Attention Elementary School Administrators, Teachers & Coaches:
The Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (OATCCC) are initiating the 'Grassroots Project' which aims to support elementary school teachers and coaches in promoting the sport of track and field at the grassroots level.
The program is geared toward athletes between grades 3 and 5 and it comprises of a variety of events, including:
- 40 yard mini hurdles
- 40 yard sprint
- 400 yard run
- 800 yard run
- Standing Broad Jump
- 300g Turbo Javelin
- Soft Medicine Ball Shot Put
- Co-Ed Relays
There will be 16 total grants awarded, which include several pieces of donated equipment. Also, reduced costs will be offered for non-grant winners, who would like to make purchases.
OATCCC leadership team members, Doug Joy and Wayne Clark are the points of contact for this program (their e-mail addresses are noted below) and all application details can be reviewed in the following flyer.