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March 21-23, 2014
Villanova University (Dougherty Hall West Lounge) - Villanova, Pennsylvania


Matt Lydum

Registration Information

$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by March 7, 2014)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after March 7, 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.


Villanova University - Dougherty Hall West Lounge 
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Click here to view campus map.

Parking: Registrants can park on the lot of East Lancaster Avenue and North Ithan Ave.


Residence Inn Philadelphia Conshohocken
191 Washington St.
Conshohocken, PA 19428

The hotel is a short drive to Villanova and right on the Schuylkill River Trail if you are hoping to get in a morning run prior to class.


  • Rogers Glispy is Athletic Director at the Community College of Philadelphia after serving successfully there as track & field and cross country coach.  As a coach, his teams won eight state championships and nine state conference championships and he earned the Glispy Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association Cross-Country Coach of the Year on six occasions. He is a Level 2 Coach in Jumps and Endurance and recently attended the IAAF Level 5 Sprints/Hurdles/Relays Academy.
  • Dr. Matt Lydum most recently served as the 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, Coaching Youth Track & Field, he seeks to expand access to coaching education and promote physical activity opportunities for children.
  • Kevin McGill is one of the founding fathers of the USATF Coaching Education Program. He is the co-author of The Throws Manual and has been name an IAAF lecturer for the throwing events. Very recently, McGill co-authored “The Hammer Throw Handbook”. McGill has spent over 40 years coaching, including 12 years at Columbia University.


Friday, March 21, 2014 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm

Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

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