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Level 1 School

*Late registration fee waived for all January 2018 Level 1 Schools.

January 27-28, 2018
Alhambra High School - Phoenix, AZ

School Director
Dr. Wendy Truvillion

Registration Information

$205.00 - Pre-registration (received by 8:00 AM (MST) January 27, 2018)

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 ($ 102.50) will be refunded after January 13, 2018 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.


Alhambra High School
3839 W. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85019

I10 west to I17 north to Camelback Rd. Go east on Camelback Rd (past GCU and cross 35th Ave) and the school is on the left. Level 1 School will be held in the Lecture Hall near the Administration Office. Park in the East parking lot in front of the school.


GCU Hotel and Conference Center
5115 N. 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85019
1 – 844 – 683-5428
Sgl/Dbl Rates: $69.00
Suites: $74.00

Bill Godina: has over 35 years track & field coaching experience across the high school and elite levels. As a high school coach, Godina produced 25 state champions in Wyoming, Colorado, and Arizona. He coached the Wyoming Boys and Colorado Girls Shot & Discus record holders. In addition, Godina's coached two Golden West Discus champions and one Junior National Discus champion. Godina has coached five (5) boys over 180’ and one girl over 171’10” in the Discus. Godina holds a USATF Level 3 certification and is a Level 1 & 2 Throws Instructor. He is the Author of the USATF Instructor Training Course, The Glide Shot chapter of the USATF Coaches Manual, and Throws section of the Champion Production "Coaches Survival Guide". In addition, Godina is the throws coach for the US Paralympics Team and was the USA Paralympics Throws Coach for the 2011 Parapan American Games.

Apryl Hampton: Hampton has coached several US National teams including US World Junior Team, Barcelona, Spain (2012), US Pan Am Junior Staff, Trinidad and Tobago (2009), US World Championship Tune Up (2007). She has also served as the USATF Women’s Development - Horizontal Jumps, USATF National Podium Education Projects – Jumps, USATF Southwestern Association Coaching Ed/ Coaching Advisory Chair. She is a USATF Level I and II Coach and instructor. 
Todd Heirlmaier: has been a high school cross-country coach for 15 years, with dozens of athletes over 4.0 GPA. He is a USTFCCCA certified Endurance Specialist, Heirlmaier is USATF Level 2 certified in Youth, Endurance, and Combined Events; he is also an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). In addition, Hierlmaier was the 2012 Minnesota Ultimate Runner Series Champion, 2009 Minnesota Class AA Cross Country coach of the year and has received multiple MN 3AA Section Coach of the year honors. 
Dr. Wendy Truvillion: is Assistant Principal of Athletics and Activities at Alhambra High School, Phoenix, AZ.  Truvillion formerly coached at Georgia Tech and Penn State University. She served as the Head Coach for the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championship Team that traveled to Barcelona, Spain, July, 2012 and the following year as the Head Manager for the Pan American Junior Team. Truvillion presently serves as the USATF Women’s Junior Development Co-Commissioner, USATF – Arizona: vice president for administration and coordinator for Coaches Education. Truvillion is a USATF Level 1 and 2 certified coach and lead instructor. 


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

Feel free to bring light snacks and water. Please set all cell phones to vibrate/silent.  Bring a jacket to make sure that you’re comfortable, along with writing pad and pen.  We will have time for more questions following each daily session, so please hold lengthy questions until then.  All other questions or concerns please feel free to bring them to our attention.  Enjoy the instruction.

Saturday – January 27  
7:30-8:00 AM Registration
8:00-8:30 AM Philosophy, Ethics & Risk Management
8:30-9:30 AM Psychology
9:30-11:00 AM Physiology 
11:00-12:30 PM Training Theory
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30-2:30 PM Biomechanics 
2:30-6:00 PM Throws
6:00-7:00 PM Dinner
7:00-9:30 PM Sprints/Relays 
Sunday - January 28  
8:00-9:30 AM Bio-motor Training for Speed/Power Events 
9:30-11:00 AM Endurance
11:00-12:30 PM Hurdles
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30-3:30 PM Horizontal Jumps
3:30-5:30 PM Vertical Jumps
5:30-6:00 PM Wrap Up

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