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Level 1 School – North Central College
February 16 @ 7:45 am - February 17 @ 4:15 pm$205 – $255
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 the USATF to attend the Emerging Elite Coaches’ School in Orlando, Florida. During Dave’s 12-year tenure Boardman teams won 6 League and 7 District Championships, produced individual Indoor and Outdoor state champions, and developed 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.
Lawrence W 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.
Matt Sinnott, MA Education: Teaches Physics & Chemistry labs and coaches at North Central College in Naperville, IL. Matt has a USATF Level 3 certification in Endurance as well as Level 2 certification in the Sprints, Hurdles, and Relays and the Throws events. He previously coached at West Aurora High School in both Cross Country & Track with multiple state qualifiers and finalists in both sports. Since 2013, he has been serving at North Central as the freshmen distance coach in the fall and a mid-distance coach during the track season.
*Attendance at all classroom sessions required in order to receive access to the Level 1 exam; schedule subject to change.
Saturday – February 16
7:45-8:30 AM Registration
8:30-9:00 AM Introductions
9:00-9:50 AM Ethics & Risk Management
10:00-11:20 AM Positive Coaching/Psychology
11:30-1:00 PM Physiology
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-2:50 PM Biomechanics
3:00-4:30 PM Training Theory
4:40-6:00 PM Sprints
6:10-9:00 PM Jumps
9:00 PM Social – Maple Avenue Pub
Sunday – February 17
8:00-10:00 AM Hurdles/Relays
10:10-11:30 AM Biomotor Training for Speed and Power Events
11:40-2:30 PM Throws
2:30-4:00 PM Endurance/Racewalk
4:00-4:15 PM Wrap Up