Compete for Team MAC

Compete for Team MAC

Play hard, learn teamwork, and create opportunities by developing as an athlete and person. These are the experiences provided when competing for Team Multnomah Athletic Club.

Multnomah Athletic Club offers a variety of junior competitive opportunities, which include nine sports programs that are sure to match varying interests and life goals. Check out all the club has to offer to compete on the court, in the pool, on the slopes, in the studio, and in the gym. Then, join the team! Go MAC!

Competitive Teams

Alpine Ski and Snowboarding

MAC’s program is a Bronze Level Certified U.S. Ski & Snowboard Club, offering season-long winter programs, training camps and dry-land conditioning for athletes ages six to adult. Compete in the sports of Alpine Ski Racing, Free Skiing, and Snowboarding. The experienced, certified coaching staff takes athletes to the next level, wherever they are in their journey. MAC Ski & Snowboard believes in a holistic approach to the development of young competitors, athletically, academically, and socially, through partnership with parents, teachers, and mentors. Core values are taught in a positive team environment on a daily basis, providing athletes experiences and lessons that will help them become the best version of themselves in sport and life.

Head Coach Justin Rackley   | Alpine Ski & Snowboard Homepage 

Artistic Swimming

Combine the grace and artistry of dance with the strength and flexibility of gymnastics. Then, add water, and you get one of the most challenging sports out there – artistic swimming. MAC's program has been around for more than 50 years and has produced national champions and U.S. Team athletes, while teaching a lifelong love of the sport. The team attends meets in the Western Zone region and sends a squad to the Junior Olympics annually. Holiday parties, socials, and the beloved end-of-season banquet further serve to bond the community in and out of the water.

 

Contact Info: Head Coach Lucie Svrcinova | Artistic Swimming Page

Basketball

MAC Junior Basketball has competitive teams available for youth in fifth through eighth grades. These teams provide players with the best possible opportunities to improve their knowledge and skills through high-quality practices and games. Tryouts are held in November, with the season running November through March. MAC basketball teams compete locally, regionally, and nationally.

Contact Info: Jeremy Boyd, JBoyd@themac.com |  Basketball Homepage

Climbing

Since the team’s inception in 2008, the program has flourished into one of the premier training programs for youth climbers in the country. For the past seven years the Multnomah Athletic Club's Climbing Team has ranked nationally, with 10 different athletes receiving USA Youth National Team invitations. Additionally, the team holds more than 10 state championship titles and has produced multiple state and divisional champions, culminating with the program’s rank as the best in Oregon. The MAC Climbing Team serves youth ages 7-18 and aims to grow athletes holistically, while building strength, confidence, self-awareness, problem-solving skills, and life-long friendships. The program’s balanced focus on fun, community, and competition is what keeps athletes coming back year after year for a coveted spot on the team.

Contact Info: Head Coach Justin Rom | Climbing Team Homepage

Dance

MAC's Dance Company has been a part of the club for more than 20 years and regularly develops artists that go on to pursue a professional career in dance. The program is designed to help dancers experience the thrill of performance and the rigors of competition, all while instilling a love and passion for the art. Professional employees work diligently to teach all genres in an effort to create well-rounded and versatile performers. Club dancers regularly give back to the community and enrich member experience through performances such as the annual Nutcracker, Street Fair, and Student Choreographer Showcase.

Contact Info: Head Coach Maria AlbaughDance Homepage

Gymnastics - Men's

Gymnastics is one of MAC's longest-standing sports, and few feelings compare to the excitement of watching an athlete stick a difficult landing. Club gymnasts dedicate years to developing the artistry and strength needed to fly high, swing big, and nail dismounts. MAC teams work hard and play hard. Between performances at Blazers games, ropes courses, volunteering, and the annual toy drive, the sense of community is beyond compare. The coaching staff is made up of passionate professionals who are leaders in the sport and strive to help every athlete achieve their greatest potential.

Contact Info: Head Coach Rob Saliski |  Men's Gymnastics Homepage 

Gymnastics - Women's

Gymnastics is one of MAC's longest-standing sports, and few feelings compare to the excitement of watching an athlete stick a difficult landing. Club gymnasts dedicate years to developing the artistry and strength needed to fly high, swing big, and nail dismounts. MAC teams work hard and play hard. Between performances at Blazers games, ropes courses, volunteering, and the annual toy drive, the sense of community is beyond compare. The coaching staff is made up of passionate professionals who are leaders in the sport and strive to help every athlete achieve their greatest potential.

Contact Info: Head Coach Brin Cavallero | Women's Gymnastics Homepage

Swimming

MAC's competitive Swim Teams have more than 100 years of athletic excellence, national-level achievement, and tight-knit community. Join the ranks of some of the club's best-known athletes under the guidance of top-notch coaches, and see what the program has to offer. The Swim Team travels for meets both locally and nationally, along with holding regular team-building events such as volunteering, barbecues, and other recreational excursions.

Contact Info: Head Coach Tim Larkin |  Swimming Homepage

Volleyball

MAC volleyball is a competitive junior club program, which includes teams from 12U - 18U, ages 8 - 18. MAC teams compete at local, regional, and national levels from November through May. The program includes developmental and competitive teams across most of the age divisions. Teams are led by an experienced team of coaches who help ensure a well-rounded program. The MAC volleyball program runs on a whole-athlete framework, where coaches and athletes are continually pursuing athletic success and wellness. In addition to learning fundamental skills, the whole-athlete concept incorporates technical and mental training, consistent sportsmanship and respect for others and self, overcoming adversity, and developing dignity and confidence as an athlete.

Contact Info: Head Coach Taylor CanosoVolleyball Homepage