- Responsibilities

A club's success is based on the participation and engagement of its members.

Athlete's Responsibilities

The following are mandatory for those athletes participating in the program who hope to be successful:
  • To attend training sessions regularly and punctually
  • To prepare mentally and physically to achieve the maximum level of performance
  • To enter as many track meets as possible
  • To wear the Club's uniform at all times when competing
  • To sign up, in the equipment shed, for the events they intend to compete in, well in advance of the intended meet
  • To keep a record of their results from each track and field meet (use Track Meet Record Keeping form located in Reference section)
  • To conduct themselves in such as manner as to be a credit to themselves and the club, and to adhere to the BC Athletics Code of Conduct for Athletes
  • To participate in fund-raising activities sponsored by the club
  • To assist at all track meets sponsored by the Coquitlam Cheetahs Track and Field Club to the fullest extent possible
Parent's Responsibilities

Parent's involvement is vital to the success of this program and participation is expected in the following areas:
  • To give encouragement and support to all athletes
  • To ensure that athletes are at training sessions on time
  • To ensure that athletes attend all meets and be at the event location at least one hour before the start of their event
  • To assist with coaching
  • To assist in organizing and supporting club fund-raising activities
  • To participate in the administrative aspects of the club
  • To assist by officiating at Cheetahs sponsored meets and, when requested, at meets put on by other clubs
  • To attend and participate in club organized training clinics
  • To attend Annual General Meetings
  • To pay all late registration fees and fees for extra events
  • To regularly check the bulletin board at the track clubhouse and website for news, events and other important club activities
  • To adhere to the BC Athletics Code of Conduct for Volunteers
Please ensure to the read the President's Welcome Message for other important responsibilities and key dates for this upcoming season (e.g., volunteering at our Annual Jesse Bent Memorial Cheetah Meet).
Obtaining the required number of trained coaches is one of the most challenging tasks experienced by the club and to alleviate this problem, the club sponsors training clinics for interested volunteers that will provide them the necessary skills to assist in practices.

Fund Raising

Please remember to bring any empty bottles, cans and other plastic recycling to the clubhouse or drop off directly at the Biggar Bottle Depot located on 2577 Kingsway Avenue in Port Coquitlam. Remember to request the funds to be credited to the Coquitlam Cheetahs Track and Field Club.