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Level 1 School

January 17-18, 2015
Chabot College - Hayward, California

School Director

Dr. Dave Shrock

Registration Information

$150.00 - Pre-registration (received by midnight (EST) January 3, 2015)
$200.00 - Late Registration (received after midnight (EST) January 3, 2015 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.


Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545

Class room 2611 (by gym and pools in the athletic/P.E. building) (detailed campus map will be sent to all participants)

Click here for Chabot directions and map

Driving: Exit Hwy 92 (2 miles east of the San Mateo Bridge) at Hesperian and go north towards San Leandro.  Chabot is less than 1 mile on your left.  Turn down Depot Road  and right onto the service Road, then follow signs.  Detailed campus map will be supplied to pre-registered coaches.   $2.00 parking charge on Saturdays.

Air: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is 11 miles north of Chabot College, San Francisco International (SFO) is 21 miles west, and San Jose is 26 miles to the south.   SuperShuttle:, 800-258-3826. From SFO to Hayward is $41.00 one-way.  No SuperShuttle service to and from OAK or San Jose airports to Hayward.

BART: The closet BART Station is Hayward, which is 3.3 miles east of the college.  The LaQuinta will collect you and drop you off at the Hayward BART station. AC Transit bus route 92 runs between the college and BART station. Refer to AC transit for timings and cost:


La Quinta Inn
20777 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94541
(1.6 miles north of college)

$85.00 single or double if booked by January 9th. Reservations can be booked by calling 510-732-6300 and asking for the "USA Track & Field" rate. The LaQuinta does not offer an airport shuttle. However, if you fly into either Oakland or San Fran. airports, take BART to the Hayward Station, and a hotel shuttle can collect you from the Hayward BART station.  Continental breakfast (waffles, bread, yogurt, oatmeal, muffins, fruits, hard boiled eggs) runs 6:00-9:30am. Complimentary wireless internet available throughout the hotel.


  • Dave Bartholomew - Head Cross Country/Track Coach at Deer Valley High School in Antioch, Coach Dave holds certifications in Level 2 Endurance as well as Youth Specialty, and is in the final stages of earning his Level 3 Endurance certification by the USATF/IAAF. Bartholomew is a certified USATF Instructor and has been an RRCA marathon Coach for several years. Coach Dave currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Association, USATF. In addition to his coaching, Dave is an avid distance/ endurance runner and frequent age-group winner in the 100+ marathons he has completed.  He was educated at the University of Massachusetts and the University of Texas and continues to enjoy the challenge of completing his Master’s degree requirements.
  • Ralph Jones - Coach Ralph Jones is in his fourth season as Cal State East Bay's Head Cross Country and Track and Field Coach. Jones was a former student athlete at Morgan State and assistant coach at Central Arizona College and Wilmington College (Ohio). Jones helped to coach 15 Division I east coast regional qualifiers and five school record holders in track and field in his four years at  Morgan St. He also coached the programs first 1500, 5000 and cross country champion. The former NJCAA Junior College Assistant Coach of the year in 2005 & 07, Jones coached two individual cross country champions and lead his sprinters and relays to a total of five national titles. He coached over 22 athletes to All-American status. Jones is Level 2 certified in endurance and sprints/hurdles and relays while completing his IAAF Level 5 in sprints/hurdles. Jones holds a BS degree in Physical Education from Morgan State and an MEd in P.E. from the Ohio State University.
  • Ken Grace – Has coached track and field and cross country both community college and high school for 32 years.  USATF certified level 1 & level 2 in both jumps and endurance Coach Grace has 6 community college state champions, 1 high school state champion in cross country, 1 national champion to his credit, and authored several articles on training and endurance.  Coach Grace returns to the head coaching role at Chabot after serving as dean and athletic director from 1993 to 1995.  Grace was awarded California Community College Coach of the Year in 1991.  Grace has a BS in Kinesiology from Cal-State Hayward, and MA in Education from Stanford University.
  • Bill Godina - Over 36 years Track & Field coaching experience. Bill has coached at high school and elite levels. As a high school coach, he has 25 state champions in Wyoming, Colorado, and Arizona. Bill coached the Wyoming Boys and Colorado Girls Shot & Discus record holders. In addition he’s coached two Golden West Discus champions and one Junior Nation Discus champion. Has coached five (5) boys over 180’ and one girl over 171’10” in the Discus. Currently the coach of the #8 American Woman Shot Putter. Bill is a USATF Level III certification and Level 1 & 2 Throws Instructor. He is the Author of the USATF Instructor Training Course, The Glide Shot chapter of the USATF Coaches Manual, and Throws section of the Champion Production "Coaches Survival Guide". In addition, he’s the throws coach for the US Paralympics Team and was the USA Paralympics Throws Coach for Para PanAm Games Nov 2011.
  • Dr. Dave Shrock -  Under Coach Shrock’s guidance at Modesto Junior College, the program amassed two Nor-Cal championships and three runner-up titles, with Shrock named California Central Valley Coach of the Year ten times while his program generated sixty-four All-Americans.  Shrock began his coaching career thirty-nine years ago at the College of San Mateo before coaching cross country and assisting with track at Stanford and San José State.  Shrock is Level 2 certified in endurance, jumps, and sprints/ hurdles, while having earned Level 3 certification in training theory.   Currently Shrock serves as President of the Pacific Assoc. of USATF and the Coaches Committee Chair.  Shrock also presents internationally on subjects relating to sport management and coaching, and served as the Team USA Men’s distance coach at the ’12 World Indoor Championships in Istanbul.


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