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Level 1 School

February 18-19, 2012
Orange Coast College – Costa Mesa, California


Eric Dixon

Registration Information

$125.00 - Pre-registration (received by February 4, 2012)
$150.00 - Late Registration (received after February 4, 2012 or on-site)
$65 - Level 1 Alumni Pricing. Please contact to verify your attendance at a previous Level 1 course.

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 (list is updated hourly).

Refund policy: Only 1/2 of the registration fee ($62.50) will be refunded after the registration deadline, and no refund will be given after the start date.


Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Class information and detailed campus map will be sent to all participants


  • John Wayne Orange County Airport (SNA) - Distance: 4.6 mi, 12 minutes
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - Distance: 38.5 mi, 44 minutes
  • Ontario Airport (ONT) - Distance: 48.0 mi, 54 minutes


  • Amtrak-Irvine station - Distance: 12.7 mi, 21 minutes

Driving:  Click here for driving directions


For special USA Track and Field rate:

Super 8
2645 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Super 8 Lodging
Email: Edgar Cobian -

Reservations can be booked by calling 714-432-8129 and asking for the "USA Track & Field" rate. Continental breakfast & free Wi-Fi available. See hotel flyer for all room rates and additional information.

Other Area Hotels/Motels:
Super 8 Motel (closest to OCC) - (714) 545-9471
The Westin - (714) 540-2500
Ayers Hotel & Suites - (714) 549-0300
Hilton Hotel - (714) 540-7000
Holiday Inn - (714) 557-3000
Marriott - (714) 957-1100
Ramada Inn - (949) 645-2221

Click here for other area lodging.


  • Dr. Dave Shrock - Under Coach Shrock’s guidance at Modesto Junior College in California, the program amassed two Nor-Cal championships and three runner-up titles, with Shrock named California Central Valley Coach of the Year ten times while his program generated sixty-four All-Americans.  Shrock began his coaching career thirty-seven years ago at the College of San Mateo before coaching cross country and assisting with track at Stanford and San José State.  Shrock serves in a number of USATF and leadership roles including Pacific Association Vice President and Coaching Committee Chair, while serving on the national Coaching Education Committee promoting clinics and coordinating and instructing at the Level 2 Youth Specialization School. Shrock is a Level 2 Coach in endurance, jumps, and sprints/hurdles/relays, while having earned Level 3 Coach status in training theory. Shrock also presents internationally on subjects relating to sport management and coaching.
  • Bill Godina - Over 35 years Track & Field coaching experience.  Bill has coached at high school and elite levels.  As a high school coach, he has 25 state champions in Wyoming, Colorado, and Arizona.  Bill coached the Wyoming Boys and Colorado Girls Shot & Discus record holders. In addition he’s coached two Golden West Discus champions and one Junior Nation Discus champion.  He has coached five (5) boys over 180’ and one girl over 171’10” in the Discus.  Currently the coach of the #8 American Woman Shot Putter. Bill is a USATF Level 3 Coach and Level 1 & 2 Throws Instructor. He is the Author of the USATF Instructor Training Course, The Glide Shot chapter of the USATF Coaches Manual, and Throws section of the Champion Production "Coaches Survival Guide". In addition, he’s the USA Paralympics Throws Coach for the 2011 Pan Am Games.
  • Jeremy Fisher - Success has followed Coach Fisher throughout his stellar coaching career.  While at CSU Northridge, Fisher was named the 2005 NCAA DI West Region Men’s Jumps/Mult Event Coach of the Year.  In 2007 and 2009, he was named the Midwest Region Assistant Coach of the Year by the USTFCCCA.  Over his coaching career Fisher has been responsible for guiding 17 student-athletes to NCAA All-American. Not only has Fisher helped to place his athletes on the podium, he himself was a high school and NCAA All-American and finished 2nd at the 2000 USATF Indoor Nationals.  Fisher is a USATF Level 3 Coach, a Level 2 Coach in the Sprints, jumps and throws and is a certified strength and conditioning specialists.  He is also the Operations Manager and Jumps Coach at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista.
  • Eric Dixon - Over 30 years of experience, coaching in the sprint events (60m-800m). Assistant track coach at Orange Coast College and head coach of Tachyon Track Club.  In his last 5 years of coaching he has coached several nationally ranked youth athletes; American masters record holders, and World record holders. Dixon has coached one athlete to a number two National Youth ranking in the 110 hurdles and coached Orange County’s HS female 200m record holder. Dixon also coaches the Athena track team; a National Masters Women’s Track club which currently holds five World and American records in the 4 x 200m, 4 x 400m and 4 x 800m relays. He also coached one Masters Sprinter (W 71) to World records in the 60m, 100m, 200m. Dixon also competes as a Masters Track Athlete in the 60m to 400m sprints for USATF’s Masters Track Team. Coach Dixon is a USA Track & Field Level 2 Sprints/Hurdles, Relays Coach and USA Track & Field (Youth Specialization) Level 2 Coach. In addition, he is a spokesperson for the USA Track & Fields Win with Integrity Program.


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