Level 1 School
July 18-19, 2014
Sleep Inn-Seattle/Tacoma Airport - SeaTac, Washington
$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
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Sleep Inn-Seattle/Tacoma Airport
20406 International Blvd.
SeaTac, WA 98198
- Shawn Venable is in his second year at Oral Roberts
University where he is in charge of the field events and assists head coach
Joe Dial with the sprinting events. Last season Venable coached Morrie
Turner to 2nd team All-American honors in the long jump with his leap of
25’0 and Tim Jones to a national qualifying mark in the triple jump
(49’11). Prior to his arrival at ORU, Venable was the head coach at Bacone
College. During Venable's tenure, Bacone won two Red River Conference Titles
(2009 and 2012), and finished as the RRAC runners-up twice. The program
produced 17 NAIA All-Americans, three NAIA Academic All-Americans, 65 NAIA
national qualifiers, 15 RRAC Individual Champions, 103 RRAC All-Conference
and 47 RRAC Academic All-Conference honors. Additionally, Venable twice
received the Red-River Conference Men's Coach of the Year Award (2009 and
2012). During the 2011 and 2012 seasons, Bacone had a national qualifier in
almost every sprint and jumping event including All-American honors or
school records in the 100m (10.37), 200m (21.28), 400m (47.98), 4x400m relay
(3:11), long jump (24’8½), triple jump (51’4) and high jump (6’9). Venable
has his USATF Level 3 and IAAF Level V Coaching Education certifications in
the jumping events and is completing the requirements for the same
certifications in the sprints, hurdles relays events. Additionally, Venable
has a USATF Level 2 certification in the throwing events.
- Joel Pearson enters his first year as Head Cross
Country and Assistant Track & Field coach at Kennesaw State University. Joel
is completing the requirements to receive his USATF Level 3/ IAAF Level 5
coaching certification in the Endurance events. Additionally, he has his
USATF Level 2 in Combined Events and the Jumps. Prior to Kennesaw State,
Pearson worked as the Head XC and Asst T&F coach at North Carolina A&T State
University where his athletes re-wrote the record book with 8 school records
and recorded 40 all-time top 10 marks. Before leading the Aggies, Pearson
did coaching stents at the University of Iowa and Whatcom CC. As a private
coach and founder of Harrier Track Club, an Olympic development program,
Pearson has trained three National Junior qualifiers and an American Jr
Among those are Canadian Olympic Trials qualifier (3k St), a
U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier (10k), a Canadian Track and Field National
qualifier (1,500m/5k), a World Junior qualifier (Mtn), and three USA Junior
National qualifiers (3k, 5k, 10k). He also coached 24 National Junior
Olympic qualifiers in cross country. The list of record holders he has
coached includes an American Junior record in the 50k and an El Salvador
National Junior record in the 800 meters. He is currently finishing his
master’s degree in sports science from the United States Sports Academy.
- Katherine Adams, MSN, RN, CSCS is a throws coach at
Salem High School in New Hampshire. She is a IAAF Level 5 and a USATF Level
3 Coach in the throws. Adams has also completed the Level 2 program in the
sprints/hurdles/relays. She has coached multiple division and state
champions, as well as all-state selected athletes.
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