Track & Field

Track & Field

Boosters + Track & Field

Teaming up for success!

Acalanes Boosters gives substantial funding to the TRACK & FIELD Program, supporting a wide range, including:
  • Equipment
  • Meet Entry Fees
Plus shared resources:
  • Athletic Trainer, Chris Clark
  •  Fields, Gyms, Safety Equipment, Service, etc
  • Sports and Conditioning Program

Thank you, Boosters!


District: No

Boosters: Yes

Athlete Contribution: Yes

Community Donations/Fundraisers: Yes


Example of player costs for 2019:

Team t-shirts, Coaches gear, Coaches Salaries, Equipment, Bus trips, Officials and timing fees, Awards, and Dues for CIF/NCS/DAL 


Team Fundraiser

The Track Team hosts the Eaton Warren Relays,  a big fundraiser for our team. Over 20 teams participate and every athlete and family is expected to help at this amazing event at Acalanes

Each team at Acalanes relies on financial support from a variety of sources. Supporting each of the branches makes the team stronger!

Order your Boosters Membership for pickup at GAME Day

See you in the stands!

Team News

See you in the spring!

Track and Field is a non-cut sport.

If you show up to practice everyday, work hard, and listen to your coaches, there is a spot for you on the team

. . . . . UPCOMING DATES . . . . .

Thursday, March 4 – DAL #1 vs. Clayton Valley @ AHS

Practices: Mon-Fri. 3:30 – 5:00pm

Meets are generally on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Regular Season Ends in late April

Try whatever events you want!

Sign up for Remind

Text @acalanestf to 81010 if you are a STUDENT

Text @acatparent to 81010 if you are a PARENT

You can also reach us by email at:

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Acalanes Track & Field: We Have a Spot for You-Join the Team in 2022!

Acalanes Track & Field: We Have a Spot for You-Join the Team in 2022!

Track and Field is an inclusive, non-cut sport. There are no tryouts - there is a spot for you on the team. How do I join? Complete your Athletic Clearance through the school at this link here - you cannot practice or participate until you complete your athletic clearance.Join the team Remind for updatesText “@acalanestf” to 81010 if you are ...
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Acalanes Celebrates Recruited Athletes

Acalanes Celebrates Recruited Athletes

Yesterday Acalanes students, staff and Acalanes Boosters celebrated the 2021 senior athletes and artists that have been recruited by colleges and universities to play and perform at the next level. Thanks to all who came out to support and to the student athletes who expressed gratitude to the entire Acalanes community. Congratulations to all 11 recruited athletes going on to ...
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Dons Track and Field:  Bob Warren-Charlie Eaton Relays Recap

Dons Track and Field: Bob Warren-Charlie Eaton Relays Recap

On Saturday, our boy's and girl's track teams concluded their seasons by hosting the 51st edition of the Bob Warren-Charlie Eaton relays. Over 300 athletes from 13 different schools competed. This event was a huge moment for our student athletes, as it takes the place of what would traditionally be a league championship, and our kids put down some amazing ...
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Acalanes Track & Field Sprints Away from Northgate

Acalanes Track & Field Sprints Away from Northgate

After an unexpected transformer failure at Acalanes this Friday, our track team hastily changed plans and headed over to Northgate high school in Walnut Creek. What followed was our team’s most dominant performance of the year. While there were many great individual efforts throughout the day, the story of the meet was our relay teams. On the Girls side, our ...
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The Dons are Back on Track (and Field)

The Dons are Back on Track (and Field)

This past Saturday, the Dons Track and Field team traveled to nearby Miramonte High School for their season opening scrimmage and first meet since March 11, 2020 (1 year and 9 days ago, for those of you who are keeping track (pun)). The proud coaching staff would like to salute each and every Acalanes athlete who competed. Due to the ...
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Track vs Clayton Valley

Track vs Clayton Valley

This past Wednesday, March 4th, we hosted Clayton Valley Charter for our first home Diablo Athletic League (DAL) dual meet. Due to some major unforeseen issues with the timer we hired, the meet ran exceptionally long and there are still a lot of corrections to be made with the results. Huge thank you to everyone who volunteered and participated! As ...
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Turn in Your Booster Raffle Tickets at Practice!

every athlete is encouraged to sell 5 raffle tickets $10 each
questions? email Tasha McNamara

Meet the 2020 Coaches

David Kohls, Women's Head Coach
Joe Escobar Mens Head Coach
Ed Basaldua, Distance Team Head Coach
Sue Gersten, Distance Coach
Joy Upshaw,Jumps, Hurdles and Sprints
Scott Brady Smith, Jumps Hurdles, and Sprints
Chris Clark, Shot Put and Discus Coach Head Trainer at Acalanes HS
John (Doc) Burns, Throws Coach

Ken Bayless, Pole Vault Coach

Michael McCullough, Pole Vault Coach

2019 Acalanes Track and Field Team


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2020 Schedule

(Bold Indicates Full Team Participation)


Monday, 2/10:   First Day of Practice

Wednesday, 2/19:   Parent Night, 7pm in the Library

Saturday 2/22:   Scrimmage vs College Park and Concord @ AHS (Mandatory)

Saturday 2/29:   De La Salle Super Seven Invitational @ DVC

Wednesday, 3/4:   DAL #1 vs. Clayton Valley @ AHS  (Mandatory)

Saturday, 3/7:   Ugly Eagles Relay Invitational @ Clayton Valley Charter HS

Wednesday, 3/11:   DAL #2 @ Las Lomas (bus?)

Saturday, 3/14:   Marsh Creek T&F Invitational @ Freedom HS

Wednesday, 3/18:   DAL #3 @ Northgate (bus?)

Saturday, 3/21:   Dublin Distance Fiesta @ Dublin HS

Wednesday, 3/35:   Pasta Feed @ AHS immediately following practice

Thursday, 3/26:   DAL #4 vs. Miramonte @ AHS  (Mandatory)

Spring Break:   (see next page for Invitationals) Practice resumes Monday, April 6

Wednesday, 4/15:   DAL #5 vs. Campo @ AHS  (Mandatory)

Saturday, 4/18:   Manny Myers Field Day Invitational @ AHS

Saturday, 4/18:   Granada Distance and Sprint Festival @ Granada HS

Wednesday, 4/22:   Senior Recognition BBQ  @ AHS

Friday, 4/24:   Bob Warren – Charlie Eaton Invitational @ Acalanes (Mandatory)

Saturday, 4/25:   Sacramento MOC @ American River College

Saturday, 4/25:   Acalanes’ Prom

Saturday, 5/2:   DAL Trials @ Campolindo HS

Saturday, 5/9:   DAL Finals @ Campolindo HS

Monday, 5/11:   Awards Night! @ AHS

Saturday, 5/16:   NCS Tri-Valley @ Foothill HS

Friday, 5/22:   NCS MOC Trials @ Dublin HS

Saturday, 5/23:   NCS MOC Finals @ Dublin HS

Friday/Saturday, 5/29 – 5/30:   CIF State Championship @ Buchanan HS, Clovis

SPRING BREAK INVITATIONALS (qualifying athletes only)

Friday/Saturday, 4/3/ – 4/4:   Stanford Invitational @ Stanford University

Saturday, 4/4:   Chico Invitational @ Chico HS, Chico

Saturday 4/4:   Shamansky Pole Vault Invitational @ San Ramon Valley HS

Friday/Saturday, 4/10 – 4/11:   Arcadia Invitational @ Arcadia HS, Arcadia




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Meet Results