FTC Track Club
Track and Field Coaching
Dag Norton is in his 4th year as the assistant coach for Foothill HIgh School's track and field team and is also the head coach of the Freshman soccer team. Dag is a NESTA certified personal trainer and also holds a CYSA soccer E coaching license. Dag competed in soccer and track in high school, earning him an athletic soccer scholarship to Sacramento State. Dag finished up his collegiate career at Holy Names University. Dag brings his passionate and fun teaching style to FTC.
Jorge Quero is the founder of FTC and is a passionate coach and athlete. Jorge is a Certified Level One Coach by the USATF and is also a certified coach by both the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the International Youth Conditioning Association. Jorge competed in track and field at the college level, achieving a personal best of 10.4 seconds in 100 meters. Since 2008, Jorge has coached the Foothill High School track team and has served as a speed and performance improvement coach for a number of teams and athletes in the Tri-Valley area.
Stacia Watts is a first year assistant coach
at FTC and also at Foothill High School, specializing in hurdles. She is a certified level 1 coach for the USATF organization. In 2007, Stacia won the gold medial at the Region 6 Junior Olympic Track and Field Championship in the intermediate girls 400m hurdles. That race qualified her to compete at the National Junior Olympics. In HS, Stacia competed in basketball, volleyball and track and field which led to her earning a collegiate scholarship in Track and Field at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Stacia ran summer track with the North Alabama Trackers and competed within USATF and also AAU competitions.