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Boys Track & Field

Regular Season 2021

New Throws Opportunity

Check out the flier under Camps and Clinics Opportunities (Fall Throws Camps) on the right side of this page.

A Random Collection of 2021 Photos

Thanks to all who contributed

Season Yearbook

A supplement to the post season book is available for download with the link below.  Athletes who did not get a yearbook at the banquet can pick one up in the activities office at MHS.  They will be in the "Boys Track Box" Just ask.

Section 6AA Meet at Wayzata High School

Team Scores:  Mens Varsity 

1.  Eden Prairie 126 
2.  Wayzata 120 
3.  Hopkins 119.5 
4.  Minnetonka 68 
5.  Robbinsdale Armstrong 60 
6.  Edina 48 
7.  DeLaSalle 32 
8.  Orono 26 
9.  Robbinsdale Cooper 24 
10.  Minneapolis Washburn 21 
11.  Minneapolis Southwest 20 
12.  Benilde St Margaret's 16.5 
13.  St Louis Park 15 
14.  Minneapolis South
15.  Minneapolis Patrick Henry 1

Lake Conference Championship Meet

Results: Wayzata 118, St Michael 111, Minnetonka 105, Eden Prairie 103, Hopkins 81, Buffalo 76, Edina 75

https://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/MeetResults.aspx?Meet=433943&show=all

Meet Program: 

https://storage.googleapis.com/anet_user_files/meet/tf/433943/MeetProg.htm

State True Team

Lakeville Dual Team Scores:  Lakeville South 98,  Minnetonka 48

True Team Final Scores: 

Varsity - Mens
1. Rosemount 1179
2. Wayzata 1003.5
3. Stillwater 1000
4. Hopkins 983.5
5. Moorhead 963
6. Rochester Mayo 906
7. Lakeville South 896.5
8. Mounds View 829
9. Blaine 804
10. Eden Prairie 799.5
11. Minnetonka 629
12. Anoka 575

Meet Info for Hopkins Dual

Team scores:  Tonka 116,  Hopkins 95

Edina Meet Information - Saturday 5/15

Team scores: Minnetonka   87     Edina     54

5/7 Home Dual vs. STMA

Results

5/5 Joe Lane/Bob Rogness Invite

Meet Results

 Mens Varsity 

1.  Minnetonka 140 
2.  Maple Grove 120 
3.  St Paul Johnson   8 

TIPS ON FOLLOWING TONKA BOYS TRACK & FIELD

1.tonkatrack.org

  1. General information
  2. Schedule
  3. Meet information
  4. Forms
  5. All Time Bests
  6. Shoe vendors and discounts
  7. Parent packet
  8. Registration link
  9. Athletic trainer contact information
  10. Announcements
  11. Recommendations for off-season training
  12. Link to Athletic.net for complete meet results as soon as they are posted

2.minnetonka.trackcentral.net 

Go to:  minnetonka.trackcentral.net   Fan Page is on left of home page. Select boys 2021 click  go.   NO LOG-IN OR PASSWORD IS NEEDED.  

Choices are :

  1. Team schedule
  2. Team roster (click an athlete to view season performances)
  3. Meet results (Minnetonka specific results, places and points scored)
  4. Top performances (by event)
  5. School records
  6. Messages (Displays a history messages generated through trackcentral and likely were emailed to team and parents.

4/23 Wayzata Meet

Team Results:

Minnetonka - 72

Wayzata - 74

It was a hard fought battle with some amazing performances from our guys on a cold and rainy Friday night.  Field event athletes had an exceptional day!  Check out full results below. 

4/16 Home Meet vs. Eden Prairie Results

Click below for results.  All times FAT (Fully Automatic Timing)

Final Team Results:

Minnetonka - 151

Eden Prairie - 99

4/16 Home Dual w/EP Results

Some names appear to be inaccurate (names do not match actual time because athlete may have been in the wrong lane or heat)

4/14 Highland Park Meet Results

Click below for results.  Please keep in mind that these are hand-timed results.

Final Team Results:

Minnetonka - 79

Highland Park - 58

BOUNDATHON

Click below for a bounding workout particularly good for jumper/sprinter types but anyone would benefit.  Make sure you get a warm-up in first.  Any questions should be directed to coach Steffen.

Tradition

The documents below are a history of Minnetonka Boys Track & Field Excellence. This is an ongoing project and updating is constant.

Camp and Clinic Opportunities

College Recruiting

From time to time I receive requests from colleges for information regarding athletes in their Junior and Senior years.  When I get them I will post the letter and contact information here.  You can reach out for more information from them or your coach..

Augsburg University

Hello Auggie T&F Recruits, Alumni and Family,
 
First let me say, It’s an honor to be named the Interim Head Men’s & Women’s Track & Field coach here at Augsburg University.  As a member of the staff the past two years, we‘ve been diligently working to become a competitive track & field program.  As the new head coach I plan to continue that work.  With the help of our coaching staff, I believe we have a great opportunity ahead of us and look forward to the future of Augsburg Track & Field.
In the past few weeks I’ve spent much time thinking about what we want for our program. Here are a few things I want to share with you at this time:
 
Vision:  My goal for our track & field program is to elevate our program to be competitive in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and eventually compete for conference championships.  I understand the intense effort this will take, but I’m confident our coaching staff is up to the task.  Most importantly, we want our student-athletes to make successful progress towards graduation.  Track & field is a great sport, but earning a college degree is and will always will be our #1 goal for our athletes.
 
