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Level 1 School

June 1-2, 2018
Christian Brothers College High School - St. Louis, MO
Classroom B-120

School Director
James Gillespie

Registration Information

$205.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) May 18, 2018)
$255.00 - Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) May 18, 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 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.


Christian Brothers College High School (The Cadet Team Room)
1850 De La Salle Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63141
Class Location: B-120 (athletics entrance at the back of the school)

To access CBC from the west, one would take the I-64/U.S. 40 eastbound to Mason Road. Make a left at the top of the exit ramp and cross the interstate. Make an immediate right turn onto the North Outer Road. Follow the North Outer Road back eastward toward the new CBC campus.

From the east, take I-64/U.S. 40 westbound to the Mason Road exit. Make a right turn at the top of the exit ramp, then make another immediate right onto the North Outer Road. Follow the North Outer Road back eastward toward the new CBC campus.


Go to and put in the school's address "1850 De La Salle Drive St. Louis, Mo 63141" in the hotel search category, with your dates, and you will find a dozen hotels.


Ben Chisman: Ben is a USATF Level 2 Endurance and Jumps coach. With 18 years of track and field coaching experience, he has coached high school, college, and professional athletes. He is currently training a group of adult endurance athletes. He is also an Association Level Official for USATF.
James Gillespie: As a collegiate coach, he has produced National Champions and All-Americans. He is currently the head coach at Christian Brothers College H.S. and previously coached at Hazelwood Central H.S., Lindenwood University and Florissant Valley C.C. James is Level 2 certified in sprints/hurdles/relays and jumps.   
Peter Juszczyk: Level 2 certified in the throws, sprints and multis, and has been a Level 1 Instructor for the past 12 years. Peter is a former NCAA qualifier in the Javelin. Current throws coach at Hazelwood Central High School. Former coach at SIUE, and Adjunct Kinesiology Instructor, Blackburn College.


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

Friday – June 1  
8:00-8:30 AM Registration
8:30-9:00 AM Introduction
9:00-10:00 AM Positive Coaching, Ethics & Risk Management
10:00-11:30 AM Physiology
11:30-12:30 PM Training Theory
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30-2:30 PM Psychology
2:30-3:30 PM Biomechanics
3:30-5:30 PM Biomotor Training for Speed and Power Events
5:30-6:30 PM Dinner (on your own)
6:30-9:30 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Saturday - June 2  
8:00-11:00 AM Jumps
11:00-12:30 PM Endurance/Racewalk
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30-5:00 PM Throws
5:00-5:30 PM Wrap Up

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