Track & Field

***More info and accomplishments available on the Track & Field Wiki page***


Philosophy: High School is a time for experiences and relationships. Track & Field is an ideal sport for any individual to learn and develop. Track & Field is a great sport for student-athletes to begin to cross-train and develop general athletic abilities. All are welcome and encouraged!

Season: Spring

Levels: Varsity, Junior Varsity, Frosh/Soph

Head Coach and Sprints: Jason Dinkler, Boys & Girls Track & Field

Contact: jason.dinkler@venturausd.org

Bio: Coach Dinkler has been at Foothill Technology for the last 14 years, teaching tenth and twelfth grade English and coaching both cross country and track. He brings an extensive cross-training background to the program, having competed in swimming and water polo in high school and college and then competing in marathons and triathlons after graduation. He continues to stay active in the running community by racing throughout Southern California. He has coached both youth and high school level athletics.  

 

 

Coaching Staff:

Mark Messner, Hurdles   mark.messner@foothilltechnology.org

Ken Reeves, Distance   ken.reeves@venturausd.org

Claire Morgan – Throws     claire.morgan@foothilltechnology.org

Mike Russell – High Jump, Pole Vault   mike.russell@foothilltechnology.org

Leonidas Watson, Long Jump, Triple Jump    leonidas.watson@foothilltechnology.org

Charlie Feyh – Technical Support  

 


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 ATHLETE CLEARANCE: Prior to trying out for or practicing with a team, students must submit Athletic Clearance documentation, which includes a sports physical clearance dated within the past 12 months. NEW for the 2017-18 school year, online clearance is now available! Begin the online clearance process at https://home.registermyathlete.com/org/CA/00509/ and use the instructions found here. If you are unable to complete clearance online, please contact the school office for a packet at 289-0023 x1016.

ATHLETICS DONATION: We are asking for each family to please donate $125.00 to the Booster Fund to help alleviate the stress from each individual coach to fundraise for equipment, CIF meals, tournaments/invitationals, recognition/awards, and coaching education/certification. Your tax-deductible donation may reference our non-profit 501(c)(3) tax ID#47-1828368. Cash or checks payable to “Foothill Athletics Boosters” can be brought to the FTHS front office, or donations may be made online. Thank you for your support!

Spring Practice Location: Ventura College Stadium


Contact Coach Dinkler: jason.dinkler@venturausd.org

Athletics Dept: Anthony Unchangco, FTHS Athletic Director; 805-289-0023, ext. 2309. Or Karrie Carey, FTHS Athletics Secretary; 805-289-0023, ext. 1016.