Level 1 School


Date: January, 27 & 28, 2018

Location:  Alhambra High School
3839 W. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85019

 

School Director:  Dr. Wendy Truvillion; 770-364-3643 or 602-764-6016
w_truvillion@yahoo.com or truvillion@phoenixunion.org
 
For more information log on to:  www.usatf.org/groups/Coaches/education/ 
 
Tentative Schedule:
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Registration:                                                                                      7:30 am                                  
Philosophy, Ethics, and Risk Management                                     8:00 - 8:30am 

Psychology                                                                                         8:30 - 9:30am 
Physiology                                                                                          9:30 - 11:00    
Training Theory:                                                                                11:00 - 12:30 
Lunch                                                                                                  12:30 - 1:30pm
Biomechanics                                                                                     1:30 – 2:30        
Throws                                                                                                2:30 - 6:00pm
Dinner                                                                                                 6:00 – 7:00pm

Sprints, Relays                                                                                   7:00 – 9:30pm
 
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Bio-motor Training for Power Events:                                            8:00 – 9:30am
Endurance                                                                                          9:30 - 11:00am                       

Hurdles                                                                                               11:00 – 12:30
Lunch                                                                                                  12:30 – 1:30pm
Horizontal Jumps                                                                               1:30 – 3:30pm            
Vertical Jumps                                                                                   3:30 – 5:30  
Wrap Up:                                                                                            5:30 - 6:00pm

(ALL SESSIONS WILL BE HELD IN THE LECTURE HALL)
 
Registration:
 
Register Online at www.usatf.org/groups/Coaches/education/schools/ by clicking the “school details” link.
Pre-registration fee is $190.00 if received by Saturday, JANUARY 13, 2018;
Late and on-site registration (space is limited) is $240.00.  Fee includes a Level 1 Curriculum and notebook cover.

You must be a member of USATF to register – for more information, go to www.usatf.org/membership/
Refund policy:  1/2 of the registration fee ($95.00) will be refunded after the registration deadline and no refund will be given after the start date.
If you have any difficulties with the online registration process, please contact the School Director, at 770-364-3643.

Directions to Red Mountain HS:
 
Instructors:
 
Apryl Hampton, has coached track in Texas for over 30 years; Level 1 instructor for 20+ years

 
Bill Godina has produced 30 State Champions in Wyoming, Colorado, and Arizona
 
Todd Heirlmaier Student of Physical Therapy – University of New Mexico; multiple cross-country coach of the year honors in Minnesota.
 
Dr.Wendy Truvillion, Assistant Principal – Athletics/Activities of Alhambra HS, Phoenix, AZ
Former Track Coach at Georgia Tech and Penn State University

 
Level 1 Information:
USATF Coaching Education Level 1 program is a starting point for all track and field coaches. One of the objectives is to put all coaches on common platform (i.e., speaking the same language). The Level 1 program covers all events in a foundational manner by emphasizing fundamentals, rules, safety/risk management, and instruction techniques. Level 1 prepares individuals to coach junior high school, high school, club, and age group athletes.
·   Level 1 Schools are two-and-a-half-day courses (21-24 hours), including both classroom instruction and hands-on training.  Attendance at all sessions is required.
·   After the school, participants are given access to online materials including the online exam that covers event –related material and topics in the textbook. The exam window is 90 days from the close of the school.
·   Upon attending the School and passing the exam, participants will be issued a Level 1 Certificate of Completion.

 

Benefits                                                                                                
Recognition as a USATF Level 1 Coach                                                   
Curriculum book covering sport science and individual events             
Skills and knowledge to coach athletes at the junior age division level         
Access to exclusive “Level 1” merchandise                                           
Eligibility to attend a Level 2 School                                                 

Requirements:
Be at least 18 years of age
Earn certification by passing the online certification exam within 90 days of classroom portion of the program.
Attend a Level 1 coaching education school

HOTEL INFORMATION:
 
GCU Hotel and Conference Center
5115 N. 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85019
www.gcuhotel.com
1 – 844 – 683-5428
Sgl/Dbl Rates: $69.00
Suites: $74.00
 

