Left - Silver Medal in the HJ at the 2016 WIAA State Meet. Right - At UW-Oshkosh in the 2015 Titan Invite. She won that event.
Enrollment [2015-16]: 1349
Head Coach: James Boyd has been teaching and coaching track and field at De Pere for 31 years with the last 5 years as head boys and girls track and field coach. Boyd is also the head boys and girls cross country coach.
Conference: Fox River Classic
Conference Schools: Ashwaubenon, Bay Port, De Pere, Green Bay Preble, Green Bay Southwest, Manitowoc Lincoln, Notre Dame Academy, Pulaski, Sheboygan North, and Sheboygan South.
2016 Fox River Classic results.
Above right: Grace Matzke in the 400m prelims at the 2016 WIAA State Meet. Matzke had a 2016 season 'PR' of 57.60 at the 2016 Seymour Invite.
Left: Olivia Fabry at the 2016 WIAA State Meet. Fabry took 9th place with a vault of 11' 00. Her 2016 'PR' was 12' 00.00 at the 2016 Seymour Invite.
John Opichka, Bill Swiekatowski, Ryan Fabry, and Don Penza have helped coach the vaulters at the club. Opichka's daughter Shaelyn and Fabry's daughter Olivia are Top 50 All-Time Athletes in the PV and Swiekatowski's daughter Kylie is the D1 PV Record Holder and a Top 50 All-Time Athlete in the PV.
Don Penza [left] is a school liason police officer at Ashwaubenon High School and has coached State Champion vault athletes at Ashwaubenon and De Pere.
Vaulters from all over the state have jumped at the AP Vaulting Club. All levels are welcomed, beginner to collegiate.
Vaulters practice on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday nights in the off-season
Boyd is shown on the left with Don Penza who coaches the vaulters at De Pere. Athletes benefitted from a large staff of coaches when they split up into their skill groups.