USATF Coaching Education Schools (Level 1 School) – Yale University – New Haven, CT

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USATF Coaching Education Schools (Level 1 School) – Yale University – New Haven, CT

August 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - August 5, 2018 @ 2:15 pm

$205 – $255

School Director
Dave Pavlansky


David Pavlansky: was the head boys’ track and cross country coach at Boardman High School from 1999 –2011. 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’ Camp in Orlando, Florida. During Dave’s tenure Boardman teams won 6 league and 7 district championships, producing numerous All-Ohio athletes, Indoor and Outdoor state champions, and 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 Mid-Atlantic.

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.

Jonathan Hill: is an Assistant Coach for the jumps, pole vault and multi-events at Army West Point. Hill previously spent four years at Eastern Washington University, during which he coached 11 new school records and 24 All-Big Sky award winners. Coached 10 conference champions (Pole Vault, Decathlon, Sprints & Relays), eight school records and two conference records. Hill also serves as a USATF Level 1 Regional Coordinator for the northeast.


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

Friday – August 3
5:00-5:30 PM Registration
5:30-6:00 PM Introduction
6:00-6:50 PM Ethics & Risk Management
7:00-8:00 PM Positive Coaching, Pyschology
8:10-9:25 PM Physiology
9:30-10:15 PM Biomechanics

Saturday – August 4
8:00-9:30 AM Biomotor Training for Speed and Power Events
9:40-12:40 PM Throws
12:40-1:40 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:40-3:00 PM Training Theory
3:10-7:00 PM Sprints/Hudles/Relays

Sunday – August 5
8:30-11:45 AM Jumps
11:55-1:55 PM Endurance/Racewalk
1:55-2:15 PM Wrap Up


August 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
August 5, 2018 @ 2:15 pm
$205 – $255


Yale University
New Haven, CT 06520 United States + Google Map