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Drew Klein, Rebekah Topham,
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Welcome to the home page of the
CORNHUSKER FLYERS TRACK CLUB

The Cornhusker Flyers are a USA Track & Field Nebraska Association member youth club, offering an opportunity for boys and girls ages 18 and younger in the Omaha metropolitan area to participate in the sports of track & field and cross country.  Our track & field season runs from April to July and our cross country season runs from September to December.  To learn more about the Flyers track program, see our Club Information page. 

The 2016 Flyers track & field season has begun!  If you're ready to join for the summer, here's what to do.  If you're not sure yet, then we invite you to attend a few practices first (but please bring a completed information/waiver form with you).  If you have any questions about the Flyers, please feel free to ask any of our Coaches & Volunteers.  We look forward to seeing you at practice!

Upcoming practices:
(coaches/volunteers listed are unable to attend)
Wednesday, June 29 Thursday, June 30 Wednesday, July 6 Thursday, July 7 Monday, July 11
Coach Dutoit Coach Marcuzzo Coach Dutoit Coach Charles
Coach Doke
All practices at Burke High School, 120th & Dodge, starting at 6:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.  Wednesday practices will begin with a team/parent meeting.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot The Flyers are hosting the Nebraska Junior Olympic Championships at Burke High School on June 18 and 19.  This is largest youth meet in the state, with over 700 athletes competing.  Flyer parents, families, and alumni are encouraged to volunteer.  Click on the VolunteerSpot button or contact Scott Reutzel at flyersvolunteer@yahoo.com.

See the National Youth Ranking System to see how your 2016 season best marks rank nationally.

9 Flyer kids competed in 17 events at the 2016 Nebraska state high school track meets, winning a total of 12 medals, including 1 bronze, 2 silver, and 4 gold!

32 former Flyers are competing in track & field, cross country, and other sports at colleges and universities across the country.  (If any names are missing, let us know.)

View 2015 Nebraska Association Track & Field and Cross Country Awards Banquet pictures here.

6 Flyers competed in 10 events at the National Junior Olympic Championships at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida from July 27 to August 2.  Our medalists include:
Maja Ahmann 15-16 Girls javelin throw, 116 3, 7th
Tyler Wilson 11-12 Boys discus throw, 93 8, 8th
Isabel Reutzel 11-12 Girls 1500 meter race walk, 9:05.66, 7th
Complete Flyer results here.

Upcoming events:
Flyers: To sign up for a meet, go online or contact Brian Zimmerman before the entry due date/time shown.
Tuesday, June 28 to Sunday, July 3 - USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships @ Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania -- Flyer schedule/results
Thursday, July 7 to Sunday, July 10 - USATF Region 8 Junior Olympic Championships @ Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota (entries due by Friday, July 1, 11:59 p.m.) -- schedule -- Flyer entries (as of 7/1, 1:15 p.m.)
Saturday, July 16, 7:30 a.m. - Cornhusker State Games @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln (enter on your own by Wednesday, June 22, 11:59 p.m.)
Monday, July 25 to Sunday, July 31 - USATF National Junior Olympic Championships @ California State University, Sacramento, California

Look in our Calendar page for dates, times, and sites of upcoming Flyer practices, meets, and other special events.  When possible, any postponement or cancellation information will appear on our home page as it becomes available.

USATF video Two Flyer athletes are in a USA Track & Field promotional video: Alexandria Gochenour (at 1:17, 2:30, and 4:37) and McKayla Roberts (2:20).

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Attention: ex-Flyer athletes and coaches!  Our Flyer Family News page features an Alumni Profiles section.  Let your old Flyer friends know what you're up to by sending in news about yourself.

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If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments concerning the Flyers or the web-site, please send us an e-mail.  Thanks for visiting!

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