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Level 1 School

May 30 - June 1, 2014
Johnson & Wales University - Denver, Colorado


Dr. Matt Lydum

Registration Information

$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) May 16, 2014)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after midnight (EST) May 16, 2014 or on-site)
$75 - Alumni pricing is 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.


Johnson & Wales University
7150 E Montview Blvd.
Denver, CO 80220

View the campus map.

From I-70 East or West and Denver International Airport
1. From I-70, exit Quebec Street (Exit 278).
2. Take Quebec South to 17th Avenue.
3. Turn right onto 17th Avenue.
4. Turn right on Olive Street.
5. Go one block to 18th Avenue.
6. Our visitor parking entrance is right in front of you, at 18th and Olive.

From I-25 Southbound
1. From I-25 South merge onto I-70 heading East.
2. From I-70, exit Quebec Street (Exit 278).
3. Take Quebec South to 17th Avenue.
4. Turn right onto 17th Avenue.
5. Take a right on Olive Street.
6. Go one block to 18th Avenue.
7. Our visitor parking entrance is right in front of you, at 18th and Olive Streets.

From I-25 Northbound
1. Take I-25 North to Colorado Boulevard (Exit 204).
2. Take Colorado Boulevard to East 17th Avenue (approximately 5 miles).
3. Take 17th Avenue for approximately 2 miles.
4. Take a left on Olive Street.
5. Go one block to 18th Avenue.
6. Our visitor parking entrance is right in front of you, at 18th and Olive.

Visitor Parking - Our visitor parking lot is at 18th and Olive Streets. It is just west of Aspen Hall, where Admissions is located.


Niagara House Motel
6701 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80220

La Vista Motel
5500 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80220


  • Matt Lydum, PhD 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.  He has worked with numerous NAIA & NCAA DII All-Americans. 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 and acts as the Director of the USATF Level 2 - Youth Specialization.
  • David Pavlansky was the head boys' track and cross country coach at Boardman High School from 1999 –2011.  Twice named OAT&CCC District 1 Boys' Track Coach of the Year, Dave received the 2007 Fred Daffler State Coach of the Year Award for Boys' Cross Country.  In 2007 he was among 10 sprint coaches selected nationwide by the USATF to attend the Emerging Elite Coaches' School in Orlando, Florida.  During Dave’s tenure Boardman teams produced numerous All-Ohio athletes, Indoor and Outdoor state champions, as well as two Nike All-Americans.  Dave has USATF Level 2 certifications in Jumps, Endurance, and Sprints / Hurdles / Relays and he currently serves as USATF Regional Coordinator of Coaching Education for the Midwest and Upper East Coast.
  • Peter Thompson has worked with individuals from high school to national and world record holders. The athletes he has coached have competed in the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, IAAF World Championships, Road World Championships and Cross Country World Championships. He has written Introduction to Coaching - the Official IAAF Guide to Coaching Athletics (2009) and Run! Jump! Throw! - the Official IAAF Guide to Teaching Athletics (2009).


Friday, May 30, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 8:30am to 7:30pm

Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

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