DuWayn and Monique Jones are the founders of the Illinois Jets Youth Track and Field Club Organization.
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 Fall/Winter Conditioning Program 2015/2016!!!
The Illinois Jets Youth Track and Field Fall/Winter Conditioning Program details are as follows:
Parent and Athlete information Session October 12th from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hononegah HS Athletic Dome.
Official practice begins Monday, October 26, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location is Hononegah Community High School, Athletic Dome. 307 Salem Road, Rockton, IL. All fees and paperwork must be turned in before beginning practice on Monday, October 26th, 2015.
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 winter and summer programs, please give us a call at 815-977-0172 or 779-772-3596. All coaches and volunteers will be back ground checked.
We'd like to thank our 2015 Sponsors, The Mokadam Family, and Community Partners for their continued support:
Lead Program Sponsor
LOUISE Y. MOKADAM & FAMILY FOUNDATION
2015 Illinois Jets Youth Track and Field Youth Invitatial -Louise Y. Mokadam
Health and Wellness
AURORA FLYERS YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD CLUB
CHRISTIAN LIFE HS BOOSTERS AND ATHLETIC DEPARTMENTS
ROCKFORD AND ROSCOE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
ROCKFORD PARK DISTRICT FOUNDATION
RACVB - ROCKFORD AREA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR VENDORS!!!
ROCK RIVER VALLEY YMCA
WINNEBAGO COUNTY HEALTH DEPRTMENT
NORTH PARK RENTAL
ILLINOIS STATE COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE