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WT Woodson High School


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WT Woodson High School

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WT Woodson High School

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10 months ago @ 10:14AM

Tryout Information




WHAT YOU NEED TO TRYOUT: Everyone MUSTcomplete ALL of the following:  

  • *VHSL Physical Form: Complete and turned in to the Athletic Trainers. 
  • *Emergency Care Form:  Completed by EVERYONE  - place in Indoor T&F mailbox.  
  • Concussion Education:  Complete online by BOTH you AND one parent/guardian. Print and sign the last page and bring to the Athletic Trainers.


TRYOUT FORMAT: All athletes must tryout in at least three events except XC athletes selected for XC Regional or XC State Championships. Athletes will be evaluated based on their results. Great effort and attitude will also be taken into account. Team selection will be announced at a mandatory team meeting on Friday, November 15th.



Monday, November 11th3:30pm at the track.

  • 1600m run
  • 55m dash
  • 500m run

Tuesday, November 12th3:30pm at the track.

  • Shot Put
  • Standing Long Jump (throwers)
  • Long jump
  • Triple Jump 
  • High Jump
  • Pole Vault

Wednesday, November 13th: 3:30pm at the track

  • 800 meter run
  • 55 meter hurdles
  • 300m dash 

Thursday, November 14th: 3:30pm at the track

  • Make-up; ONLY for those that missed an event, no retries.

Friday, November 15th: 3:00pm Cafeteria A

  • Final Cuts - Mandatory Meeting in Cafeteria A.
  • Athletes who made the team will have 1stday of practice.

*Sprinters need to tryout in 55m, 300m, and 500m.  Distance runner 500m, 800m, 1600m. Jumpers need to tryout in jumps, 55m, and 300m and throwers the shot put, standing long jump and 55m. If you don’t know what event you are best at, you need to try as many events as possible. The more we see of you, the better the chance of making the team. TRYOUT SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  

QUESTIONS: Contact Coach Zuber at KaZuber@fcps.eduor 661-857-6354

COSTS:  New athletes must purchase a uniform if they have never participated in Woodson cross country, indoor, or outdoor track & field. We also encourage you to purchase spirit wear. Warm clothing is required. The spirit wear and uniforms are good for all three sports for as long as you are at Woodson. Make sure you have running specific shoes; lower body injuries are often caused by wearing the wrong type of shoes.

EXPECTATIONS:  This is a VARSITY SPORTand attendance at practices and meets are MANDATORY.  We understand you are busy with other activities and request that you carefully consider your time commitments before trying out for track and field. It’s the responsibility of the student-athlete to inform Coach Zuber of any conflicts.  All conflicts need to be addressed at the beginning of the season. The official schedule will be posted on our team website  Please check the site and make sure you are able to attend the meets that are scheduled for you.


PRACTICE: Monday-Friday, 3:15pm till 5:30pm, sometimes practice ends early and some days later.  Some groups have Saturday practice. All athletes are required to attend practice every day. We do have practice when it is cold, raining or maybe snowing. No practice if FCPS is canceled.


EVENTS:  These events are offered in a regular indoor track & field meet:

Running events:

4x800m Relay

55m Hurdles

55m Dash

1600m Run

4x200m Relay

300m Dash

500m Run

1000m Dash

3200m Run

4 x 400m Relay

Field events:

Long jump

Triple jump

High jump

Pole vault

Shot Put



PREPARATION: You MUST be in shape and ready to tryout to be successful.  If you are not participating in a fall sport, you should be working out three-five days a week, three of those days followed by core exercises and/or weight lifting.


Warm-up drills as well as general strength and other exercises to prepare you for the tryouts are posted on our website under the “team files” tab.
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