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    Track & Field Team Announcements and Information:
     

     
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    *Be sure to read ALL announcements and information below. Then contact your attendance coach if you have additional questions.  

     
     
    *Please go to the Athletics Home for all sports signup information.
     
     
    *Student Athlete Information Meeting:  Friday, February 24 after school in the Gym
     
     
    *First Practice:  Monday, March 13
     
     
    *Track & Field Practices:  Monday - Thursday 3:40 - 5:15pm @ FMS Track
     
     
    *Practice ends at 5:15pm. After cleaning up the equipment, your child will be ready for pick up. Please be on time.
     
     
    *Final day to join the Track & Field team:  Monday, March 20  
     
     
    *Parent/Athlete Meeting:  Monday, March 20 in the FMS Gym @ 5:15pm
     
     
    *4X100m and 4X400m Relay Team Challenges:  Tuesday, March 21
    We will field an A Team and a B Team, at each grade level and gender group, for the four practice meets. Then one final A Team for the 4X100m and the 4X400m, at each grade level and gender group, will represent FMS in the Finals on May 4.
     
     
     
     
    *First Meet:  Thursday, March 23 @ Vista del Lago HS
     
     
    *Team Picture Day:  Thursday, April 20, 3:45pm (during practice)
      
     
    *Meet Schedule (subject to change):
    Thursday, March 23 4:00 - 7:00pm @ Vista del Lago HS
    Thursday, March 30 4:00 - 7:00pm @ TBD
    Thursday, April 13 4:00 - 7:00pm @ Vista del Lago HS
    Wednesday, April 19 4:00 - 7:00pm @ Oak Ridge HS
    Thursday, April 27 4:00 - 7:00pm  Trials @ Vista del Lago HS
    Thursday, May 4 4:00 - 7:00pm  Finals @ Vista del Lago HS
     
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    *Track & Field Apparel- Click on the link below for all apparel choices. Pay close attention to the sizing descriptions. There are no refunds or exchanges.(optional purchase)  
     
     
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    Remind

    Parents and Athletes need to sign up for Track & Field practice and meet updates by texting the message @2023fmstf1 or @2023fmstf2 to the number 81010. Pick only one of the two text messages to type to the number 81010.
     
       
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    Transportation / Transportation
     
    This season we still do not have access to district transportation. Due to this unfortunate situation, we ask that you transport your child to all meets. Please complete and return the forms below to your child's attendance coach before the first meet on Thursday, March 23.

     
    Driving Permission Form
     
     
    *Transportation Fee and Donation
    There will be no transportation fee this season due to a bus driver shortage. Please consider donating the "would be fee" to our sports programs. Payments and donations will be received at the Student Accounts Office or online. Transportation Fee and Donation Form
    Donate
     
     
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    *Wear athletic clothing and running shoes every day to practice.
     
     
    *Bring water! It's very important to stay hydrated. 
     
     
    *All athletes will participate in four practice meets. (rain or shine)
     
     
    *We encourage all athletes to participate in up to four events at each practice meet.
     
     
    *In order to compete in Trials, the coaches will place the top 4 athletes for each event, at each grade level, and gender group. (only three athletes at each grade level and gender group will be placed in the 1600m for Finals)
     
     
    *If you are planning to participate in any sprinting events (65m hurdles-required, 100m, 200m, 400m, relay teams) we recommend purchasing track shoes (sprinting shoes with spikes). You will need:


         1/4" spikes for the FMS or the SMS track
     
         3/16" pyramid (or xmas tree) spikes (NO NEEDLE NOSE SPIKES) for the all-weather         tracks at Vista del Lago HS, Folsom HS, Cordova HS, Ponderosa HS, Union Mine HS,       and Oak Ridge HS
     
     
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            Shoe

    Please consider donating used track shoes to our team.


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    *Please direct your questions (by email) to the coach assigned to your grade level and gender. (see coaches list below)
     

     

    Head Coach:
              Aaron MacDonald amacdonald@fcusd.org
     
    Assistant Coaches:
              6th Girls- Nicole Barrie nbarrie@fcusd.org
              7th Girls- Stephanie Salgado ssalgado@fcusd.org
              8th Girls- Stephanie Bell sbell@fcusd.org
              6th Boys- Patrick Burke pburke@fcusd.org
              7th Boys- Antwon Hazzard ahazzard@fcusd.org
              8th Boys- Doug Pajer dpajer@fcusd.org
     

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    *Meet Schedule (subject to change):
    Thursday, March 23 4:00 - 7:00pm @ Vista del Lago HS
    Thursday, March 30 4:00 - 7:00pm @ TBD
    Thursday, April 13 4:00 - 7:00pm @ Vista del Lago HS
    Wednesday, April 19 4:00 - 7:00pm @ Oak Ridge HS
    Thursday, April 27 4:00 - 7:00pm  Trials @ Vista del Lago HS
    Thursday, May 4 4:00 - 7:00pm  Finals @ Vista del Lago HS

    Printable Track & Field Meet Schedule 2023
     
     
     
     
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    *See the calendar below for practice and meet information. The calendar can be uploaded to your device calendar.