Welcome to the 2019-2020 season! I can't believe that we are set to start in 1 week! I hope you have all had a great summer and have been able to get some training in. It has been great seeing those of you who have been able to train over the summer with us but please remember that was voluntary!
I wanted to go over a few things before our season begins next week. First, everyone must log in to Arbiter (now known as Planet HS but your username and password will remain the same). If all your forms are current you can just click the 2019-2020 school year. Also make sure that you check cross country or you will not show up on my roster. If you do not have a account already set up please go to the more tab and click on required paperwork. There are more directions there. Both parents and athletes need to have an account. Please remember that all paperwork needs to be completed by the first day of practice to be able to participate.
Second, this year there will not be a fall sports/activity meeting due to all forms being on Arbiter/Planet HS. In the past we have always had our XC meeting right after. This year we will meet Tuesday, August 6th, at 5:00 pm. During the meeting I will discuss what the season will look like, and answer any questions that people might have. Please plan on attending if possible. If you are unable to attend please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.
Next, just a reminder that we have 3 volunteer opportunities. This Saturday we are helping out at the Juneau Marathon. Please be there at 6:00 am. Let me know if you need a ride. Next, we are helping out the Aukeman Triathlon on August 3rd. I will let you know the time. This year they are adding a Olympic distance so we will need more volunteers. Our final fundraising opportunity is the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving. These opportunities are so important to help us keep the cost of traveling down and so we have scholarship opportunities for athletes.
Finally, please make sure that you have joined Remind and that you check the website for updated information.
Thanks in advance for a great season!
Preseason begins tomorrow! We will be doing a 1 mile time trial to see where we are at. It is always amazing to look at our growth when we get to the end of our season. If you are unable to join us please reach out to me and we will find a time to meet. Also please remember to join REMIND. We will use this for the majority of our communication.
Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Believe it or not it is time to start thinking about or upcoming season. I know, I know school just got out. I want to take a moment to thank all of our graduating seniors. You will be missed next year, and I wish all of you great success as you move forward.
I hope you are all enjoying a little break from training whether you were in soccer, baseball, track and field, or something else it is important to give your body a little R and R.
We will start preseason Tuesday, June 11th at 9:00 am. We will meet at Thunder Mountain. Please remember preseason is optional. If you are not planning on running please touch base with me so we can come up with a training plan so you can run injury free this season.
Please pass this information on to anyone you think would be interested especially incoming freshman.
Finally, if you have not already heard I had knee surgery and will be on crutches for a month so Coach Nagel and our team captains will be doing a lot of our summer work outs but I am always available for questions.
Happy Summer Training everyone!