Saturday, October 30, 2010

USATF Coaching Education coming to Charlotte

USA Track & Field Coaching Education
Level 1 School
Presented by Gill Athletics
Date: December 10-12, 2010
Location: Queens University Sports Complex
2229 Tyvola Road Charlotte, NC 28210
School Director: Andrew Allden 919-619-3426 &
For more information log on to:

Tentative Schedule:

December 10, 2010 –Friday
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
December 11, 2010 – Saturday
8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
December 12, 2010 - Sunday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Andrew Allden
School Director &
Endurance Instructor
Level I and 11 Endurance Instructor
18 Years as Division I Coach
Coached 2001 NCAA Champion 800m

Glenn McAtee
Instructor Throws
Level II School Throws Instructor
Former Assistant Track Coach
Clemson and Cal State Northridge
Mike Young
Instructor Jumps
Director of Sports Performance for
Human Performance Consulting
Level III Instructor for
Jumps, Sprints, and Throws
USATF Biomechanist

Register Online at by clicking the “school details” link.
Pre-registration fee is $125 if received by November 26, 2010; Late and on-site registration(space is limited) is $150.
Fee includes a Level 1 Curriculum and notebook cover. You must be a member of USATF to register –go to
Refund policy: 1/2 of the registration fee ($62.50) will be refunded after the registration deadline and no refund will be given
after the start date. If you have any difficulties with the online registration contact the School Director.
Host Hotel Information
Wingate by Wyndham I-77 & Tyvola
Call 704-523-3366 and ask for the USA Track and Field Rate
$59 per night ($68.59 including tax) Hot Breakfast Buffet included
6050 Tyvola Glenn Circle Charlotte NC 28217

Level 1 Information:
The USATF Coaching Education Level 1 program is a starting point for all track and field coaches. One of the objectives is to put all coaches on common platform (i.e., speaking the same language). The Level 1 program covers all events in a foundational manner by emphasizing fundamentals, rules, safety/risk management, and instruction techniques. Level 1 prepares individuals to coach junior high school, high school, club, college and age group athletes.
· Level 1 Schools are two-and-a-half-day courses (21-24 hours), including both classroom instruction and hands-on training. Attendance at all sessions is required.
· After the school, participants must complete an online exam that covers event-related and sport science subjects.
· Upon attending the School and passing the exam, participants will be issued a Level 1 Certificate of Completion.
· Recognition as a USATF Level 1 Coach
· Curriculum book covering sport science and individual events
· Skills and knowledge to coach athletes at the junior age division level
· Access to exclusive “Level 1” merchandise
· Eligibility to attend a Level 2 School

· Be at least 18 years of age
· Attend a Level 1 coaching education school
· Pass an online exam

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