Information Sessions Scheduled for Johnson County Comets Youth Track Club: Ages 6-18, All Experience Levels Welcome!

Information Sessions Scheduled for Johnson County Comets Youth Track Club; Team Registration Open through May for KC Metro Youth Ages 6-18

Whether you are seeking an activity for your child to get in shape and make new friends or to compete at the national level against some of the best youth athletes in the country, the Johnson County Comets Youth Track & Field Club provides a solid foundation for fun, friendships and success!

Anyone interested in learning about the Johnson County Comets Youth Track & Field team is invited to attend one of two free information sessions scheduled for 6 pm on Wednesday, March 12 OR 6 pm on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Both sessions will be in the Carmack Room at the Johnson County Public Library (Central Resource Center), located at 9875 W. 87th Street in Overland Park, Kan. During the meetings, coaches and club officers will share information about the club's history, team goals, coaching staff, available events, practice times/locations, past participants, competing in meets, team registration and fees while also answering any additional questions.

The Johnson County Comets Track Club is a spring/summer track & field program for KC Metro youth ages 6-18. The purpose is to promote track & field participation while encouraging an active lifestyle and providing a positive environment for participants to have fun and make new friends. The club welcomes participants of all experience levels and is both recreational and competitive depending on the level of competition the various athletes would like to pursue. Qualified coaches provide team and individual instruction during weekly practices and seasonal meets with events including: Sprints, distance running, hurdles, throwing (shot put, javelin & discus); and jumping (long-, triple- and high jump). Pole vaulting and race walking are possible event additions evaluated by the interest of team members.

For additional information about the Johnson County Comets or if you are not able to attend one of the information sessions, please visit www.jocotrackclub.org or contact a Comets Track Club officer: President: Lisa Schnick, lschnick66@yahoo.com; Vice-President: Shannon Smith, kcsonicman@gmail.com; or Secretary: Chris Torres, torres311@hotmail.com, 913.660.3727.

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