USATF Coaches Education Level I School

January 27 & 28, 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018
Registration:                                                                                      7:30 am                                  
Philosophy, Ethics, and Risk Management                                     8:00 - 8:30am Truvillion       
Psychology                                                                                         8:30 - 9:30am Truvillion
Physiology                                                                                          9:30 - 11:00 Hampton
Training Theory:                                                                                11:00 - 12:30 Godina
Lunch                                                                                                  12:30 - 1:30pm
Biomechanics                                                                                     1:30 – 2:30 Heirlmaier
Throws                                                                                                2:30 - 6:00pm Godina
Dinner                                                                                                 6:00 – 7:00pm
Sprints, Relays                                                                                   7:00 – 9:30 Truvillion

 
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Bio-motor Training for Power Events:                                            8:00 – 9:30am Heirlmaier
Endurance                                                                                          9:30 - 11:00am Heirlmaier
Hurdles                                                                                               11:00 – 12:30 Truvillion
Lunch                                                                                                  12:30 – 1:30pm
Horizontal Jumps                                                                               1:30 – 3:30pm Hampton
Vertical Jumps                                                                                   3:30 – 5:30   Hampton
Wrap Up:                                                                                            5:30 - 6:00pm Truvillion                       

Feel free to bring light snacks and water. Please turn all cell phones and pagers on vibrate/silent.  Bring a jacket to make sure that you’re comfortable, along with writing pad and pen.  We will have time for more questions following each daily session, so please hold lengthy questions until then.  All other questions or concerns please feel free to bring them to our attention.  Enjoy the instruction.               

Level I Instructors

Apryl Hampton
·         30 years of coaching experience at the high school, youth, and elite levels
·         Hosted and taught in over 20 Level I schools
·         Level I and II certified coach and lead instructor
·         Jumps coach on the 2012 World Junior Championship Team
·         High school AP physics and chemistry teacher

Bill Godina
·         35 years of coaching experience at the high school and elite levels.
·         He has produced 30 State Champions in Wyoming, Colorado, and Arizona, including Wyoming Boys and Colorado Girls Shot and Discus record holders.
·         He has coached two Golden West Discus Champions and one Junior National Discus Champion. 
·         In the discus, he has coached five boys over 180’ and a girl at 174’10” 
·         He has completed the USATF Coaching Education Level 3 Program and serves as a Level 1 and Level 2 Instructor. 
·         He is also the author of the USATF Instructor Training Course.
Todd Heirlmaier
·         High School cross-country coach for 14 years, with dozens of athletes over 4.0 GPA.
·         He is a USTFCCCA certified Endurance Specialist
·         USATF Level 2 certified in Youth, Endurance, and Combined Events.
·         Hierlmaier was the 2012 Minnesota Ultimate Runner Series Champion
·         2009 Minnesota Class AA Cross Country coach of the year
·         Has received multiple MN 3AA Section Coach of the year honors.

Dr. Wendy Truvillion
·         Presently serving as Women’s Track and Field Executive Vice Chair
·         Presently serving as the USATF Women’s Junior/HS Focus Group - Commissioner
·         IAAF Coaches Commmission – USA Rep
·         Presently Assistant Principal of Athletics and Activities at Alhambra HS - Phoenix Union HS District,
·         Formerly Assistant Principal of Student Success, Registration, and Athletics at Maryvale HS
·         Presently Adjunct Professor for Grand Canyon University – College of Education
·         Recently served as the interim USATF Women’s Track and  Field Chair for the 2016 Olympic Trials
·         Vice President for Administration for USATF – Arizona (2008 to present)
·         USATF – Arizona – coordinator for Coaches Education (2007- present)
·         Served as the Head Manager for the 2016 NACAC U23 Championship team that traveled to El Salvador
·         Served as the Head Manager for the 2015 PanAmerican Junior Team that traveled to Edmonton, Canada
·         Served as the Head Manager for the 2013 PanAmerican Junior Team that traveled to Medellin, Colombia 
·         Served as the Head Coach for the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championship Team that traveled to Barcelona, Spain
·         Coached on twenty-two (22) USA International teams for USATF.
·         Former USATF Georgia Association – T&F Chairperson from 1988 - 2007
·         Former Track Coach for Georgia Tech (1988-95) and Penn State University (1996-97)
·         Former Track Coach for McEachern HS in Atlanta, GA (State Champs, 2007)
·         Quicksilver Track Club of Atlanta, coach and consultant since 1988
·         Hosted and taught in over 35 Level I schools since 1994
·         Taught Sprints/Hurdles/Relays in the USATF Coaches Education – Level II school held at Villanova University
·         Level I and II certified coach and lead instructor