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Level 1 School

December 14-15, 2013
Sacramento City College - Sacramento, California


Dave Shrock

Registration Information

$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by November 29, 2013)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after November 29, 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.


Sacramento City College
3835 Freeport Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95822

The course will be in Lillard Hall, Room 101. Click here to view the campus map.

Driving: From Hwy 5: Exit at Sutterville Road (south of Hwy 5-Bus.80-50 interchange), travel east until 'T' intersection at Freeport, turn left.  At first light, turn right back onto Sutterville, turn left into SCC main entrance at light. Park in west parking lot to your left. 

From Hwy. 99: Exit at Sutterville/12th Ave. exit (south of Hwy 50-Bus 80), travel west until pass Hughes Stadium on your right.  Turn right into SCC main entrance 150m after Hughes Stadium, park in west parking lot on your left.  No parking charges on weekends.

Air: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is 17 miles north of Sacramento City College; San Francisco international is 86 miles west.  The La Quinta runs complimentary airport shuttles. SuperShuttle:, 800-258-3826. To/from Richard Road (Jibboom St) hotels: $14.00, directly to/from City College: $21.00

Light Rail: Sacramento City College is a designated SacMetro Blue Line Light Rail stop.


La Quinta Inn
200 Jibboom St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

$69.95 for a single or double room if booked by December 6th. Reservations can be booked by calling (916) 448-8100 ext. 0 and asking for the "USA Track & Field" rate.

The hotel has a complimentary airport shuttle from 4:30am – 10:30pm every day. The main priority is to/from the airport, but when free the shuttle will go within a 5 mile radius (SCC). There is a continental breakfast (waffles, bread, yogurt, oatmeal, muffins, fruits, hard boiled eggs) which runs 6-9am during the week and 7-10am during the weekend. Complimentary wireless internet is also available throughout the hotel. The Saturday night social at the Stonebrook Restaurant is within walking distance from the hotel.


  • Peter Brewer:  Brewer is a high school English teacher at Castro Valley High School in the San Francisco Bay Area, with 31 years on the job.  He was head coach track and cross country coach at Castro Valley for 25 years, and is now coaching at Northgate High School in Walnut Creek.  His teams have been perennial league champions, and he has several NCS sectional titles.  Peter has completed USATF Level II classes in endurance and sprints & hurdles and is an active writer on our sport.
  • Dr. Matt Lydum:  Lydum has just completed a successful tenure as coach and professor at Ohio’s Defiance College.  Previously Lydum 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. 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, plus directs the USATF Level 2 Youth Specialization School.
  • Dr. Dave Shrock:  Under Coach Shrock’s guidance at Modesto Junior College, 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-eight years ago at the College of San Mateo before coaching cross country and assisting with track at Stanford and San José State.  Shrock is Level 2 certified in endurance, jumps, and sprints/ hurdles, while having earned Level 3 certification in training theory.   Currently Shrock serves as President of the Pacific Association of USATF and the Coaches Committee Chair.  Shrock also presents internationally on subjects relating to sport management and coaching, and served as the Team USA Men’s distance coach at the ’12 World Indoor Championships in Istanbul.


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