About Me

Athletic Director, Black Forest Academy, Kandern, GermanyFormerly head cross country and track & field coach at Darlington School, Rome, Georgia, USAState Champions coached:Darlington Girls' Cross Country, 2010 Class A Team Champion (Ansley McDurmon #1 runner, currently at University of the South)Cam Collins, 2012 Class A 800m champion, 1:57.21 (currently at University of Virginia)Alex Cox, 2013 Class A 400m champion, 48.97 (currently at University of New Hampshire)Miles Bearden, 2013 Class A high jump champion, 6'10" (currently at Kansas State University)Personal PR's (mostly from college career at Samford University, 1996-2000)800: 1:531500: 3:503000: 8:305000: 15:148000: 25:2010000: 32:33

Discussion Posts

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4 years ago Unique event combos
I had a girl last year at my school in Germany do the discus, triple jump, and the 400 leg of the...
5 years ago Head cross country coach opening at Darlington School
Darlington School in Rome, GA seeks a new head cross country coach and distance track coach. As y...
5 years ago State DQs
[quote=cmarett]...realized that a change in the rule is the only thing that will be fair to all r...
5 years ago State DQs
Well, that makes sense for the no shoes I guess. But a headband sliding down resulting in a DQ? T...
5 years ago State DQs
I am always fascinated and saddened by these. Here are the three DQ's from the 2016 GA State CC M...
5 years ago Alumni Report
Some Darlington alums are currently thriving in college. Links are to most recent meet results. ...
5 years ago GHSA Announces Expanded Track Venues in 2017
Wow, this is awesome and a long time coming. Wish I'd been able to experience this model during m...
5 years ago Georgia XC Meet of Champions
@crossfan2861 It is no different, it is exactly the same for NXN and the GA Meet of Champions. So...
5 years ago Georgia XC Meet of Champions
@FirstCallTiming I love the idea of this meet, but I don't understand, like with NXN, how teams/c...
5 years ago Watch girls state meet
Oh, goodness. Thanks for the intel. Probably won't pay $10 for that.
5 years ago Watch girls state meet
@trailcat Was it good, or bad? Debating paying the $10 for watching the distance races tonight. W...
5 years ago Class AA Sectional at GAC postponed
Are the results of the events that concluded online anywhere?
5 years ago "Best All-Around Jumpers"-comments
Interesting thoughts here. I have a girl on my team in Germany who is potential European champion...
5 years ago Marist Home Meet #3 Boys 800m
@jumboelliott That was fun to watch :)
5 years ago COACHS 4X1600M RELAYS
[quote=mmcguire]@aparish As a spectator at the meet, the atmosphere was awesome and I think the a...
5 years ago COACHS 4X1600M RELAYS
[quote=crossfan2861]For those of you who didn't get to see Frank's super brave race last weekend ...
5 years ago Mizuno ads freezing screen
@GettingSlower Use Chrome and install Adblock Plus. Never seen a Mizuno ad personally.
6 years ago FLORIDA - CHECK THEM OUT
I love the idea of bidding out the State meet, but I am less than excited if corporations like IM...
6 years ago Now that the New Classification and Regions are set---this question
[quote=spxcoachrm]@aparish Terrible idea. Then coaches will just create a 2.8 mile course so ...
6 years ago Now that the New Classification and Regions are set---this question
@mcorley Over 1/3 of the boys in A Public and AA were above 24 minutes this year (although it was...
6 years ago Reclassification update
[quote=gawebmaster]Run A together and separate the results, lol..[/quote] @gawebmaster Better ...
6 years ago Issues Poll has Caused
Thanks for this post, Bruce, but an apology was not necessary. This situation needed to be discus...
6 years ago Jenna Gearing
@samborg Thanks for the update; will be praying for her recovery!
6 years ago Course Distance When A Separation Slope was Closed
[quote=xcmom2013]The Top 500 merged results aren't really an accurate tool since the course lengt...
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
Now that I have read all the details, I am even more appalled at the John Green disqualification....
6 years ago Course Distance When A Separation Slope was Closed
For simplicity it seems the 6A and Class A public races should be classified as 3-mile races and ...
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
[quote=aparish]" -- John Green West Forsyth DQ uniform violati...
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
" -- John Green West Forsyth DQ uniform violation" Seriously?
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
Jenna Gearing, 4A individual favorite, apparently led last mile of race but fell with 50m to go a...
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
[url=https://twitter.com/EaTm_OCR]Amazing mud hole![/url] And only on the 5th race of 14!
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
Best twitter feed for live text updates and sometimes photos: [url=https://twitter.com/EaTm_OCR]E...
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
Landmark's boys and girls, the two team champions so far, each ran 20-25 seconds slower on averag...
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
[quote=Pre1962]....seemed too fast for conditions. [/quote] @Pre1962 Great observation. Many r...
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
Nice short video of start of Class A Private boys race on [url=http://twitter.com/OfficialGHSA/st...
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
Glad the rain has stopped! Now gotta keep the lightning away! Looking forward to following along...
6 years ago Live video? Other state coverage? Weather delays?
Apparently no NFHS network video this year? Anyone want to do a Periscope? Post links here! Tryin...
6 years ago Final Pre-State Rankings
Is there a 2A boys' list? I haven't been able to find it all season. [img]http://www.milesplit...
6 years ago Region 6-A Meet ??
Looking again- multiple boys public teams, but Trion is the only girls public team.
6 years ago Region 6-A Meet ??
@gawebmaster Looking at the raw results, there are more public teams than just Trion. Either they...
6 years ago Ryan Hall going to be in Rome, GA Dec. 4-5
Anyone can go hear him speak at the Rome Area Cross Country Banquet on Dec. 4, and then see him w...
6 years ago Darlington Course Pictures
Looks beautiful! Can't believe it's been almost two years since I have been at this festival.
6 years ago New site preview
Has anyone ever successfully changed their avatar? I still cannot. I have tried jpeg, png, and gi...
6 years ago Too many articles
Agree 100%. The amount of content is overwhelming. About the Marist Double Dip preview- the vi...
6 years ago Draft King pop-ups
Agreed it is unacceptable, but if you don't want to see it use Google Chrome with Adblock on your...
6 years ago Nike Oregon Project suspected of doping - What are your thoughts??
Salazar has really bothered me for years, and I was not surprised by these recent allegations as ...
6 years ago Question
@Bansley2 No. Even in JV meets every athlete must be a part of a school team and in a school unif...
6 years ago 5A 4x4
Just attempted to watch the NFHS video to see this race and get the splits, but the 5A 4 x 400 vi...
6 years ago Link to NFHS 1600 Video
@crossfan2861 I agreed with most of your comments, except if you talked to the camera crew, they ...
6 years ago Link to NFHS 1600 Video
Free only because I got a Georgia Comcast login from someone. Yeah I wasn't going to pay either. ...
6 years ago Link to NFHS 1600 Video
"The venue had some severe internet connection issues last night, so they were unable to live str...