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Think About How Much You'll Learn From Our Diverse and Experienced Group of Distance Experts, Including...
Jason Saretsky (Harvard University)
(Featured Clinician) Jason Saretsky is the Director of Track and Field and Cross Country at Harvard University. During his 11 season tenure at Harvard, the Crimson have accomplished 29 All-America performances. He has mentored 40 NCAA qualifiers, 119 NCAA regional qualifiers, coached his athletes to nine individual ECAC/IC4A titles with 89 Heptagonal champions in addition to a number of school records and personal bests. Saretsky had a successful career at Iona as a Head Coach of Track and Field and Cross Country before he began at Harvard. He helped Iona's men's cross country team to four-consecutive top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships, including a pair of fourth-place finishes, and three NCAA regional titles in four years. Iona's women's cross country program won its first two Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference titles and he coached 18 individuals to the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships, where 14 earned All-America honors in distance events.
Renny Waldron (Davidson College)
(Featured Clinician) Prior to Davidson, Waldron served as a volunteer assistant at Harvard where he worked with the men's distance runners. Prior to working with the Crimson, Waldron served at the assistant track and field coach and cross country coordinator at Northeastern from 2006-12. At Northeastern, Waldron saw 18 school records fall in the distance events and helped six individuals to CAA titles from 2010-12. He helped Northeastern to its highest-ever finish in the conference and mentored Eric Jenkins, who posted a pair of sub-four minute mile times and was the only freshman to qualify for the NCAA final in the 1,500 in 2011. Prior to his time at Northeastern, Waldron served as the head cross country and track and field coach at nearby Cambridge Rindge and Latin from 2004-06. He oversaw the entire boys team and led them to eight Greater Boston League championships.
Tim Springfield (Brown University)
(Featured Clinician) Tim Springfield was named the director of Track & Field and Cross Country at Brown University in 2013. In addition to this role, he serves as the head coach of the men's cross country team. He has coached his athletes to break 12 school records during a year long span and have qualified eight men's distance runners for the first round of the NCAA Championships, two of which advanced to the Championships. Since joining the Bears, 34 marks on the All-Time Brown top-ten list have been set. The men's team have also earned a third place finish at the Track & Field and Cross Country Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.
Kim Spence (Wheaton College - MA)
(Associate Clinician) Kim Spence '04, who also serves as head coach for the men's and women's cross country programs, begins her 11th season overall as a coach at Wheaton and fourth overall as a member of the track & field staff. As a four-year member of the indoor and outdoor track & field teams at Wheaton, and a cross country runner her senior year, Spence helped the Lyons win six NCAA track & field championships. A two-year captain for each track & field squad, she earned All-America honors in the indoor 4x400-meter relay and the outdoor 3,000-meter steeplechase as a senior after drawing honors as a sophomore for the indoor 800-meter run. Spence qualified seven times for New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference honors. In cross country, she was an all-region and all-conference runner during her lone season of competition.
We will update and increase our staff list as registration numbers increase.
2017 Complete Track & Field Clinic Distance Group Details
2017 Complete Track & Field Clinic Distance Group Schedule
Saturday July 15, 2017
7:30-9:00am – Registration
9:00-9:30am – Introductions
9:30-10:00am – Stretching Routine # 1
10:00-10:30am – Stretching Routine # 2
10:30-11:00am – Big Dynamic Warmup
11:00am-12:00pm – Morning Run and/or Circuit
12:00-1:00pm – Lunch
1:00-2:00pm – Guest Speaker
2:00-3:00pm – Critical Non-Essentials of Running
3:00-3:45pm – Rope Stretch + Warm Up for Afternoon Run
3:45-4:30pm – Afternoon Run Challenge
4:30-4:45pm – Wrap Up Day 1
Sunday July 16, 2017
8:00-9:00am - Registration
9:00-9:30am – Travel to Park
9:30-10:30am – Stretch + Long Run
10:30am-11:00am – Review Post Run Activities
11:00-12:00pm – Return to Harvard
12:00-1:00pm – Lunch
1:00-2:00pm – Race Strategy 101 (Video Session)
2:00-3:00pm – Goal Setting Breakout Sessions
3:00-3:30pm – Hurdle Mobility Routine
3:30-4:00pm – General Strength and Core Session
4:00-4:30pm – Post Workout Recovery Routine
4:00-4:30pm – Camp Wrap Up
(This list will be updated as the event group fills up and we add more staff to the roster.)