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Level 1 School

November 15-17, 2013
Metro State University - Denver, Colorado


Matt Lydum

Registration Information

$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by November 7, 2013)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after November 7, 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.


Plaza Building
955 Lawrence St
Denver, CO 80204


Tivoli Parking Garage
950 Walnut Street
Denver, CO 80204

From the Tivoli Parking Structure- make a left onto 9th St. Walk past the Tivoli Student Union. The next building on your left will be the Plaza.


There are many places to stay near Metro State, including:

Hilton Garden Inn - Denver Downtown
1400 Welton St.
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 603-8000

Knights Inn Denver - Gateway to Downtown
2601 Zuni Street
Denver, CO 80211
Phone: (303) 433-8586


Click here to use the discount code, "USA13" to schedule the Super Shuttle for a discounted rate of $38.00 or call (303)370-1300.


  • 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 Ė 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.
  • Jeremy Fisher has had continued success throughout his stellar coaching career. While at CSU Northridge, Fisher was named the 2005 NCAA DI West Region Menís Jumps/Multi Event Coach of the Year. On two other occasions, 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, holds Level 2 Certificates in the Sprints, Jumps and Throws and is a certified strength and conditioning specialists.


Friday, November 15, 2013 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

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