2017 TRACK SEASON NEWS

CASCADE STRIDERS 
2017 ALL-AMERICANS 
(Top 8 finisher at Junior Olympics Nationals Meet)

ALYVIA BROWN
NATIONAL CHAMPION
1500m

ALYVIA BROWN
2nd place
800m

IAN FERGUSON
6th place

High Jump

 

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JOINING CASCADE STRIDERS

Club membership requires the following:

ATHLETE

  1. Team Registration: Each seasonal team (Track or Cross-Country) will have its own registration period and fees. Open registration announcements will be posted on this site and athletes must be registered by the designated deadline in order to establish the team roster and allow athletes to participate in practices.
  2. USATF membership: Our club liability insurance requires participating athletes to be members of the USATF. Therefore, a current USATF number is required in order to complete registration.  To join/renew USATF click -->USATF MEMBERSHIP LINK
  3. Uniforms: Athletes are required to wear the team uniform for competitions. An opportunity to order uniforms will be announced early in the season.
  4. Conduct:
    - Be at practice and meets on time
    - Arrive ready to listen, work hard, and learn
    - Be supportive of your teammates
    - Show respect for all coaches, officials, and opponents
    - Represent your club with appropriate language and behavior
    - Learn the rules and always compete by them
    - Have Fun!


PARENTS

  1. Time Trials Participation (REQUIREMENT): All families are REQUIRED to volunteer for this event if your athlete will be participating in Time Trials. Families receive information after registration.
  2. Home Meet Participation (REQUIREMENT): All families are REQUIRED to volunteer for this event. It takes the entire membership to make this meet a success each year and is the club’s only fund-raiser.
  3. Attendance at Practice: All parents/guardians of children age 9 and under are required to stay at practice for the safety of these younger athletes. Please make sure your contact information (particularly cell phone) is up to date in case of emergencies and please make sure your athlete knows your phone number. 
  4. Active Communication: Ensure that you are receiving club email communications and attend the periodic parent meetings. Inform coaches of any absences, injuries, illnesses, or other concerns as soon as they arise.
  5. Conduct
    Be a model for your child’s conduct (see above)
    - Place the overall well-being of your child above the competition
    - Actively support team coaches and other volunteers (even become a voluteer yourself)
    - Refrain from drug, alcohol, or tobacco use at all youth sporting events
    - Have Fun!