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Level 1 School

March 2-3, 2019
Skyline High School - Ann Arbor, MI
Classroom, Commons Libary (3rd Floor)

School Director
Dave Pavlansky

Registration Information

$205.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) February 16, 2019)
$255.00 - Late registration (received after midnight (EST) February 16, 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 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.


Skyline High School
2552 N. Maple Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103


Hampton Inn & Suites Ann Arbor West
2910 Jackson Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48103


David Pavlansky: was the head boys' track and cross country coach at Boardman High School from 1999 –2011.  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 USATF to attend the Emerging Elite Coaches' Camp in Orlando, Florida.  During Dave’s tenure Boardman teams produced numerous All-Ohio athletes, 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 Mid-Atlantic.

Lawrence W Judge, Ph.D., CSCS*D, RSCC*E,: 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.
Joe Burgireno: spent nine seasons as the boys head coach at Romulus High School, with his teams placing in the top 20 at the state meet six of those nine years.  Prior to Romulus, Burgireno spent two years coaching girls pole vault for Ann Arbor Pioneer.  He has coached one relay and three individuals to state championships and has been a three-time finalist for MITCA’s D1 Boys Coach of the Year.  Joe also has USATF Level 2 certifications in sprints/hurdles/relays, jumps, throws and endurance. He is currently the boys and girls throws coach at Ann Arbor Pioneer.


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

Saturday – March 2  
7:45-8:30 AM Registration
8:30-9:00 AM Introduction
9:00-9:50 AM Positive Coaching, Ethics and Risk Management
10:00-11:20 AM Psychology
11:30-1:00 PM Physiology
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-2:50 PM Biomechanics
3:00-4:30 PM Training Theory
4:40-6:00 PM Bio-Motor Training for Speed and Power Events
6:10-9:00 PM Throws
9:00 PM Social - Session Room
Sunday- March 3  
8:00-9:20 AM Endurance/Racewalk
9:30-1:00 PM Sprints/Hurdles/Relays
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-5:00 PM Jumps
5:00-5:15 PM Wrap up

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