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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. 

Upcoming practices:
(coaches/volunteers listed are unable to attend)
Wednesday, July 1 Thursday, July 2 Monday, July 6 Wednesday, July 8 Thursday, July 9
Coach Charles
Coach Dutoit
Coach Patty Mata
Coach Vasquez
Coach Charles
Coach Patty Mata
Coach Vasquez
Coach Charles Coach Dutoit
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.

21 Flyers competed in 46 events at the National Youth Outdoor Championships at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois from Tuesday, June 30 to Sunday, July 5.  Flyer athletes placed in 23 of 46 events, including 4 bronze, 3 silver, and 4 gold.  National Youth medalists were:
Andy Vasquez, 17-18B 3000 meter run, 9:03.23, 3rd
Ethan Ruh, 17-18B shot put, 56' 5", 2nd
Kenton Kobza, 17-18B shot put, 49' 1", 7th
Kenton Kobza, 17-18B discus throw, 162' 6", 3rd
Ethan Ruh, 17-18B discus throw, 149' 10", 7th
Liam Hennessy, 17-18B hammer throw, 177' 0", 3rd
Aaron English, 15-16B high jump, 5' 8", 1st
Haley Miller, 15-16G long jump, 16' 3", 6th
Haley Miller, 15-16G triple jump, 35' 10", 2nd
Kennedy Gochenour, 15-16G discus throw, 111' 0", 5th
Maja Ahmann, 15-16G discus throw, 97' 11", 7th
Kennedy Gochenour, 15-16G javelin throw, 116' 11", 1st
Maja Ahmann, 15-16G javelin throw, 116' 7", 2nd
Elizabeth Howard, 13-14G discus throw, 87' 1", 7th
Tyler Wilson, 11-12B shot put, 30' 1", 6th
Tyler Wilson, 11-12B discus throw, 85' 1", 4th
Andrew Schmitz, 11-12B discus throw, 62' 0", 8th
Isabel Reutzel, 11-12G 1500 meter race walk, 9:12.20, 5th
Thomas Vasquez, 9-10B 1500 meter race walk, 15:33.26, 1st
Katharine Beachler, 9-10G shot put, 20' 2", 6th
Katharine Beachler, 9-10G mini-javelin throw, 59' 8", 5th
Sophia Scott, 8&UnG shot put, 19' 4", 1st
Sophia Scott, 8&UnG mini-javelin throw, 54' 3", 3rd
Complete Flyer results here.

See the National Youth Ranking System to see how your 2015 season best marks rank nationally.

14 Flyer kids competed in 22 events at the 2015 Nebraska and Iowa state track meets, winning a total of 16 medals, including 3 bronze, 2 silver, and 4 gold!

25 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 2014 Nebraska Association Track & Field and Cross Country Awards Banquet pictures here and the Flyer award winners here.

Upcoming events:
Flyers: To sign up for a meet, go online or contact Brian Zimmerman before the entry due date/time shown.
Thursday, July 9 to Sunday, July 12 - USATF Region 8 Junior Olympic Championships @ Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (entries due Sunday, July 5, 11:59 p.m.)
Monday, July 27 to Sunday, August 2 - USATF National Junior Olympic Championships @ University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida -- funding standards
Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2 - State Games of America @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln (enter on your own by July 1) -- volunteer
Saturday, December 12 - USATF National Cross Country Championships @ Albuquerque, New Mexico
Monday, July 25 to Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 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).

See where kids can eat free (or almost free) in the Omaha metropolitan area.

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.

Always look both ways before crossing the long jump runway.  Beat the winter blahs here.

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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