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2024 Season Information

Recent Update: Our indoor venue Eagan Community Center (ECC) is closed the first week of April. Due to the cold weather, we will start the season either on Friday, April 5 at Eastview Track (weather dependent and if we receive permission from Eastview) or on Monday, April 8 at either ECC or Eastview Track . Stay tuned for a detailed e-mail by Monday, April 1st. Registration is still open through April 5 if you are hoping to recruit a few more friends.)  

Track and Field is back in full swing for EVAA! Last year we had nearly 150 kids join us from grades Pre-K to 7th grade! Events will include sprints, hurdles, jumping and throwing events, and relay races! (Older kids will also have the opportunity for longer race events and more advanced field events.) All athletes are welcome—whether you’ve done the program before or it’s your first time. Our goal is to provide each athlete with additional strength, speed, agility, and confidence—all while making new friends and having a great time cheering each other on! Multi-sport athletes are welcome and encouraged.

We need parent volunteers and coaches to make the program succeed! Please reach out to Program Director Shawna Nelsen-Wills at 612-408-2860 with any questions. Many of the high school track athletes are also helping out—giving our younger kids some great role models and expert advice!  

This year we are hoping to have two teams for Pre-K & Kindergarten, four teams for 1st through 3rd grade, and one traveling team for 4th through 7th that will compete against each other and other schools as available. That means we need at least seven coaches, and it’s always great to have two coaches per team if possible. No experience is necessary as training will be provided.

The season will start after spring break on Friday, April 5 (weather permitting) and will run through the beginning of June. (End date is a little flexible due to the need for make-up meets if we have poor weather along the way.)  Practices are held on Monday and Friday evenings (either at Eastview track or Eagan Community Center depending on weather), with track meets starting in late April. Given the mild winter, I'm hopeful we'll be on the track most of the time! Meets will be held on Friday nights, with one or two Saturday meets for the older youth. 

A full schedule will be loaded into Sports Engine once teams are formed in early April.

Registration will open February 19 and close April 5. 

Thank you! 

Coaches Needed

We are always looking for coaches to assist throughout the season.  If you are interested please email to let us know:

Join Our Board and help the Community

Please consider joining our board. We are continually looking for enthusiastic parents with fresh ideas to help us make the track program bigger and better each year! The time commitment is pretty minimal - a few hours a month a few months a year.

Please contact me directly at 612-408-2860 or email at

Shawna Nelsen-Wills

Program Director

Phone: 612-408-2860

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