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10 days ago 4x800 All-Time Top 10
@spxcoachrm Your last sentence is an excellent point. I can understand not following the crowd...
11 days ago 4x800 All-Time Top 10
@spxcoachrm The reasoning I heard is that people didn't want their open 800 final qualifiers t...
2 months ago Questions about track season
@jmcartney The State XC results suggest that might not be accurate.
2 months ago Questions about track season
One advantage of one heat is that if teams won't have to worry about qualifying for a slower heat...
2 months ago Questions about track season
@Kennedy_1979 I agree. I was just saying what I thought the powers that be had decided, but I ...
2 months ago Questions about track season
@Sgriff2861 I thought I had heard 2 heat timed final but I could be wrong.
2 months ago Questions about track season
@mms72 It's my understanding that the 4 x 800 will be a final, with no prelims.
3 months ago Questions about track season
@BillATC Great point. I have no idea how wrestling is a thing this year.
4 months ago Congrats to the Chestatee boys!
Anything that brings dataholic back to the messageboard is a great thing!
4 months ago Reminder: Deadline to submit projected top 7 is 5pm today
Per pg 3 of the Coaches Handbook [url=https://www.ghsa.net/sites/default/files/documents/xc/20...
4 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@spxcoachrm The falls were focused on in the proposal to keep Areas for 7A. Unfortunately, it ...
4 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
I like it. I think it works best if State is a week later as well. So if it had happened this yea...
4 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@RidgeXC Agreed. While combining classifications for XC might make the most sense, I do not see ...
4 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
If there are any changes to State qualifying, it would have to be for all classifications. The GH...
4 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
When I was the XC chair for the Coaches Association, I did a few surveys to find out how people f...
4 months ago XC Sectional Meet
In 2002, 2003, 2004, when we had Sectionals before, 1st and 2nd at Region got a bye to State. 3rd...
4 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
When I presented to the GHSA this spring, the main reason we were given for 7A to return to Regio...
5 months ago State Meet Considerations
The 12 person roster for XC might be something that the Coaches Association wants to look into (I...
5 months ago State Meet Considerations
@Sorrells28 Yes, Sectionals for XC might be the next thing to pursue, for sure. This isn'...
5 months ago Coach Wood Hope and Hoppines Canned Food Drive Results
I sent this to coaches yesterday but wanted to post it as well, as a thank you to everyone who co...
5 months ago Coach Wood Course
Since I've heard concerns from some people: the course was 5,000m. It was not long. As has been...
5 months ago Coach Wood Atta Boys
Thank you both! We could not do it without our amazing crew of parents who volunteer countless ho...
5 months ago Gwinnett Daily Post Coach Wood article
[url=https://www.gwinnettprepsports.com/sports/coach-wood-invitational-hope-and-hoppines-canned-f...
5 months ago Course map
It is a 5k.
5 months ago Coach Wood Apparel
Just a reminder about this. Apparel will ONLY be available online, to reduce crowding and lines. ...
5 months ago Course map
No hills at all. Basically a grass track. 2 years ago we had to cut into the middle of the field ...
5 months ago Coaches, Teams, and Spectators Coming to Coach Wood
We are once again doing the Hope/Hoppines Canned Food Drive at this year's Coach Wood Invitationa...
5 months ago Course map
I just put a pic of the course on the meet page. It's basically running around the perimeter of t...
5 months ago Coach Wood Apparel
This year as a Covid precaution we are offering Coach Wood apparel online. A bonus of this is tha...
5 months ago Alexander/Asics
@hudsonxc It's a great venue. Very scenic. From what Coach Robinson told me, the grass should ...
6 months ago XC training tips
@wfoster I don't have much to offer on the girl's side. I didn't start coaching them until Tr...
6 months ago XC training tips
@spxcoachrm Yes, Tempo 400s were a Coach Wood workout (and perhaps he got them from someone else...
7 months ago NEGA Championships 8/22
@timcacs Will do. Thank you!
7 months ago NEGA Championships 8/22
@timcacs Looks good, Coach. Thanks. Can you tell me who we make the check out to?
8 months ago Meet Directors: Is your scheduled meet still a "go"?
Just found out Berry Clara Bowl has been canceled. There is a blurb about it on the meet page.
8 months ago Meet Directors: Is your scheduled meet still a "go"?
Coach Wood is on and we will find a way to host our meet. Will have to adjust some things but no...
8 months ago Key GHSA Meeting at 1 pm Today
GHSA will at some point release guidelines for Cross Country, so we will see if coaches have leew...
8 months ago There will be a 4x8! GREAT job to those who presented to the GHSA today.
FYI: 7A Area pairings were never intended to last for 4 years. That's just what ended up happening.
8 months ago There will be a 4x8! GREAT job to those who presented to the GHSA today.
@ncsukat Yes, all classifications have Regions, and top 4 teams at Region qualify for State. S...
8 months ago New Date for GATFXCCA South Georgia Distance Summit-Thursday, 6/25
@acarr6453 Thank you for the kind words! Thanks to Coach Foster, Coach Spinks, and Coach Hein...
9 months ago Coach Wood is Now Full
The meet is now full. As was posted on the meet page for the last few months, adding the meet to ...
9 months ago New Date for GATFXCCA South Georgia Distance Summit-Thursday, 6/25
Coaches The Summit will now be Thursday, 6/25, from 9am-2:20pm.  A reminder that the Summi...
9 months ago Coach Wood 2020 Almost Full
We only have one spot left for this fall's Coach Wood Invitational. First come first serve! Afte...
10 months ago Legendary Coaches Interviews
Have really enjoyed reading these interviews! Personally, Jerry Arnold has helped me many times o...
10 months ago Coach Wood Open to All Interested Teams
Here is the link for coaches to use to sign up their teams: [url=https://forms.gle/ERYEgRmMPD71Ke...
11 months ago Fleet Feet/New Balance Coach Wood Invitational 2020
@coachac Just sent a reminder to returning coaches. On Monday the meet will open up to all oth...
11 months ago Fleet Feet/New Balance Coach Wood Invitational 2020
Coaches of teams that ran in Coach Wood last year were sent an email this morning about signing u...
11 months ago What Do You Miss Most About The Boys State Meet in Jefferson?
I really like the current format with both genders, but I do miss seeing all boys classifications...
12 months ago How do we get all kids a real season now?
Meets at a later date would be great but it’s a tricky situation for sure. For example, Gwinnet...
12 months ago GHSA Not Cancelling Events, Leaves Decision to Local Officials
@gawebmaster Might want to read this [url=https://www.ghsa.net/ghsa-postpones-state-literary-m...