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Level 1 School

November 17-19, 2017
Life University - Marietta, Georgia

School Director
Loren Seagrave

Registration Information

$190.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) November 3, 2017)
$240.00 - Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) November 3, 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.


Northbound I-75: Take exit 261 for GA 280 S/Delk Road toward Dobbins AFB, Exit right at the ramp onto Cobb Parkway SE, Turn left onto Barclay Circle, Turn right into 1269 Barclay Circle and take next right into Building C.

Southbound I-75: Take exit 263 for GA-120 Loop/ S Marietta Pkwy toward Southern Polytech. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Georgia 120 W, Turn right onto GA-120 Loop W/Marietta Pkwy SE, Sharp left onto Cobb Pkwy SE, Turn right onto Barclay Circle, Turn right into 1269 Barclay Circle and take next right into Building C.


Loren Seagrave, School Director/Sprints Instructor: A USATF Master Coach in the Sprints and Hurdles, current Director of Track & Field and Cross Country at IMG Academy, and Co-Founder of Speed Dynamics and Velocity Sports Performance; Seagrave has coached dozens of World Championships and Olympic Medalists throughout his coaching career. He is an original instructor for USATF Coaching Education Programs, beginning in 1983, and has served as the Sprints/Hurdles curriculum coordinator for IAAF Coach Education.

Mike Judge, Throws Instructor: Head Coach for Throw 1 Deep Club in Marietta, Georgia, Judge has coached multiple state and national champions in the throws and is an expert in training for speed and power events. Coach Judge was the 2013 NASF national high school coach of the year.  He has his USATF Level 3/IAAF Level V certification in throws and is also an instructor for the USATF Level 2 Program.

Ryan Bailey, Endurance Instructor: Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach at the University of West Georgia, Bailey's coaching experience spans over 20 years with 15 years of NCAA head coaching experience. Bailey previously coached at Mercer University and is IAAF Level V/USATF Level 3 certified in Endurance.

Cornelius Young, Jumps Instructor: Young is responsible for Sprints/Hurdles, Throws and Jump events at Oglethorpe University. He has earned USATF Level 3 and IAAF Level 5 certifications (the highest attainable) in Jumps as well as participating in USOC/USATF Emerging Elite Coaches Camp and Master Coach Mentorship for Sprints/Hurdles/Relays.  Coach Young has a USATF Level 2 certification in Combined Events.  In addition, he holds Strength & Conditioning credentials recognized by NCAA and other organizations.  Young is a catalyst to success of many upcoming elite athletes. 


*Attendance at all classroom sessions required in order to receive access to the Level 1 exam; schedule subject to change.

Friday – November 17  
5:00-6:00 PM Registration
6:00 PM Introduction
6:00-7:00 PM Philosophy, Ethics, & Risk Management
7:00-8:30 PM Physiology
8:30-10:00 PM Training Theory
Saturday - November 18  
8:00-9:30 AM Bio-motor for Power Events
9:00-11:30 AM Biomechanics
11:30-12:30 PM Lunch
12:30-2:30 PM Sprints
2:30-4:00 PM Hurdles
4:00-5:00 PM Relays
5:00-6:00 PM Dinner
6:00-9:30 PM Throws
Sunday - November 19  
8:00-10:30 AM Endurance/Racewalk
10:30-11:30 AM Psychology
11:30-12:30 PM Lunch
12:30-3:00 PM Jumps
3:00 PM Wrap Up

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