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 for students and @dvxcparent for parents. (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 2019 End-of-the-Year Awards night, six Deer Valley Athletes were recognized for outstanding athletic achievement.
Most Improved Freshman Phenom Most Valuable Player
- Ashley Hernandez Melanie Crabtree TigistTesfaye
- Tyler Lam Ruben Acosta Daniel Gober
All four DV Cross Country Teams were recognized (AGAIN) as being a North Coast Section, CIF DISTINGUISHED SCHOLASTIC TEAM. (3.0 GPA or better)
The BVAL Finals were held at Contra Loma on Wednesday October 31st. Two DV Runners finished in the top 10. Sophamores Tigist Tesafye finished 3rd place overall and Hunter Phillips finished 6th overall, each recieving BVAL 1st team honors. BVAL 2nd team honors went to Ashley Hernandez (12th overall), Amanda Engelhard (19th overall), and Aisha Buenaventura (20th overall). Just missing top honors, Samantha Green finished 21st overall.
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
2021 Cross Country Schedule.
First Practice – February 15
No Invitationals This year due to COVID
Wednesday - February 24 VS Herritage
Wednesday - March 3 VS Liberty
Wednesday - March 10 at Antioch
Wednesday - March 17 at Freedom
Wednesday - March 24 at Pittsburg
Wednesday - March 31 - BVAL Championships @ Herritage (Varsity only this season)
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.