2019 CROSS COUNTRY SEASON INFORMATION
I am excited for my 15th year as the head cross country coach here at Cupertino Middle School. Cross Country is a NO CUT SPORT. Cross Country is one of two sports in the A block season (first of the year) which spans from 8/27/19-10/9/19. Cupertino Middle School has a long standing tradition as the most dominant and successful Cross Country program in the Cupertino After School Sports League. There are 5 competitive meets in a season (every Wednesday) that build distance from 1.2 miles to the final meet which is 2+ miles.
On the first practice of the season I will be handing out a Welcome Letter to all the athletes with critical information about the season. Click HERE to download a copy in case your athlete didn't get a copy.
How To Register
All the information you will need in order to register for Cross Country is found on this Valley Athletic League link. Scroll to the bottom where it says "Please click the enroll button to sign your child up for the Cross Country team." Please make any type of donation you can to the program because it helps to fund it moving forward and it is a really integral part of the After School Sports Program. Any donation will be greatly appreciated.
After you register, you are required to print out this Grade Check Form before you show up at your first practice. Print it out and then go to each of your teachers and have them fill it out. Bring this with you to your first practice.
Since the team is typically so large, the most effective way to communicate with the team is via a group email. It is mandatory for parents/guardians to fill out this FORM for their athlete(s). Please take a couple minutes to do so.
Direction/Maps to Meets
Click HERE for maps and directions to all of the away meet schools.
2019 Practice and Meet Schedule
The 2019 Cross Country season begins on Tuesday, 8/27/19 out by the track field. The season will run until the final League Final Meet on Wednesday, 10/9/19. Click HERE to download and print the full season schedule which includes both practices and meets. Here is a summary of what a week in cross country will look like:
I will be be communicating with the team on a regular basis using Google Classroom. It is mandatory that every athlete get into the Cross Country Google Classroom Team Page using this code:
Team shirts will be ordered and usually range from $10-12. I usually do not order them until the 2nd week of the season because I like to see how many athletes stay on the team. Click HERE to see last year's shirt to give you an idea of what they look like.
Meet results will be posted on Google Classroom and sent to all parents that fill out the Parent Form.