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July 21-23, 2017
Savannah State University
(University Village Rec Room)

School Director
Cornelius Young

Registration Information

$190.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) July 17, 2017)
$240.00 - Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) July 17, 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.


Savannah State University
N. Tompkins Rd
Savannah, GA 31404



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 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.
Franz Holmes: Currently coaching distance events at Georgia Southern University, Coach Holmes holds USATF Level 2 certifications in Endurance, Throws, and Sprints/Hurdles/Relays. Holmes is a U.S. Paralympic guide runner for visually impaired athletes. He also holds certifications in Strength and Conditioning as well as Sports Performance. Holmes is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Exercise Science.


Friday – July 21  
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
8:45-9:45 PM Biomechanics
Saturday - July 22  
8:00-10:30 AM Bio-Motor Training for Speed & Power Events 
10:30-1:00 PM Sprints & Hurdles
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:00 PM Hurdles & Relays
3:00-4:15 PM Training Theory
4:15-7:45 PM Throws
8:30 PM Coaches Social
Sunday - July 23  
8:30-10:00 AM Endurance
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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