Archive for the ' High School Sports' Category

Interview with Tyler Grant of Colorado based band Grant Farm.  Grant Farm is a Cosmic Americana Band founded in 2009 with a growing fan based on the National Club and Festival scene. 

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CIF San Diego Section Track & Field Championship Liaison Carlton Hoggard, Coach Michael Adkins (Olympian High) and Coach Earl Dean (San Diego High) discuss important issues related to high school track & field from such as competitive equity, league formats, league representation, Championship Advancement Formulas and State Meet Divisions.

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Discussion with Olympian High School Head Track Coach about the status of Track & Field in San Diego & California.  Discussion focuses on recent increases in participation fees on individual sports in the San Diego Section,  development of multiple divisions in the California State Track Meet, and participation rates in track & field in California and nationally.

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Interview with Hoover High Head Track Coach Chris Brewster and Assistant Coach Keith Turner.   Coach Brewster discusses the joys and challenges of coaching at an inner city school and his work with a local non profit that supports his efforts at Hoover High.  Here the amazing story of Keith Turner, a former Hoover athlete, now assistant coach who through his athletic talent faced the challenges of growing up in an inner city and travel the world pursuing his education.

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Live interview with Olympian High Track and Field Captains for the 2017 season.  Athletes discuss their leadership, personal and team goals for the season.  The secon hour of the interviw is with Dr. Jay Marquand, the Director of Alternative Education for the Sweetwater Union High School District.  Dr. Marquand discusses the alternative education strategies and programs being deployed in the Sweetwater Union High School District.

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In Studio interview with Olympian High School Head Boys & Girls Track Coach Michael Adkins.  Interview includes overview of 2017 season and student athlete highlights. 

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Interview with Torrey Pines parent Wendy Gumb and Hoover High School Track Coach Chris Brewster.  Interview follows an article published by the San Diego Union Tribune describing the collection of fees from parents by the Torrey Pines Foundation in support of the Torrey Pines Baseball Program.  The Torrey Pines Foundation supports athletic programs at Torrey Pines High School.

Interview discusses some current issues in high school athletics such as:


Student Fees

Pay to Play

Competitive Equity

Role of Foundations

Social and economic barriers to access. 

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Interview with CIF San Diego Section Commissioner Jerry Schniepp.  Sweetwater School District Coordinator of Athletics & San Diego City College Men's Cross Country Coach Ian Cumming also join the interview.  Topics of discussion:

New CIF Bylaw changes

New Rule Changes

Update on Arizona Schools joining section

Track & Field issues

and More.

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