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Level 1 School

November 24-25, 2018
Virginia Wesleyan University - Virginia Beach,VA
Classroom TBA

School Director
Shawn Venable
918-902-2913
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Registration Information

$205.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) November 10, 2018)
$255.00 - Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) November 10, 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, terry.crawford@usatf.org. 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.

Directions

For directions, please go to www.mapquest.com and type in the below address:

Virginia Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Lodging

TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Virginia Beach
5757 Cleveland St.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Instructors

Larry Judge, Ph.D., Throws Instructor: Larry is a professor of Kinesiology 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. He is the Indiana State Director for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is also a Level 3 instructor in the International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) coaching education program. He has coached more than 100 NCAA Division I All Americans, including nine Olympians. He has served as an assistant coach for the United States for the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games and helped tutor Gold Medalists Jeremy Campbell and David Blair in the F44 discus throw. 

Dave Pavlansky: Endurance Instructor: 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 East.

Shawn Venable, Sprints/Hurdles/Relays Instructor: is assistant coach for jumps and hurdles and recruiting coordinator at Liberty University. He has coached several All-Americans, conference champions and school record holders in the sprints and jumps events. Venable holds multiple coaching education certifications, including the highest attainable certification with USATF Level 3 and IAAF Level V certification in Jumps, Sprints/Hurdles, and Combined Events. In addition to coaching, he also serves as the USATF Level 1 Regional Coordinator for the Southeast region.

Schedule:

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

Saturday – November 24  
8:00-9:00 AM Registration
9:00-9:30 AM School Introduction
9:30-10:30 AM Positive Coaching
10:30-11:30 AM Psychology 
11:30-12:30 PM Lunch
12:30-2:00 PM Training Theory
2:00-3:00 PM Ethics and Risk Management
3:00-4:00 PM Physiology
4:00-5:00 PM Biomechanics
5:00-6:30 PM Bio-motor Training for Speed/Power Events
6:30-7:30 PM Dinner
7:30-10:30 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
   
Sunday - November 25  
9:00-12:30 PM Throws
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30-5:00 PM Endurance/Racewalk
5:00-6:00 PM Dinner
6:00-9:30 PM Jumps
   

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