USATF Level 1 School – Zoom #2021-31 (CDT)

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USATF Level 1 School – Zoom #2021-31 (CDT)

August 6 - August 9

$210

Instructors and Bios

Chris Parno enters his 9th season as the Associate Head Track and Field Coach at Minnesota State University. Parno leads the men and women’s sprint/hurdle groups, while serving as the recruiting coordinator. While being led by Parno, the Maverick sprinters and hurdlers have experienced unprecedented success. His athletes have accounted for 6 National Champions, 6 National Runner-up, 103 NCAA All-Americans, 103 NSIC Conference champions (individual and relay) and 230 National Qualifiers.

Scott Christensen’s teams have been ranked in the national top 10 eight times since 1995. His Stillwater boys’ team won the 1997 High School National Championship and his squads have captured multiple Minnesota State Championships. Four Stillwater alumni have broken 4:00 in the mile since leaving the program. Scott has coached 13 Minnesota State Championship-winning teams and 27 individual Minnesota State Champions with 7 of those in the 1600 meters. Scott was the 2003 USA Junior Team Leader and 2008 USA National Team Leader for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. Scott is a 17-year USATF Level II endurance lead instructor and a 7-year USTFCCCA endurance instructor.

Marissa Chew is the Sprints, Hurdles, Jumps and Combined Events coach at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). She has been at IUPUI since January 2018 and is the program’s first and only non-distance coach. Prior to IUPUI, Marissa served as an assistant coach at Wabash College (DIII), San Francisco State University (DII) and for several years at the high school level. Marissa is a certified USATF Level 1, Level 2 (Sprints/Hurdles/Relays, Jumps, Youth and Combined Events) and USATF Level 3/World Athletics Level V in the Jumps.

Scott Cappos enters his seventh year as Nebraska’s throws coach in 2021. Cappos joined the Husker staff as the team’s throws coach in the fall of 2014 and has had more than 100 athletes qualify for the NCAA Championships (preliminary round and finals) in his 24 years of collegiate coaching. He has coached more than 50 athletes to conference championships and All-America honors in the shot put, discus, javelin, hammer, weight throw, long jump, high jump, heptathlon and decathlon.

Schedule

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6TH
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, AUGUST 7TH
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, AUGUST 8TH
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, AUGUST 9TH
Time

Section

5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Endurance/Race Walking

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Q & A

8:00 PM

Wrap Up

Venue

Zoom