USATF Coaching Education Schools (Level 1 School) – Ironwood Throws Facility – Rathdrum, ID

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USATF Coaching Education Schools (Level 1 School) – Ironwood Throws Facility – Rathdrum, ID

July 7, 2018 @ 7:00 am - July 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

$205 – $255

School Director
Dave Mills


Dave Mills/School Director: is a volunteer assistant coach at Boise State University. Prior to his arrival at BSU, Mills served 34 years as the head cross country and assistant track coach at Boise High School. Dave has USATF Level 3 Coaching Education certification, as well as an IAAF Level 5 certification in Endurance. Dave is an instructor in USATF Level 2 Endurance.

Dr. Matt Lydum: is the Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach at Pacific University. Previously he has held head coaching positions at Pendleton High School in Eastern Oregon, San Francisco State University, and Defiance College in Ohio. He has served as USOC delegate to the International Olympic Academy and was project writer for the Human Kinetics text, Coaching Youth Track & Field.

Bryan “Bud” Rasmussen: owner of Ultimate Athlete Training Center in Coeur d’Alene, he was a USATF Throws Coach at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. Prior to that, Bud was the Throws Coach at the University of Washington. He is a USATF Level 2 instructor and co-founder of the popular Iron Wood Thrower Development Camp.


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

Saturday – July 7
7:00-8:00 AM Registration
8:00-8:30 AM School Introduction
8:30-9:50 AM Positive Coaching, Ethics and Risk Management
10:00-11:30 AM Psychology
11:30-12:30 PM Lunch
12:30-2:20 PM Training Theory
2:30-4:20 PM Physiology
4:30-5:20 PM Biomechanics
5:30-7:20 PM Bio-motor Training for Speed & Power Events
7:30 PM Coaches Social

Sunday- July 8
8:00-10:20 AM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
10:30-12:00 PM Endurance/Racewalk
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-3:50 PM Throws
4:00-5:50 PM Jumps
6:00-6:30 PM Wrap up


July 7, 2018 @ 7:00 am
July 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
$205 – $255


Ironwood Throws Facility
1620 State High Way 53
Rathdrum, ID 83456 United States
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