provided by Dr. Anne Shadle TPP – Plan + expectations + how sports psych is included to help set the athlete up for success Sports psych goals for TPP – meet with sport psych via Skype/Facetime/1-on-1’s Sport psych workshops Stressors — create plan: the healthier you are as a person, the better you will perform […]
2017 Annual Meeting
Notes from the 2017 USATF Annual Meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
provided by Will Leer Big debate on timing between Club XC, USA XC Nationals and World XC Champs Winter dates allow fall marathoners the opportunity to compete (as opposed to Club XC which is a deciding race for Edinborough XC race) NOT changing dates for Club XC. Fits “too well” w/ association races provided by […]
provided by Melinda Withrow Great discussion identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for women under the USATF umbrella looking through a coach’s, athlete’s, administrator’s and official’s lens. We split up into these respective groups and created priorities of focus as well as goals, short term and longterm, to help us attain those priorities. We then […]
provided by Melinda Withrow They discussed where were the potential sites for future annual meetings (cannot disclose these sites). In the discussion they asked how the athletes liked this site in terms of using practice & weights facility. The AAC athletes in the room shared what, collectively, the athletes need when looking at future sites. […]
provided by Erin Talcott Adopted a resolution calling for creation of a task force to examine club practices recruiting/”buying” athletes from other clubs.
provided by Traci Falbo 26,000 ACTIVE certified courses. New online protocol for course certification. Non-paved discussion: set up committee to research these issues. Camille is on for athlete rep. Will have demo of new course certification measurement: App website: certifiedroadraces.com-sign up for an account. all are on this website. Calibration course overflow DEMO: https://tinyurl.com/RRTCdemo
provided by Traci Falbo: Finances: Howard & Nancy spoke regarding budget meeting with budget committee meeting earlier today. We stated that we are experiencing growing pains. More NC’s, WC’s. Athletes pay in advance for airfare, hotel, food, etc. and reimbursement doesn’t even pay for airfare. We asked that they reconsider our budget. Didn’t see […]
provided by Traci Falbo Interested people can sign up for monthly LDR Newsletters via the LDR Google Group Women’s LDR highlights: OT bids are in process, 10 championships for 2018, Athletes who want qualifiers for the OT’s need to make sure the race they run is certified AND SANCTIONED. Men’s LDR: trials process, team leader for […]
provided by Kara Winger Rules reviews will be moved to online processes. Video training for officials is increasing. Background checks increasing. The committee wants to attract younger officials. I think athletes should consider this. A Junior Officials Program might happen (under 18)! Tuesday and Wednesday they went through the selection process for 2018 National Championships; […]
provided by Tiombe Hurd: Presentation by Vin Lananna: USATF membership is currently at 130,000. He wants to grow it to 1 million over the next 3-4 years. To increase membership, we have to provide value to the membership. Think “Why would people want to join USATF?” There needs to be improvement of communication….not only via […]