Track Information

  • 2021 Spring Track Season

    Grades 6th, 7th & 8th

     
    UPDATES
    Track practice cancelled on Wednesday 5/5 and Wednesday 5/12 due to staffing/facility issues.
     
     
    COACHES
    Head Coach - Bryce Nederhoed - bjnederhoed@mcpsmt.org
      

    2020-21 SEASON INFORMATION

    • Season - 4/6-5/17
    • Signup Date - 3/30
    • 1st Day of Practice - 4/6
    • Game Schedule - 
      • 1st Meet - WMS only - 4/19/21 - time and location to be determined
      • 2nd Meet - WMS, CS Porter and Meadow Hill (divided by grade level) - time and location to be determined
     

    Welcome to Wildcat track.  We are all looking forward to a fun-filled, action packed, successful season!  This is just a brief note to inform you of what to expect this season.

    PAPER WORK

    Students will be required to turn in the following two items TO THE OFFICE by Friday April 2nd, or they will be unable to compete or practice until these two items are turned in.

    • MCPS Waiver and Concussion release
      • Signature of an adult and student signature
      • $25 Activity Fee
        • Make checks payable to Washington Middle School.
        • Scholarships are available. Speak to Mr. Hendrickson, if you need scholarship.
    • Due to the large number of athletes that participate in track, a Code of Conduct will be sent home the first day of track that will have student athlete expectations for the season including behavioral expectations.  If a student receives 3 minor ODR's (as defined by the WMS student handbook) they we not be able to participate in the next event.  If a student receives 5 minor ODR's they will be removed from the team.  If a student receives 1 major ODR, they will not be able to participate in the next event.  If a student receives 2 major ODR's they will be removed from the team.  Any behavior that results in a citation from law enforcement will be cause for immediate removal from the team.

    SEASON

    • April 6th thru May 17th

    PRACTICES

    • Monday - Thursday from 1:30 - 3:00
    • Practices are mandatory if athletes expect to participate at the meets.
    • Attendance will be taken daily, so make sure you are there on time.
    • We understand emergencies arise but please try to avoid scheduling appointments etc. when there is practice after school.
    • Please communicate with a coach if you are going to miss practice.
    • Athletes are required to have a minimum of 6 practices in before the first competition.
    • If athletes have not made an effort to communicate about any absences, he or she may not be registered for the events in the next track meet.

    MEETS

    • 1st meet - 4/19/21 - more details coming 
    • 2nd meet - 5/15/21 - more details coming

    DRESS/EQUIPMENT/ETC.

    • Washington will supply all equipment needed (e.g. shot puts, batons, tape measures)
    • Athletes are responsible for bringing the following to all practices and games:
      • Athletic apparel-shorts or sweats you can move in, tennis shoes (SPIKES ARE PROHIBITED, but can wear track shoes with no spikes)
      • WATER! Very important as we sometimes practice at the Sentinel track.
      • Snacks-you know your own body…if you need fuel, prepare! Make it healthy!
      • Warm clothes-remember it is spring in Montana…hats, gloves, tights, rain gear may be necessary!
      • For meets, athletes need to remember to wear their Washington track T-shirt.

    COACHING STAFF

    • Head Coach: Bryce Nederhoed