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2022 MIHS Track & Field Season

Head Coach:

Amy Posner Wolff

 

Track & Field Coaches:

Amy Posner Wolff - Sprints/Hurdles

Lindsey Blaine - Throws (Shotput, Discus, Javelin)

Jeffrey Tian - Pole Vault

Nicole Nelson - Sprints/Jumps

Piper Casey - Sprints/ Jumps

Mike Grady - Pole Vault

Stacy Edwards - Sprints

Susan Empey - Distance

Track & Field

Distance Running

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- Spotlight On -

Team Spirit Wear - Open

It's time for pre-season preparation and that means preparing to look great!  We have opened our online Pop Up Gear store for Mercer Island Track and Field logo wear!  We have shirts, shorts, hoodies, jackets for athletes, parents and fans.  The 2023 Team Captains have created a new logo for this Track and Field season (see below), so don't miss out on a chance to get some unique sportswear.  The tradtional MIXCT&F logo is also available. Every item is available to anyone, young and old.

Delivery times are 7-10 days and the store will remain open for the duration of the season.

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Spring Registration is Open!

Registration is open.  

 

Click here to register.

 

Physicals are due every other year. 

2023 MIHS Special Events - Save the Date

Dec 1, 2022 - Weight Room Access Starts

  • All track & field kids welcome to join in strength training in the weight room every Tuesday/ Thursday 5:00- 6:00 (No strength training during Winter Break).

  • Distance kids daily at the track 3:30 - 4:45.

Team Pasta Feeds - Choose from: 

A highlight for athletes, pasta feeds are held the night before meets to fuel up for the next day's events and rally team spirit. Dinners are potluck style and athletes attending contribute:    
 

  • Freshmen - Bread

  • Sophomores - Salads

  • Juniors - Desserts

  • Seniors - Beverages

 
More details about hosting/helping can be found by clicking the "Pasta Feed - Helper Sign-Up" button below. Thanks in advance for considering being a host or helper for these events!

Questions? Contact Susan Empey, Distance Coach at susan.empey@mercerislandschooldistrict.org

Spring Registration Is Open!

Registration is open.  

 

Click here to register.

 

Physicals are due every other year. 

February 27th - Spring Practices Begin

Daily practice run Monday through Friday. 

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March 6th - MIHS Mandatory Meetings for Spring Sports

 

MIHS hosts mandatory meetings for all spring sports. Learn more about our coaches' philosophy, expectations of the team, goals for the season, practice & meet schedules as well as opportunities to support our athletes through volunteering and donations.

  • Students @ MIHS @ 3:15 - 3:45 pm

  • Parents @ MIHS @ 6 pm

Track & Field Presentation - TBD
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Team Pasta Feeds - Choose from: 

March 20th, April 4th & May 3rd

A highlight for athletes, pasta feeds are held the night before meets to fuel up for the next day's events and rally team spirit. Dinners are potluck style and athletes attending contribute:    
 

  • Freshmen - Bread

  • Sophomores - Salads

  • Juniors - Desserts

  • Seniors - Beverages

 
More details about hosting/helping can be found by clicking the "Pasta Feed - Helper Sign-Up" button below. Thanks in advance for considering being a host or helper for these events!

Home Meet Volunteers Needed - March 21st & May 4th

Hosting a meet relies heavily on volunteers from the home team.  These volunteers may manage athletes as they queue up for events, record times, measure throws, etcetera.  
 
More details about hosting a meeting and the positions we need filled can be found by clicking the "Home meet - Volunteer Sign-Up" button below. Thanks in advance for providing a great experience for our student athetes!

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Senior Night - May 4th

Senior Night is Thursday, May 4th @ 3:30pm! Come cheer on our awesome seniors at their only home meet this season! At 3:30 we will honor the seniors by announcing their bios and the boosters will provide each senior with a special gift!!!! After the meet the boosters will provide Krispy Kreme to all our Track and Field athletes in celebration of our Class of 2023!

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End of Season Celebration - June TBD

June TBD @ 6pm Team Banquet in the MIHS Commons. Parents - please join us in celebrating your athlete's hard work and a great season! Many thanks to those who contributed funds to the club this year. Your donations allow us to serve a Qdoba buffet and cake!

 

This your last chance to return your uniform and avoid a fee. Uniforms (shorts, tank, sweatpants, jacket) need to be clean. We will not accept the uniform if there is still sticky stuff on them.

 

Please consider bringing outgrown spikes to the banquet for donation to future athletes. 

 

See you there!

Running Tracks

All Comers Track Meet - July TBD

Fitness, Family, Friends, Food Truck & Fun!

All ages welcome to participate.  Great fun for friends, intergenerational family

 

  • July TBD

  • 5:30-7:30pm

  • MIHS Stadium

  • $5 per participant

 

Pole Vault & High Jump Clinics for all ages from 4 - 5:30pm with Coach Amy and Coach Nicole. Advance sign-up requested. Email Coach Amy or Coach Nicole.

Running Events

  • 50 meter dash

  • 100 meter dash

  • 200 meter dash

  • 400 meter dash

  • 800 meter dash

  • 1600 meter run

  • Kids Hurdles

  • Relays (4x100, 4x400)

Field Events

  • Kid's javelin

  • Kid's softball throw

  • High jump

  • Long jump

December 1st - Weight Room Access Starts

  • All track & field kids welcome to join in strength training in the weight room every Tuesday/ Thursday 5:00- 6:00 (No strength training during Winter Break).

  • Distance kids daily at the track 3:30 - 4:45.

Questions? Contact Susan Empey, Distance Coach at susan.empey@mercerislandschooldistrict.org

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MIHS Long, Proud History

Mercer Island High School's Track and Field team has a long, proud history. 

Our athletes' bests include some statewide records.

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Athlete Expectations -
MIHS Track & Field Handbook

Our objective as a coaching staff is to create an environment where every athlete understands the importance of commitment, working hard to achieve goals, and the feeling of success that comes from reaching goals.  

Meet Our Track & Field Coaches

Team Spirit Wear - Open

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It's time for pre-season preparation and that means preparing to look great!  We have opened our online Pop Up Gear store for Mercer Island Track and Field logo wear!  We have shirts, shorts, hoodies, jackets for athletes, parents and fans.  The 2023 Team Captains have created a new logo for this Track and Field season (see below), so don't miss out on a chance to get some unique sportswear.  The tradtional MIXCT&F logo is also available. Every item is available to anyone, young and old.

Delivery times are 7-10 days and the store will remain open for the duration of the season.

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Team Updates / Newsletters

02.X.22 Preseason Update
02.X.23 - Week 1 Update
02.x.23 Week 2 Update
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