ABOUT OUR CLUB - 2017

Part 1 - KEY INFO
Part 2 - NEW MEMBERS Part 3 - CLUB FEES
Part 4 - REG FORMS Part 5 - CLUB COACHES Part 6 - MAJOR GOALS

PART 2 - PROSPECTIVE NEW MEMBERS:

Please send us a message indicating your interest using our General Contact Form. We will get back to you promptly.

For insurance purposes, all members invited to try out will be required to register with the club as a "Non-Competitive Athlete" at a cost of $40 (please fill in and print out the Non-Competitive Athlete Form before arriving to the first practice). Once final coaching decisions are made, any subsequent registration with the club will deduct this initial $40 fee from the total owing.

For prospective new members any decision to join the club will be based on:

o ATTENDANCE at a few initial workouts (no commitments) to get a feel as to what goes on,
o TALENT ASSESSMENT BY AT LEAST TWO COACHES taking into consideration the Ontario Step Up To Excellence Program ENTRY LEVEL TIME STANDARDS for school age group and 5Km for Senior/Masters as well as how they perform (ability level) with their peer group within the club,
o INTERVIEW with a Coach and parent(s), as applicable,
o YOUR COMMITMENT and PASSION for distance running,
o KEEN DESIRE to COMPETE, and
o STRONG COMMITMENT FOCUS to:

  • - COMMUNICATIONS (both ways)

  • - Being RESPECTFUL of other people and property.

  • - Being a TEAM PERSON (club is looking for quality people who support each other)

  • - EXECUTION OF TRAINING PROGRAM

  • - CONSISTENT WORK EFFORT (how you apply yourself to attaining your goals).

  • - Meeting other CLUB EXPECTATIONS such as FUNDRAISING, as appropriate

Note:

The earliest age group considered in 2017 will be those born in 2006.

Club Entry Performance Standards

o ATOM (MTA) (2005 to 2006), SENIOR MINOR (MTA) (2003 to 2004), BANTAM (AO) (2004 to 2006)- No standard
o
MIDGET (2002 to 2003), YOUTH (2000 to 2001) - Standard of 10 seconds higher (new members) or 5 seconds higher (returning members) than the 1500m Level 1 event for the respective age/gender as noted under the Athletics Ontario Step Up To Excellence Program (to be achieved at a club time trial) OR achievement of any Level 1 or higher standard in a distance event in 2016.
o JUNIORS (1998 & 1999), SENIORS & MASTERS (1997+) - Coach's decision

Part 1 - KEY INFO
Part 2 - NEW MEMBERS Part 3 - CLUB FEES
Part 4 - REG FORMS Part 5 - CLUB COACHES Part 6 - MAJOR GOALS