MARIN WAVES® Track & Field Club
 
USATF/AAU YOUTH & ADULT CLUB EST. 2007
Extreme Sports Team

 MARIN WAVES PARTICIPANT GUIDE

WELCOME TO THE MARIN WAVES TRACK & FIELD CLUB PARTICIPANT GUIDE!

(ITEMS LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER)

AFFILIATIONS-
-USA TRACK & FIELD: PACIFIC ASSOCIATION, #38-0333
-AAU: PACIFIC DISTRICT, CLUB CODE: WW3Y3C

ATTENDANCE-
PRACTICE/MEET ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS:
-TO BE DETERMINED BY EACH INDIVIDUAL MEMBER

CLOTHING FOR PARTICIPANTS-
PRACTICE WEAR/GEAR RECOMMENDED:
-QUALITY RUNNING SHOES AND/OR RACING FLATS/SPIKES
-BLISTER RESISTANT SOCKS
-ATHLETIC SHORTS OR SWEATPANTS/TIGHTS
-T-SHIRT/SWEATSHIRT
-WATER BOTTLE

COMPETITION UNIFORM/GEAR:
-QUALITY RUNNING SHOES AND/OR RACING FLATS/SPIKES
(3/16" OR 1/4" SPIKES)
-BLISTER RESISTANT SOCKS
-OFFICIAL TEAM UNIFORMS: AVAILABLE @ MARINWAVES.COM
-BOYS/MEN: JERSEY TOP, UNIFORM SHORT
-GIRLS/WOMEN: SPEED TOP & SPEED SHORT OR JERSEY TOP, UNIFORM SHORT
-WATER BOTTLE
-EXTRA SPIKES
-SPIKE WRENCH

CANCELLATIONS-
-PRACTICES ARE HELD RAIN OR SHINE
-IN THE RARE CASE OF CANCELLATION DUE TO ILLNESS, SEVERE STORMS, OR NATURAL DISASTERS ALL MEMBERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL
-EVERY ATTEMPT WILL BE MADE TO RESCHEDULE ANY CANCELLED SESSIONS
-ALL MEETS ARE CONDUCTED BY THE DISCRETION OF THE MEET DIRECTOR

CONTACTS-
-DAVID HAY (MARIN WAVES TRACK CLUB HEAD COACH, PRESIDENT)
-PHONE: (415-272-1225)
-EMAIL: haytrackfield@yahoo.com
-CLUB MAILING ADDRESS: emailed upon request

EMERGENCY CONTACTS-
-David Hay (415-272-1225)
-Email: haytrackfield@yahoo.com

EQUIPMENT (TRACK & FIELD/CROSS COUNTRY)-
-everythingtrackandfield.com (CLICK BANNER ON OUR WEB PAGES)

EXPECTATIONS-
MARIN WAVES PARTICIPANT EXPECTATIONS:

-BE RESPECTFUL TO ALL
-BE POSITIVE
-BE ON TIME
-BE A GOOD TEAMMATE
-BE A HARD WORKER
-BE A GOOD TEAM REPRESENTATIVE
-BE LOYAL
-BE ALL IN
=BEING A WAVE!
(NOTE: AN INDIVIDUAL UNABLE TO FOLLOW THESE EXPECTATIONS WILL BE DISMISSED FROM CLUB & WILL HAVE MEMBERSHIP REVOKED)

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE-
-OFFERED ON A NEED BASIS
-INDIVIDUALS WILL BE ASKED TO PROVIDE WRITTEN REQUEST/EVIDENCE OF NEED

-CONTACT DAVID HAY AT HAYTRACKFIELD@YAHOO.COM OR CALL 415-272-1225

LATE PAYMENT POLICY-
AS OF 8/24/2015, ANY PAYMENT NOT RECEIVED ON DAY OF SERVICE, A $5.00 LATE FEE WILL BE APPLIED TO THE OVERDUE PAYMENT. EVERY 7 DAYS, AN ADDITIONAL $5.00 WILL BE CHARGED TO THE OVERDUE PAYMENT, NOT TO EXCEED $20 TOTAL IN LATE PAYMENT FEES. THIS NEW POLICY IS TO ENCOURAGE ON TIME PAYMENTS & CUT DOWN ON TIME SPENT TRACKING, EMAILING, AND NOTIFYING INDIVIDUALS OF LATE PAYMENTS. THIS APPLIES TO ALL: PAY PER SESSION AND PACKAGE PAYMENT INDIVIDUALS. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL WHEN YOUR PACKAGE HAS ONE SESSION LEFT AS A COURTESY REMINDER. THE NEW PACKAGE PAYMENT MUST BE MADE ON TIME TO AVOID THE $5.00 LATE FEE. PAYMENT OPTIONS ARE CASH, CHECKS (MADE OUT TO: MARIN WAVES TRACK CLUB), OR PAYPAL ON-SITE WITH SERVICE CHARGE. THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND UNDERSTANDING.

MEDICAL CLEARANCE-
-WHEN INDIVIDUALS REGISTER WITH THE MARIN WAVES TRACK & FIELD CLUB, IT IS ASSUMED THAT THEY BEEN MEDICALLY CLEARED BY A PHYSICIAN TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL PRACTICE AND COMPETITION SESSIONS/TEAM FUNCTIONS
-ANY AND ALL ALLERGIES, INHALERS AND/OR MEDICAL CONDITIONS SHOULD BE LISTED WHEN REGISTERING
-ANY NECESSARY MEDICAL DEVICES, MEDICATIONS, OR INHALERS SHOULD BE PROVIDED TO THE MARIN WAVES HEAD COACH WITH LABELS INCLUDING THE MEMBERS NAME AND ANY NECESSARY DIRECTIONS

NIGHT PRACTICES-
-EVENING PRACTICES ARE TYPICALLY HELD FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH JANUARY
-PRACTICES ARE HELD AT TRACKS WITH LATERN LIGHT OR IN OTHER LIT AREAS ONLY
-HIGH ILLUMINATION LATERNS ARE USED TO HELP LIGHT UP THE RUNNING TRACK & PRACTICE AREA
-WE DO OUR BEST TO CREATE A SAFE TRAINING ENVIRONMENT FOR EVENING PRACTICES
 

PACKAGE SESSIONS- LENGTH OF USE ELIGIBILITY- 
PACKAGE DEALS, WHICH ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE EACH SEASON, MUST BE USED WITHIN TWO SUCCESSIVE SEASONS OF THE PURCHASE OF THE PACKAGE. FOR EXAMPLE, A PACKAGE DEAL PURCHASED FOR THE FALL PRESEASON IS TO BE USED FOR SESSIONS DURING THE FALL PRESEASON AND FALL REGULAR SEASON. ANY PACKAGE DEAL SESSIONS NOT USED WITHIN TWO SUCCESSIVE SEASONS WILL BE FORFEITED. THE PACKAGE DEALS, WHICH ARE AT A DISCOUNTED RATE FROM THE PAY PER SESSION AMOUNT, ARE PROVIDED AS A CONVENIENCE AND TO ENCOURAGE MORE ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION.

PAYMENTS-
-PACKAGE DEALS: DUE AT BEGINNING OF FIRST PACKAGE SESSION
-PAY PER SESSION: DUE BEFORE START OF SESSION
-PAYMENT METHODS: CASH & CHECKS (MARIN WAVES TRACK CLUB) ARE MOTHODS OF PAYMENT EXCEPTED AT THIS TIME

PICK-UP-
-PLEASE ARRIVE AT LISTED PRACTICE FINISH TIME TO PICK UP YOUR CHILD
-A $1.00 PER MINUTE LATE FEE WILL BE ASSESSED STARTING 10 MINUTES AFTER LISTED PRACTICE ENDING TIME
-A COACH OR MEMBER ADULT WILL REMAIN WITH YOUR CHILD (UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS) UNTIL PICKED UP, UNLESS A WRITTEN ARRANGEMENT GIVING MEMBER UNDER THE AGE OF 18 PERMISSION TO BE LEFT ALONE IS PROVIDED 
-IT IS EXPECTED THAT ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE PICK-UP AT OUR LISTED PRACTICE OR MEET LOCATION BY A PARENT OR REGISTERED GUARDIAN UNLESS A WRITTEN NOTICE IS PROVIDED FOR AN ALTERNATIVE PICK-UP ARRANGEMENT (CYCLING HOME, WALKING HOME,
GETTING RIDE FROM TEAMMATE) 

