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Black Bear Track Club

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About Us...
Black Bear Track Club is a not for profit, USATF-FL club, serving middle and high school aged athletes looking for an training experience. Our mission is to help track & field athletes excel through physiologically sound training in an athlete centered environment with a positive growth mindset.

14-18 y/o Winter/Indoor Sprint/Hurdle/Jumps (Dec-Jan)
14-18 y/o Summer Sprint/Hurdle/Jumps (May-June)
14-18 y/o Pole Vault (varying times)
11-14 y/o Middle School Cross Country (Sept-Nov)
* All athletes need to be a registered member of the USATF and have Black Bear TC (14-1542) listed as their home club.

Bartram Trail HS

David Frank
2007 M.B.A- University of North Florida
1997 B.A. History- University of Florida
2000-Current Economics Teacher – Bartram Trail HS
2010-2015 University of North Florida Track Meet Coordinator
2010-13 University of North Florida Assistant XC/Track Coach
2000-2010 Head Girls XC/Track Coach, Bartram Trail HS, FL
1999-2000 Head Girls XC/Track Coach, Nease HS, FL
1995-1997 Assistant XC/Track Coach, PK Yonge HS, FL
USATF Level I Certified Coach

Joe Richardson
1997-2001, 2003 US Marine Corps
2010-2015 Asst. Coach, Sprints – Bartram Trail HS
2005-Current Duval Co. School Board Police Officer
2004-2009 Assistant Sprint Coach Wolfson HS, FL
USATF Level I Certified Coach
USATF Level II Trained – Sprints

Jason Dean
2001 B.A. Information Studies, Florida State University
2001 – Present Software Engineer
1998-2001 – FSU Pole Vaulter, P.R. 17’4” (1999)
1997 Clearwater High School Record Holder 15’0″
PVSCB Certified

David Triassi
Throws Coach: David Triassi
2012 B.S. Finance, University of Florida
2013 M.S. Entrepreneurship,  University of Florida
2009-2013 Track & Field – University of Florida
2006-2009 Bartram Trail Athlete/Alumni
2010,’11,’12 NCAA Indoor Team National Champion
2012,’13 NCAA Outdoor Team National Champion
2010 SEC Outdoor Team Champion
2011 SEC Indoor Team Champion
2013 SEC Weight Throw Champion
2013 NCAA Indoor All-American
2013 NCAA Academic All-American
Bartram Trail Discus Record Holder (2009)

Donovan Friscia
2017 B.S. Leadership in Sport and Exercise Science
2017 Paraprofessional Palencia Elementary School
2017 Outdoor: 4×1 DII All-American
2016 Indoor: 60m Great Lakes Valley Conf. Champ
2016 4×1 Great Lakes Valley Conf. Champ. 100m, 4×1 DII national qualifier
2012-2017 Mckendree University DII Track and Field
2009-2012 Bartram Trail Athlete. 

Phil Alicea

B.A. Virginia Military Institute
2004-Current Jacksonville Sheriff Office - Patrol Lieutenant
2001-2002 Asst. Coach, Jumps/Multi's - UNC-Chapel Hill
1999-2001 Asst. Coach, Sprints/Hurdles/Multis - Jacksonville University
USATF Level I Certified Coach
USATF Level II Trained – Sprint
CrossFit Level I Certified Trainer

Paul Nowicki
1969 B.A. History-Jacksonville University
1976-2002 Head Cross Country-Wolfson HS, FL
1973-1976 Assistant XC and Track and Field-Ribault HS, FL
1970-1973 Junior High basketball, football, and track and field
USATF Level I Certified Coach
Florida Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame 2004
Florida Track & Field Hall of Fame 2015

Kaitlyn Dean
2018- Student at the University of North Florida
2013-2018 Varsity Member of the Bartram Trail Cross Country and Track Teams

*all BBTC coaches are USATF certified with background clearance

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