All about the Moreno Valley Rockets Track and Field Team, which was established in September 1989. The Moreno Valley Rockets are currently formed by a group of parents and former athletes who ran as a young person growing up in the Moreno Valley Area. Some of our athletes have returned to volunteer as coaches to assist young athletes in track and field.
Moreno Valley Rockets’ recruit ages 7-14 boys and girls, however, if athletes who do not run with their current high school; then the Rockets will accept 15-18 years old. The Rockets currently train athletes in sprints, middle and long distance. Also there are the field events, such as long and high jump, shot put, mini javelin 300g for our younger athletes ages 12 and under and the regular 600g javelin are for ages 13-18.
This year, the Rockets attended the Junior Olympics, which was held in Norfolk, VA ten athletes who advanced from the regionals. We have advanced to the Junior Olympics for the pass twenty years.
We are the oldest track team in Moreno Valley, although there are others to choose who are fairly new and began with the Rockets and decided to venture out on their own.
In 2017 we will begin a new era twenty seven years of service in the Moreno Valley, Perris area. We have new coaches and will have a select few athletes this year in order to give the new athletes a fair opportunity to do their best and advance to the Junior Olympics. We run AAU & USATF.
The Rockets also have made available the California State Games to compete during the month of July to give our athletes and extra competition to prepare for the Junior Olympics. The Rockets performs extremely well at the California States Games bringing home medals in nearly all events.
Our practice site will continue over to Citrus Hill High School 18150 Wood Road Perris, CA 92570 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM moreover, competitions locations are in the Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties. During the months of February thru March are one day Saturdays competition and April thru May are two day; Saturday and Sunday competition.
Sign up for the 2016 track and field season that shall be over to the Lasselle Park 17155 Lasselle Moreno Valley, CA 92551; Time 9:00 AM-11:00 AM; Date; Conditioning and sign up begins December 5, 2015 Price includes AAU/USATF insurance, events, Val Verde Unified School District for the use of the school’s lights, and award banquet, however, uniforms shall encounter an extra fee. This information shall be given during sign up. The Rockets will have a total of 45 athletes with a after we reach capacity.
Coach Al’s Slogan: “It’s not how you start; but how you finish”
*We are a Christian praying team;*