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2023 Coaches Education

  • All Level 1 schools will be virtual for 2023
  • The next Virtual Level 1 training is May 19-22, 2023

          For More Details and registration, click HERE

Date 5/19-5/22, 2023
School Director
Name Rogers Glispy
Phone number 215-751-8965


Rogers Glispy is the Athletic Director at Community College of Philadelphia after successfully serving as track & field and cross country coach. As a coach his teams won eight state championships and nine conference championships and earned Glispy Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association Cross-Country Coach of the Year on six occasions. He is an IAAF Level 5 / USATF Level 3 certified coach, having attended both the Endurance and Sprints Academies. He is also Level 2 certified in Jumps.

Dave Pavlansky was head boys’ track and cross-country coach at Boardman High School from 1999 –2011. Twice named OAT&CCC District 1 Boys’ Track Coach of the Year, Dave’s teams won 6 conferences and 7 district championships. He received the 2007 Fred Daffler State Coach of the Year Award for Boys’ Cross Country, and also in 2007, he was among ten sprint coaches selected nationwide by the USATF to attend the Emerging Elite Coaches’ School in Orlando, Florida. During Dave’s tenure, Boardman teams produced both Indoor and Outdoor state champions as well as two Nike All-Americans. Dave has USATF Level 2 certifications in Jumps, Endurance, and Sprints / Hurdles / Relays, and he currently serves as the USATF Regional Coordinator of Coaching Education for the Midwest.

Larry Judge Ph.D., CSCS. is a Professor of Kinesiology and coordinator of the graduate coaching program at Ball State University. He has 18 years of Division I coaching experience with Indiana State University, the University of South Carolina, the University of Wyoming, and the University of Florida. He is currently the Past USA Track & Field National Chairman for Coaching Education. He is also a Level III instructor for the World Athletics Coaching Education Program and has coached more than 100 NCAA Division I All-Americans, including nine Olympians. Coach Judge was named the 2003 NCAA assistant coach of the year in the throwing events. Judge served as the throws coach for the 2012 London, 2016 Rio, and 2020 Tokyo Paralympic teams for the United States. Dr. Judge has published over 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts. Dr. Judge is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the Society of Health and Physical Education.

Andrew Allden is currently the coach of the women’s cross-country team at the University of South Carolina. He is a Level 1 Level & 2 Level 2 Youth/Endurance instructor with 25 years of experience as a Division I collegiate coach.  He coached a Division I Men’s National Champion in the 800m and in 2003, was named Southeast Men’s Coach of the Year. Andrew has been involved with Coaching Education since 1993 and is co-author of the Endurance section of the USATF Level 1 textbook. He is a recipient of the Joe Vigil Sports Science and a two-time winner of the Ron Buss Service Award,

  • Level 2 – in-person July 18-22; location and registration TBA.

The USATF Registered Coaches Program was conceived to establish a set of standards for all coaches affiliated with USA Track & Field. The program involves a four-pronged process, which results in a published list of coaches who have demonstrated the ethics, honesty, and trustworthiness necessary for endorsement by the national governing body. The centerpiece of the process is a comprehensive Safe Sport Handbook that focuses on only the highest ethical and honorable standards. Registered Coaches also carry with them the rights and privileges available only to those within the registry. These benefits may include:

  • Discounts for premier seminars and coaching education programs
  • Registered Coach credential at USA National Championships
  • Selection to international team staff
  • Selection for Coaching Enhancement Grants
  • Involvement in USATF High-Performance Programs
  • Compensation from USATF or USOC athlete support programs

To become registered a coach must complete the application process which includes the steps outlined below.

  1. Be a current USATF member
  2. List current coaching affiliation in the application process
  3. Accept and adhere to the SafeSport Handbook
  4. Pass the USATF background screen

To begin the process of being a coach, please visit the background screening page of the USATF website.