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Level 1 School

July 22-24, 2018
North Carolina A&T University - Greensboro, NC
Bryan Fitness & Wellness Center (adjacent to Aggie Stadium)
Classroom number will be posted on building entry doors

This special offering is held in conjunction with the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. Join a community of Junior Olympic coaches, parents and fans in this limited enrollment and specially priced Level 1 School. Completion of this course and the accompanying exam will fulfill the new Education Standard requirement for the USATF Coaches Registry, effective January 1, 2019.

School Director
Terry Crawford

Registration Information

$175.00 - Special Junior Olympic rate, save $30 (received by 12:30pm (EST) July 22, 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.

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.


North Carolina A&T University
(adjacent to Aggie Stadium)
1601 E. Market St
Greensboro, NC 27411


Mike Judge: is Head Coach for Throw 1 Deep Club in Marietta, Georgia. Judge has coached multiple state and national champions in the throws and is an expert in training for speed and power events. Judge was the 2013 NASF national high school coach of the year.  He holds USATF Level 3/IAAF Level V certification in throws and is also a veteran instructor for the USATF Level 2 Program.

Cornelius Young: Young is an assistant track and field coach at Oglethorpe University, where he is responsible for Sprints/Hurdles, Throws and the Jumps events. He has earned the highest attainable certification, USATF Level 3 and IAAF Level V,  in Jumps, in addition to USATF Level 2 certifications in Combined Events, Jumps and Sprints/Hurdles/Relays, and NCAA recognized Strength and Conditioning credentials. Young is a catalyst to success for many upcoming elite athletes and has participated in the USOC/USATF Emerging Elite Coaches Camp and Master Coach Mentorship for Sprints/Hurdles/Relays.


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

Sunday – July 22


12:00-12:30 PM Registration
12:30-1:00 PM Introduction
1:00-2:00 PM Positive Coaching, Ethics & Risk Management
2:00-5:00 PM Throws
5:00-6:00 PM Dinner (on your own)
6:00-9:00 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Monday - July 23  
9:00-10:30 AM Physiology
10:30-12:00 PM Biomotor Training for Speed and Power Events
12:00-4:30 PM Break
4:30-5:30 PM Biomechanics
5:30-8:30 PM Jumps
Tuesday - July 24  
8:00-10:00 AM Training Theory
10:00-11:00 AM Psychology
11:00-12:30 PM Endurance/Racewalk


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