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Level 1 School

June 8-10, 2018
Morristown Medical Center - Morristown, NJ
Classroom, Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater

School Director
Dave Pavlansky

Registration Information

$205.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) May 25, 2018)
$255.00 - Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) May 25, 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.


Morristown Medical Center
Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater
100 Madison Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960

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Pay Parking is available at Morristown Medical Center, 100 Madison Ave.
Free Parking: Outdoor lot at 111 Madison has free and ample space a short walk away.


  1. From NYC Penn Station, take the Morris & Essex Train Line to the Morristown Train Station
  2. When you arrive at the train station, proceed out the front of the station and take a left onto Morris Street
  3. You will see "Sebastian's Steak House" on the corner of Morris Street and Elm Street
  4. Cross over Morris Street at the light and proceed up Elm Street to the corner of South Street (Route 124)
  5. Go left on South Street/Rte. 124
  6. Proceed on South Street to a large intersection with an office building on the left called "Morristown Center"
  7. Go left at this corner to continue on Rte. 124 which turns into Madison Avenue
  8. Proceed up Madison Avenue/Rte. 124 and 100 Madison Avenue will be on your left hand side

Total walking time is approximately 10-15 minutes.
Total distance is .6 miles


Best Western PLUS Morristown Inn
270 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 540-1700

The Best Western Morristown Inn is conveniently located .5 miles from our classroom and is even closer to the several restaurants and shopping areas of downtown Morristown. To receive a rate of $109 plus tax/night, call the hotel directly and ask for the USATF Coaching Education discount. Hot breakfast is included. Rate is guaranteed only until May 21, 2018.


David Pavlansky: was head boys' track and cross country coach at Boardman High School from 1999 –2010.  Twice named OAT&CCC District 1 Boys' Track Coach of the Year, Dave received the 2007 Fred Daffler State Coach of the Year Award for Boys' Cross Country.  In 2007 he was among 10 sprint coaches selected nationwide by the USATF to attend the Emerging Elite Coaches' School in Orlando, Florida.  During Dave’s tenure Boardman teams produced both Indoor and Outdoor state champions as well as two Nike All-Americans.  Dave has USATF Level 2 certifications in Jumps, Endurance, and Sprints / Hurdles / Relays and he currently serves as USATF Regional Coordinator of Coaching Education for the Midwest and Upper East Coast.
Lawrence W Judge Ph.D., CSCS*D, RSCC*E, Ph.D., C.S.C.S: is an Assistant Professor of Physical Education and coordinator of the graduate coaching program at Ball State University. He has 18 years of Division I coaching experience with Indiana State University, the University of South Carolina, the University of Wyoming and the University of Florida. He is currently the USA Track & Field National Chairman for Coaching Education in the throwing events. He is also a Level III instructor for the International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) Coaching Education Program and has coached more than 100 NCAA Division I All-Americans, including eight Olympians.
Rogers Glispy: is Athletic Director at Community College of Philadelphia after serving successfully there as track & field and cross country coach.  As coach his teams won eight state championships and nine state conference championships and earning Glispy Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association Cross-Country Coach of the Year on six occasions. He is Level 2 certified in Jumps and Endurance and recently attended the IAAF Level 5 Sprints/Hurdles/Relays Academy.


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

Friday – June 8  
5:00-5:30 PM Registration
5:30-6:00 PM Introduction
6:00-6:45 PM Philosophy, Ethics & Risk Management
6:50-7:55 PM Psychology
8:00-9:15 PM Physiology
9:20-10:15 PM Bio-Mechanics
Saturday - June 9  
8:30-10:00 AM Bio-Motor Training for Speed and Power Events
10:00-1:00 PM Throws
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch
2:00-3:30 PM Training Theory
3:30-7:30 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Sunday - June 10  
8:30-10:30 AM Endurance/Racewalk
10:30-2:30 PM Jumps
2:30-2:45 PM Wrap up

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