Level 1 School
January 19-20, 2013
Chabot College - Hayward, California
$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by January 5, 2013)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after January 5, 2013 or on-site)
$75 - Alumni pricing for those who have already taken and successfully completed
the Level 1 Course. Please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org to verify alumni status and register for the
The Chabot Level 1 School has reached capacity. If you live in California and
are interested in an upcoming school, you can consider the Level 1 School at
Pitzer College this weekend or or the
Orange Coast College School February 16-17th.
(A current USATF membership is required to register--please join
online if you are not a member.)
ALL received registrations are posted on the
Status page (list is updated hourly).
Refund policy: Only 1/2 of the registration fee ($75.00) will be
refunded after the registration deadline, and no refund will be given after the
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
School will be in the Planetarium, room 1908. A detailed campus map will be
sent to all participants.
Air: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is 11
miles north of Chabot College. San Francisco International (SFO) is 21 miles
west, and San Jose is 26 miles to the south. The La Quinta runs complimentary
airport shuttles to OAK airport from 7:00am-10:00pm. The SuperShuttle:
(www.supershuttle.com, 800-258-3826) from SFO to Hayward is $41.00 one-way. No
SuperShuttle service to and from OAK or San Jose airports to Hayward.
BART: The closet BART Station is Hayward, which
is 3.3 miles east of the college. AC Transit bus route 92 runs between the
college and BART station. Refer to AC transit for timings and cost:
Driving: Exit Hwy 92 (2 miles east of the San
Mateo Bridge) at Hesperian and go north towards San Leandro. Chabot is less
than 1 mile on your left. School will be held in the Planetarium, room 1908.
$2.00 parking charge on weekends. Detailed campus map will be supplied to
La Quinta Inn
20777 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94541
(1.6 miles north of college)
Reservations can be booked by calling 510-732-6300 and asking for the "USA
Track & Field" rate. Continental breakfast (waffles, bread, yogurt, oatmeal,
muffins, fruits, hard boiled eggs) from 6-9:30am. Complimentary wireless
internet is available throughout the hotel. Complimentary Oakland airport
shuttle currently available 7:00am to 10:00pm and is subject to change.
- Ralph Jones is in his second season as Cal State East
Bay's Head Cross Country and Track and Field Coach. Jones was a former
student-athlete at Morgan State and Assistant Coach at Central Arizona
College and Wilmington College (Ohio). Jones helped coach 15 east coast
regional qualifiers and five school record holders in track and field over
the past four years with Morgan State. He also coached the programs first
1500, 5000 and cross country champion. The former Junior College Assistant
Coach of the year in 2005 & 2007, Jones coached two individual cross country
champions and lead his sprinters and relays to a total of five national
titles. He coached over 22 athletes to All-American status. Jones is a Level
2 Coach in endurance, sprints/hurdles and relays.
- Ken Grace coached track and field and cross country at
both the community college and high school levels for 31 years and is USATF
certified at level 1 & level 2 in both jumps and endurance. Coach Grace has
six community college state champions, one high school cross country state
champion and one national champion to his credit. Grace has authored several
articles on training and endurance and returns to the head coaching role at
Chabot after serving as dean and athletic director from 1993 to 1995. Grace
was awarded California Community College Coach of the Year in 1991 and has
his BS in Kinesiology at Cal-State Hayward and MA in Education at Stanford
- Dr. Matt Lydum is presently an Assistant Professor in
Education/Sport Science and Assistant Track Coach at Defiance College. He
served as the Head Men's Track Coach at San Francisco State University for
eight years before beginning his doctoral work at the University of Arizona.
He was the 1998 NCAA DII Regional Coach of the Year and has represented the
USOC at the International Olympic Academy. He has worked with numerous NAIA
& NCAA DII All-Americans. More recently, Lydum has served as Assistant Coach
on several international USATF Youth teams and authored a book entitled
Coaching Youth Track and Field. Lydum has completed the USATF Coaching
Education Level 2 Program in Sprints, Hurdles, Relays; Jumps; Combined
events, and Throws and coordinates the USATF Instructors Training Course
- Dr. Dave Shrock coaches at Modesto Junior College,
where the program has amassed two Nor-Cal championships and three runner-up
titles, with Shrock named California Central Valley Coach of the Year ten
times and 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 Josť
State. Shrock is Level 2 certified in endurance, jumps, and sprints/
hurdles, while having earned Level 3 certification in training theory.
Shrock also presents internationally on subjects relating to sport
management and coaching, and served as the Team USA Menís distance coach at
the 2012 World Indoor Championships in Istanbul.
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