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Level 1 School

June 20-22, 2014
Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland


Dave Pavlansky

Registration Information

$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) June 6, 2014)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after midnight (EST) June 6, 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.


Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus NOTE: When creating a Web-based map or using a GPS system to navigate to Homewood, enter the address of the Mason Hall visitor center and Decker Quad visitor parking garage as: 3101 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21211

Link to Directions to JHU Homewood Campus
Link to Campus Map
Link to Parking Map

Parking Information: South Garage The primary visitor parking area is the South Garage.  It can be accessed from Wyman Park Drive, between San Martin Drive and Art Museum Drive.  The garage is located underneath Mason Hall.  The garage will operate without parking attendants and is open 24 hours per day.  However, the Parking Office in the garage will generally be staffed daily from 8:00am - 6:00pm to assist customers.

The exit gates are programmed to accept paid entry tickets, exit vouchers and credit cards.  The Pay Station is located in the vestibule next to the Parking Office.


Inn at Colonnade - DoubleTree by Hilton
4 West University Pkwy
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 235-5400

The hotel is walking distance to the Level 1 class and the rate is $139.00 + 15% tax.


  • 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 – 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.
  • 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.
  • Eric McCray is an Assistant Track and Field Coach at Goucher College in Towson, MD.  He was previously the assistant coach at Loyola University for five years.  Eric is Level 2 certified in the throw and sprints, hurdles, & relays.


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