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Coaches

Head Coach

Chris Babcock

Assistant Coaches

Kevin Mencke
Garrett Prentis
Mike Rasmussen
Mark Stoick

2023 Schedules

Season begins Monday, March 13, 2023


Meets:

1 meet per week, generally on Thursdays or Fridays. Participation may be limited to 4 individuals per event, however there are 18 events, so plenty of room for everyone.
Boys' Team (Proposed)
Girls' Team (Proposed)

Practices (all teams):

Practice location: Macalester College. When the weather permits we will be meeting at the track and field complex at Macalester College on Snelling Avenue. 

Practice will begin as close to 3:00 PM as possible. We are able to use the facility until 4:30 PM, when the college's team starts their practice. Rides will be leaving from the CDH Forum right after school.

SPRING BREAK - Monday, April 3 - Monday, April 10 from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM. We will meet at Macalester College. 

Daily (Monday - Friday) from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM. We will meet in the CDH Fitness Center until the snow has cleared from the track. Then we will meet at Macalester.

Event groups will meet in various locations:

ALL Groups will meet together for the first week in the CDH Fitness Center on the Plyometric surface (grey surface).

After that we will meet in the following locations:
Distance:
Near the concessions stand between the field house and the fitness center
Jumps: TBA or with Sprints
Pole Vault: TBA or with Sprints - Coach Stoick will have the schedule
Sprints: TBA or CDH Field House/Fitness Center
Throws: TBA track or CDH Gym (mondo)/Fitness Center


2022 Raiders Track and Field Team

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Team Information

Track and Field is a co-ed sport. Cretin-Derham Hall offers track and field competition at the varsity and junior varsity levels. The regular season is 11 weeks in length with section competition starting the last week in May (31-June 2) and the state meet the second weekend in June (11-12). The season begins Monday, March 14, 2022.

Track and field is a sport for both beginning and experienced runners, jumpers, and throwers and students interested in learning new events (hurdles, shot put, disc, high jump, long jump and triple jump).

Track and Field is a multi-event team sport in which individuals and relay teams compete against individuals and relay teams from other teams in various events in order to score points for their respective team. 

There are 18 total track and field events in the state of Minnesota. These events are: 

  • Sprinting Events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 4 x 100m (a.k.a. 400m Relay), 4 x 200m (a.k.a. 800m Relay), 4 x 400m (a.k.a. 1600m Relay) 
  • Hurdle Events: 100m Intermediate Hurdles (girls), 110m High Hurdles (boys), 300m
  • Low Hurdles (girls), 300m Intermediate Hurdles (boys) 
  • Distance Events: 800m, 1600m, 3200m, 4 x 800m (a.k.a 3200m Relay) 
  • Jump Events: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault 
  • Throwing Events: Discus and Shot Put 

*Athletes are allowed to compete in 4 events in any meet. These 4 events must be a combination of both track and field events and cannot be track only or field only. An athlete may compete in 3 track events and 1 field event,  or 2 track events and 2 field events; or 1 track event and 3 field events. These are maximums. Most of our athletes will only be competing in two or three events per meet, depending on specific meet restrictions and our ability to get all athletes an opportunity to compete.

It is required that each participant provide their own running shoes for practice and meets. School uniforms are issued to members of the team. 

State Championships

1993

Honor Roll

The record book of the top 5 performances in each event