Spartan Track and Field Hosting Winter Camp Series Starting December 20

Dec 11, 2015

The Spartans will host three winter camps inside the A.Y. McDonald Indoor Track starting on December 20.

2015 Holiday Track Camp Forms
2016 Track & Field Academy Forms2016 UD Track & Field Academy Forms
2016 Elite Camp Forms
DUBUQUE, Iowa – The University of Dubuque track and field teams will host three camps this winter on the A.Y. McDonald Indoor Track at the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center, the Holiday Track Camp (Dec. 20), two-day Track & Field Academy (Jan. 10 and 17), and the Elite Track Camp (Feb. 14).

Each camp will cover event education, video analysis, and instruction by men’s and women’s head track and field coach Chad Gunnelson, head cross country coach Geoff Gundlach, former UD national qualifier hurdler Evan Zurbuchen, and former UD All-Americans in sprinter Davivorn Dowe and DIII national champion pole vaulter, Rick Valcin. Zurbuchen, Dowe, and Valcin all hold school records in their respective disciplines at the University of Dubuque.

Items to bring for each camp are appropriate athletic apparel, running/event shoes, implements (indoor shots/discs), pole vault poles, water bottle, and writing utensil.

All camps will follow the same schedule and a t-shirt (in addition to training manual for Academy) will be provided.

Holiday Track Camp
: Sunday, December 20, 2015
Who: High School student athletes
Cost: $50 per person, Groups of 4 or more is $10 off per person
Register by: Monday, December 14

Track & Field Academy
Date: Sunday, January 10 and 17, 2016
Who: High School student athletes
Cost: $95 per person
Register by: Friday, January 1

Elite Track Camp
Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016
Who: High School student athletes
Cost: $50 per person
Register by: Sunday, January 31

Camp Schedules:
8:30 a.m. -  Check In (Mercer-Birmingham building outside of CRWC)
9:00 a.m. - Classroom/Video Session
10:00 a.m. - Event Training Session
11:00 a.m. - Break/Snack
11:15 a.m. - Event Training Session
12:00 p.m. - Strength Training Education
12:45 p.m. - Cool Down/Recovery
1:00 p.m. – Dismissal

Register and sign up by returning the forms above. Any further questions contact Director of Operations Kate Striepe at or by phone at 563-589-3714.