Level 1 School
November 21 - 23, 2014
Johnson & Wales University - Denver, Colorado
Dr. Matt Lydum
$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) November 7, 2014)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after midnight (EST) November 7, 2014 or on-site)
$75 - Alumni pricing is for those who have already taken and successfully completed
the Level 1 Course. Please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org to verify alumni status and register for the
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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
Johnson & Wales University
7150 E Montview Blvd.
Denver, CO 80220
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Visitor Parking - Our visitor parking lot is at 18th and Olive Streets. It is
just west of Aspen Hall, where Admissions is located.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver is offering a special rate for coaches
attending the Johnson & Wales Level 1 School. $84/night. Group Code: UTF
DoubleTree by Hilton
3203 Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80207
- Matt Lydum, PhD served as the Head Men's Track Coach at
San Francisco State University for eight years before beginning his doctoral
work at the University of Arizona. He was the 1998 NCAA DII Regional Coach
of the Year and has represented the USOC at the International Olympic
Academy. He has worked with numerous NAIA & NCAA DII All-Americans. More
recently, Lydum has served as Assistant Coach on several international USATF
Youth teams and authored a book entitled Coaching Youth Track and Field.
Lydum has completed the USATF Coaching Education Level 2 Program in Sprints,
Hurdles, Relays; Jumps; Combined events, and Throws and acts as the Director
of the USATF Level 2 - Youth Specialization.
- Katherine Butler is the Head Cross Country and Girls
Track Coach at Nederland High School in Colorado. She has coached Nederland
to 12 Colorado State Championships in 6 years. Kathy is co-founder of
Indian Peaks Running Club and coaches a road running group out of Fleet Feet
in Boulder as well as elite post-collegiate and private individuals. Kathy
had an athlete compete for Great Britain and several athletes qualify for
Junior Olympic Nationals. Ms. Butler was a volunteer coach at the
University of Wisconsin (98-04) and Stanford University (05-08). Kathy
has completed the USATF Level 2 program in Endurance as well as Sprints,
Hurdles and Relays. As an athlete Kathy was a 2 time Olympian (5000m96 and
Finalist 10,000m04), competed in 20 IAAF World Championships and won 5 NCAA
Championships at the University of Wisconsin.
- 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 Daves 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.
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 8:30am to 7:30pm
Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm