This is NOT the official website for the Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Athletic Conference.
For the official PVIAC conference website please go to: www.pviac.net.
LOVE TRACK?? Want to know what's happening in other parts of Massachusetts, New England, the US, and the world? Check out these other websites for extensive T&F and XC coverage.
- T&F, XC, and Road Racing news, schedules and results from all over the Northeast.
- national coverage of high school T&F and XC. Part of ESPN Rise group of high school sports websites.
- Mass TOP 50 lists
, results, and discussion forums from other parts of Massachusetts. PVIAC results are shared with this site. An affiliate of www.mileSplit.us
- national news and results coverage as well as discussion forums on a wide range of T&F topics.
- the official website of USA Track & Field, New England Division. Track and XC results and schedules. Lots of info. about meets outside of the high school season.
www.athletic.net -state by state coverage of middle school, high school, and college track and field and cross country. Very extensive top performance lists.
ATTENTION COACHES: Have you joined the Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association? Contact Michael Budd (email@example.com) for information about upcoming meetings. All track and cross country coaches are welcome!
BE ACTIVE - GET INVOLVED!!
Photo by Chris Kane
MSTCA COACHES HALL OF FAME
How does a coach get selected for the MSTCA HALL OF FAME?
The process begins with the nomination of a coach. In order for a nomination to be considered the nominee must:
1. Be a member of the MSTCA* while coaching,
2. Have a coaching history spanning a minimum of 20 years (not seasons),
3. Have success coaching individuals, dual, league, and state meets,
4. Be an exemplary role model well respected by peers, and
5. Have made contributions to the sport beyond his/her own team.
All nominations are reviewed by an HOF Selection Committee. Documentation and letters of recommendation to support the nomination should be submitted to Michael Budd or Linda Rowbotham for presentation to the Selection Committee. Nomination forms can be downloaded by clicking on the "Awards" tab on the MSTCA website (www.MSTCA.org).
OTHER MSTCA AWARDS
Coach of the Year
Assistant Coach of the Year
Frank Kelly Adversity Award (athlete award)
Athletes Hall of Fame
Bill O'Connor Humanitarian Award
Frank Mooney Athlete of the Year
*Go to www.MSTCA.org award histories, membership applications, meet schedules, results, and clinic information.
- Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association. MSTCA event results and schedules.
Members of the MSTCA Coaches
Hall of Fame
1984- Paul Whitlock
1986- Dick Atkinson
1990- Randy Crowley
1994- Ken CaouetteSpecial Recognition--Olympic Official
1997- Frank Dutille
1999- Win Mac-
2000- Bill Davis
2002- Peter Conway
2003- Ted Dutkie-
2005- Ernie Goff
2007- William Kane
2008- Dan Lengeiza
2009- Robert Delisle
2010- Joe Chadwick
2012- M. Rasool
2014- Bob Smith
2016- Larry Bell
2018- Dan Walsh
2020- Scott Burdick, Mt. Greylock
Nomination forms (available @ www.mstca.org. should be submitted to Michael Budd or Linda Rowbotham for presentation to the Selection Committee.
All NFSHSA and MIAA rules regarding UNIFORMS, SPORTSMANSHIP, and ELECTRONIC DEVICES will be strictly enforced at all PVIAC meets!
NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES OF ANY KIND WILL BE ALLOWED INSIDE LANE 6 OR NEAR THE LONG JUMP PIT.
The MIAA Track & Field/Cross Country Committee has proposed a realignment of indoor track schools for the 2021-23 seasons. this proposal WILL affect several of our PVIAC schools. For the new (and old) alignments please click here.
In order to participate in any MSTCA sponsored meet during the indoor season a team must submit a single waiver form. Check the MSTCA website for more information on filing Single Waiver and Single Payment forms.
For all meet and membership information go to: www.mstca.org.
ATTENTION VAULTERS (and those who want to be vaulter)!
Long time vault coach Jim Bell announces the opening of the PIONEER VALLEY POLE VAULT SCHOOL in Bernardston. The secluded location is perfect for "social distancing" while learinng the vault or improving your technique. Lessons will be offered in private and semi-private formats. For more info contact coach Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CERTIFIED TRACK & FIELD OFFICIAL???
Local high schools and colleges need your help! It's fun, easy, and rewarding.
FIND OUT HOW AT www.WMTFOA.com
Have you got what it takes to MEDAL? CLICK HERE to check out the MILESPLIT National Standards for your events!
Congratulations to the following MSTCA 2019-2020 Indoor Track and Field Coaches of the Year
Western Mass Boys: Dan Pryce-Agawam
Western Mass Girls: John Goda-Pope Francis
Assistant Coach of the Year: Gary Gorman- East Longmeadow
CONGRATULATIONS to the following PVIAC athletes who have been named recipients of the 2019-20 MSTCA McIntyre/Polizzoto Scholarships.
Lindsay Marjanski- South Hadley
Grace Tredo- East Longmeadow
Christopher Vayda- Hampshire Regional
CONGRATULATIONS to the recipients of the WMTFOA's Nate Hale and Vincent Falardeau Awards.
Nate Hale Award- Jack Shea, Holyoke
Vincent Falardeau Award- Lindsay Marjanski, South Hadley