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Level 1 School

October 18-20, 2013
University of Utah - Salt Lake City, Utah


Matt Lydum

Registration Information

$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by October 4, 2013)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after October 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.


University of Utah
HPER Building
South 1850 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Type in HPER North to locate the building on the Campus Map.


Hampton Inn & Suites
Salt Lake City/University-Foothill
1345 Foothill Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
Ph: 801-583-3500

Ask for the USA Track & Field Rate: $109.00 + Tax (Includes Breakfast). A shuttle to campus is available.

Click here to book your hotel reservation online.


Call 1-800-HAMPTON and tell them you want to stay at the Hampton Inn & Suites Salt Lake City/University-Foothill. give them the dates of October 18-20 and let them know you are with the USA Track & Field Group.


  • Matt Lydum, PhD, researches, writes, and teaches on issues related to human performance with a focus on educating coaches to provide developmentally appropriate experiences. He is Level 2 certified in Throws, Jumps, Combined Events and Sprints, Hurdles, & Relays. He is the project writer for the Human Kinetics text Coaching Youth Track & Field and serves as Director of the USATF Level 2 Youth Specialization Course. He served on the Team USA Coaching Staff for the 2007 & 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships. Lydum was the 1998 USOC delegate for the International Olympic Academy and has coached numerous All-Americans at the small college and youth levels.
  • Larry Judge, Ph.D., C.S.C.S., is an associate professor of physical education 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 also an 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 eight Olympians. He recently coached Jeremy Campbell to a gold medal in the F44 discus in the 2013 World Championships and 2012 Paralympic Games.
  • Ed Christy is IAAF Level 5 certified in Sprints, Hurdles, and Relays, USATF Level 3 in Sprints, Hurdles, and Relays and has a USATF Level 2 certification in Endurance. His Master's work was in exercise physiology and sports psychology. He has been coaching for over 35 years. He came from a swimming background where he coached 3 podium placers in the 1976 Montreal Olympics and was also on the coaching team for the world record Catalina Channel swim in 1976. He is an age group USATF All American and is nationally ranked in USATF trail running.


Friday, October 18, 2013 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

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