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Level 1 School

August 7-9, 2015
Innovation Academy - Tyngsboro, MA

School Director
Joel Bergeron

Registration Information

$175.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) July 24, 2015)
$225.00 - Late and on-site registration (recieved after midnight (EST) July 24, 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.


72 Tyng Road
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
Park in the lot situated closest to the track.  The main entrance is on that side of the building.  The site is located approximately 5 mins off of exit 34 of Route 3, 40 mins from boston, 30 mins from Manchester, NH, 45 mins from Worcester

A number of hotels within 15 minutes driving distance are available at an affordable rate in Tyngsboro, Nashua, NH, and Chelmsford. It is recommended that attendees proceed with a simple online hotel search to find the lowest rates for accommodations. 


Russ Ebbets, DC
Russ has directed and instructed the Level 1 curriculum for 30 years. He has had success at the high school and collegiate level and is one of the few individuals to have lectured at Levels 1,2,3 and USATF High Performance Summits. In 2009 he wrote the curriculum for the Youth Level 2 Endurance, Walk and Biomechanics. He currently serves as editor of Track Coach, the technical journal of USATF.
Joel Bergeron, MS
Former NCAA Division I multi-events coach and served as the NSCA New Hampshire chapter director for 6 years.  Bergeron is the coaching education chair for the New England Association.  Joel is a frequent contributor to numerous trade journals and an active writer.
Jonathan Hill
Hill is an assistant coach at the US Miltary Academy and specializes in the Jumps and Multievent groups.  He is also the regional coordinator for USATF coaching education, covering the northeast region.  


Friday, August 7, 2014
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Registration
5:00 - 5:30 School Introduction
5:30 - 6:30 Philosophy, Ethics & Risk Management
6:30 - 8:00 Physiology
8:00 - 9:00 Training Theory
9:00 - 10:00 Psychology

Saturday, August 8, 2014
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Biomechanics
9:00 - 11:00 Bio-motor Training for Power Events
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 4:00 Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
4:00 - 5:30 Endurance
5:30 - 7:00 Dinner
7:00 - 10:00 Jumps

Sunday, August 9, 2014
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Jumps
9:00 - 12:30 p.m. Throws
12:30 - 1:00 Wrap-up

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