The Balboa Track & Field Team is open to any individual looking for instruction in a track & field discipline of their choice. The purpose of the team is to provide a supportive environment for athletes to develop their skills. This includes recruiting knowledgeable coaches, renting a training facility, and coordinating club events so athletes feel part of a team, can improve fitness & skill, and have fun! Benefits include a personal event coach to teach you, a training group, and practice facility. All running, throwing and jumping levels are invited to join. We focus on short, medium and long distance sprints, jumping and throwing. Distance runners will benefit from the interval workouts and drills.
Allison Halverson - Head Coach Coach Allison is a professional track & field athlete specializing in the heptathlon. She brings a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm, and passion for the sport to the club and its members. She is multiple junior national champion, NCAA All-American, and Olympic Trials competitor ('12, '16). She graduated from San Diego State University with a B.S. in Kinesiology and holds a USA Track & Field Level 2 coaching certification.
Jasmine Burrell - Throws Coach Coach Jasmine is a former professional track & field athlete who specialized in the discus and shot put. She joins the club after experiences working with professional track & field athletes, masters athletes, and youth clubs. Jasmine competed at San Diego State University and was a 2x NCAA champion in the discus ('13) and shot put ('13). She also holds the collegiate record in the indoor weight throw with a performance of 68-1.
Practice ScheduleThe track & field team practices on Sundays from 11:00am-1:00pm during our 2019 season. The season runs from January through June. All practices are led by our experienced event coaches.