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Level 1 School

July 18-20, 2014
Nassau Community College - Garden City, New York


Frederick Benlein

Registration Information

$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) July 4, 2014)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after midnight (EST) July 4, 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.


Nassau Community College
1 Education Dr.
Garden City, NY 11530

Directions to Nassau Community College: From the Long Island Expressway (Rte 495) to the Northern State Parkway to the Meadowbrook Parkway South (Exit 31A/Jones Beach). To exit M4-Hempstead/Coliseum. Follow the sign for Charles Lindbergh Boulevard. At the first traffic light turn right, which leads into the Nassau Community College parking lot.


429 Duffy Avenue
Hicksville, NY 11801
(516) 433-3900

Mention USATF for a special rate of $90.00.


  • Larry Judge, Ph.D., C.S.C.S. is an assistant professor of physical education and coordinator of the graduate coaching program at Ball State University. He has 18 years of Division I coaching experience with Indiana State University, the University of South Carolina, the University of Wyoming and the University of Florida. He is currently the USA Track & Field national chairman for coaching education in the throwing events. He is also a Level III instructor in the International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) coaching education program. He has coached more than 100 NCAA Division I All Americans, including eight Olympians.
  • Neil L. Fitzgerald is a USATF Level 2 coach in Sprints/Hurdles, Endurance & Youth Athletics. He is the founding director of the NYC Department of Education Developmental Track and Field Series. He has worked as a running coach, teacher, and teacher educator in New York City since 1996. As a masterís runner, Neil has competed at four World Championship meets between 2005 and 2009 where he won two gold and four silver medals.
  • Jonathan Hill works with the jumpers and multis at West Point. He holds a Level 2 certificates in Jumps, Sprints/Hurdles/Relays and Combined Events. At Eastern Washington University he chaired Coaching Ed. for the Inland NW region. Hill helped athletes to 24 All-Big Sky performances and 12 individual school records as well as three OSAA Champions and 17 All-State awards.
  • Fred Benlein, C.S.C.S., HFS is a USATF Level 3 Endurance Coach, Level 2 Sprints/Hurdles Coach and USTFCCCFA Endurance Events Specialist. He has been a coach for 30 years of high school, collegiate, professional, post collegiate, masters and disabled athletes from entry to national level. He has owned his own business for 19 years as an LDR/Track & Field Coach and Strength and Conditioning Specialist.  He is currently the Head Cross Country Coach at Packer Collegiate Institute and previously held the position of Head Menís and Womanís Cross Country Coach at New York Institute of Technology.


Friday, July 18, 2014 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

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