Post Season Cross Country Program

2018 Post Season Cross Country Program

The Knoxville Youth Athletics Post Season Cross Country program is a five week endurance athletics program for boys and girls 3rd-12th grade.  The program gives young athletes an opportunity to experience competitive cross country running, and to give middle school and high school athletes a chance to extend their cross country season  against regional and national competition. NEW THIS FALL: Join us as we host the AAU Cross Country Nationals at Victor Ashe Park! This program is a great way to prepare for this national meet.

You must register online prior to your first practice (no exceptions).

  • Start Date:
    • 10/23/18 – Middle School and Younger
    • 10/30/18 – High School runners not running State
    • 11/5/18 – High School runners who ran State
  • Fees: $80 In addition to program fees, each athlete is also responsible for his or her meet entry fees, memberships (if needed) and travel fees.
    • Program fee includes KYA Jersey.

 

Footlocker National Finalists

Tony Cosey – Central HS – 91′

Christy Baird – West HS – 97′

Clint McKelvey – Maryville HS – 08′

Matthew Sonnenfeldt – West HS – 08′

Megan Ferowich – Catholic HS – 09′

Joanna Thompson – Catholic HS – 10′

Aaron Templeton – Hardin Valley Academy – 12′, 13′

Quinton McKinnish – Morristown West – 12′

Zach Long – Granger Co HS – 14′

Carter Coughlin – Webb School of Knoxville – 17′

Jake Renfree – Catholic HS – 17′

National Team Finalists (NTN)

Oak Ridge RC -07′

Program Coaches Have Guided Athletes who have

Won 31 Individual State HS Cross Country Championships

Won 6 Individual State MS Cross Country Championships

Qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championships

Garnered NCAA All-American Honors

Represented the USA in International Cross Country Competition

Practice Site Location Practice Days and Times
Victor Ashe Park Meet at Picnic Shelter M thru TH / 4:30PM – 6:15PM
Springbrook Park – Alcoa Pavilion near Community Center Tennis Cts M thru TH / 4:30PM – 6:15PM
Farragut Library Pavilion M thru TH / 4:30PM – 6:15PM
Oak Ridge HS TBD TBD

Date Meet Age Groups Meet Location General Meet Info KYA Team Meet and Travel Info Sign Up / KYA Entries
11/10/2018 Southeastern District AAU Cross Country Championships ES-MS and HS Victor Ashe Park Meet Info Sign Up for Meet (KYA Athletes Only) Due 11/08/18
KYA Meet Entries
11/16/2018 Hoka One One Postal Nationals  Tennessee Presented by KYA ES-MS and HS Hardin Valley Academy Meet Info KYA Sign up for Meet Due 11/15/18
Meet Entries as of 11/16/18 (10 AM)
11/24/2018 Footlocker South Regional ES-MS and HS Charlotte, NC Meet Info KYA M&T Info – Important Entry Blank (Do Not Enter Online) Due 11/16/18

Completed Sample

Completed Sample Online Sign Up For Parents Rooms
Online Sign up for Athlete / Coach Travel
12/1/2018 AAU National Cross Country Championships ES-MS and HS Victor Ashe Park Meet Info Volunteer Sign Up Online Sign Up – KYA Athletes Only (Due 11/22/18)
KYA Entries

Tony Cosey
University of Tennessee
TN State HS Champ
Footlocker ’91
US Team World XC Champs
NCAA All-American
2000 Olympian

Christy Baird
University of Tennessee
TN State HS Champ
Footlocker ’97

Clint McKelvey
Duke University
Footlocker ’08
’11 US NACAC Team

Matt Sonnenfeldt
NC State University
TN State HS Champ
Footlocker ’08
All-ACC
NCAA All-Region

Joanna Thompson
NC State University
TN HS HS Champ
Footlocker ’10
NCAA All-Region
NCAA All-American

Megan Ferowich
Stanford University
TN State HS Champ
Footlocker ’09

Aaron Templeton
Furman University
TN State HS Champ
Footlocker ’12, ’13
NCAA All-Region

Zach Long
University of Tennessee
TN State HS Champ
Footlocker ’14
NCAA All-Region

Carter Coughlin
Wake Forest University
Footlocker All-American – 15th Place ’17

Jake Renfree
Footlocker All-American – 5th Place ’17

Program Contact Information

For Coaching and Team Questions:

For Registration, Meet Entry, Travel and Administrative Questions:

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