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COACHES Level 1 School + SuperClinic info

Posted by on Dec 24, 2018 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, PA Masters TF News, pausatf, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

Better prepare yourself for the upcoming season by giving yourself a gift of coaching effectiveness by attending both or one of these great educational opportunities in 2019…

Level 1 School

The most in-depth coaching school offered by USATF.  Suitable for coaches of all levels and event group, plus satisfies the new Coaching Education education component requirement.  Click on the dates below for further information:

Sat, 2 February – SuperClinic – Sac CC

Improve your coaching effectiveness by attending our region’s premier T&F clinic and hear from some of our nation’s best coaches including jumps guru Jeremy Fischer, IAAF International coach Peter Thompson, Olympians Amy Acuff and Adam Nelson, with international teams coaches Linda Lanker and Dr. Al Biancani. Rounding off the line-up are top regional coaches such as Laura Schmitt (Redwoods-Larkspur), Warren Mills (North Tahoe) in the endurance area, Dr. Jamal Cooks in the sprints/hurdles room, Matt Eckman (Rocklin) and Andre Berg (Lincoln) in the throws, Derrick Bell (Bellarmine Prep) complimenting the jumps, in addition to Ryan Carr providing tips on mental training.

Wishing you and yours a restful holiday before ramping up for the 2019 season…we hope to see you at one of these events to improve your coaching effectiveness!
MTF/XC More from WMA with Jackrabbits WR 4x100m video

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, Masters News, Masters T&F, PA Masters TF News, Road Racing News | 0 comments

Video of Women’s 55-59 4x100M Relay Team (Sandy Trulio, Adrianne Allen, Kathleen Shook & Joy Upshaw) sets a WR (54:05)!

Team USA at WMA (Photo by Dave Albo)


Joy Upshaw wins W55-59 LJ Gold (4.58m)!


Joy Upshaw (center) with her LJ Gold Medal


Start of the Men’s 50-54 1500M
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Tom LeGan, from the Strawberry Canyon Track Club, represented the loaded men’s 50-54 age group. He battled his way to a bronze medal (4:17.62) in arguably the most competitive men’s 50-54 1500 field in meet history. See video below.