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Level 1 School

June 7-9, 2019
Life University - Marietta, Georgia
Classroom TBA

School Director
Mike Judge

Registration Information

$205.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) May 24, 2019)
$255.00 - Late and on-site registration (received after midnight (EST) May 24, 2019)

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 Coaching Programs Manager, 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.


Northbound I-75: Take exit 261 for GA 280 S/Delk Road toward Dobbins AFB, Exit right at the ramp onto Cobb Parkway SE, Turn left onto Barclay Circle, Turn right into 1269 Barclay Circle and take next right into Building C.

Southbound I-75: Take exit 263 for GA-120 Loop/ S Marietta Pkwy toward Southern Polytech. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Georgia 120 W, Turn right onto GA-120 Loop W/Marietta Pkwy SE, Sharp left onto Cobb Pkwy SE, Turn right onto Barclay Circle, Turn right into 1269 Barclay Circle and take next right into Building C.


Mike Judge, Throws Instructor: 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 lead instructor for the USATF Level 2 Program.

Ryan Bailey, Endurance Instructor: Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach at the University of West Georgia, Bailey's coaching experience spans over 20 years with 15 years of NCAA head coaching experience. Bailey previously coached at Mercer University and is IAAF Level V/USATF Level 3 certified in Endurance.

Cornelius Young, Jumps Instructor: Young previously an assistant track and field coach at Oglethorpe University, where he was responsible for Sprints/Hurdles, Throws and the Jumps events has earned the highest attainable certification, USATF Level 3 and IAAF Level V,  in Jumps and Sprints/Hurdles. Young also holds USATF Level 2 certifications in Combined Events, Jumps and Sprints/Hurdles/Relays, and NCAA recognized Strength and Conditioning credentials. Young 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.

Friday – June 7  
5:00-5:30 PM Registration
5:30-6:00 PM Introduction
6:00-6:30 PM Positive Coaching, Ethics, & Risk Management
6:30-7:30 PM Psychology
7:30-8:45 PM Training Theory
8:45-9:45 PM Bio-mechanics
Saturday - June 8  
8:00-9:00 AM Bio-motor Training for Speed and Power Events
9:00-12:00 PM Throws
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:00 PM Jumps
3:00-6:45 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
Sunday - June 9  
8:00-9:30 AM Physiology
9:30-11:30 AM Endurance/Racewalk
11:30-12:15 PM Lunch (on your own)
12:15-2:45 PM Jumps
2:45-3:00 PM Wrap Up

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