For more information and updates, contact Pacific Association
Coaches Committee Chair Dave Shrock, [email protected].
2014 - 2015 USATF Level 1 Schools Certification News Flash! The
USA Track & Field Level 1 Coaching Education course has officially
been certified by the
National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education. NCACE promotes and
facilitates coaching competence within all levels of amateur sport by
overseeing and evaluating the quality of coaching education programs.
Level 1 Schools are the most comprehensive track and field training program
in the nation, consisting of 21 hours of instruction focused on the events
of track & field and related sport science. The course includes classroom
instruction as well as hands-on training. The Level 1 program covers all
events by emphasizing fundamentals, rules, safety/risk management,
instructional techniques, in addition to specific event group training of
endurance, sprints/hurdles, throws and jumps.
13-14 December: Clovis West High School, Fresno: Contact School Director Martin Palavicnini at [email protected]
17-18 January: Chabot College, Hayward:
COACHES: Chabot College Level 1 School pre-reg deadline is 3 January!
2015 USATF/IAAF Academy for Combined Events and Jumps December 28 - January 4, 2015, USOC Olympic Training Center - Chula Vista, California
The IAAF Academy Diploma for Elite Coach is the highest recognized achievement awarded through the IAAF Coaches Education and Certification
System (CECS). In addition to the IAAF Diploma, all USATF Level 2 coaches who complete the course will receive a Level 3 certification in
their selected event, which is the highest coaching honor in the US. Click here for further information and submit with resume Terry Crawford, Director of Coaching. Application deadline is: November 24, 2014.
CEUs are now available
Continuing Education Units for successful Level 1 and 2 graduates from the
United States Sports Academy. Visit this
page on the USATF website for more schools and registration information.
Monday, 19 January: San Jose T&F Coaches' Clinic, Branham HS, San Jose: One day Clinic covering multiple facets of Track and Field.
Contact Coach Tobias McLeod at [email protected] or click here for information and registration.
Sat., 31 January: 6th Annual West Coast Hoka One One SuperClinic, Sacramento City College:
Spend the day investing in your season's success by learning from the top coaches in
six event group areas: endurance, sprints/hurdles, jumps, throws, auxiliary, and ultra-running.
Sat., 7 February: Willie Davenport Olympian's Learn-by-do Clinic, Logan HS, Union City. Come learn from
the Olympians at the venerable learn-by-do opportunity. Info will be posted on: logantrackandfield.com,
and click on Olympian's Clinic. You may also contact Coach Lee Web for addition information.
Sat, 21 February: Pioneer T&F Coaching Summit, CSU East Bay, Hayward: Come and learn and share with the
region's leading coaches including Olympian Marylin King, '14 HS coach of the Year Donney Jones, noted Logan HS and Academy of
Arts jumps coach Arno Brewer, CSU East Bay Coach Andrew Murphy, plus perennially successful American River College sprint coach Mike Reid. Registration will be limited to 70
participants so you are encouraged to register early. Click here for more information (updated 11/21/2014),
or contact Coach Ralph
21 & 22 February: World Athletics Throws Clinic, Sacramento State. Phase 1-21 Feb, Phase 2-22 Feb.
Download this flyer and visit the
website for more information.
Coaching Youth Blog: Youth Level 2 School founder and youth development expert Dr. Matt Lydum has created a blog with interesting articles and information pertaining to youth: http://youthsportcoaching.info
2008 Trials Super Clinic Speaker Notes: Presentation notes from 40 of the nation's top coaches presented
at the Olympic Trials SuperClinic.