Level 1 School

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Level 1 School

November 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - December 2, 2018 @ 4:15 pm

$175 – $255

Preliminary Schedule:

*Attendance at all classroom sessions required in order to receive access to the Level 1 exam; schedule subject to change.

Friday – November 30
5:00-5:30 PM Registration
5:30-6:00 PM Introduction
6:00-6:45 PM Positive Coaching, Ethics and Risk Management
6:50-7:55 PM Psychology
8:00-9:15 PM Biomechanics

Saturday – December 1
8:15-9:15 AM Physiology
9:25-12:00 PM Biomotor Training for Speed and Power Events
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:00-4:00 PM Throws
4:10-5:30 PM Training Theory

Sunday – December 2
9:45-11:00 AM Endurance/Racewalk
11:00-1:30 PM Jumps
1:45-4:00 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
4:00-4:15 PM Wrap up

School Director
David Pavlansky
Email: dspavlansky@hotmail.com

Registration Information

$175.00 – For Annual Meeting registrants only – special rate (received by midnight (EST) November 12, 2018)
$205.00 – Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) November 16, 2018)
$255.00 – Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) November 16, 2018)

All online and onsite registrations require a credit or debit card for payment. No cash or personal checks will be accepted.

(A current USATF membership is required to register–please join online if you are not a member.)

Only regular rate registrations are posted on the Registration Status page – Annual Meeting Level 1 registrants excluded (Once on the registration status page click on the school location in blue to view the registration list).

Refund policy: 1/2 of the registration fee ($ 102.50) will be refunded after the pre- registration deadline and no refund will be given after the start date of the school.

If you have any difficulties with the online registration process, please contact the School Director.

Any student requesting ADA accommodations must make that request at the time of completing the application/registration, and support the request with the appropriate documentation sent to the Director of Coaching, terry.crawford@usatf.org. Said application/registration must be completed no later than six (6) weeks prior to the school opening in order to ensure the availability of any such reasonable accommodations or other required assistance during the Level 1 coaching school.


Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 N. High St
Columbus, OH 43215


For USATF Annual Meeting Registrants Only
Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 N. High St
Columbus, OH 43215

For Non-USATF Annual Meeting Registrants (no group rate)
Hilton Columbus Downtown
401 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215


Larry Judge, Ph.D., CSCS*D, RSCC*E: Larry is a professor of Kinesiology and coordinator of the graduate coaching program at Ball State University. He has 18 years of Division I coaching experience with Indiana State University, the University of South Carolina, the University of Wyoming and the University of Florida. He is currently the USA Track & Field national chairman for coaching education. He is the Indiana State Director for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is also a Level 3 instructor in the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) coaching education program. He has coached more than 100 NCAA Division I All Americans, including nine Olympians. He has served as an assistant coach for the United States for the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games and helped tutor Gold Medalists Jeremy Campbell and David Blair in the F44 discus throw.

David Pavlansky: was head boys’ track and cross country coach at Boardman High School from 1999 –2010. Twice named OAT&CCC District 1 Boys’ Track Coach of the Year, Dave received the 2007 Fred Daffler State Coach of the Year Award for Boys’ Cross Country. In 2007, he was among 10 sprint coaches selected nationwide by USATF to attend the Emerging Elite Coaches’ School in Orlando, Florida. During Dave’s tenure, Boardman teams produced both Indoor and Outdoor state champions as well as two Nike All-Americans. Dave has USATF Level 2 certifications in Jumps, Endurance, and Sprints / Hurdles / Relays and he currently serves as USATF Regional Coordinator of Coaching Education for the Midwest and Upper East Coast.

Shawn Venable: is assistant coach for jumps and hurdles and recruiting coordinator at Liberty University. He has coached several All-Americans, conference champions and school record holders in the sprints and jumps events. Venable holds multiple coaching education certifications, including the highest attainable certification with USATF Level 3 and IAAF Level V certification in Jumps, Sprints/Hurdles, and Combined Events. In addition to coaching, he also serves as the USATF Level 1 Regional Coordinator for the Southeast region.


November 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
December 2, 2018 @ 4:15 pm
$175 – $255


Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 N. High St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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