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Saint Edward CYO Athletics

St. Edward CYO Eligibility Requirements

IMPORTANT NOTE ON ST. EDWARD CYO ELIGIBILITY
To be a part of a St. Edward CYO team, your athlete must meet one of the following eligibility requirements as set forth by the Oakland Diocese:

  • Enrolled as a student of St. Edward School
  • Enrolled in St. Edward Parish Faith Formation
  • Reside within the St. Edward Parish boundaries, which is within the city of Newark, but north of Mowry Avenue.
    • Newark residents south of Mowry Avenue are within the Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish boundaries and are ineligible to join St. Edward CYO, but are eligible to join OLG CYO
For additional information, please visit the St. Edward CYO Player Eligibility Requirement page.

Registration for 2020 Track and Field

Registration for the 2020 Track and Field Season will start on December 1.  Practices will start in early February.

During the registration period, please fill out the ONLINE REGISTRATION form, which consists of the following:

  1. CYO Parental Permission and Health Authorization Form
  2. CYO Code of Conduct and Social Media Agreement Form
  3. CYO Concussion Information Sheet
  4. Participants NOT enrolled in either St. Edward School or Faith Formation must also:
    a.  Upload a copy of Birth Certificate if you are a new player
    b.  Upload a copy of current PG&E bill showing address within the St. Edward boundaries 
    c.  Confirm they live within the St. Edward parish boundaries, as established by the Bishop of Oakland.  
    NOTE: The parish boundaries for St. Edward are the Newark city limits in the North, West and East.  The Southern boundary is  Mowry Avenue (Newark residents living south of Mowry Avenue are in the parish boundaries for Our Lady of Guadalupe).

General Program Information

  • Track & Field is open to girls and boys grades K-8.
  • The season consists of 6 Meets plus the Diocesan Finals Meet for grades 3-8 who have qualified.  Most meets are held on Sunday afternoons.
  • Meet Events offered as follows:
    •  Field Events
      •  Long Jump: K - 8
      •  Softball Throw: K - 8
      •  Tetherball Throw: 3 - 8
      •  Shot Put: 5 - 8
      •  High Jump: 5 - 8
    •  Track Events
      •  50 Meters: K - 5
      •  100 Meters: K - 8
      •  200 Meters: K - 8
      •  400 Meters: 3 - 8
      •  800 Meters: 3 - 8
      •  1600 Meters: 3 - 8
      •  4x100 Relay: K - 8
      •  4x400 Relay: 5 - 8
  • Participants are allowed to compete in a maximum of 3 events (not including relays) per Meet, with a maximum of 2  events per category (Field or Track).  For example, a participant could compete in the 100m, 200m, and Long Jump (2 Track and 1 Field event), but they cannot compete in 100m, 200m, and 800m (3 Track events).
  • For further details and rules visit the Oakland Diocese CYO Track and Field website at www.oaklandcyo.org.

Meet & Practice Schedules

General Meet Information
  • The season consists of 6 Meets plus the Diocesan Finals Meet for grades 3-8 who have qualified. 
  • All but two of the Meets are held on Sunday afternoons.

2020 Season Meet Schedule:

- Sunday, March 15 - Practice Meet (No Times Recorded)
- Sunday, March 22 - Time Trials
- Sunday, March 29 - Regular Meet
- Sunday, April 5 - Regular Meet
- Sunday, April 19 - Grades 3-8 Sectional Qualifying Meet
- Sunday, April 26 - Bill Ford Relays
- Sunday, May 3 - K-2 League Finals
- Friday, May 8 - Diocese Meet for 800 and 1600 Meters at James Logan High School, Union City, CA
- Saturday, May 9 - Diocese Meet for all other events at Diablo Valley College, Concord, CA

General Practice Information:

  • Practices begin in early February, and are typically 2 days a week, and an hour in duration.
  • All practices are at the Newark Memorial High School Track.
  • NMHS is generous to let us use their facility, but we do NOT have first priority to use the track. If the track is being used when you arrive for practice please remind your child to stay off the track until it is clear. If the track is being used during our practice time we will be using to blacktop (basketball courts) to hold practice until the track is free to use. 

Coaches' Corner

ASSISTANT COACHES NEEDED

Help needed to run practices and meets.  No previous experience required. 

Adults interested in assisting, please submit your volunteer application to the Saint Edward Catholic School office to the attention of Karl Sarino, CYO Track & Field Coach.  Please complete the volunteer application electronically and print it out - Click here for the application.

Click here for Information on Track Coaches Certification Workshops

St. Edward School parents earn service hour points for assisting with CYO.

For further information please contact us ([email protected]).  

SAFE ENVIRONMENT TRAINING

ALL adults participating in CYO activities must complete diocesan Safe Environment Training. Only an adult that has completed this training is allowed to run practices.

The course must have been completed after July 1, 2016. One can access the training at http://www.shieldthevulnerable.org 

Contact Us

Saint Edward CYO

5788 Thornton Avenue 
Newark, California 94560

Email: [email protected]

Saint Edward CYO

5788 Thornton Avenue 
Newark, California 94560

Email: [email protected]
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