Ann Arbor Flyers is the youth division of the AATC
Our mission is to provide an athletic environment that can be both competitive and fun. We will instruct and encourage activities in both indoor and outdoor track & field, race walking, and cross-country.
AATC Parent Handbook (being revised)
AATC Youth Tri-Fold Brochure (being revised)
New Fee Schedule FAQ
2014 All-American Poster
2014 Cross- Country Season
Practice Schedule (TBD)
Monday County Farm Park 2230 Platt Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Wednesday Gallup Park 3000 Fuller Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Thursday Arboretum Nichols Drive -- the "River/Hospital Entrance" near UM helicopter pad
Due to limited daylight cross country practice will move to the indoor track at the University of Michigan on Monday November 3rd. Practices will begin at 7:00pm.
Remaining Cross Country Meets
11/08/14 USATF JuniorOlympics State Championship (Cass-Benton Park -- Northville, MI)
11/15/14 AAU Junior Olympics State Championship (Victory Park -- Albion, MI)
11/22/14 Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships (Percy Warner Park -- Nashville, TN) ** Optional **
12/06/14 AAU Junior Olympics National Championship (Rock Rim Park -- Lawrence, KS)
12/13/14 USATF Junior Olympics National Championships (Whispering Pines Golf Course -- Myrtle Beach, SC) ** Optional **
2014-2015 Indoor Season
Indoor season starts Novmber 3rd. We practice every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:00-8:30pm at the University of Michigan Indoor Track. If you're interested in attending come out and visit us. The first few practices are free and open for you and your young runner to try out and see how you like it. For more information contact Coach Ron Beasly @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Practice Schedule (7:00-8:30pm)
Monday U of M Indoor Track
Wednesday U of M Indoor Track
Thursday U of M Indoor Track
2014-2015 AATC Youth Coaching Staff
Joseph (Codgie) Codrington – Head Youth Coach; USATF Certified Coach
Joseph is a former athlete who had a successful career competing in the 800m for his native country of Barbados. Upon completion Codgie was recruited to run for Eastern Michigan University. At EMU he became an All American and graduated with a BA in International Trade. Joseph served as manager of the Barbados Amateur Athletic Association’s National team at the Central American and Caribbean Games. Currently Codgie serves as President and CEO of Codrington Enterprises, a sports marketing agency marketing and managing the careers of professional track and field athletes. He is a registered Authorized Athlete Representative with USATF. He began with AATC in the fall of 2006 as Assistant Youth Coach and now performs as Head Youth Coach. His goal for the AATC youth kids is to develop a sense of purpose and discipline, become physically fit, display good sportsmanship and prepare those who desire an opportunity for college track scholarships. Joseph lives in Ann Arbor and is married with four kids, one a former AATC youth and one currently a member of AATC.
Tim Glenn Harris – Assistant Youth Coach; USATF Certified Coach
Tim is a former track athlete and graduate of U of M Dearborn with a degree in Psychology. He is an employee and twenty five year veteran of the City of Detroit Fire Department. Tim has coached Pop Warner Youth Football for the past four years. For two of those years he unofficially coached AATC until recently he became an official assistant coach. Tim specializes in long jump, overall conditioning and ply metrics. His goal for the AATC kids is to train hard, have fun and when competing do so to the best that they are able. He lives in Belleville, Michigan; is married with four children, three of whom are members of the Track Club. (Has 3 sons that compete for the team)
Derrick Jackson - Distance, Middle-Distance
Derrick was a 9 time MAC Conferance Champion and All-American 800m runner under the legendary Coach, Bob Parks at Eastern Michigan University. As a social worker and police officer Derrick works as the Director Of Community Engagment for the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, teaches at EMU in the School of Social Work and dedicates his free time to help coach our young runners. (Has a daughter that competes for the team)
Stacey Jackson - Sprint, Hurdles
Stacey is a native of Kansas where she ran for the National Champion Barton Community College track team before transfering to Eastern Michigan University. While there she ran hurdles and competed in the multi-event heptahlon. Her expertise is in the short sprints, hurdles and sprint technique. (Has a daughter that competes for the team)
Fabian Rollins - Long Sprints, Long-Jump
Fabian ran the 200 and 400 for mid-west track power house, Eastern Michigan University. After numerous conferance championships he went on to compete in the Sydney Australia Olympics for his native Barbados. (Has 3 daughters that compete for the team)
Danie Matusik (Distance, Midldle-Distance)
Gary Morgan (Distance, Middle-Distance)
- Show up to one of our practice sessions and ask for Coach Ron. Have your young runner dressed to practice.
- We allow new families a free 2 week trial period. In that time you and your family can decide if the program is right for you.
- If you decide to join there are two options;
- Recreational/Home Team - Practice once each week and limited competition.
- Travel/Competition Team - Pracice 3 nights each week and compete in meets.
- Fee details can be found on the fee structure FAQ below.
- The club membership dues are paid online with a credit card at: http://www.aa-tc.com/join-now.
For additional details contact Coach Ron
AATC Parent Handbook (being revised)
Fee Structure FAQ
HOW YOU CAN HELP
We encourage parent involvement. Parents participate on the AATC Youth Committee and volunteer for club events and fundraising. The "Parent Handbook" provides examples of how you can help.
Please direct any questions to AATC Youth Program Director Ron Beasley ( email@example.com ) or call Ron at 734-330-7931.
NEW FOR 2014-2015
The new fee structure is here. For more information read the Fee Structure FAQ.
For youth division web site suggestions or updates contact Coach Derrick
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