USATF Coaching Education Schools (Level 1 School) – Ithaca College – Ithaca, NY

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USATF Coaching Education Schools (Level 1 School) – Ithaca College – Ithaca, NY

June 29, 2018 @ 5:45 pm - July 1, 2018 @ 5:15 pm

$205 – $255

School Director
Jennifer Potter


Jennifer Potter: Head Coach, Ithaca Women’s Track & Field coach since 2003. Potter, an All-American sprinter at Ithaca, has led the Bombers to two national runner-up finishes at the NCAA Chmpionships, six indoor and eight outdoor NYS collegiate titles. She has guided the team to 18 Empire 8 titles in 20 total indoor and outdoor seasons. She has also been received “Coach of the Year” honors from the Empire 8 Conference, NYS Collegiate Track Conference and the Atlantic Region over 20 times. Potter has coached over 60 All-Americans and 10 national champions.

Russ Ebbets: USATF Level 3 Coach, has been a Lead Instructor for 30 years. A successful high school and collegiate coach, he is one of the few individuals to have lectured at Levels 1, 2, 3 and USATF High Performance Summits. In 2009, he wrote the curriculum for the Youth Level 2 Endurance, Race Walk and Biomechanics. He currently serves as editor of Track Coach, the technical journal of USATF. Areas: Sciences, Endurance

Katie Adams: is in her third year at Wellesley College as the throws coach after debuting the throws program in 2015-2016. Previously, she coached for six years combined at Salem and Pelham High Schools 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.

Friday – June 29
5:45-6:45 PM Registration
6:45-7:00 PM Introduction
7:00-8:00 PM Positive Coaching
8:00-9:00 PM Ethics and Risk Management
9:00-10:00 PM Pyschology

Saturday – June 30
9:00-10:00 AM Biomechanics
10:00-11:30 AM Physiology
11:30-1:00 PM Training Theory
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch
2:00-3:30 PM Biomotor Training for Speed and Power Events
3:30-5:30 PM Endurance/Racewalk
5:30-6:30 PM Dinner
6:30-10:00 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays

Sunday – July 1
9:00-12:30 PM Throws
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30-5:00 PM Jumps
5:00-5:15 PM Wrap up


June 29, 2018 @ 5:45 pm
July 1, 2018 @ 5:15 pm
$205 – $255


Ithaca College
953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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