REALDEALTRACK.ORG Norfolk Real Deal Track Club 19 EST 91 Real Deal All Comers Classic - July 15 Norfolk Real Deal Track Club History Timeline

Year

History/Timeline Activity

1991

Club founded by Walt Green and Bruce Manley, and had one girl (Tonya Williams) earned All-American Status in the 400m Huddles.

1992

Club finished 3rd (Girls 17-18) at the National Age Group Championship. Club had first Individual National AAU Champion (Mike Brown - 800m)

1993

Boys Track Team (17-18) won the  national Age Group Championship, while the girl's finished second.  Also, we had 2 National Champions (Jud  Sarver - 1500m and Howard Townsend - Cross-Country)

1994 - 99

Norfolk Real Deal merge with the Atlantic Coast Track Club and continued the success by winning several National Team and Individual Championships.  Also, over 200 students  attended College via Track Scholarships.

2000

The Atlantic Coast Track team League was started and "Real Deal",  along with seven other Track Clubs, became a charter member.  We had one National Champion (Khalif Smith - 110 Hurdles)

2001

Teams (boys and girls combined) finished 2nd at the Atlantic Coast Track League Championships.  Also we had one National Champion (Alonzo Moore - Triple Jump)

2002

Team won the Atlantic Coast Track League Championship, and had two National Champions (Yvette Lewis - Triple Jump and Keith Moffatt - High Jump)

2003

Team won the Atlantic Coast Track League Championship for second consecutive year.  Also Lewis and Moffatt successfully defended the National Titles they won in 2002. Moreover, Moffat won the Pan-Am Junior High Jump Championship.

2004

Lashawn Merritt  won the 400m World Junior Title, along with 9 other National Titles.  Merritt was selected Youth Athlete of the Year.  Also, Antonio Norvell won the USATF (15-16) Title in the Long Jump.  The team finished 3rd at the ACTL Championship.

2005

Nolfolk Real Deal was recognized as an "USATF Elite Development Club".  Coach Dwayne Miller was selected United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Development Coach of the Year.

2006

Team won the Atlantic Coast Track League Championship.  Also, the Midget boys won the USATF Youth National Title and the "Elite Development". Female team were runner-ups at the USATF Club Nationals.

2007

Team won Atlantic Coast League Championship and had 7 National Champions.  Aurora Scott qualifies for US Junior National Cross Country team.

2008

Alumnus, Lashawn Merritt won 2 gold medals (400m and 4 x 400 relay) at the Olympic Games.  team won the Atlantic Coast Track League Championship for third consecutive year.  Also, the team won three other major invitational meets.  Also, the "Elite Development".  Women team finished 3rd.

2009

Team won 5 major Titles - Atlantic Coast Invitational, Flames Invitational, Real Deal Track Classic and Russell Blunt ECI (Inter Boys and Young Women)  

2010

Women's team won USATF National Club championship.  Also, the overall team won 5 major titles - Atlantic Coast Invitational, Flames Invitational, Real Deal Track Classic, Young Men Russell Blunt ECI and Young Women Russell Blunt ECI.  Also, the Men's Team finished 2nd at the USATF Club Nationals.

2011

Women's Team won the USATF National Championship for the second consecutive year. Also, Yvette Lewis (100m Hurdles) won the Pan-Am American Games while Tiara Denmark (Triple Jump) and Shannon Morton (1500m) won the AAU National Titles.  Our Men's tem finished 3rd at the USATF Nationals.  Keilah Tyson (100m) made USA Juniors.

2012

Team had 12 USATF All-Americans and Alumnus Francena McCorory won gold medal at the Olympic games.

2013

Women's Elite Development team were runner ups at the USATF Club Championships. Also, team had 6 USATF All-Americans and alumni Lashawn Merritt and Francena McCorory each won gold at the World Track Championship.

2014


Boys Young Men team won the R. “Pop” Pitts Invitational


2015

Women’s team finished second at the USATF Club Championships.  Also, the combined team(men / women) were runner up.


2016

Micaiah Harris made USA Jr. National team. Also, Hoova Taylor won then USA Club National high jump. Alumni Lashawn Merritt and Francena McCorory won gold medals at the Olympics Games.


© 2015 Norfolk Real Deal Track Club All Rights Reserved  † Web Designed by 73 Pure Designs