Charlotte Flights Track and Field Club






  • **New Track Meet (July 9th): There is a track meet on July 9th in Greensboro, NC. This meet is for AAU athletes that have qualified for the AUU Junior Olympics. The cost is $25 per athlete, and the deadline for payment is 5pm, Friday (7/1). Details are contained within the attached.
  • Practice Details: Beginning March 7th, practice will be held Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6pm-8pm @ Johnson C. Smith University. You must park in the gym lot and walk across to the track. There is no parking at the track.  Click here for Google Maps. Notes:
    • Parents are allowed in the stadium seating area. However, only athletes and coaches will be allowed on the track.
    • Athletes are not required to wear spikes, currently. Wear running shoes and comfortable workout clothing.
    Specialty Practice (Tuesdays): Beginning March 15th, Specialty practice will be held for athletes participating in jumping, throwing and hurdle events.

Who We Are

The Charlotte Flights Track and Field Club had its humble beginning in 1991 with 20 boys and girls.  Over twenty years later, we are proud to report an average of 250 athletes participating annually and 57 National Championships. The Flights are still running, on and off the track.

What We Do

 We are agents of social change.  Our youth set goals, see increased academic and athletic achievement and experience valuable positive relationships with their peers and adults.

Why We Do It

We are the Charlotte Flights Track and Field Club.  We are Family.  We love our children.  It’s the essence of who we are and what we do.


We improve our club members athletically

  • Cross Country Training
  • Core and Weight Training
  • Level 3 USATF Certified Training
  • Individual Workout Plans
  • Speed Development
  • Track and Field Competition
  • Local, Regional, and National Exposure

We improve our club members academically, mentally, and spiritually

  • Mentoring/Tutoring Programs
  • ACT/SAT Preparation
  • College Applications/Scholarship
  • Sports Counseling
  • College Recruiting
  • Clinics and Educational Workshops
  • Test Taking Strategies

We help other organizations

  • Sport and Event Program Management
  • Meet/Event Timing
  • Team Speed and Agility Training
  • Team Core and Weight Training


In addition to improving their overall health and wellness, our members get exposure to college campus life, coaches and programs. Assistance is provided to obtain academic and/or athletic scholarships for our club members.

There are currently over 200 Charlotte Flights Track and Field Club members who have pursued a higher education.

Click here for a full list of our Charlotte Flights destinations.


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