Atlanta Track Club High School Team

Ready to train and compete in the sport of cross country but unable to join your local high school team? Atlanta Track Club is committed to making running and walking accessible to all students, including those home-schooled or those attending schools that do not offer cross country. The Atlanta Track Club High School Team is open to athletes of abilities and experience levels in grades 9-12 that do not have access to a local high school program. The team will compete outside of high school associations in the club and open competitions along with road races when appropriate. All athletes will receive personalized guidance from expert coaches and are expected to practice in person. Virtual coaching is not offered at this time. For more information email Practices start in early August so sign up now!

Virtual Preseason Team Meeting

Learn more about the High School Team from the program's coaches and administrators on Sunday, August 13 from 6:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. via this Zoom Link.

Practice Information

Atlanta Track Club High School Team members will practice at both locations below during the 2023 season. First day of practice is August 14.

Practice Locations Days of The Week Practice Time Address Optional Long Run
Brook Run Park Monday & Wednesday 6:45 p.m.- 8:15 p.m. 4770 N Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338
Piedmont Park Tuesday (optional) & Thursday 6:45 p.m.- 8:15 p.m. 1320 Monroe Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 Sunday

Registration Information


Regular Season: August 14- December 9

Post Season: October 23- December 9

Registration Includes:

  • Personalized coaching

  • Team Uniform

  • T-shirt

  • Meet entries

Registration prices
Need-based scholarships are available, for more information please email:


Regular Season:
  • Member Price: $304.50
  • Non-member Price: $350
Post Season:
  • Member Price: $130.50
  • Non-member Price: $150

Competition Schedule 

Subject to change. Athletes will need to provide their own transportation.

August 19

Atlanta's Finest 5k

September 16

USATF Developmental Meet- Milton High School

October 11

Grand Prix XC

October 22

PNC 5k

October 28

USATF Development Meet

November 11

USATF Georgia Championships Or Meet of Champions

November 18

USATF Regionals

November 25

NXR Southeast Regionals

December 9

USATF Nationals

Stephen Jayaraj

Coach Jayaraj comes to the Atlanta Track Club from Holy Innocents' Episcopal, where he was the Director of Track and Field and Cross Country for the past 13 years. His teams have won two State Championships (Girls XC) and (Boys TF) as well as eight Region Championships in TF and XC. His student-athletes have broken countless distance records previously held at HIE. He has instilled in all his student-athletes a love and passion for running. In his prime, Coach Jayaraj ran 31:19 for 10,000 meters, a 4:18 road Mile along with personal bests of 1:10:28 and 2:26:52 for the half and full marathon, respectively.

Mike Brown 

Coach Brown is a graduate of Villanova University, where he was an All-American and National Champion in the DMR (400) and captain of the track team while specializing in the 400-meter hurdles. He moved to Atlanta in 2005 to train at Georgia Tech and continue his post-collegiate career. Coach Brown has made several appearances at the USATF National Championships with a few U.S. top 15 rankings in the 400 hurdles. On top of Coach Brown's many personal accomplishments, he has 20+ years of track & field coaching at the youth, high school, and collegiate levels. When he is not coaching he is working as the President of Dream Scouting Network which assists high school student-athletes through the recruiting process. Outside of the running world, he is married and has four kids. He can be found on a track coaching or on a soccer field cheering for his kids.