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Welcome to Tigard Youth Track

July 1, 2017

Training youth athletes since 2005.

Tigard Youth Track’s purpose is to give youth in the community the opportunity to train and compete as part of the experience of Track & Field, in order to promote the ideals of: Teamwork, Good Sportsmanship, Good Citizenship, and Honorable Character.

We are happy to be entering into our 12th year and have now had the chance to watch kids that started with us move on to college.

We hope to see you on the track this season with us.

New Athlete 2017 Registration NOW CLOSED

January 19, 2017

Registration for the 2017 season is now CLOSED

You will be notified via email if we have space available in each age group.

UPDATE LOCATION CHANGE: Tigard Youth Track 2017 Season Open House and Registration

January 5, 2017

Interested in running with Tigard Youth Track this Spring?

We invite all NEW athletes and families to join us on Thursday, January 19th for our NEW athlete Open House!
New athlete registration will BEGIN on 1/20. Registration forms will be posted on the website for you to download and mail in. (We don’t offer online registration)


One last change!

With all the snow and rescheduling we’re getting bumped to Twality Middle School for our NEW ATHLETE meeting TONIGHT!
7-8pm at Twality Middle School

14650 SW 97th Ave, Tigard, OR 97224
Can you help me spread the word? I don’t want anyone to miss it.
TYT families, I’m looking for one person who may have 30 min to spare from 6:30-7:00 and can be at the HS to direct anyone that shows up it’s been moved to Twality, I’d be grateful!

TYT Open House Flyer

Tigard Youth Track elite athletes among USATF Oregon Award Winners

September 18, 2016

Tigard Youth Track would like to recognize Julian Body and Xavier Simpson for receiving top honors as USATF Male Athlete of the Year!

Xavier Simpson is the USATF Youth National Champion in the 100M and took 2nd place in the 200M. We look forward to seeing X back on the track in the Spring.

Julian Body is a All-American hurdler placing 3rd in the 400M hurdles and 6th in the 110M hurdles. Good luck to Julian as he is headed to Stanford University on a track scholarship.















TYT dominates at the Junior Olympics in Sacramento

August 15, 2016


TIGARD YOUTH TRACK is the Pride of the Northwest at the 2016 Junior Olympics Nation Championships with 3 Gold Medals! As the entire country, fresh off the Track & Field Olympic Trials in Eugene, looks toward the Olympic games in Rio, over 6000 young athletes from around the Nation gathered in Sacramento last week at the annual USA Track & Field Junior Olympics Championships.

For the twelfth consecutive year, Tigard Youth Track Club sent a team to the event to compete among the best. The TYT contingent was the largest from the Pacific Northwest, competed admirably and earned the most medals of any from the region.

Tigard qualified 60 young athletes for the national event with a dominating performance at USATF Regional Championships held in Seattle last month. 50 of those made the trip to California along with several TYT coaches and Tigard Youth Head Coach, Ralph Greene.

TYT captured ten (10) USATF All America Honors rewarding a top 8 finishers in the nation with three (3) Gold Medal National Champions:


11-12 Boys 100m

2rd Place. 11-12 Boys 200m


11-12 Boys High Jump

5th Place. 11-12 Boys Pentathlon


15-16 Girls Javelin

• Julian Body

3rd Place. 17-18 Mens 400m Hurdles

6th Place. 17-18 Mens 100m Hurdles

• Elizabeth Lea

5th Place. 13-14 Girls Javelin

• Spencer Kuffel

8th Place. 13-14 Boys Pentathlon

• Peyton Kuffel, Chase Pettibone, Hunter Gilbery, Cole Roney

8th Place 15-16 4x800m Relay

Several other TYT athletes delivered top results in the throws, sprints, jumps, long distance and relays. “We absolutely love repping Oregon at the JOs,” commented Greene. “Our athletes work very hard and, after a performance like last week, are now getting a national reputation! We are so proud of Tigard’s All Americans” Tigard Youth Track Club was established in 2004 and currently serves 155 young athletes from all over Portland. TYT Alumni have now gone on to several local High School and College Track & Field programs. Tigard was named USATF Oregon’s Track Club of the year in 2012 and has won the USATF NW


Full PressRelease 2016

2016 TYT Cross Country is now open for registration

2016 TYT Cross Country is now open for registration.

Practice will start on August 23rd, 2016!

