PCA gains support from elite coaches and athletes from around the country, and we are happy to announce that Illinos Jets Coaches are PCA Double-Goal Certified Coaches that support the mission of positive coaching standards.
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President and Head Coach, DuWayne Jones, has been a devoted father and parent coach for over eight years. He is a former United States Marine Corps Sergeant, a USATF Level One Certified Coach, ASEP approved, W.I. T.S. (World Instructor Training School) Certified personal trainer, a PCA (Positive Coaching Alliance) Double-Goal Certified Coach, a 2010 recipient of the Illinois Park and Recreation Association(IPRA) and the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) Community Service Award, and a 2011 Double-Goal Coach Award Nominee!
Coach Jones will tell you that he is a student in the area of youth track and field, however, those that have worked with him will attest that he is one of the area’s most revered youth track and field coaches.
To read more about Coach Jones and the Illinois Jets program please read the article published by Brenda Young:
Jets News and updates!!!
The Illinois Jets Youth Track and Field Summer Program details are as follows:
Official practice begins Monday, June 2nd, at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location is Stephen Mack Middle School Track
All fees and paperwork must be turned in before beginning practice on Monday.
We are seeking volunteer coaches to help with the program. If you are a returning college student or graduating HS Student with a background in athletics and would like to intern with us during the summer, please give us a call at 815-977-0171. All coaches and volunteers will be back ground checked.
The 5th Annual Illinois Jets Youth Track and Field Invitational - Louise Y. Mokadam Family Foundation Community Health and Wellness event has been postponed for June 7th. We will be hosting the event this year during the indoor track season. Please check back with us during the month of December for details:
We'd like to thank our 2013 sponsors and community partners for their continued support:
Lead Program Sponsor
LOUISE Y. MOKADAM & FAMILY FOUNDATION
Silver Level Sponsor
Accelerated Rehab Therapy group
HONONEGAH HIGH SCHOOL BOOSTERS
ROSCOE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
ROCKFORD PARK DISTRICT FOUNDATION
RACVB - ROCKFORD AREA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
please view event link: