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Level 1 School

November 15-17, 2013
Renaissance High School - Detroit, Michigan


Dave Pavlansky

Harry Weaver

Registration Information

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$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by November 4, 2013)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after November 4, 2013 or on-site)
$75 - Alumni pricing for those who have already taken and successfully completed the Level 1 Course. Please contact to verify alumni status and register for the 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 ($75.00) will be refunded after the registration deadline, and no refund will be given after the start date.


Renaissance High School
6565 Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235

From Hotels (listed below): Merge onto M-10 S.  Take exit 12 for 7 Mile Rd.  Merge onto James Couzens Fwy. Turn right onto Seven Mile W. Turn left onto Hubbell St. Turn right onto W Outer Dr. Make a U-turn at Sussex St.  Destination will be on the right.


Comfort Suites
24977 Northwestern  Highway
Southfield, MI  48075
Phone: (248) 357-9990

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Southfield - Detroit
25100 Northwestern  Highway
Southfield, MI  48075
Phone: (248) 350-2400


  • Dr. Matt Lydum is assistant professor of physical education and field events coach at Defiance College in Northwest Ohio.  He is an active researcher, writer, teacher, and administrator on issues related to youth in sport.  As School Director of the USATF Youth Level 2 Program, USOC Delegate to the International Olympic Academy, and project writer for the Human Kinetics publication of the book Coaching Youth Track & Field, he seeks to expand access to coaching education and promote physical activity opportunities for children.
  • David Pavlansky was the Head Boys' Track and Cross Country Coach at Boardman High School from 1999 - 2010. Dave began his career coaching high school and collegiate football (Miami, OH/Youngstown State). 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.  Dave has worked a decade with Ohio's Midwest Meet of Champions team, serving in all capacities from men's assistant coach to state coordinator.  In 2007 he was among 10 sprint coaches selected nationwide by the USATF to attend their Emerging Elite Coaches' School in Orlando, Florida.  Boardman's teams have produced both Indoor and Outdoor state champions as well as two Nike All-Americans.  Dave has completed the USATF Level 2 programs in Jumps, Endurance, and Sprints / Hurdles / Relays.
  • Dr. Wendy Truvillion  is the Assistant Principal of Athletics/Activities at Maryvale High School in Phoenix Union HS District, since 2007. She presently serves as the USATF Women’s Junior Development Co-Commissioner is the USATF’s coordinator for Coaches’ Education in Arizona. In addition, Wendy served as the Head Coach for the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championship Team that traveled to Barcelona, Spain, July, 2012. She has coached on over 15 international teams for the USATF as well as Georgia Tech and Penn State University. She has hosted and taught over 20 Level 1 schools since 1994 and is deeply involved in the evolvement of USATF’s Youth Level 2 program.


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