Girls Track Guidelines

Track Information

Practice & Meets

Morning Practice on A Days for Distance Runners (7:15-8:30am)

Afternoon Practice for Sprinters, Throwers, & Field Events (4:45 - 6:15pm)

Briefing for Upcoming meet & Practice (Issue Equipment & Cover Procedures on Day before Track Meets)

Team Selection

Must have a PHYSICAL & RANKONE paperwork on file.

Athletes will be selected for Varsity or Sub Varsity based on the following criteria:

  • Athletic Ability
  • Skill level & Experience
  • Performance
  • Fitness & Conditioning
  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Coachability and Attitude
  • Academics

In order to be selected on a team, each participant must meet the following expectations:

  • Pass all academic classes
  • No disciplinary referrals
  • iii. Be able to follow coaches’ instructions
  • Be able to commit their time and effort to the team. Must be at Practice
  • Track & Field Members & XC Runners who are in the class period MUST attend track meets during the season. The AISD & District Track Meets are required for all runners, throwers, and field events.


  • All participants must ride the bus to the meets and can either ride the bus back or be signed out by a parent once they have finished competing.
  • You may only leave with your parent or guardian.
  • No one is allowed to ride the bus unless they are a member of the Akins Track Team
  • For meets at Burger students will need to be picked up from Burger Stadium, there will be no return bus back to Akins.
  • Juniors and Seniors may transport themselves and only themselves to home meets with parent permission.


  • All injuries must be reported to the coaches and the school trainer. The injury will be examined by the school trainer or on site trainer at events to determine proper treatment.
  • Participants who have a serious or chronic health problem must have proper medical documentation on file with school trainer.
  • No injured participant will run or practice until he or she is cleared by a physician and/or school trainer only.


  • Absences must be reported to the coach before practice. Participant must email or send a remind to inform the coaches about missing.
  • A written excuse must be turned into the coach.
  • Unexcused absences will be dealt with on an individual basis.
  • No participant will suit-up or participate in a meet if he/she has excessive unexcused absence from practice.
  • Participants who skip practice may be suspended or removed from the team. The time suspended will depend on the offense.


  • School rules and the authority of the school district to administer discipline apply whenever the interest of the school is involved, on or off grounds, in conjunction with or independent of class and school- sponsored activities.
  • All participants will adhere to all the school rules, academic standards, and UIL policies.
  • Disciplinary actions will be enforced by school officials and coaches.
  • Athletes whose actions conflict with school rules, track rules, or UIL rules may be dismissed from the program.
  • Team Rule: Every time a coach looks at you, they should be proud of you.
  • Further Explanation: Be where you’re supposed to be, 
  • when you’re supposed to be, doing it to the best of your ability.

Fair Share & Other Costs

  • Each Track member will be required to pay a fair share fee of $50 for the entire track season.
  • Fair Share is needed in order to give you child the best athletic experience possible.
  • Fair Share goes to maintaining & building our track program. Fair share is used for getting new team equipment (blocks, jump mats, hurdles, throwing implements, uniforms, sweats, shoes, etc.) as needed, meet day snacks & drinks.
  • Other Cost that are not required: throughout the season we will have opportunities for athletes to purchase personal gear that they are able to keep & meet day meals ($7-$10).
  • Fair Share of $25 is due the day of track meeting & the other $25 can be paid that day or it’s due by the 2nd week of the season.
  • Athletes who cannot pay for their fair share will be asked to do a group fundraising campaign.
  • You are responsible for any equipment that is issued to you on meet days, any kept items that are not turned in or that are lost will result in the following fees: uniform top: $50, uniform bottom $30, Shot put/ Disc: $80, New Sweats $100).
  • Any athletes account that is not in good standing by May 1st will result in a hold on their student account. They will not be able to register for classes/ graduation, prom, etc. Until their account is in good standing.

Coaches Contact Information

Track Remind 101: Text this message: @akinstrack to 81010

Coach Saxe (Boys Track): 

Coach Lindsey (Girls Track):