Monday, December 14, 2015

Minnesota Track & Field Coaches Association 2016 Clinic

Minnesota Track & Field Coaches Association 2016 Clinic 
January 28, 29 and 30, 2016
Bloomington DoubleTree Hotel
Clinic Schedule        

Registration is now OPEN!

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Here is what you get for your $100 Clinic fee!  48 Hours of Track & Field instruction from some of the top Coaches in the World, Coach of the Year and Hall of Fame Banquet, 2 Free Socials, 20+ Vendors and over 100 Door prizes!

(Partial bios of some of the speakers) 
Speaker Bios
Beth Alford-Sullivan- currently the Director Of T & F/CC at the Univ. of Tennessee. Past experience: Penn State, Stanford, Minnesota State-Mankato. 32 Coach of the Year Awards. 9 Big 10 Team Titles. 167 All-Americans. USTFCCCA President. 3 time Captain of Univ. of Minnesota X-C Team.

Matt Bingle- currently the Director of T & F/CC at the Univ. of Minnesota. 107 NCAA Qualifiers. 10 All Americans. 4 Big 10 Titles. Captain, Most Valuable, All Conference Hurdler at Ball State.

Lucky Huber- Director of T& F/CC at the Univ. of South Dakota. 16 Conference Team Titles. 2008 USTFCCCA National Women’ s Track Coach of the Year. 10th Place Team finish at D-1 NCAA National Indoor Championships 2014. Coached three time Olympic Qualifier, Derek Miles.

Katie Wagner- three time USTFCCA National Assistant Coach of the Year (10, 14, 15). Her hurdlers and jumpers scored 29 points at the D-III Indoor National Meet in 2015 and 40 points in claiming the National Title Outdoors. She was a Conference Champion in the Heptathlon and Pentathlon at UW-L.

Dan Fitzsimmons- Head X-C Coach/Asst. Track at the University of South Dakota. 2015, second and third place finish at Summit League X-C Championships. 28 Individual Conference Champs in Track distance events. 8 State HS X-C Championships at Yankton, SD and 5 State T& F Championships. 6 time State COY. Former steeplechase record holder at USD.

Andrew Rock- Head Men’s and Women’s T& F Coach at Bethel University. Olympic Gold Medalist 4 x 400, 2004 Greece Olympic Games. 9 time National Champion at Univ. of Wisconsin-Lacrosse. 2015 MIAC Women’s Track Coach of the Year. 13 National Qualifiers. PR of 44.35 in 400.

 AG Kruger- throws Coach at the University of South Dakota. 3 time Olympian 2004, 2008 and 2012 in the Hammer. World Record Holder in the Pentathlon (SP, Dis, WT and Jav) for 35-39 age Group. National Champion and NCAA D-II National Athlete of the Year 2001.

Brett Ayers- Head X-C, Asst. T& F at Winona State University. Coached his Women’s X-C Team to a D-II National Championship in 2011. He also ran professionally for New Balance for seven years.

Jim Dilling-Head Men’s Coach at Minnesota State Univ.-Mankato. 3 Time NSIC Coach of the Year. 2 time USTFCCCA Region COY. 4 time NCAA D-II National Champion in the High Jump. 2007 USA National HJ Champion. PR of 7’ 6.5”.

Chris Parno- Assistant Coach at MSU-Mankato. 2 time USTFCCCA Region Assistant COY. Guided 9 MSU sprinters to All American honors in 2015. 7 time All Conference Hurdler, sprinter, decathlete at Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth.

Tom Thorkelson-Coaches the throwers at Gustavus Adolphus College. Has coached 52 All Americans since 1985. Coached 3 time National Champion and Olympic Trials Qualifier.

Jane Reimer-Morgan- Head Girls Coach at Minnetonka HS. 6 Time MSHSL State Champions. USTFCCA Minnesota Girls COY 2014. 2 time Minnesota Class AA Girls COY. Bob Bonk- 44 years as Coach at Fairmont HS. 6 time True Team State Champion. 1 MSHSL State Team Championship. 189 Individual State qualifiers.

Bruce Kivimaki- Head Boys coach at Eden Prairie HS. 3 State Team Championships. 105 All State Track Athletes. Minnesota Boys Class AA COY 2010.

Chris Milton- Pole Vault coach at Eden Prairie HS. 3 State Pole vault Champions. 17 All State Vaulters. 3 time MIAC Vault Champion.

Nick Lovas- Head Boys Coach at Hopkins HS. 3 State Team Championships. USTFCCCA Minnesota COY 2014. 2011 Girls COY. Matt Jaschen- Head X-C Coach/Asst Track at Johnston HS, IA. 2013 Class 4A COY.

Ben Youngs- Head Girls/Boys at Maple Lake HS. 1 State Team Championship. 2 time Minnesota COY ( Girls & Boys). 4 time State Runner-up.

Patti Percival- Head CC/Asst.Track Coach at White Bear Lake HS. 2 State True Team Championships. 3 runner-up finishes at State X-C. Moundsview HOF. Captain of the Univ. of Minnesota Track/CC teams.

Lee Van Nyhuis- Head Coach at Osakis HS. 15 Conference Championships. 8 years with a Relay in the top three at State Meet. Minnesota Girls COY.

Dave Emmans- Head X-C/Asst. Track Coach at Wayzata HS. 1 National Championship in Girls X-C. 3 time State Champions. National X-C COY. Coached State Record Holder in the 800.

Dale Moga- Asst. at Rushford-Peterson/Houston. Coached State Champions in Long Jump and Triple Jump. Also coached 2 All State Horizontal Jumpers.

These are just a few of the coaches that will be sharing their ideas and methods in January.  Info on additional speakers and a complete schedule coming soon!

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