Level 1 School – Westerville, OH
December 20 @ 5:00 pm - December 22 @ 3:00 pm$210 – $260
$210.00 – Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) December 6, 2019)
$260.00 – Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) December 6, 2019)
All online and onsite registrations require a credit or debit card for payment. No cash or personal checks will be accepted.
Click here to Register Online now. If you have problems registering online please contact the school director.
(A current USATF membership is required to register–please join online if you are not a member.)
All received registrations are posted on the Registration Status page (Once on the registration status page click on the school location in blue to view the registration list).
Refund policy: 1/2 of the registration fee ($ 105.00) 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 Matt.Rohlf@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.
Westerville South High School
303 South Otterbein Ave.
Westerville, OH 43081
From 71 south or north: take 270 to the Westerville Exit Rt 3 (State Street). Turn right on Schrock Road (4th light). Turn Left on Otterbein Ave (1st light). Go through three four way stops (approx. 1/2 mile) and the school is on the left hand side.
Parking is available on the side, front, or back of the school as well as the bus lot on Walnut Street. Signage from the parking lot to the classrooms will be provided.
8700 Lyra Dr
Columbus, OH 43420
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.
John Hartpence: is in his second stint at Hamilton College (NY) after eight years as the Head Coach for the Cross Country and Track & Field programs at Defiance College (OH). John was twice named HCAC Coach of the Year, while at Defiance, and was two-time USTFCCCA Regional Coach of the Year, while serving as the Head Track & Field Coach at Dickinson College (PA), where his teams earned six conference titles. John has guided athletes to NCAA DIII All-American status in eleven different events. He is a USATF Level 2 Coach in Jumps and Throws.
*Attendance at all classroom sessions required in order to receive access to the Level 1 exam; schedule subject to change.
Friday – December 20
5:00-6:00 PM Registration
6:00-6:15 PM Introduction
6:15-6:45 PM Positive Coaching, Ethics and Risk Management
6:45-7:45 PM Psychology
7:45-9:15 PM Physiology
9:15-10:15 PM Biomechanics
Saturday – December 21
8:00-9:30 AM Bio-Motor Training
9:40-1:00 PM Throws
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:30 PM Training Theory
3:40-8:00 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Sunday – December 22
8:30-10:30 AM Endurance/Racewalk
10:30-11:30 AM Jumps
11:30-12:15 PM Lunch
12:15-2:45 PM Jumps
2:45-3:00 PM Wrap up