The Mission of The Virginia Prowlers Track Club
“ATHLETES RUNNING FOR THEIR FUTURES”
- SINCE 1995 –
YOU CAN’T BEAT THAT PROWLER PRIDE!!!!
The Virginia Prowlers Track & Field Club is a non-profit youth organization comprised of Families/Athlete’s from all areas of the City of Fredericksburg, welcomes athlete’s ages 6-18 years old. If you or your child likes to run fast, jump high, throw far, and work hard then the Virginia Prowlers track club may be for you. Our organization is designed to enhance the lives of our student athletes thru reinforced self-confidence, development of people skills and exposure to some of the nation’s top student athletes thru friendly competition.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION »
The Virginia Prowlers Track Club based in Spotsylvania County VA, provides guidance and training for student athlete’s ages 6-18 years old. The organization Intruders Track Club was founded in 1995 and 2011 began a new breed of athletes The Virginia Prowlers by Stacey A. Durham Sr. and Kenneth J. Williams with a small group of parents/ volunteers/ coaches that realized the City of Fredericksburg had an abundance of talented student athletes that deserved praise, attention, and support for their commitment to what’s right with our youth.
Beginning with only (2) adults and (11) athletes the Prowlers were established. Today the Prowlers bolster approximately 30 athletes this summer of 2012 and a volunteer group of approximately 20 adults. Each student athletes of all backgrounds from City of Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Prince Williams and surrounding communities have embraced the opportunity to experience the self-discipline needed to develop their physical and mental talents, while competing in an Anti-Violence, Drug-Free environment.
“We replace drugs-alcohol & weapons with Hard Work-Gatorade & Relay Batons”.” The Prowlers organization has been cited as one of the Triads top youth organizations in terms of character, citizenship and a positive winning environment for student athletes of all ages”. We produce champions on and off the track.
The significance of this program is to enable young student athletes to develop their athletic/academic potential along with providing them an opportunity to develop responsibility, discipline, sportsmanship, character, and to enhance their leadership skills, all are necessary for their participation in society as responsible and productive citizens. Through the combination of academic requirements and athletic training the Prowlers address a number of important life altering issues, our organization emphasizes the importance of ROLE-MODELS while displaying PRIDE in each of our children through year round support, involvement, counseling, and advice from our coaches, parents, and volunteers. The Prowlers not only bolster some of the area’s top athletes but also some of the area’s top students.
Our student-athletes are challenged both physically and academically; they are encouraged to always strive for their personal best. All athletes are required to maintain a (2.0) average or better in order to participate. We realize that not all athletes will progress to level of collegiate athletics or earn athletic scholarships therefore our efforts are to prepare them to travel the academic roads. We invite you to make the most of this opportunity by become a part of our family as a student athlete, coach, team parent, official, chaperone, fundraiser or sponsor.
Thank You in advance for your interest in our organization!