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February 17-19, 2017
Pacific University Oregon, Hillsboro Campus, - Hillsboro, OR
Health Professions Building 2, Room 175 (Atrium)
*Registration is limited to 80 coaches. In the event you register after capacity is reached a refund will be provided. 

School Director
Dr. Matt Lydum

Registration Information

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


Pacific University Oregon, Hillsboro Campus
Health Professions Building 2
190 SE 8th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97123

Free parking is available in lots and on streets in downtown Hillsboro.

  • Hillsboro Parking Garage, 110 SW Washington St. Bike lockers, 24-hour parking limit, handicapped parking. Designated park-and-ride location.
  • County parking lot, SW Dennis & SW Baseline
  • County parking lot, North 1st Avenue between NW Lincoln & NW Jackson
  • County parking lot, NW Adams between NW. Lincoln & NW Jackson
  • County parking lot, NW Adams between NW Jackson and Rachel
  • Street parking on the west side of NE 9th between NW Lincoln & NE Jackson
  • Street parking on the north side of NE Lincoln between NE 7th Ave. and NE 9th Ave., unless otherwise posted

Public Transportation: The Pacific University, Hillsboro Campus is located on the MAX Lightrail Line at the Intermodal Transit Facility.


Comfort Inn
3500 NE Cornell Rd
Hillsboro, OR 97214

Hillsboro Budget Inn
432 SE Baseline St
Hillsboro, OR 97123

Econo Lodge
622 SE 10th Ave.
Hillsboro, OR 97123


Dr. Matt Lydum is the Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach at Pacific University. Previously he has held head coaching positions at Pendleton High School in Eastern Oregon, San Francisco State University, and Defiance College in Ohio. He has served as USOC delegate to the International Olympic Academy and was project writer for the Human Kinetics text, Coaching Youth Track & Field. 
Tom Millbrooke is the Head Men's and Women's Track & Field / Cross Country Coach at Canby High School. Coach Millbrooke is starting his 37th season as a head track and field coach. He has been described as "One of Oregon's most respected coaches and an asset to our sport.” He has successfully taught Level 1 Schools for the past 25 years and serves as the Chair of Coaches Education for USATF Oregon.
Peter Thompson has worked with individuals from school level through to national record holders and world record holders. The athletes he has coached have competed in the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Track & Field World Championships, Road World Championships and Cross Country World Championships. He wrote new and updated materials, including Introduction to Coaching - the Official IAAF Guide to Coaching Athletics (2009) and Run! Jump! Throw! - the Official IAAF Guide to Teaching Athletics (2009).


Friday - February 17  
5:00-5:30 PM Registration
5:30-5:45 PM Introduction
5:45-6:15 PM Positive Coaching, Ethics & Risk Management
6:15-7:15 PM Psychology
7:15-8:45 PM Physiology
8:45-9:30 PM Biomechanics
Saturday - February 18  
8:30-10:00 AM Bio-Motor Training for Speed & Power 
10:00-1:00 PM Throws
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch
2:00-3:30 PM Training Theory
3:30-7:30 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Sunday - Febraury 19  
8:30-10:30 AM Endurance/Racewalk
10:30-11:30 AM Jumps
11:30-12:15 PM Lunch
12:15-2:45 PM Jumps

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