Level 1 School
August 15-17, 2014
Central High School - Omaha, Nebraska
Dr. Matt Lydum
$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) August 1, 2014)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after midnight (EST) August 1, 2014 or on-site)
$75 - Alumni pricing is for those who have already taken and successfully completed
the Level 1 Course. Please contact
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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
Central High School
124 N. 20th St.
Omaha, NE 68102
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- Ryan Scheckel is the Head Cross Country Coach at Mt.
Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, a certified Level 2 USA Track & Field
Coach in endurance and jumps and a Level 1 Instructor. He served as the
Men's and Women's Track & Field Head Coach from 2001-2010. Over the past 10
years, the Mustang cross country programs have had 5 teams and 17 individual
NAIA national meet qualifiers, while the track & field squads have had 48
athletes compete at NAIA national meets, 20 of them earning All-American
honors. During that time, the cross country and track & field programs have
also counted 31 NAIA Scholar-Athletes. In 2010, the Mustang men's and
women's cross country and men's and women's track & field teams were all
named NAIA Scholar Teams. During his tenure, he was named coach of the year
16 times and has led his teams to 14 conference titles.
- Lynn Lindaman MD has coaching experience spanning 40
years which has included working with, simultaneously, a straddling high
jumper and a flopping high jumper. He has coached athletes from 7 year old
beginners to Olympic Trial competitors. His years of coaching were
interrupted for about 15 years for medical school, an Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency and a Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship. He is in private
Orthopaedic Surgery practice with special expertise in Pediatric and
Adolescent Sport Medicine. In addition to Coaching and Administrative
duties with the Iowa Association of USATF, he has become a Master Level
Official and has Officiated everything from local Youth Meets to NCAA Div 1
National Championships, the USATF National Championships and the Drake
- David Pavlansky was the head boys' track and cross
country coach at Boardman High School from 1999 –2010. 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 both 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
- 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.
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:30am to 7:30pm
Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm