Deer Valley Cross Country
Compete, Strive to be your best, Finish Strong!
To reach Coach Green: Email
Coach Green has arranged for the DVHS Cross Country Team to have REMIND messages sent to parents and students for quick notes and workout updates. Please text to 81010. Your message is @dvhsxc (You can download instructions with this link)
Using the REMIND app can give you the information you need to know where we are going and what time we are starting. For a full schedule of summer excursions and training logs, click this link. You'll see our Spirit Pack order form and directions for REMIND as well.
At our 2017 End-of-the-Year Awards night, six Deer Valley Athletes were recognized for outstanding athletic achievement.
Most Improved Freshman Phenom Most Valuable Player
- Samantha Green Amanda Engelhard Besawit Tesfaye
- Justice Waters Tyler Lam Axel Melendez
All four DV Cross Country Teams were recognized as being a North Coast Section, CIF DISTINGUISHED SCHOLASTIC TEAM. (3.0 GPA or better)
2017 T-Shirts are still for sale. Your donation of $5 supports our activities this year. Email Coach Green for available sizes.
Strength and Conditioning
This is a list of website links with articles about strength based exercises, stretches, and ways to avoid injury. If you find a quality article, please forward to the coach.
- Warm-up - YouTube - Lunge Matrix/ Leg Swing
- SAM - Strength and Mobility YouTube
- 5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury Free
- 6 Ways Running Improves Your Health
- Best Running Tips for Beginners
- 6 Steps to Injury Fee Running
- Self-test: Are your Legs Uneven?
- 6 Exercises for Healthy Knees
- What is Runner's Knee
- Box jump Drills - Good for hurdlers and those wanting more speed in their running
- Essential Strength Exercises
- 14 Running-Specific Strength Training Exercises
2018 Cross Country Schedule.
First Practice – August 13
Tentative – Friday August 24 – Lodi Flame invitational
Tentative – Saturday August 25 – Oakmont Invitational - Roseville
Tentative – Saturday September 1, Lagoon Classic - Vacaville
Wednesday – September 12 – @ Freedom
Tentative – Saturday September 15 – Early Bird Invitational - Salinas (Stay for Santa Cruz boardwalk visit) No Bus
Wednesday – September 19 – @ Antioch
Wednesday – September 26 – Home Against Liberty
- Week of October 3 - Bye Week
- Week of October 10 - AUSD Vacation
Tentative – Saturday October 6 – Wildfire Invitational - Forestville Ca.
Tentative – Saturday October 13 – Monterey Bay Invitational – Salinas (Stay for Santa Cruz boardwalk visit) No Bus
Wednesday – October 17 – Home Against Pittsburg
Wednesday – October 24 – @ Heritage
Wednesday – October 31 – BVAL Championships @ Contra Loma
Saturday – November 17 – North Coast Section Cross Country Championships
Join us on STRAVA
Using STRAVA, The DVHS Cross Country team tracks distance runs and communicates with each other. Stava is a Social Networking App designed for athletes. Team members can "follow you" and post comments about your run. It is also good for hiking, swimming, and biking. The coach will also "Post" content to team members regarding different runs and activities. Download the App and create an account. Click on "Explore" and "find a club". Our club is called DVHS Cross Country.