provided by Erin Talcott Adopted a resolution calling for creation of a task force to examine club practices recruiting/”buying” athletes from other clubs.
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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 […]
(NABR = National Athletics Board of Review) provided by: Sharon Day Monroe 2017 Grievances update- 3 in 2017. 1 closed/2 open Went over new appointees Information packet to new appointees Reg 21 conflict of interest checklist hearing guidelines for panelist Feedback on grievances process once member suggested association grievances process take place over the phone […]
provided by Erin Talcott: Standards for National Championships & teams were given out and RW Schedule was set for national champs distance. AAC feedback needed for World team champs 50K. Time standards and rank order systems.
provided by Stephanie Trafton 12/1/17: USWTCA scholarships available to women who are interested in coaching: Level I ($190) and Level II ($850) coaching education school. Nell Jackson Scholarship available to grad assistants who want to coach. Applications on Facebook and LinkedIn
provided by Christo Landry Dec 1, 2017: There is a USA vs. Canada Masters XC race. Can we do this for non-masters events? Should we field a team for Pan Am XC due to travel concerns for El Salvador? USATF Indoors is going on at the same time, so there isn’t proper security going to El […]