2013 Georgia Coaches Association Track Clinic Information

Georgia Track & Field Clinic at Wesleyan H.S. Norcross, Georgia


     Saturday, January 19, 2013 


Registration: 7:30-10:00 a.m.


8:00-8:50 a.m.

(Theater)  Bryan Hoddle  101 Dynamic Active Warm-up Drills for Track and Field
(McKeever)  Adam Kedge  Program Essentials: Track and Cross Country

(Rm 132)  Derrick Harper, Long Jump

(Rm 130)  Mike Judge, The Discus Throw Simplified


9:00-9:50 a.m.

(Theater)  Kevin Young    Hurdle Training  Basics
(McKeever) Hal Fairbanks, Pole Vault (Pole Vault Atl) “ How to Teach Beginning Pole Vaulters”

(Rm 132) Cross Country Discussion Panel (Discussion group on cross country in Ga.)

(Rm 130) Sonya Robinson  Training the 800m Champion Runner


10:00-10:50 a.m.

(Theater)  Bryan Hoddle Writing Sprint, Hurdle, and Relay workouts for the high school athlete Part 1
(McKeever) Adam Kedge  High School XC Training

(Rm 130)  Derrick Harper   Triple Jump

(Rm 132)   Mike Judge, The glide shot put: Mastering the Basics


10:55-11:45 a.m.

(Theater)  Kevin Young   Championship Hurdle Training and Technique Tips
(McKeever) Jimmy Sorrells  Peaking Workouts for cross country and distance events.

(Rm 130) Josh Glass (World Championships Medical Team) Injury Prevention and Strengthening Session 

(Rm 132)  Bryan Hoddle, High Jump


11:30-12:45   Lunch


12:35-1:25 p.m. (Theater)   GHSA Mandatory Rules Clinic


1:30-2:20  p.m.

(Theater)    Bryan Hoddle  Writing Sprint, Hurdle, and Relay workouts for the high school athlete Part 2
(McKeever)  Adam Kedge  The Distances: 800m, 1600m, 3200m

(Rm 130)  Hal Fairbanks Pole Vault Lesson #2 “Getting Pole Vaulters OFF the Ground”

(Rm 132)  Dr. Tara Merritt  Keeping Track Athletes Healthy and Injury Prevention Tips


2:30-3:20  p.m.

(Theater)  Bryan Hoddle The little/ overlooked things that keep your sprinter and hurdler healthy and performing at a top notch level

(Rm 132)  Eric Heintz, Cross Country Training





Clinicians (Short Bio on Clinicians in updated Schedule 2nd week of December)

Kevin Young-World Record Holder 400m Hurdles

Bryan Hoddle-2004 Athens Paraolympic Coach & Motivational speaker

Derrick Harper-Jumps Coach at Stephenson High School

Mike Judge-Vice President USATF Georgia, National chair for the throwing events for USATF Coaches Education, trained over 50 Georgia State champions in the shot put and discus throw, trained 168 high school all-Americans in the throwing events, USATF Level 3 coach, IAAF Level 5 coach, founder and head coach Throw1deep club

 Sonya Robinson-Former Elite Athlete and heavily involved with USATF Georgia. Sonya competed for a period of time on European tour mainly in 800 & 1500 meters.

Eric Heintz-Marist High School   AAAA State Champions in Cross Country 2012

Jimmy Sorrells-Flowery Branch  AAAA State Runner-ups in Cross Country 2012

Josh Glass-London Olympic Medical Staff

Dr. Tara Merritt-Dr. Sport Medicine/Physical Therapy

Adam Kedge-Head Coach at Albuquerque Academy where he has won 20 New Mexico State titles in the last 15 years. In 2011 Coach Kedge was named the Boy’s National Coach of the year by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association. 


Directions to Wesleyan High School-Norcross, Georgia