USATF Level 1 School – Zoom #2021-23 (CDT)

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USATF Level 1 School – Zoom #2021-23 (CDT)

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$210

School Director
Sue Humphrey
humphreyhj@aol.com
512-751-4551

Instructors and Bios
Sue Humphrey was the 2004 Head Women’s Olympic Coach and received the first Nike Coach of the Year Award. She has had several years of experience coaching all levels of athletes; including Charles Austin, the 1996 Olympic Gold medalist in the high jump. She is the only female coach to have NCAA champions in the high jump, long jump and triple jump. She holds USATF Level 2 certifications in sprints/hurdles/relays, jumps, throws, & youth specialization.

Richie Mercado is Head Track & Field Coach at St. John’s High School (Houston, TX) and has coached over 30 years. He recently earned his USATF Level 3 and World Athletics Level V Elite Coach Diploma in the Jumps. He also has a USATF Level 2 in the combined events and is the Jr. Coordinator for USA Heptathlon. He serves as secretary of the NACACTFCA (North America, Central America and Caribbean Track & Field Coaches Association).

Cheryl Mitchell is Level 2 certified in endurance, throws, jumps and sprints and a USATF Level 1 Instructor. With 30+ years of coaching experience, she has coached multiple athletes who have gone on to compete at the collegiate level, including Raevyn Rogers. She coaches girls’ cross country and track and field at the Kinkaid School (Houston, TX).

Lauren Smith’s coaching career started at her alma mater, the University of Houston, as a volunteer coach. She then became an assistant coach/recruiting coordinator at The Academy of Art University, the 2013 NCAA Women’s Division II indoor/outdoor track champions. Her coaching career continued at The United States Military Academy, West Point, and then at Altis in Phoenix. She is now the hurdle coach at Episcopal High School in Houston, TX.

Schedule

FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2021
Time

Section

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

Introductions

5:30 PM-6:00 PM

Ethics and Risk Management

6:00 PM-6:30 PM

Positive Coaching

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Psychology

8:00 PM-9:00 PM

Physiology

9:00 PM

Wrap Up

SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2021
Time

Section

9:30 AM-10:45 AM

Biomechanics

10:45 AM-12:00 PM

Training Theory

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Biomotor Training for Speed and Power

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Intermission

3:00 PM-7:00 PM

Sprints/Hurdles/Relays

7:00 PM

Wrap Up

SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2021
Time

Section

9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Jumps

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Intermission

3:00 PM-7:00 PM

Throws

7:00 PM

Wrap Up

MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2021
Time

Section

5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Endurance/Racewalking

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Q & A

8:00 PM

Wrap Up

Venue

Zoom