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Level 1 School

January 18-19, 2014
Chabot College - Hayward, California


Dave Shrock

Registration Information

$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by January 3, 2014)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after January 3, 2014 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.


Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545

The course will take place in the PE Building, room 2611. A detailed campus map will be sent to all participants.

Chabot directions and maps:

Driving:  Exit Hwy 92 (2 miles east of the San Mateo Bridge) at Hesperian Bl. Exit and go north towards San Leandro.  Chabot is less than 1 mile on your left.  Turn left onto Depot Road, and park in Lot G to your right, (solar panels).

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.   SuperShuttle:, 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.  The LaQuinta will pick you up and drop you off at the Hayward BART station. AC Transit bus route 92 runs between the college and BART station. Refer to AC transit for timings and cost:


La Quinta Inn
20777 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94541
(1.6 miles north of college)

A single or double room is $87.00 if booked by January 8th Reservations can be booked by calling 510-732-6300 and asking for the "USA Track & Field" rate. The LaQuinta does not offer an airport shuttle.  However, if you fly into either Oakland or San Fran. airports, you can take the BART to the Hayward Station, and a hotel shuttle can collect you from the Hayward BART station.  A continental breakfast (waffles, bread, yogurt, oatmeal, muffins, fruits, hard boiled eggs) runs from 6:00-9:30am. Complimentary wireless internet is available throughout the hotel.


  • Dave Bartholomew is the Head Cross Country/Track Coach at Deer Valley High School in Antioch. Coach Dave holds certifications in Level 2 Endurance as well as Youth Specialty, and is in the final stages of earning his Level 3 Endurance certification by the USATF/IAAF. Bartholomew is a certified USATF Instructor and has been an RRCA marathon Coach for several years. Coach Dave currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Association, USATF. In addition to his coaching, Dave is an avid distance/ endurance runner and frequent age-group winner in the 100+ marathons he has completed.  He was educated at the University of Massachusetts and the University of Texas and continues to enjoy the challenge of completing his Master’s degree requirements.
  • Ralph Jones is in his third 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 to coach 15 Division I east coast regional qualifiers and five school record holders in track and field in his four years at  Morgan St. He also coached the programs first 1500, 5000 and cross country champion. The former NJCAA Junior College Assistant Coach of the year in 2005 & 07, 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 Level 2 certified in endurance and sprints/hurdles and relays while completing his IAAF Level 5 in sprints/hurdles. Jones holds a BS degree in Physical Education from Morgan State and an MEd in P.E. from the Ohio State University.
  • Ken Grace has coached track and field and cross country both community college and high school for 31 years.  USATF certified level 1 & level 2 in both jumps and endurance Coach Grace has 6 community college state champions, 1 high school state champion in cross country, 1 national champion to his credit, and authored several articles on training and endurance.  Coach Grace 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.  Grace has a BS in Kinesiology Cal-State Hayward, and MA in Education Stanford University.
  • Dr. Matt 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 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.  Under Shrock’s guidance at Modesto JC, 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 the program generated sixty-four All-Americans.  Shrock is Level 2 certified in endurance, jumps, and sprints/ hurdles, while having earned Level 3 certification in training theory.  Currently Shrock is the Pacific Association USATF President and Coaches Committee Chair. Shrock lectures 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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