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Track and Field

Please complete the steps get cleared prior to first practice.  

 

Step 1 - Sign-up for the Team - Click Here

Step 2 - Please make sure you are cleared through the Athletic Dept. to participate. Only athletes on the "cleared" list provided from the athletic office will be allowed to practice. Follow the steps here to get cleared ASAP - Click Here

*Make this a priority, it takes time, do not wait until the last minute!

Contact:
Lois Gorbacz at lgorbacz@tvusd.us
or Mary Rose at mrose@tvusd.ca.us
with  any questions you have.


2021 Track & Field Practice Schedule

March 1-6
Week 1


Track and Field begins again! Make sure you are cleared by the athletic office to practice. ONLY athletes that are 100% cleared by the athletic office will be allowed to practice! Please follow the steps above to ensure you are cleared and can attend practice.

Practice Locations:

Mon - GO Track - 3:00-5:00 pm
Tue - GO Track - 3:00-5:00 pm
Wed - GO Track - 3:00-5:00 pm
Thurs - GO Track - 3:00-5:00 pm
Fri - GO Track - 3:00-5:00 pm
Sat - Get workout from group coach

-2021 Season Meet Schedule (TBD)

Athletes should bring a large water or Gatorade and be dressed in running attire and running shoes for each practice.



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2019-20 College Commitments

Join with us in celebrating our athletes as they commit to run at amazing schools across the country!

  • Tori Gaitan Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • Audrey Dang UC Davis
  • Cole Sawires Yager Cal Berkeley
  • Chris Verdugo Army (West Point) (NY)
  • Arianna Griffiths Cal Berkeley
  • Aric Reza Cal Berkeley
  • Abby Cahill Southwestern College (KS)
  • Max Segeberg Cal Lutheran
  • Gabe Abbes Cal Berkeley
  • Parker Smith San Francisco State
  • Leandro Candray Cal Poly Pomona
  • Isabelle Buncab UC Irvine
  • Kaitlyn Swenson San Diego St.
  • Kyle Yonker Western Colorado University
  • Bryce Lucas Western Colorado University
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2019-20 College Commitments

Join with us in celebrating our athletes as they commit to run at amazing schools across the country!

  • Tori Gaitan Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • Audrey Dang UC Davis
  • Cole Sawires Yager Cal Berkeley
  • Chris Verdugo Army (West Point) (NY)
  • Arianna Griffiths Cal Berkeley
  • Aric Reza Cal Berkeley
  • Abby Cahill Southwestern College (KS)
  • Max Segeberg Cal Lutheran
  • Gabe Abbes Cal Berkeley
  • Parker Smith San Francisco State
  • Leandro Candray Cal Poly Pomona
  • Isabelle Buncab UC Irvine
  • Kaitlyn Swenson San Diego St.
  • Kyle Yonker Western Colorado University
  • Bryce Lucas Western Colorado University
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Erika Miller will donate $500 to Great Oak XC/Track for all houses bought or sold through her from our program. Utilize her skills and help us raise money for our program!

Erika Miller will donate $500 to Great Oak XC/Track for all houses bought or sold through her from our program. Utilize her skills and help us raise money for our program!



2020 Team Donation

  This season we are asking all athletes for a $200 donation to help support our Track & Field program.  Parents can write a check to GOALS or use the link below to donate to Track using a card.  All donations go back to the athletes and keep our program as one of the best in the nation!  We appreciate all of your support.
 

Donate Here

 

Great Oak Track & Field

  • Isaac Cortes - 2 x State Champion
  • 2018 4x100 State Champions
  • Khala Taylor - CIF Champion
  • 2016 Mt. SAC National Record
  • Arcadia DMR Champions
  • CJ Stevenson - 3 x State Champion
  • Jade Miller - 300h State Champion
  • Nick Ponzio - Shot Put State Champion
  • Shane Atkinson - Legend
  • Destiny Collins - Legendary Champion
  • Michael Hewitt - Legend
  • Tori Gaitan - Active Legend
  • Fatima Cortes - Legend
  • Carlos Carvajal - Legend
  • Damion Marshall - Long Hair Don't Care Legend
  • Evelyn Mandel - Legend
  • Gavin Korby - Legend
  • Jacob Korgan - Legend
  • Nelson Quintana - Legend
  • Ciynamon Stevenson - Legend
  • Nicole Rice - Legend
  • Solomon Fountain - CIF Champion
  • Sydney Belus - Legend
  • Haley Dorris - Master's Champion
  • Nick Fisher - Legend
  • Seth Knowlton - Legend
  • Duane Solomon - Legend
  • Karson Fronk - National Mile Champion
  • Kaitlyn Swenson - Active Legend
  • Jeremiah Ruger - Legend
  • Sean Burd - Legend
  • B. Jones - Legend
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News/Announcements/Upcoming Events

Below we will list any Track & Field news/announcements for the 2019 Great Oak Track & Field Season!


Entries Announcement

Weekend Meet Entries are limited. Not every athlete will be entered each weekend. Entries will most often be posted the Sunday or Monday prior to the event.


