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Level 1 School

November 7-9, 2014
Eastern Michigan University - Ypsilanti, Michigan


Dr. Matt Lydum

Registration Information

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

Due to technical problems with the registration page, the late registration fee has been expended. All walk-ins will pay the $150 fee. We apologize for any inconvenience in the registration process.

(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.


See the interactive map on the University website.


There are a number of lodging options in both Ann Arbor and at the nearby Detroit International Airport (DTW) including:

Days Inn Ann Arbor
2380 Carpenter Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 971-0700

A Victory Inn and Suites at Ann Arbor
3750 Washtenaw Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 971-2000


  • Matt Lydum PhD researches, writes and teaches developmentally appropriate track & field coaching methods. 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 program. He has represented the USOC at the International Olympic Academy and has twice served on the Team USA Staff for the IAAF World Youth Championships. An active youth coach and previous college coach at San Francisco State University and Defiance College in Ohio, he has coached numerous All-Americans, school-record holders, and other champions at the youth, high school, and college 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 USATF to attend the Emerging Elite Coaches' Camp 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.
  • Larry Judge PhD, 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. 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.


Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 8:30am to 7:30pm

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

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