Middle School Cross Country

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Drive. Dedication. Commitment. Cross Country doesn’t just build muscle, it builds mental toughness and grit. Our daily training schedule is comprised of distance runs, tempo runs, and strength/weight training (aka “whiteboard workouts”). The goal of the Middle School Cross Country program is for students to develop and gain an appreciation for healthy habits for life, and to learn that the fire to run comes from within. Thus they must respect themselves, their family and the school–in that order.

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Martha DeAmbrose

Coach DeAmbrose has been a runner since her freshman year of high school. She has coached the Tampa Prep Middle School Cross Country team for 16 years and the Middle School Track team for 10 years. She lets her athletes help create the whiteboard workouts each day so they own the training. Running has been a lifelong passion for her, and after reaching a few personal running PRs in adulthood, she moved into ultra racing. In 2018 she completed a 50K ultra race through mountainous terrain in Canada, and in 2019 she completed a 50K in the deserts of Arizona. She runs with students during practice to let them know they’re not in it alone, and also to witness the students as they come together to cheer each other on or push a new runner to not give up.


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Varsity Cross Country @ Seffner Christian Invitational


Varsity Volleyball vs. Robinson

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf vs Plant

Varsity Bowling @ Jesuit (Boys Only)


Cancelled – Varsity Cross Country @ Dunedin Invite

Varsity Cross Country @ Pasco Invite

Varsity Volleyball @ Northside Christian


Varsity Boys/Girls Golf vs Plant

Varsity Bowling @ St. Pete Catholic

Varsity Volleyball vs. George Jenkins – POSTPONED

Varsity Girls Golf @ Academy (& vs Berkeley)

Varsity Bowling vs Calvary

Varsity Boys Golf vs Jesuit

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf @ First Tee Tournament – POSTPONED

Varsity Volleyball vs. Osceola – POSTPONED

Varsity Cross Country @ Mitchell Invitational

JV Volleyball – Round Robin

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf @ First Tee Tournament – POSTPONED


JV Volleyball @ Berkeley Prep

Varsity Volleyball @ Berkeley Prep

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf vs Steinbrenner

JV Volleyball @ Out-of-Door Academy

Varsity Volleyball @ ODA – POSTPONED

Varsity Bowling vs Cambridge

Varsity Girls Golf vs Academy & Plant

Varsity Volleyball @ AHN Tournament

Varsity Swim & Dive – Intrasquad Meet

Varsity Cross Country @ FLRUNNERS.COM Invite

Varsity Volleyball @ AHN Tournament


Varsity Boys/Girls Golf vs. Steinbrenner

Varsity Volleyball vs. Clearwater Central Catholic

Varsity Girls’ Golf @ Berkeley

Varsity Girls Golf @ Vinoy Classic

Varsity Bowling vs Jesuit (Boys’ Only)

JV Volleyball vs. Sickles

Varsity Volleyball vs. Sickles

Varsity Volleyball vs. Out-of-Door Academy

Varsity Volleyball vs. Keswick Christian

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