For the fourth year in a row, Ravenscroft's student-led fundraising team for Crucial Catch has been recognized as the top fundraising school in the nation, exceeding their goal of $30,000 by more than $6,000, and once again winning the prestigious Pink Cleat Award.
Assistant Coach - Pole VaultDavid Hood began coaching Track and Field at Ravenscroft in 2007, primarily specializing in pole vault. Prior to Ravenscroft, he was a volunteer coach at Leesville HS. Coach Hood competed collegiately for the University of Virginia, where he was team captain and earned All-ACC honors in the pole vault. He continues to compete at the Masters level in the vault and several multi-event categories (decathlon, heptathlon and pentathlon). Coach Hood has lived in Raleigh for 31yrs, both of his children attended Ravenscroft and his full time job is in sales leadership for a top software company.
Assistant CoachJim ran Cross Country and Track at Satellite High School in Florida, finishing Top 10 in the State individually his Senior year in both Cross Country and Track. He went on to run Cross Country and Track at Florida State University competing all 4 years. He continued running after school, while also working at running specialty shoe stores, owning a Race Timing company, and putting on local running camps for runners of all ages and abilities. He has helped coach several Middle and High School teams when his work schedule permitted. Jim is looking forward to coaching full time at Ravenscroft, and sharing his passion for running while helping kids reach their full potential athletically and personally. His goal is to build teams that compete for the State Championship on a yearly basis.
Assistant Coach - Sprints, Relays & Triple Jump
RAVENSCROFT Girls Track & Field School Records
|100 Meters||Summer Knowles||12.32||1998|
|200 Meters||Cameron Castleberry||25.17||2013|
|400 Meters||Summer Knowles||58.24||2000|
|800 Hurdles||Wesley Frazier||2:13.30||2012|
|1600 Meters||Wesley Frazier||4:43.11||2012|
|3200 Meters||Wesley Frazier||9:57.70||2013|
|100 Meter Hurdles||Summer Knowles||14.64||1998|
|300 Meter Hurdles||Nia Brown||46.33||2014|
|400 Relay||Moriah Evans, Danielle Williams, Morgan Debrah, Alex Richmond||50.87||2021|
|800 Relay||Moriah Evans, Zoee Bishop-Bridges, Morgan Debrah, Alex Richmond||1:48.63||2021|
|1600 Relay||Julie Verdru, Rebecca Powell, Ryen Frazier, Wesley Frazier||04:07.04||2012|
|3200 Relay||Samantha Driscoll, Elise Playe, Courtney Rea, Cynthia Woodward||09:50.06||2018|
|Shot Put||Suzette Ogbon||33' 8"||2002|
|Discus||Katie Kumbar||111' 7''||2011|
|High Jump||Margaret Edwards||5' 6.5''||2013|
|Pole Vault||Kathleen Brandes||10' 9"||2014|
|Long Jump||Chandra Watkins||18' 1''||1993|
|Triple Jump||Sarah Beacham & Rebecca Brandes||36' 1"||2010 & 2015|