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Level 1 School

July 7-9, 2017
East Tennessee State University, U.S. Olympic Training Site - Johnson City, TN

School Director
Brad DeWeese

Registration Information

$190.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) June 23, 2017)
$240.00 - Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) June 23, 2017)

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 ($ 95.00) 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.

Any student requesting ADA accommodations must make that request at the time of completing the application/registration, and support the request with the appropriate documentation sent to the Director of Coaching, Said application/registration must be completed no later than six (6) weeks prior to the school opening in order to ensure the availability of any such reasonable accommodations or other required assistance during the Level 1 coaching school.


1276 Gilbreath Dr.
Johnson City, TN 37614

The address above is relatively new. If your GPS does not recognize it, use 807 University Pkwy, Johnson City, TN 37614 as an alternate address.

  1. Coming from the north, south and west, use I-81. 
  2. Exit onto I-26 toward Johnson City/ Asheville.
  3. Take exit 24 onto University Parkway and follow the signs to campus. 
  4. Coming from east, take I-26 from Asheville, NC, then 24 onto University Parkway. Follow signs to campus.


Centennial Hall, on the campus of ETSU
$55.00 per night, includes parking permit and Wi-Fi.
Rooms are within walking distance to classroom.
Payment for stay will be collected upon check-in on Friday July 7th.
Please arrange and secure a room by June 23rd, via email (


Brad DeWeese: Currently a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation Management at ETSU where he also serves as the Head Speed, Strength, & Performance coach at the ETSU U.S. Olympic Training Site for the sports of bobsled, skeleton, canoe/kayak, and individual athletes competing in luge, and track & field.  He has directed athletes to 7 World Championship titles in 3 different sports, while also collecting a combined 20 Olympic and World Championship medals, alongside 92 medals resulting from World Cup and Pan-American competitions. Prior to ETSU, Brad served as the Head of Sport Physiology for the United States Olympic Committee's Winter Division based out of the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY. 
Andrew Allden: Currently coach of the women’s cross country team at the University of South Carolina, Andrew Allden will be the school’s Endurance instructor. He is a Level 1 and Level 2 instructor, and brings 21 years of experience as a Division I collegiate coach.  He has coached a Division I Men’s National Champion in the 800m and in 2003 was named Southeast Men’s Coach of the Year. Andrew has been involved with Coaching Education for 20 years and is the founder of the Running Summit, a multi city coaching education course for endurance coaches.  
Glenn McAtee: A veteran USATF Level 1 and Level 2 instructor, McAtee is also USATF Level 3 certified in the Throws. He is currently the Head Boys Coach of J.L. Mann High School in Greenville, SC and has 10 years of NCAA Division I coaching experience at Clemson and Cal State Northridge. 

Friday - July 7  
5:00-5:30 PM Registration
5:30-5:45 PM Introduction
5:45-6:15 PM Positive Coaching, Philosophy, Ethics & Risk Management
6:15-7:15 PM Psychology
7:15-8:45 PM Physiology
8:45-9:45 PM Biomechanics
Saturday - July 8  
8:30-10:00 AM Bio-Motor Training for Speed/Power Events
10:00-1:00 PM Throws
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:00 PM Training Theory
3:00-6:45 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Sunday - July 9  
8:30-10:30 AM Endurance/Racewalk 
10:30-11:30 AM Jumps
11:30-12:15 PM Lunch (on your own)
12:15-2:45 PM Jumps
2:45-3:00 PM Wrap up

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