USATF Coaching Education Schools (Level 1 School) – Marian University – Indianapolis, IN

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USATF Coaching Education Schools (Level 1 School) – Marian University – Indianapolis, IN

October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - October 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

$205 – $255

School Director
Dave Pavlansky


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 his 11 years as a head coach, Boardman’s track teams won 6 league and 7 district championships, produced Indoor and Outdoor state champions as well as two Nike All-Americans while competing in 14 separate Nike/New Balance National Championships. In 2007 he was among 10 sprint coaches selected nationwide to attend the USATF Emerging Elite Coaches’ School in Orlando, Florida. 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, 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.

John Gartland: Following a 27-year run at Indiana State, former women’s head coach John Gartland returns for his second season as a volunteer assistant coach. Gartland served as the women’s head CC coach for the previous 27 seasons and the previous five as an assistant coach for the track & field team after spending 22 seasons as the head coach of the women’s track & field team. He is just one of 11 coaches in the Missouri Valley Conference to be named to the league’s All-Centennial Team released in 2007. John’s teams won have won conference titles in cross country, and in indoor and outdoor track. His women’s track teams finished in the top 10 at the NCAA Championships three times including a 5th place at the 1993 NCAA Indoor Championship and a 6th place at the 1994 Outdoor NCAA Championships. He has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year 10 times and the NCAA District V Coach of the Year four times.


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

Friday – October 12
5:00-6:00 PM Registration
6:00-6:15 PM Introduction
6:15-6:45 PM Positive Coaching, Ethics & Risk Management
6:45-7:45 PM Psychology
7:45-9:15 PM Physiology
9:15-10:15 PM Biomechanics

Saturday – October 13
8:00-9:30 AM Bio-Motor Training for Speed/Power Events
9:40-12:45 PM Throws
12:45-1:45 PM Lunch
1:45-3:00 PM Training Theory
3:00-7:45 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays

Sunday – October 14
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


October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
October 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
$205 – $255


Marian University
3200 Cold Springs Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46222 United States
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