Level 1 School – National Training Center – Clermont, FL
May 25 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 10:00 pm$205 – $255
Mike Judge: Head Coach for Throw 1 Deep Club in Marietta, Georgia, Judge has coached multiple state and national champions in the throws and is an expert in training for speed and power events. Coach Judge was the 2013 NASF national high school coach of the year. He has his USATF Level 3/IAAF Level V certification in throws and is also an instructor for the USATF Level 2 Program.
Rick Rothman: Endurance Instructor: Assistant Coach (Distance)- Florida Atlantic University, Rick has coached for a total of 39 years with his teams winning 151 major championships, including Seven State Championships, and finishing runner-up in 45 other major championships. His record includes seven state titles in girls cross-country; two runner-ups in girls and boys cross country; 12 regional titles, and 25 district titles. Rothman has been selected Coach of the Year 117 times, including State Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year in 1999, 2002, and 2003 along with the Florida Track and Field Hall of Fame State Girls Cross Country Coach of the year in 2009.
Shawn Venable: Sprints/Hurdles/Relays/ Jumps Instructor: 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.
*Attendance at all classroom sessions required in order to receive access to the Level 1 exam; schedule subject to change.
Saturday – May 25
8:00-9:00 AM Registration
9:00-9:30 AM Introduction
9:30-10:30 AM Positive Coaching
10:30-11:30 AM Psychology
11:30-1:00 PM Training Theory
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:00 PM Ethics and Risk Management
3:00-4:00 PM Physiology
4:00-5:00 PM Biomechanics
5:00-6:30 PM Bio-motor Training for Speed and Power Events
6:30-7:30 PM Dinner (on your own)
7:30-10:30 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Sunday – May 26
9:00-12:30 PM Throws
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30-5:00 PM Jumps
5:00-6:00 PM Dinner (on your own)
6:00-9:30 PM Endurance/Racewalk
9:30-10:00 PM Wrap up