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:  Our track & field program is one that celebrates diversity, equity & inclusion.  It is important to me personally that each member of our team feels respected and has the opportunity to become the best student-athlete they can be.  At Augsburg diversity is not just a word, it’s something we live by.  We will make every effort to support our student-athletes in their athletic, academic and personal pursuits.
 
Recruiting: One of our top priorities as a staff is the recruiting of talented athletes to our program.  We want to recruit athletes that compete for conference titles and eventually national championships!  These athletes will choose Augsburg because they not only want an amazing collegiate track & field experience, but they also desire the prestige that comes with obtaining a degree from our university. 
 
Finally, let me again express my excitement to be the next head track & field coach at Augsburg University.  Our program will focus on excellence in everything we do as we continue to develop students to become successful individuals!
I look forward to connecting with each of you and please let me know if there is anything I can help you with.
 
Go Auggies!
 
Chris Dixon
Head Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Coach
dixonc2@augsburg.edu
612.330.1383 (office)
612.432.1021 (cell)

UW - River Falls

Dear Coach,

I'd like to introduce myself as the new Head Coach at UW-River Falls.  I've been coaching D1 and professional athletes for the last 20 years, including Olympic Games, multiple World Championships, European and National Championships.  I don't say this to boast, but to let you know that your kids will receive the highest caliber of coaching here at UW-River Falls.  If you're curious, I've attached a list with examples of athletes I've personally coached across all event areas so you can see the type of development that happens.  

I've received this great opportunity to return close to home and family and I'm looking to build UWRF into a National Championship program with your help.  Please send me contact information for your student-athletes that can help us achieve our goals and encourage them to give us a look.  I'm not just looking to have a taking relationship...let me know how I can serve you and your team.  

Not only will I help your student-athletes achieve their genetic potential athletically, I will challenge them academically, I will mentor and mature them, and I will help them acquire a successful career.  

Pasted below are the marks it takes to score at the NCAA Championship.  I'm not looking for athletes that can do this right now, but those diamonds in the rough, those that have the potential to meet and exceed these marks.  Will you help me out?  Will you put me on to your student-athletes that have passion and potential?  

Thank you!  

Andy-

  NCAA Top 8
  Men Women
100m 10.55 11.99
200m 21.35 24.50
400m 47.95 56.30
800m 1:51.00 2:11.50
1500m 3:50.00 4:32.00
5k 14:24.0 16:50.0
10k 29:55.0 36:00.0
110H/100H 14.40 14.20
400H 53.00 62.50
Steeple 9:09.00 10:53.0
HJ 6'10" 5'7"
LJ 24' 19'
TJ 48' 39'
PV 16'2" 12'6"
SP 56' 46'
DT 170' 150'
HT 192' 176'
JT 197' 141'
Hept/Dec 6650 4650

 

Andy Eggerth

Head Track and Field Coach

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

(678)237-1573

 @MultiStars_Inc

@CoachEggerth

St Mary's U - Winona

Jake Malm here over at Saint Mary's University in Winona. Was wondering if I could connect with you on your current junior athletes? We're looking for our next crop of recruits (graduating class of 2022) and wanted to see if you felt any of your kids would be good for us to take a closer look at. Is there a best way to connect with you on this? I'm good with email text or call...whatever's easiest for you!

Thanks Coach!

Jake Malm
Head Track & Field Coach
Head Cross Country Coach
Saint Mary's University (MN)
Cell: 701-739-1274

Hamilton College

Coach Steffen,

How are you doing?  I hope that you have enjoyed a relatively normal and successful track season.  I am reaching out to see if you have any student-athletes that are interested in competing in track & field on the collegiate level.

Hamilton College completes in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and NCAA DIII and has produced numerous National Champions, All-Americans and Conference Champions. Recent graduates include: Ty Kunzman '20 (All-American in Weight Throw), Catherine Berry '19 (NESCAC MVP and 4x NCAA Qualifier at 200/400m) and Lucas Wright '21 (NCAA Qualifier x3, NESCAC Champion 800m).  

Hamilton ranks among the nations best schools in the US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT rankings, incorporates a need-blind admission policy and offers a unique Open Curriculum.  Our incoming students average a SAT of 1460 or ACT of 32 and most also fell in the top 20% of their high school class. 

If you have any student-athletes you think would be a good fit, I'd appreciate it if you could complete our Coach Recommendation Form, pass along our Recruit Questionnaire or email/call me directly.  

If you have any questions or would like to talk further, let me know, and I'd by happy to give you a call.

Thank you for your time and best of luck! 
Sincerely,
John Hartpence

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John Hartpence
Assistant Track & Field Coach (Jumps, Multis & Throws) 
Hamilton College
(315)859-4841 office 
(717)512-2409 cell 

ORDER OF EVENTS

TYPICAL ORDER OF RUNNING EVENTS

IN MOST MEETS

 

4x800 relay

100 hurdles

100 meters

4x200 relay

1600 meters

4x100 relay

400 meters

300 hurdles

800 meters

200 meters

3200 meters

4x400 relay

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Notable quotes - Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

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Running Shoes

Athletes get a discount at the following running stores, just tell the sales person that you are on the Minnetonka Track and Field Team.

The Lakes Running Co.  (click for link)

Pricing Flyer (click for more info) - Discount for families too!

Located in downtown Excelsior

218 Water Street
Excelsior, MN 55331
(952) 470-5444

TC Running - Discount for parents too!

Located on the SE Corner of Shady Oak Road and Crosstown

6405 City West Pkwy # B5
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
(952) 944-7386

Gear West

Located on Hwy 12 in Long Lake

1786 W Wayzata Blvd
Suite B, Long Lake, MN 55356
(952) 473-0377