesday practices will happen at the Abbostford Recreation Centre (ARC). Athletes should wait for the group by the couch area at the Abbotsford Recreations Centre, 2499 McMillan Rd.
All athletes are responsible for their entrance fee to ARC
 

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POLE VAULT GROUP

 Coach Graham Danziger    

New to Pole Vault ? Contact Club Administrator Christa McAuley at [email protected] and Coach Graham Danziger before attending first practice.  Practice times vary – it is important to contact the coach before attending.

It is very important that Coach Graham has your email address, as practice changes or adjustments  will be confirmed by email

Typical practice times are as listed below but always verify as they change from week to week.

Location: Rotary Stadium at the Pole Vault Shed beside the Legacy Building

  • Thursdays late afternoon with Coach Graham (Coach to Confirm practice time by email)
  • Saturdays late morning Coach Graham (Coach to Confirm practice time by email)

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THROWS GROUP      Coach Harold Willers  

TRAINING SESSIONS WILL RUN 2 -3 HOURS 

Practices will consist of conditioning & technical work

  • Tuesday 4:30 PM @ Clearbrook Park Throws Cage & 6:00 PM @ Valley Royals Shed 
  • Thursday 4:30 PM @ Clearbrook Park Throws Cage & 6:00 PM @ Valley Royals Shed
  • Sunday 11 AM @ Clearbrook Park Throws Cage & 1:00 PM @ Valley Royals Shed

The Clearbrook Park Throws Cage is just north of the baseball diamonds in the main field. The Valley Royals Shed is located at the south end of track at Rotary Stadium.

Due to insurance rules, all athletes must have a paid Club Membership to join a Valley Royals Practice Group. Go to https://valleyroyals.ca/membership/  to select a membership package and register online at https://valleyroyalstrackandfield.com/registration

 

 

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IT’S WHAT YOU DO WHEN THE COACH ISN’T AROUND THAT MAKES YOU A CHAMPION !
Updated June, 2018