Please bring all registration forms below to the 1st day of practice.

2016 XC FAQ

2016 XC Med Rel

2016 XC Registration2016

TYT Apparel Form for XC

Tigard Youth Track Developmental Meet May 14th

May 2, 2016

Join us for the Tigard Youth Track Developmental Meet.

Pre-Registration is required via by Thursday May 12th at 10:00AM

Links to Meet Brochure, Meet Schedule and Waiver are listed below:

TYT 2016 Meet Brochure

TYT 2016 Meet Schedule

Please have a printed waiver and $5.00 entry fee for 5/14.

******Per TTSD rules: NO DOGS allowed on THS school grounds. *******

Questions can be directed to Ryen Boyd at: tigardyouthtrackreg @

Link for Waiver:

2016 New Athlete Registration NOW CLOSED

February 1, 2016

2016 Tigard Youth Track Registration for new athletes is now CLOSED.

February 2016 Registration Update:

You are welcome to send in a registration for the 2016 season but you will be put on a wait list for an open spot. We will notify you once we have a open spot.

Registration documents are posted below.

2016 Registration forms for the upcoming season: 2016 TYT REG PACKET

2016 Apparel order form: 2016 TYT Apparel Form

Please download BOTH attachments and mail them in to:

Tigard Youth Track
C/O Ryen Boyd

Remember new athletes need to include a COPY of your Birth Certificate for the USATF membership!

Questions: tigardyouthtrackreg @

Tigard Youth Track Dominates at 2015 National Junior Olympics

August 3, 2015
Amazing showing for TYT Athletes at the Junior Olympics down in Jacksonville, FL this past week.Here’s a complete breakdown of events:

Xavier Simpson 11-12
100- All-American with a 3rd place finish!
200- All-American taking the podium with a 3rd place finish!!!! TYT’s 1st JO Sprint Medal!
4×100- 14th overall with a big PR of 52.78

Hunter Gilbert 13-14
Pentathlon- All-American with a 4th place finish
800- 9th
1500- All-American with a 8th place finish
Pole Vault- 9th

Porter Sullivan 9-10
Long Jump- Huge PR at 11-5 3/4
High Jump- 21st

AJ Carter 9-10
High Jump- All-American with a 5th place finish
Triathlon- 11th
Long Jump- 11th


Spencer Smith 15-16
Decathlon 11th Place
Tori Forst 9-10
200- 33rd
400- 12th
800- All-American 2nd place finish with a PR of 2:30.47

Lauren Paven 15-16
100- 40th
200- 42nd
400- 20th

Lauren McFall 15-16
Javelin- All-American with a 5th place finish

Lena Greene 17-18
Long Jump – 41st
Triple Jump- 38th- ankle sprain on her 1st jump and and toughed it out. True competitor

Peyton Green 13-14
400- 41st
4×100 Relay- 25th place

Matthew Otness 11-12
100- 38th
Long Jump- 28th
4×100 Relay- 16th place with a PR of 52.78

Hudson Boyd 8 & Under
Long Jump- 10th place with a PR @ 11’9″
Shot Put- 14th

Hayden Gilbert 15-16
Pole Valut -18th and a HUGE PR @ 11’1″

Jeff Scott 9-10
100- 42nd
Shot Put- 13th

11-12 Boys Relay
16th place with a 52.78 PR
Miles Ward, Matthew Otness, Desmond Jenkins, Xavier Simpson

13-14 Girls Relay
Impressive 25th place finish
Peyton Green, Larissa Chan, Nya Wilson, Emily Simmons

Forms for HS students joining TYT

May 11, 2015

Please download BOTH the Registration packet AND the Apparel order form and MAIL them into Ryen Boyd.

2015 HS Registration Form

2015 TYT HS Apparel Form