Santa Clarita Track Club Cross Country Newsletter
Newsletter Wednesday August 1, 2007
In This Issue
Coaches Clinic
You can Help!
XC Flyer
Quick Links...
Join Our Mailing List!
Our first sign up will be held on August 2nd between 6:30 - 7:30 PM  at COC-Track. 
Please Look for the Storm Banner in the stands or on the infield.
Please download the sign-up paperwork and complete it at home, this way we can keep the lines short.
Don't forget to get a copy of the parent hand book also.
Alan Bingham
Coaches Training Clinic - Mt SAC
If you are interested in coaching or want to learn more about it, we suggest that you join our coaching staff and attend one or all of the below listed coaches clinics held at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut.
August 18, 2007 at Mt. SAC 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Clinic DetailsMail in RegistrationOnline RegistrationCampus Map
We need your help
If you are interested in helping please send an email to Alan Bingham and let me know what you would like to do. All positions below need to be filled.

XC MANAGER - David Summer

  • Assist the President in managing  the cross country program.
  • Assist by delegating duties to responsible coordinator volunteers
  • Assist in making the decisions necessary to run a successful Cross Country season.

HEAD COACH - Darren James

  • Head the selection committee for the coaching staff.
  • Administer the coaching staff
  • Establish a training plan for the cross country season.


  • Works with the Cross Country General Manager to set date and site for Lap-a-thon
  • Sets up a system for recording laps
  • Records laps of each child with help of volunteers
  • Procures music for the event
  • Procures prizes for winners


  • Order uniforms for athletes
  • Pick up and distribute uniforms
  • Take orders on various Storm merchandise (t-shirts, sweats, hats)


  • Assist in the registration process
  • Put together the team roster
  • Compile binder of athlete contracts, waivers, and age verifications for certification by VYC
  • Meet with VYC for certification


  • Determine date and place for party
  • Procure permit for party
  • Order food for party
  • Help coaches hand out awards
  • Put together a possible memory book.


  • Order and pick up team trophies for all athletes
  • Order Storm awards
  • Distribute weekly meet ribbons in communication box


  • Put together a weekly newsletter for distribution via email.
  • Ask for input from coaches on a weekly basis for the newsletter
  • Make several hardcopies of newsletters for non computer users


  • Ensure that information about the post season is made available to the club.
  • Build a list of interested athletes
  • Assist Lap-a-thon coordinator with lap-a-thon


You can help by printing out a few flyers and passing them out to your friends, this is the best way to get people to find out about cross country. you can download the flyer by  clicking here
"The will to prepare, the guts to risk, and the desire to be the best;  these are the trademarks of a champion."       -Unknown
Alan Bingham
Santa Clarita Track Club
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