About Coach Ward – Co-Director of Power Endurance Track and Field
Terrell R. Ward believes “Anything that you have a passion for, the longer you do it the better you become”. Your constantly learning how to become the best you in life. With over 30 years of experience competing, teaching and coaching athletes of all ages in Football and Track & Field. Coach Ward has a clear understanding of desire, commitment, and belief.
Following a career playing nearly a decade as a Defensive Back in the NFL Coach Ward has a resume second to none. Teaching and mentoring young men and women over 30 years with the Antioch Youth Football Program, 3M Track & Field Program and De La Salle High School football and track & field. In his years of teaching, mentoring and educating, the former San Diego State education major has trained age group kids to professional athletes. With a strong passion for teaching and coaching the youth and an understanding of what it takes to become a success in life and sports. Coach Ward uses a development-based approach to improve athletes at their own level and pace. Sports especially track & field is 80% mental and 20% physical and the athlete must “trusting the process” to be successful.
By instilling fundamental skills and a commitment to excellence. Coach Ward and team are currently building a program for success, a competitive program in which young athletes can gain experience and familiarity with track & field events while having fun trusting the process. Training and practice will build confidence by getting the kids to believe in themselves, build self-esteem, self-commitment.
At Power Endurance Track & Field young athletes can get a feel for the different aspects of Track & Field, while honing their abilities and prepare them to compete at new heights over a 4-5 month process. “We introduce kids to all the events of Track & Field and help them find out what their strengths and weaknesses are. It’s not about over-training athletes, it is about being patient and treating each athlete as an individual”.