Athletics News

Andrew Stalling | Director of Track and Field and Cross Country

Cross Country

Just over a week ago we had a number of outstanding runners who represented South Coast at the State Cross Country Championships. Their results were:

  • Bryce Frohlich – 39th 12 Years
  • Brayden Mercer – 13th 13 Years and 5th in the 4 x 1500m relay
  • Hayden Atkinson – 9th 14 Years and 3rd in the 4 x 1500m relay
  • Diesel Donnelly – 13th 14 Years and 3rd in the 4 x 1500m relay
  • Charlie Blok– 24th 14 Years and 3rd in the 4 x 1500m relay
  • Oliver Cronin – 19th 15 Years and 5th in the 4 x 1500m relay
  • Kye Kanemura – 25th 15 Years and 5th in the 4 x 1500m relay
  • Hugo Sharples– 38th 17 Years

This is an extremely challenging event with a very high standard of competition. Well done gents!

District Track and Field Trials

These will be held on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th August and TSS is looking to send a strong team to this event. We can nominate up to 2 students per age group/per event.

Those athletes who represented TSS at the GPS Track and Field Championships in the 13 Years to Open age groups in 2016 will be automatically nominated for one of these positions unless you specifically do not want to be nominated. For all other students who wish to nominate for events, please email Mr Stalling (Andrew.stalling@tss.qld.edu.au ) indicating the following:

  1. Name
  2. DOB and Age group
  3. Event and Personal best time/height/distance for events where there are more than two nominations, we have to undertake a run/jump/throw off. Preseason training for Athletics will occur for weeks 1-5 this term, leading up to the Interhouse Track and Field in Week 6. Training will begin in Week 2 (this week) and details regarding training is below:Sprint training

 

Athletics – Training details

  • Mondays 3.45-4.45pm on the River ovals
  • Wednesdays 3.45-4.45pm on the River ovals
  • Fridays (either 3.45-4.45pm on the River ovals or 4.00-5.00pm at Griffith Uni – check with Mr Stalling)

Distance training

  • Mondays – 3.45-4.45pm on the River ovals
  • Wednesdays – 6.30-7.30am on the River ovals

Discus/Shot put/Javelin training (to begin in Week 3)

  • Wednesdays – 3.45-4.45pm on the River ovals

High Jump/Long Jump/Triple Jump training

  • Training will occur during Core PE lessons for Years 7, 8 and 9.
  • Year 10, 11 and 12 jumpers TBC

If parents or runners have any questions they can contact the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field, Mr Andrew Stalling on Andrew.Stalling@tss.qld.edu.au

 

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