NEW ORLEANS – Newcomers and veterans to coaching track & field alike can take advantage of the Track & Field Academy courses being offered at the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, this December.
Eight classes will be taught across four days at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa by some of the world’s best coaches and clinicians.
Please note that enrollment in the Track & Field Academy courses at the USTFCCCA Convention is a separate process and a separate cost from registering for Convention.
Six of the eight classes will take place between Sunday, December 10 and Tuesday, December 12, which is prior to and/or on the official December 12 start date of the USTFCCCA Convention.
The remaining two classes will be held between Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17, which is after the conclusion of the USTFCCCA Convention.
A full listing of courses offered at the USTFCCCA Convention, listed in order of course number, can be found below or on the USTFCCCA Convention website.
Questions about Track & Field Academy? Please contact Boo Schexnayder.
TFA Course 201: Track & Field Technical Certification
Dec. 10 (7:00 pm-10:00 pm)
Dec. 11 (8:00 am – 8:00 pm)
Course Fee: $135 if registered by Nov. 30
$155 if registered after Nov. 30
Instructor: Tommy Badon
A certification granting course covering training design and technical instruction in a variety of Track & Field event areas. Topics include training components, training design, technical instruction and teaching progressions in the 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500/1600, 3K/3200, 5K, 10K, 100/110h, 300/400h, Glide SP, DT, JT, LJ, TJ, HJ, PV, 4×100, 4×200, 4×400.
TFA Course 202: Track & Field Program Management Certification
Dec. 12 (8:00 am – 2:00 pm)
Course Fee: $85 if registered by Dec. 2
$100 if registered after Dec. 2
Instructors: Brian Bancroft, Jack Sands
A certification granting course covering all non-technical aspects of Track & Field coaching. Topics include ethics, roster management, budget, finance, equipment, academic monitoring, entries, eligibility, meet management.
TFA Course 307: Head Collegiate Coaching Certification
Dec. 10 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Dec. 11 (8:00 am – 6:00 pm)
Course Fee: $175 if registered by Dec. 1
$195 if registered after Dec. 1
Instructor: Dr. Rick McGuire
A certification granting course that covers all key duties of a…