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


Wesleyan School is located in Norcross, Georgia, approximately five miles north
of I-285, just past the intersection of Peachtree Parkway (Highway 141) and
Spalding Drive. There are two entrances to the school; one is less than one
quarter of a mile north of the Peachtree Parkway-Spalding Drive intersection,
and the other is about one quarter of a mile east of that intersection on
Spalding Drive.

Directions From I-285:
Take the Peachtree Industrial North exit (east or west bound). When Peachtree
Industrial forks to the right, take the left fork, Highway 141/Peachtree
Parkway/Cumming. Continue on 141 to the traffic light at Spalding Drive. Take a
right on Spalding (a Bank of America will be on your right). The entrance to
Wesleyan will be on your left at the first traffic light.

Directions From I-85 South:
From northeast Georgia, take I-85 South to the Beaver Ruin Exit and turn right
on Beaver Ruin Road. Continue 2-3 miles to Buford Highway and turn right. At
next light, turn left on Langford Road (Shell Gas Station on left). Continue on
Langford (it will merge with Medlock Bridge Rd. before crossing Peachtree
Industrial) to Spalding Drive. Turn left on Spalding (passing the new Norcross
High School on the left) and continue until you see Wesleyan’s football stadium
on the right. Turn right at the light just past the stadium into the school
property.

Directions From Ga. 400 North:
Take Ga. 400 North to exit 7 Holcomb Bridge East. Head east to Spalding Drive.
Turn left. Continue straight across Highway 141/Peachtree Parkway. Go to the
first traffic light after the Peachtree Pkwy intersection and turn left into
Wesleyan School.

Directions From Ga. 400 South:
Take Ga. 400 South to exit 13 (Hwy. 141) and go south on 141. Proceed on 141 to
Spalding Drive (there will be a Wendy's on the left) and turn left at the
traffic light onto Spalding. Go to the first traffic light and turn left into
Wesleyan School.

Lodging for Clinic: Make Reservations before Jan. 10th if Possible

Lodging: Please ask for the Track Clinic Block of Rooms   (Make Reservations Early)

Atlanta Marriott Norcross

475 Technology Parkway

Norcross, GA 30092

p: 770-263-8558

 

Rate: $73.00 Plus Tax       Free Wi-Fi

(King or 2 Double Beds)

 

 Registration  Information:

 

Registration Information:       Clinic Date: January 19, 2013

 

Time Schedule-8:00-3:20

 

The cost of the clinic will be $45.00 per person. The fee will include lunch, rules clinic, and the clinic.  A discount rate of $40.00 person for schools of 3 or more coaches. 

 

Who to write Check to:----Checks Payable: The Track/Cross Country Coaches of Georgia

 

Where to send Registration to:

**You can just send me the names via e-mail: tomasasitton@bellsouth.net or tsitton@jackson.k12.ga.us

 

 

 

                                    Payment Sent to:

Payable to: The Track/Cross Country Coaches of Georgia

 

Address:  Tomy Sitton   3940 Suwanee Place Drive   Suwanee, Georgia   30024

 

Name of School________________________________              

Coach Attending_____________________________                    Yrs Coaching_____

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Coach Attending_____________________________                    Yrs Coaching_____

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***Coaches that have coached 20 or more years coaching in track please e-mail me the name, school, and # of years of coaching for the coach.

 

 

 

I want to thank the following people and businesses for their support of the clinic:

 

Sponsors:

Atlanta Track Club

M-F Athletics

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