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Program Philosophy

Welcome to Panther Track & Field. The Track & Field Team is the largest team and the largest co-ed team at Seattle Prep. We enjoy a family atmosphere led by a team of dedicated coaches.

There are no tryouts or cuts in track and field and no experience is needed. Generally more than half of our team had never participated before joining. Our coaching staff seeks to help each individual find events in which he or she can be most successful. Track also offers an outstanding opportunity for newcomers to earn a varsity letter.

Triple Crown Champion

Former Prep athlete Will Floyd won not one, not two, but three individual state titles during the spring 2022 WIAA track & field championships, winning the 100, 200 & 400M race. The State’s first “triple crown” winner since 2006. (photo by Keenan Gray)




2009 - Girls
1997 - boys



2022 - 4th Place boys


2009 - boys



Coach Deino Scott '74 enters his twelfth year as Program Head of the Track & Field program.

Coach Scott has over 25 years of coaching experience and was a hurdler for the Panthers. In addition to being the program head, Coach Scott is the sprint/relay coach for the team. He is a former instructor for USATF and has traveled overseas with numerous track teams. He has produced three track & field instructional videos and a motivational quote book.

Before coming to Seattle Prep Coach Scott's teams at Bellevue High won six different Kingco Conference championships and his girls won the State Championship in 2003.

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