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Level 1 School

August 11-13, 2017
Providence Day School - Charlotte, NC

School Director
Cornelius Young

Registration Information

$190.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) July 28, 2017)
$240.00 - Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) July 28, 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.


Providence Day School
5800 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270



Cornelius Young: 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. 
Asha Gibson: Asha Gibson enters her 4th year serving as the Sprints & Hurdles coach for the Tennessee State University Track & Field team. Coach Gibson graduated Magna Cum Laude from Jacksonville State University in Health Education and received her Master’s degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Human Performance.  She has USATF Level 2 certifications in Sprints/Hurdles/Relays and Jumps. Gibson is a certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and has participated in the USOC/USATF Emerging Elite Coaches Camp.
Shawn Venable: Assistant Coach Liberty University, Shawn is in charge of Jumps and Hurdle events. He has coached several All-Americans and conference champions in the Sprints and Jump events. Venable has earned three IAAF Level V/USATF Level 3 certifications (the highest attainable) in Jumps 2013, Sprints/Hurdles 2014, and Combined Events 2015.

Friday - August 11  
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 - August 12  
8:00-10:30 AM Bio-Motor Training for Speed/Power Events
10:30-1:00 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:00 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
3:00-4:15 PM Training Theory
4:15-7:45 PM Throws
8:30 PM Coaches Social
Sunday - August 13  
8:30-10:00 AM Endurance/Racewalk 
10:00-12:00 PM Jumps
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:30 PM Jumps
2:30-3:00 PM Wrap up

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