2004 Kansas State Wildcat Track & Field/Cross Country Camp
SUNDAY, JUNE 27-THURSDAY, JULY 1
Wildcat track and field campers will have the opportunity to work with both KSU track and field athletes and coaches who are ready and willing to share their knowledge and experiences to help each camper have a fun and productive week of learning.
25 National Champions
286 NCAA All-Americans
359 Big Eight/Big XII Champions
Boys and Girls 10-18 are eligible to attend
Tuition costs: $250 for resident campers
$190 for commuter campers
Resident campers will be housed in residence halls on the KSU campus and meals will be provided by KSU dining services. Food service will begin on Monday morning and conclude on Thursday morning. Athletic facilities include the newly refurbished R.V. Christian Track, Brandeberry workout facility, Ahearn Field House, and Vanier Weight Room.
Arrival: Sunday, June 27 from
Activities will begin at
Departure: Thursday, July 1 from
Activities will conclude with a competitive performance beginning Thursday morning at
The goal of this camp is to expose young track and field athletes to information and the experiences of successful coaches and student-athletes. Coach Rovelto and his staff have worked with many talented athletes with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences in the sport. We will address the individual needs of each camper and create an enjoyable atmosphere in which to learn with a great deal of one-on-one attention.
Registration: Please clip and mail the form below to:
Wildcat Track and Field Camp
106 Ahearn Field House
Please include $100 with your registration to secure your spot in the camp. Please include your medical statement with your registration.
Please include a copy of your child’s most recent physical, certifying that he/she is physically fit to attend and participate in the Wildcat Track and Field Camp.
Camper’s name: _____________________________
Parent/Guardian day phone: ____________________
Any known health concerns?
Medications or prescriptions?
2004 WILDCAT TRACK & FIELD CAMP
Sunday-Thursday, June 27- July 1
___ COMMUTER FEE, $190
___ RESIDENT FEE, $250
High School /Jr. High that you will attend in the fall__________________________Grade____Height__________Weight_____Sex____
T-shirt size _________Phone# ___________Medical Insurance Co. _________________________________
I,_______________________(parent or guardian’s signature) hereby agree to save, indemnify and keep harmless, the Wildcat Track and Field Camp, from all liability, claims judgments or demands for damages incurred while above camper is traveling to, participating in, or returning from the Wildcat Track and Field Camp.
Please completely fill out the application and mail it along with the $100 registration fee. If the camp is full, we will return your deposit. We must have your registration fee to reserve your place in the camp. Please make checks payable to:
Wildcat Track and Field Camp.
Please mail to: Wildcat Track and Field Camp,
106 Ahearn Field House,
Cliff Rovelto -
Cliff is in his sixteenth year with the wildcat program and his eleventh as head track and field coach. Rovelto’s athletes have captured 69 All-America honors and 61 Big Eight/Big XII titles over the last 16 seasons. Athletes that have excelled under Rovelto include:Austra Skujyte, 2001,2002 NCAA Champion-Heptathlon; Nathan Leeper, 2000 Olympian-High Jump and NCAA champion in the same event in 1998; Shelia Burrell, 2001 World Championships-Bronze Medalist, 2000 Olympian-Heptathlon; Steve Fritz, 1996 Olympian Decathlon; Ed Broxterman, 1996 Olympian-High Jump; Gwen Wentland, 1995 U.S. Indoor Champion-High Jump; Nicole Green, 1995 NCAA Champion 400m; and Percell Gaskins, NCAA Champion-High Jump 1994. Prior to his arrival at KSU, Rovelto spent eight seasons coaching at the
Mike Smith Middle Distance, Distance
Mike is in his tenth season with KSU track and field and in his first year as the cross country coach at Kansas State Unversity after serving as an assistant cross country coach for nine years. During his tenure he helped guide the wildcat women to their first ever Big XII cross country title in 1998 and their 13th, 5th, and 10th place NCAA finishes in the 1998, 1999, and 2000 seasons. Coach Smith’s middle distance athletes have set two school records, earned 4 All-America certificates, and won 4 Big XII titles in the last two years. The athlete’s that have earned those awards include: Joseph Lee, Big XII Champion -800m and two time All-American -800m; Christian Smith, Indoor All-American 800m; Erik Sproll, two time Big XII Champion- 800m, 1000m; and Lysaira Roman Del Valle, Big XII Champion -800m, Outdoor All-American -800m. Prior to coming to KSU in 1994, Smith served as the head coach of boys track and field at Skyline High School in Oakland, CA, was an assistant track coach at the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA and spent 1 year as a graduate assistant coach at SUNY-Albany. He received his bachelor’s degree in animal behavior from
Steve Fritz - Throws
Steve is in his twelfth year as the throwing coach for the program. Fritz started his coaching career at
Rana Reider- Sprints, Hurdles, Pole Vault
Rana is in his second year with the KSU program and brings with him a wealth of success and experience at the NCAA (Clemson, Cal Northridge), NAIA (Life University, Cal Baptist), and Junior College (Riverside) ranks. His expertise has helped him to guide athletes to success in the World Championships and Olympic Games and eventually led him to join the staff at KSU in August of 2002. Coach Reider’s primary event responsibilities at KSU are the sprints and hurdles. Rana is a 1997 graduate of
Austra Skujyte- Jumps, Multi’s
After a storied KSU athletic career, Austra Skujyte joined the KSU coaching staff in the spring of 2004 and brings her expertise to the 2004 Wildcat Track and Field camp. A 2000 Olympian for
Vanitta Kinard - #2
Karol Rovelto - 2000 Olympian, High Jump