Track & Field

Track and Field NEW

Track and field is the premiere sport that provides the fundamental athletic skills necessary for all activity.  This camp will be highly beneficial to the multi-sport athlete seeking to increase strength, sharpen running and jumping skills, and improve overall fitness.  Campers will practice event-specific techniques for hurdling, long jump, high jump, sprintinng, and middle distance running.  Our coaches will incorporate video analysis during drills for evaluation and feedback on movement patterns.  Campers will have the opportunity to focus on improving running economy specifically through:
  • Speed and proprioception development
  • Plyometrics
  • Acceleration and jumping techniques
  • Strength and conditioning
We welcome all skills levels, especially novice!
Track and field can be a phenomenal introductory youth sport because there's nothing better than an all-out race to set the foundation for athleticism and competitiveness!

Weeks Offered:
Week 1: June 10-14
Week 2: June 17-21

Time Options:
AM Only: 9:00am-12:00pm
PM Only: 3:30pm-6:30pm CANCELLED
AM & PM: 9:00am-12:00pm & 3:30pm-6:30pm CANCELLED

Cost Options:
1 week of AM or PM Only: $350
1 week of AM & PM: $450
2 weeks of AM or PM Only: $450
2 weeks of AM & PM: $600

Eligibility:
Boys & Girls, Rising 6-12 grades (prefered ages 11-18 years old)

Facilities:
Campers should report to Zone B (the Herman Entry Plaza) on Pilgrim Road. Camp will be held on the track and Steuart Field.
What to Bring to Camp
  • Loose fitting, light colored clothing, suitable for hot weather and lots of movement
  • Running Shoes
  • Track Spikes (if you have them)
  • Jacket
  • Wristwatch
  • Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle
  • Snack
  • Extra clothes (i.e. socks, shirt, shoes, jacket, pants in case of inclement weather)
Director
St. Albans very first Track and Field camp will be under the direction of Coach Ameera Teal.  Since 2016, Coach Teal has served as an Assistant Coach for the Upper School and Head Coach for the Middle School Cross Country and Track & Field teams at NCS & STA.  An accomplished athlete throughout high school and college, Coach Teal holds a Bachelor's of Science in Exercise Science from Salisbury University (2014) and a Master's of Science in Kinesiology from James Madison University (2016).  She's an active member of and holds certifications from the National Strength & Conditioning Association (CSCS) and the American College of Sports Medicene (EP and EIM-2).
Assistant Director
Coach Kendrick Morgan brings over 25 years of experience as a coach and athlete to campers.  For the past 5 years, he's served as an asst. coach for the horizontal jumps at NCS & STA. 
As a full scholarship athlete at UNC-Chapel Hill, Coach Morgan comepeted in the triple, long, and high jump events, securing multiple ACC titles, All-American honors, and still maintains both indoor and outdoor triple jump records at his alma mater.  Coach Morgan extended his athletic career as a professional competing at the USA Track & Field Championships in 1996, 2000, & 2004.
Assistant Director
Coach Bobby Fields has over 25 years of experience coaching highly competitive youth sports in the Interstate Athletic Conference (IAC), Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAC), Rising Star League and the Amatuer Athletic Union (AAU).  His coaching skills extend to basketball, golf, track & field, and volleyball.  Most recently, he's helped the STA Track & Field team win the 2014 & 2016 Outdoor Track & Field IAC Championships, as well as coaching the 2017 DCSAA Outdoor Track & Field High Jump Champion.  Coach Fields has a Bachelor's of Arts in Political Science, minor in Criminal Justice from SUNY-Albany; IYCA Certification in Youth Speed & Agility, High School Strength and Conditioning and Youth Fitness.  
Located in Washington, D.C., St. Albans Summer Programs – a combined summer camp and summer school for area and out-of-town boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 12 – provides half- and full-day academic and art classes and athletic camps for football, golf, rowing, swimming, and tennis at state-of-the-art athletic facilities.