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USATF Coaching Education Schools (Level 1 School) – Regis College – Weston, MA
June 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 10, 2018 @ 7:15 pm$205 – $255
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 a 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.
Jennifer Potter: has led the Ithaca Women’s Track & Field program since 2003. Potter, an all-American sprinter at Ithaca, has led the Bombers to seven indoor and ten outdoor NYS collegiate titles. She has guided the team to 22 Empire 8 titles in 24 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 for the Atlantic Region over 20 times. Potter has coached more than 60 All-Americans during her head coaching career. Potter, who earned her master’s degree from Marshall in 1994, holds USATF Level 2 Certifications in Sprints/Hurdles/Relays and Jumps.
Joel Pearson: Director of Cross Country, Track & Field at Harrier Track Club. Previously, Joel was the Director at Cardinal Stritch University. During his time, the Wolves captured six national champions, 34 all-Americans, 42 National Qualifiers, and set an NAIA National DMR record. A USATF Level 3 / IAAF Level V Academy Coach – Endurance, Joel holds USATF Level 2 certifications in Endurance, Combined Events, Sprint/Hurdles, Jumps, and Youth. He holds a Masters in Sport Management.
*Attendance at all classroom sessions required in order to receive access to the Level 1 exam; schedule subject to change.
Saturday – June 9
8:00-8:30 AM Registration
8:30-8:45 AM School Introduction
8:45-10:00 AM Positive Coaching
10:00-11:00 AM Ethics and Risk Management
11:00-12:15 PM Physiology
12:15-1:15 PM Lunch
1:15-2:15 PM Psychology
2:15-3:15 PM Biomechanics
3:15-4:45 PM Training Theory
4:45-6:00 PM Bio-motor Training for Speed and Power Events
6:00-7:00 PM Dinner
7:00-10:30 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Sunday – June 10
8:30-12:00 PM Jumps
12:00-1:30 PM Throws
1:30-2:30 PM Lunch
2:30-4:00 PM Throws
4:00-7:00 PM Endurance/Racewalk
7:00-7:15 PM Wrap Up