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November 14-15, 2015
Cardinal Stritch University - Milwaukee, WI

School Director
Joel Pearson

Registration Information

$175.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) November 2, 2015)
$225.00 - Late and on-site registration (recieved after midnight (EST) November 2, 2015)

All online and onsite registrations require a credit or debit card for payment. No cash or personal checks will be accepted.

Click here to Register Online now. If you have problems registering online please contact the school director.

(A current USATF membership is required to register--please join online if you are not a member.)

All received registrations are posted on the Registration Status page (Once on the registration status page click on the school location in blue to view the registration list).

Refund policy:  1/2 of the registration fee ($ 87.50) will be refunded after the pre- registration deadline and no refund will be given after the start date of the school.

If you have any difficulties with the online registration process, please contact the School Director.


Cardinal Stritch University
6801 N. Yates Rd.
Milwaukee, WI, 53217

From the Milwaukee (MKE) airport, go West on I-94 W/I-43 N for 3.6 miles. Keep left to take I-43 N toward Green Ba for 8.1 miles. Take exit 80 ‘Good Hope Ed’ toward Cardinal Stritch University, turn right onto W. Good Hope Rd, then am immediate right the onto N Port Washington Rd for 400 meters, turn left onto W Green Tree Rd. before taking the second right onto N. Yates Rd.


Radisson Hotel Milwaukee North Shore (1200 meters from campus)
7065 N Port Washington Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53217

Motel 6 (1.85 miles from campus)
5485 N Port Washington Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53217


Joel Pearson: enters his second year as Director of Track & Field, Cross Country at Cardinal Stritch University. A USATF Level 3 / IAAF Level V Academy Coach - Endurance, Joel holds USATF Level 2 certifications in Combined Events, Sprint/Hurdles, Jumps, and was a grant recipient for USATF Emerging Elite Camp. Prior to his arrival at Stritch, Pearson coached at Kennesaw State University, where the Owls achieved a national qualifier, a conference record holder, two conference champions, and 16 school records. Joel has coached athletes to the Canadian Olympic Trials, U.S. Olympic Trials, World Juniors, and a US Jr. National Record.

Nate Davis: enters his ninth year as an Assistant Track & Field coach at University of Wisconsin. He is a USATF Level 3 / IAAF Level V Academy Coach - Jumps, and serves as a USATF Level II instructor for Combined Events. Nate has coached 17 Big Ten Champions and 25 All-Americans in the heptathlon, decathlon, high jump, pole vault, horizontal jumps and sprint hurdles. He has also coached six athletes who participated at the 2012 USA Olympic Trials and has had 10 athletes make international teams - earning three medals..

Tyrel Cooper: enters his first year as Associate Head Track & Field Coach at Cardinal Stritch University. A USATF Level 3 / IAAF Level V Academy Coach - Endurance, Tyrel holds USATF Level 2 certifications in Combined Events, and Sprint/Hurdles. Prior to Stritch, Tyrel spent 13 years as the Head Coach at Arbor View High School in Las Vegas, where the Aggies captured the 2013 Girls XC State Championship. Tyrel was also an Assistant Coach at Triple Crown Elite Sprints that qualified athletes to several USA & World championships, including Jermaine Brown, a Gold medalist at the 2014 World Relay (4x200).


Saturday – November 14  
8:00-9:00 AM Registration
9:00-9:30 AM School Introduction
9:30-10:30 AM Philosophy, Ethics & Risk Management
10:30-11:30 AM Psychology
11:30-12:30 PM Lunch 
12:30-2:00 PM Physiology
2:00-3:30 PM Training Theory
3:30-4:30 PM Biomechanics
4:30-6:00 PM Bio-Motor Training for Speed/Power Events
6:00-7:00 PM Dinner
7:00-10:30 PM Sprint/Hurdles/Relays
Sunday - November 15  
9:00-12:30 PM Throws
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30-5:00 PM Endurance/Racewalk
5:00-6:00 PM Dinner
6:00-9:30 PM Jumps

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