About Me

Newly relocated to Sullivan High School. Head Xc and Head Girl's Track.

Discussion Posts

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23 days ago Sept. 4th Sullivan Xc meet
TRXC has taken over timing this meet and with the updated course it will be a moderate challenge....
1 month ago Uniform rule updates from NFHS
www.nfhs.org/articles/simplification-of-uniform-rule-continues-in-high-school-track-and-fieldcros...
2 months ago Race clock suggestions
I have approval for a digital race clock to display at xc races. Open to suggestions! Thanks i...
2 months ago Morning vs. Evening XC Conditioning
Firm plans are nice and build consistency, but too much rigidity can be detrimental. During the m...
3 months ago State Double Waterfall?
That's how it ended up. Tl my knowledge, no one fell, but it was still quite crowded around the t...
3 months ago What did I miss?
Tried to get on the track last night just before 5pm. Then the weather delay. I was instructed to...
3 months ago Trach Coach Needed: St. Vincent High School
Forgive the title spelling... Long hot day in the sun!
3 months ago Trach Coach Needed: St. Vincent High School
It has been a long run, but circumstances have called for me to move away from my post at St. Vin...
4 months ago Event no-show regulation
I am a fan of the proper execution of the double waterfall. There has been a lot of discrepancies...
4 months ago Feast or famine in girls distance running
The 3200 is a hard sell for young athletes. My XC kids cannot stand the repetitive nature of it a...
4 months ago District Time Schedule(s)
@hays Didn't even know that was in the discussion! Interesting...
4 months ago District Time Schedule(s)
I don't disagree with you, but looking at our district as an example, most of our coaches are sta...
4 months ago A quick head's up!
The entry system on track does not load a space to update entries, so if your best entries are no...
4 months ago Holding on to momentum
This time of year it is easy to get hyped up and excited, especially when the weather finally bre...
4 months ago Is it sportsmanship
I would think that would depend highly on the nature of the meet. Personally, I would run the...
4 months ago Any Class 1 or 2 teams need a meet? (Saturday April 14)
I would love to bring my team. Transportation and Prom intercedes that decision though. Best of L...
5 months ago Boys javelin already over 200 feet in Missouri
Just because I was curious. https://engineeringsport.co.uk/2012/09/21/the-story-of-the-javeli...
5 months ago Pole Vault Party
So wish I could bring vaulters. A little too far across state for us to travel.
5 months ago Athlete merging
@deekenkyle Could I get some assistance merging two of my athletes, please?
5 months ago Weeks 1 & 2 Highlights
We've had our first two weeks of practice and I'd like to take a moment to share highs of the sea...
5 months ago Mineral Area College CC/Track
Congratulations Mineral Area College and Coach Davis! Best of luck in beginning a program!
5 months ago Which State Has the Best All-Star Indoor Relay Teams?
@deekenkyle Does Milesplit host a meet? If not, they should consider hosting one and working o...
6 months ago Class 1 & 2 Javelin Preview?
Thank you!
6 months ago Class 1 & 2 Javelin Preview?
@muxctf15 No worries! All understandable. Thanks for what you are doing!
6 months ago Class 1 & 2 Javelin Preview?
Any Chance of seeing these?
6 months ago SV Javelin Meet, April 11, 2017
http://mo.milesplit.com/meets/303100/teams#.WowjCK5Ksiw This is a Javelin only competition. It...
6 months ago Enrollements 2018-19
Chaos is lovely, but unappreciated when it comes to information.
6 months ago Enrollements 2018-19
@hays So, the plan is to have a variable class system much like what we have already? SV s...
6 months ago Enrollements 2018-19
The discussion with my AD tells me they are redoing the enrollment figures. Something about enrol...
7 months ago Motivating team performances
@bantazmo More just opening dialogue! Looking for topics to share that would engage in conversati...
7 months ago Thanks to all!
Thank you for your passion! I am in awe of your accomplishments. Makes me want to go back and loo...
7 months ago Motivating team performances
St. Vincent competes in a challenging JCAA Conference track meet. We've never been able to place ...
7 months ago What strategies do you use to keep things fun?
Mid Season recovery is where we usually have fun. Last year, we played a massive game of tag....
7 months ago What strategies do you use to keep things fun?
Questions for the week- How do you keep track and field fun? Our sport is long, arduous, and ...
7 months ago Team Tent for XC
They've always done well for me. Since our parents sprung for our first tent, we've had it blown ...
7 months ago Coaching Approaches to meets
I've struggled with the points game for a long time. I want the team to score and I want them to ...
8 months ago Coaching Approaches to meets
Welcome back to the school year! Here is the question- When it comes to meets, how do you p...
8 months ago What is the toughest individual event on the track?
@mutiger31 It is impressive the kinds of time ran in that race. I look forward to see how the eve...
8 months ago What is the toughest individual event on the track?
@mutiger31 Totally agree regarding the 400IH. Were that in the HS, I would have placed it up ther...
8 months ago What is the toughest individual event on the track?
@JimBeatty I think that raises a discussion for another time. How does a coach make those determi...
8 months ago Team Tent for XC
I believe this ours was the Majestic Model.
8 months ago Team Tent for XC
http://www.kdkanopy.com/ This is the company we got our 10/20 tent. Aside from a massive wind ...
8 months ago What is the toughest individual event on the track?
This is very subjective. There are way too many factors to consider, but in my experience, I've f...
9 months ago Indoor Open meets for 2017-18
Thank you, coaches! I really wish we had more venues in Missouri to take advantage of through...
9 months ago Indoor Open meets for 2017-18
Trying to compile information for my off-season athletes who are itching to race. Within the stat...
9 months ago State XC Moving to Columbia in 2019
The entry and parking fee structure needed to be updated at the State meet. IF they are developin...
9 months ago Thank you, Missouri
That was quick! Way to go! Train your replacement well and to keep the content coverage as high a...
9 months ago Which event in Track and Field is the toughest to develop workouts for?
@knox Do you coach HS or College?
9 months ago Which event in Track and Field is the toughest to develop workouts for?
Just for fun! What challenges have you had in designing workouts for different event groups? Pers...
10 months ago Uniform Rules
@missilesilo Experimenting is a great idea whenever Missouri's weather systems are not as tem...