PRIVATE/SMALL GROUP SESSIONS POLICY-
-PRIVATE & SMALL GROUP SESSIONS ARE ARRANGED & CONFIRMED BY EMAIL WITH
DAVID HAY: haytrackfield@yahoo.com
-SESSIONS ARE 1 HOUR IN LENGTH UNLESS DIFFERENT SESSION LENGTH OTHERWISE ARRANGED. PRIVATES ARE $60 PER SESSION, SMALL GROUP SESSIONS ARE $40 PER PERSON, VARIOUS TIME LENGTH PRIVATES: $1.00 PER MINUTE
-A 24 HOUR NOTICE OF CANCELLATION MUST BE GIVEN FOR ALL SCHEDULED PRIVATE AND SMALL GROUP SESSIONS OR INDIVIDUALS WILL BE CHARGED THE SCHEDULED SESSIONS FULL AMOUNT

REGISTRATION-
-INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION REQUIRED BEFORE PARTICIPATION IN SESSIONS IS PERMITTED
-REGISTRATION AVAILABLE ON-LINE ON SECURED NETWORK @ MARINWAVES.COM
-REGISTRATION PROVIDES REGISTERED MEMBER WITH ISURANCE COVERAGE
(SUMMIT AMERICA INSURANCE SERVICES, OVERLAND PARK, KS)

RAIN POLICY-
-PRACTICE SESSIONS ARE HELD RAIN OR SHINE
-MEMBERS ATTENDING RAINY SESSIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE DRESSED APPROPRIATELY IN LAYERS & RAIN RESISTANT CLOTHING
-IN THE RARE CASE OF CANCELLATION DUE TO ILLNESS, SEVERE STORMS, OR NATURAL DISASTERS ALL MEMBERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL
-EVERY ATTEMPT WILL BE MADE TO RESCHEDULE ANY CANCELLED SESSIONS
-ALL MEETS ARE CONDUCTED BY THE DISCRETION OF THE MEET DIRECTOR


RUNNING SHOES (TRACK & FIELD/CROSS COUNTRY)-
LOCAL:
ARCH RIVAL (BON AIR CENTER, GREENBRAE & STRAWBERRY VILLAGE, MILL VALLEY)
"MENTION MARIN WAVES FOR 10% TEAM DISCOUNT"
MARIN RUNNING COMPANY (SAN ANSELMO AVENUE, SAN ANSELMO)
"MENTION MARIN WAVES FOR 10% TEAM DISCOUNT"


ONLINE:
everythingtrackandfield.com (CLICK BANNER ON OUR WEB PAGES)

TEAM SESSIONS-
-TEAM SESSIONS ARE 1 HOUR IN LENGTH UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
-GO TO marinwaves.com AND CLICK PRACTICE WEB PAGE FOR SESSION DAYS,
TIMES, AND LOCATIONS
-ALL SESSIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
-PRACTICES ARE ON RAIN OR SHINE, IN THE RARE CASE OF CANCELLATION, ALL MEMBERS WILL BE NOTIFIED ASAP BY EMAIL
-A $1 PER MINUTE LATE FEE WILL BE ASSESSED 10 MINUTES AFTER LISTED PRACTICE ENDING TIME

UNIFORMS-
COMPETITION UNIFORM/GEAR:
-QUALITY RUNNING SHOES AND/OR RACING FLATS/SPIKES
(3/16" OR 1/4" SPIKES)
-BLISTER RESISTANT SOCKS
-OFFICIAL TEAM UNIFORMS: AVAILABLE @ MARINWAVES.COM
-BOYS/MEN: JERSEY TOP, UNIFORM SHORT
-GIRLS/WOMEN: SPEED TOP & SPEED SHORT OR JERSEY TOP, UNIFORM SHORT
-WATER BOTTLE
-EXTRA SPIKES
-SPIKE WRENCH

       


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