All RHPCS 5thGrade Boys & Girls are invited to join our new 5th Grade XC Club team! Practices will begin Tuesday, September 6 after school from 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mr. Phil Schoensee is the Middle School XC coach and will also coach the 5th Grade XC Club with the help of parent volunteer coaches. Mr. Schoensee brings an extensive amount of experience both as a runner and as a coach at the collegiate, high school, and middle school levels. Coach Schoensee is passionate about helping all student-athletes reach their goals in the sport while having miles of fun along the way.
Cross Country participants should expect to run 2 to 3 miles, bring a water bottle and wear running shoes, comfortable athletic shorts & top to run in. For meet days, team members will need black running shorts and a white t-shirt to be worn under his/her RHPCS provided team jersey.
Weekly practice schedule (meet on the playground area behind the school building):
Team practices will be Monday through Friday, except on meet days.
XC MEETS: The 5th Grade XC Club will have a full schedule of XC races available to participate in. Parents will be responsible for transporting their child to/from meet locations. Plan to arrive 30-45 minutes before meet start time for team warm up.
FRI/September 16th - Elementary XC Meet hosted by and at Capital High School
WED/September 21st - YMCA XC 2K @ Hobble Creek Park 5:30 p.m.
WED/September 28th - YMCA XC 2K @ Camel’s Back Park 5:30 p.m.
WED/October 5th - YMCA XC 2K @ Hobble Creek Park 5:30 p.m.
WED/October 19th - YMCA XC 2K @ Hobble Creek Park 5:30 p.m.
WED/October 26th - YMCA XC Championship Meet @ Camel’s Back Park 5:30 p.m.
To join the 5th Grade XC Club team, parent/guardian will need to complete and sign the attached Athletic Participation Form. There is a $50 team participation fee. Scholarship may be available. Questions about team fee and/or scholarship can be directed to RHPCS Athletic Director, Frank Dea, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions about the 5th Grade XC Club team can be directed to Phil Schoensee at email@example.com