The Track & Field team has established itself as one of the premier track programs in Orange County and CIF with Rick Martinez, '83, in over 20 years as the boys' and girls' head coach. The track team continues to dominate the Trinity League. The program has won 6 Orange County team championships and has produced 35 CIF Champions, 9 CIF Masters Champions, and 4 State Champions! The Mater Dei Track and Field Academy will introduce Track and Field to youth athletes and prepare them to compete to the best of their abilities. The Academy will cover all basic track and field skills from nutrition, proper warm-ups, technique, and form in the long jump, sprints, distance, and relays. Towards the end of the Academy, the focus will be on strength training, conditioning, and advanced techniques for most events. Sessions are approximately 90 minutes and will incorporate a full warm-up, instruction, and cool-down/stretch. The Track & Field Academy is open to athlete’s 1st- 8th grade, Boys and Girls. Sprints, Jumps, and Distance events will be the main focus. No Pole Vault or throwing events. This is a single session only.