Level 1 School – Queens, NY
December 14 @ 8:00 am - December 15 @ 10:00 pm$210 – $260
Lawrence W Judge, Ph.D., CSCS*D, RSCC*E, Throws Instructor: 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.
Rogers Glispy, Endurance : Rogers is Athletic Director at Community College of Philadelphia after serving successfully there as track & field and cross country coach. As coach his teams won eight state championships and nine state conference championships and earning Glispy Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association Cross-Country Coach of the Year on six occasions. He is an IAAF Level 5 / USATF Level 3 certified coach, having attended both the Endurance and Sprints Academies. He is also Level 2 certified in Jumps.
Shawn Venable, Jumps, Sprints/Hurdles/Relays 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.
Katie Adams: Previously spent three years as the throws coach at Wellesley College and six years combined at Salem High School, Pelham High School and Pinkerton Academy. She is an USATF Level 3 / IAAF Level V coach in the throws. Adams has also completed the Level 2 programs in the sprints/hurdles/relays & youth specialization. She has coached multiple division and state champions, as well as all-state selected athletes.
*Attendance at all classroom sessions required in order to receive access to the Level 1 exam; schedule subject to change.
Saturday – Dec 14
8:00-9:00 AM Registration
9:00-9:30 AM School 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
2:00-3:00 PM Philosophy, 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/Power Events
6:30-7:30 PM Dinner
7:30-10:30 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Sunday – Dec 15
9:00-12:30 PM Throws
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30-5:00 PM Jumps
5:00-6:00 PM Dinner
6:00-9:30 PM Endurance/Racewalk
9:30-10:00 PM Wrap up