USATF Track & Field Officials Clinic


ATTENTION: TRACK & FIELD COACHES AND OFFICIALSImage result for usatf logo

Please forward to your Track and Field personnel:


NOTE: .6 CEU Credits are available for participation in this clinic.


A Track & Field Officiating Clinic is being offered to those of you who are interested in hosting or officiating track meets of all levels (High School, Junior High/Middle School, College or Youth Club.)


DATE:  Saturday, February 9, 2019   TIME: 9:00am-1:00PM


LOCATION:  Madison Central High School, 1417 Highland Colony Parkway, Madison, MS 39110

         Football Fieldhouse, 2nd Floor Meeting Room


CONTACT PERSONS: Dennis Groll, 318-355-2598 or coachgroll@gmail.com

Murray Harber, 601-540-8699, murraylynnharber@gmail.com Gloria Louis, 337-962-3009, marialouis1@aol.com


INTEREST IN PARTICIPATING IN THE CLINIC

Please acknowledge your interest in attending this clinic by contacting one of the Contact Persons above by either; phone, text or email.     


REASONS FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION

  1. Coaches become more knowledgeable about the rules.

  2. Better quality of officiating (certification) at our meets.

  3. Reduces protests and arguments concerning the rules.

  4. Improves the professionalism of our meets.

  5. Reduces time meet host needs to explain rules to inexperienced officials.


CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 

There are several levels of official certification through the USATF Track & Field Officials Certification process one may obtain if they so desire. We will discuss these Track & Field Officials Certification levels at this clinic and let you decide which level you want to pursue if you are interested in doing so.


COST OF THE CLINIC

Cost for the Officials Certification Clinic is $35 and the USATF Membership is $30.

.6 CEU Credits are available to Teachers, Coaches and others through participation in this clinic at a cost of $25.  


USATF SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION TRACK OFFICIALS' CLINIC

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019

MADISON CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

AGENDA

9:00 AM: Call Meeting to Order

9:00-9:30AM: Registration/ Pictures (only officials)

9:30 AM: Pledge and Prayer

9:35- 9:40 A.M: Welcome- Denise Groll and Gloria Louis

9:40-9:45A.M: Introduction

9:45-9:55A.M: Discuss on how one can earn .6 CEU"s for the course if needed.  

9:55-10:00A.M: Organize Officials Venue Rotation

10:00-11:50A.M: Venue Rotation: 20 minutes/Venue


Venue & Instructors:


Shot Put: Glyn Triggs

Discus: Glyn Triggs

Long Jump: Wilbert Floyd

Triple Jump: Wilbert Floyd

High Jump: Dennis Groll

Pole Vault: Dennis Groll

Starting: Keith Annison

Finish Line: Murray Harber

Check-In Area: Marian Clayton

Weights & Measures: Claude Clayton


Rotation: #1            Rotation #2          Rotation#3

Shot Put Discus & Javelin          Starting

Long Jump Triple Jump          Finish Line & Check-In  

High Jump Pole Vault          Weights & Measures


11:50- Break


12:00 Noon:  Certification Requirements:  Certification Chair- Gloria Louis

  • USATF Membership

  • Code of  Conducts of an  Official ( national forms)

  • Safe Sports- Review of  Course

  • Background Checks ( walk through online)

  • Open  Review Test ( take  home)

  • Working  Track Meets

Safety on   the Track- Group Discussion

National Updates and Rules

Door Prize

Adjournment




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