NJ-NY Athletes Head to USA National Championships
The New Jersey New York Track Club is sending 14 athletes to Des Moines, IA to compete in the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week in hopes of making the IAAF World Track and Field Championships held in Moscow, Russia this August. Athletes must achieve a top 3 finish in their respective event, as well as the World Championships Games ‘A’ or ‘B’ standard to be considered.
Action kicks off on Thursday, June 20, and goes through Sunday, June 23. See a schedule below of where you can catch the NJ-NY team this week (All times are Central Time Zone):
|THURSDAY, JUNE 20|
|3:00pm||3000 meter Steeplechase (W)||1||Ashley Higginson, Nicol Traynor|
|3:30pm||800 meters (W)||1||Kate Grace, Latavia Thomas|
|3:50pm||800 meters (M)||1||Mike Rutt, Brian Gagnon|
|4:40pm||1500 meters (W)||1||Kate Grace, Renee Tomlin, Nicole Schappert, Heather Wilson|
|5:00pm||1500 meters (M)||1||Liam Boylan-Pett, Chrisitan Gonzalez|
|FRIDAY, JUNE 21|
|4:10pm||3000 meter Steeplechase (M)||1||Travis Mahoney|
|8:08pm||800 meters (W)||Semis|
|8:25pm||800 meters (M)||Semis|
|SATURDAY, JUNE 22|
|4:20pm||3000 meter Steeplcahse (W)||Final|
|4:46pm||1500 meters (W)||Final|
|5:18pm||1500 meters (M)||Final|
|SUNDAY, JUNE 23|
|3:04pm||800 meters (W)||Final|
|3:13pm||800 meters (M)||Final|
|3:22pm||5000 meters (W)||Final||Delilah DiCrescenzo, Julie Culley|
|3:55pm||3000 meter Steeplechase (M)||Final|
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ABOUT THE NJ-NY TRACK CLUB
The New Jersey New York Track Club is a 501(c) 3 non profit organization that provides emerging elites in the sport of track and road racing the opportunity to train in a team environment under renowned coach, Frank Gagliano. The club provides subsidies for housing, travel, medical expenses and stipends to select athletes and relies on donations to meet operating costs.
Since its inception in fall of 2010, the New Jersey New York Track Club has produced the 2013 U.S. Road Mile Champion, a 2013 IAAF World XC team member, two 2012 Olympians, two 2012 IAAF Indoor World Championship members, and a 2011 IAAF Outdoor World Championships qualifier.
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Taking USA Track to a New Level of Excellence
Welcome to the NJ-NY Track Club, the East Coast's newest and hottest elite professional track team. Under the direction of famed track and field coach, Frank 'Gags' Gagliano, the NJ NY Track Club is Gags' newest undertaking, a team on his home turf in the NY/NJ region. With fifteen athletes currently on roster and a wealth of new talent calling him weekly, this team is destined to be yet another monumental success on Gags' resume. Combining veteran athletes with fresh out-of-college talent, the group consists of both men and women ranging from the 800m to the 10,000m on the track with a number of cross country and road racing performers intermixed.
Continuing his tradition of developing and refining the world's best athletes, Coach Gagliano is determined
to instill the same work ethic, event-specific development, and individual life coaching that he has with
every one of his previous success stories. Often known as the 'Godfather' of track and field, Coach Gagliano
has one very basic goal in mind:
“...to develop each individual athlete to make the USATF Championship Finals, to qualify for their individual event for the World Championship & Olympic Teams, make World Championship and Olympic Finals, and medal.”
The formula is the same, but the story continues in a new location.
With the world's finest resources the East Coast's finest facilities, and the most knowledgeable doctors, therapists, and coaches at our fingertips in the NY/NJ region, the team has all the necessary components to accomplish all that Coach Gagliano sees in each of the team's untapped talent.
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