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Level 1 School

March 10-12, 2017
Public School 9 - New York, NY

School Director
Neil Fitzgerald
(917) 279-7345

Registration Information

$190.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) February 24, 2017)
$240.00 - Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) February 24, 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.


Public School 9
100 W 84th St
New York, NY 10024

Public School 9 is located in the heart of the Upper West Side of Manhattan at the corner of 84th Street and Columbus Avenue. Columbus Avenue runs parallel to Broadway (which is two blocks to the west) and Central Park West (which is one block to the east). There are countless shops and restaurant in close walking distance and Lincoln Center is one mile south.


The Hotel Belnord
209 West 87th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-5222

It is located on 87th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues. It is one block from the 86th Street subway stop for the 1 train. It is four blocks from the school site at PS 9.

There are several other hotels and hostels within walking distance on the Upper West Side for a range of prices.


Neil Fitzgerald: is a USATF Level 2 coach in Sprints/Hurdles, Endurance & Youth. He is the founding director of the NYC Department of Education Developmental Track and Field Series. Masters World Champion 800m and 4x400.
Fred Benlein, C.S.C.S, ACSM EP-C: IAAF Level 5 Endurance Coach, USATF Level 3 Endurance Coach, Level 2 Sprints/Hurdles Coach and USTFCCCFA Endurance Events Specialist. He has coached high school, collegiate, professional, post collegiate, masters and disabled athletes from entry to national level for 30+ years. He has owned his own business for 20+ years as an LDR/Track & Field Coach and Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is currently the Assistant Coach Cross Country and Track and Field at The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
Katie Adams: is in her second year at Wellesley College as the throws coach after debuting the throws program in 2015-2016. Previously, she coached for six years combined at Salem and Pelham High Schools and Pinkerton Academy.  She is an USATF Level 3 / IAAF Level V coach in the throws. Adams has also completed the Level 2 programs in the sprints/hurdles/relays & youth specialization. She has coached multiple division and state champions, as well as all-state selected athletes.


Friday – March 10  
6:00 PM-10:00 PM TBA
Saturday - March 11  
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM TBA
Sunday - March 12  
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM TBA

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