Redondo Invite

Redondo Invite
Redondo Union High School
3/13/20-3/14/20

Cancelled

*If you have a tough 2 day double for this meet, you may want to have your parents get a hotel room to save you travel time.
**We will have buses for Friday only at this meet

Highlights:
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Dublin Distance Fiesta

Dublin Distance Fiesta
Dublin High School
Dublin, CA

3/20-22/20
Trip Cancelled for 2020

Highlights:
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King Fr/So Classic

King Fr/So Classic
King High School
Riverside, CA

3/21/20
Cancelled

Highlights:
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Completed Events


Griffin Relays

Griffin Relays
Los Alamitos High School
Los Alamitos, CA

3/7/20
Buses Provided

Highlights:
-Girls V 4x1600 runs National Leader in 21:23.66!
-Girls V 1600 SMR wins in 4:22.86!
-Boys V 1600 SMR wins in 3:33.69!
-Girls V 4x800 wins in 9:38.97!
-Boys V 4x800 wins in 8:02.23!
-Girls Fr/SO DMR wins in 12:55.20!
-Girls V DMR wins in 12:43.45!
-Boys Var 4x4 wins in 3:24.65!
-Summer Stevenson wins V Girls LJ in 18' 3.5"!
-Caceres and Kopish go 1-2 in Fr/So PV at 9' 0"!
-Girls Fr/So 1600 - Kelli Gaffney wins in 5:16.27!
-Boys Fr/So 1600 - Cameron Smith  wins in 4:41.74!
-Great Meet Wolfpack!

 

 

 


Saddle-up Invitational

Saddle-up Invitational
Vista Murrieta High School
Murrieta, CA

2/29/20
No Buses

Highlights:
-Kaitlyn Swenson wins Var G PV in 12' 0"!
-Adela Gonzales wins Var G 800 in 2:25.36!
-Boys V 4x400 (McFadden, Byrtus, Lucas, Joseph) wins in 3:26.98!
-Dayela Grimes 2nd in Var G TJ in 34' 1"!
-Good Start Wolfpack!

Saddle-Up Invitational


Winter State Meet

Winter State Meet
Arcadia High School
Arcadia, CA

2/8/20

Highlights:
-Boys win 7th Winter State Title in a Row!
-Girls win 5th Winter State Title in a Row!
-Distance Team Sweeps all Distance Events!
-Arianna Griffiths wins the 1500 in 4:39!
-Cole Sawires Yager wins the 1500 in 3:57!
-DMR's both win!
4x800's both win!
-Audrey Dang wins the 3000 in 10:13!
Gabe Abbes wins the 3000 in 10:40 (meet record)!
-James Wright takes 2nd in Weight and 4th in Shot!
-More to come!


2020 GO All-Comers Meets

2020 GO All-Comers Meets

Great Oak High School will once again be hosting All-comers this winter! Please join us for our scheduled meets below:

-Saturday - January 11, 2020 - 9:00 am - Meet Info - Results
-Saturday - January 25, 2020 - 9:00 am - Meet Info - Results - Meet Schedule



Important Dates/News

2020 Meet Schedule - Click Here

First Day of Practice - February 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm (for all athletes that are not in a GOHS Winter Sport) Winter Sport athletes report upon completion of GO winter team commitment.

Uniform Contract - Click Here

Parent Meeting - 2/27/20 room list at top of page

Track Team Banquet - TBD
 

*Reminder - All athletes must have a completed athletic packet (.pdf) to be eligible for track.

Need a Physical Before the Season?
 

The Minute Clinic at CVS is usually fast and cheap!

 

Walk-in Clinic for a fast cheap athletic physical only $35!

US Healthworks
25285 Madison Ave. Suite 101
Murrieta, CA 92562
Phone: (951) 600-9070
Fax: (951) 600-9177
Center Information
Map Directions
Hours:
 
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday
9:00am - 2:00pm


Team Philosophy

Team Philosophy: Great Oak High School Track Field will provide a fun and safe environment for athletes to learn how to work hard and compete as a TEAM. Encouraging academics and sportsmanship, while teaching our athletes to compete at a high level are the main goals of our coaching staff. We will work to establish an elite program in California and the Nation and maintain our program at that level yearly.


2020 Great Oak Track & Field Coaching Staff

Coach Beam

Head Track Coach & Throws Coach

Phone: 951-551-0166

Coach Verdugo

Coach Verdugo

Head Sprints Coach

Phone: 661-713-2059

Coach Valdez

Assistant Coach - Pole Vault

Phone: 951-733-1454

Coach Bennett

Assistant Coach - Sprints

Phone: 310-433-3854

Coach Johnson

Assistant Coach - Distance

Phone: 909-730-0640

Coach Wright

Assistant Coach - Throws

Phone: 951-216-5933

Coach Maricic

Coach Maricic

Head LJ/TJ Coach

Phone: 951-219-1933

Coach Garcia

Head Pole Vault Coach

Phone: 562-858-8831

Coach B. Garcia

Assistant Coach - Pole Vault

Phone: 951-809-5000

Coach Robbins

Assistant Coach - Sprints

Phone: 951-385-9737

Coach Meeker

Assistant Coach - Throws

Phone: 951-234-2270

Coach Scott

Assistant Coach - High Jump

Phone: 951-526-6398

Coach Baran

Assistant Coach - LJ/TJ

Phone: 951-234-1278

Coach Toner

Assistant Coach - Pole Vault

Phone: 951-837-8070

Coach Kirk

Assistant Coach - Throws

Phone: 951-805-1601

Coach Polakiewicz

Assistant Coach - Pole Vault

Phone: 760-212-7053

GO Athletic Administration

Herschel Ramirez

Herschel Ramirez

Asst. Principal/Athletic Administrator

Phone: 951-294-6450 x2012

Lois Gorbacz

Lois Gorbacz

Athletic Department Secretary

Phone: 951-294-6450 x2004

Mary  Rose

Mary Rose

Assistant Bookkeeper/Athletics

Phone: 951-294-6450 x2027