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Marc Mangiacotti (Harvard University)
(Featured Clinician) In his first season with the Crimson, Mangiacotti saw the men’s sprinters/hurdles record five indoor marks and three outdoor marks that rank within the school’s all-time top 10. He also mentored Jarvis Harris ’15, who broke the Harvard records in the 60 meter hurdles and the 110 meter hurdles in the same season. Mangiacotti came to Harvard after a two-year tenure at Brown. During his time in Providence, R.I., he made a big impact on the Bears sprinters, coaching five Ivy League champions that combined for nine league titles. He also coached 15 athletes that earned All-Ivy League credentials and saw his group break four school records. In six years at Wheaton College, Mangiacotti’s athletes won eight NCAA national championships and earned 53 All-America accolades. His athletes also set 31 school record performances in sprints, hurdles and relay events, and he was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) Division III national and regional women’s assistant coach of the year back in 2008.
Ron Grigg (Jacksonville University)
(Featured Clinician) Ron Grigg is in his 16th season at Jacksonville University. Grigg has made the JU Dolphins track program a beacon in the Atlantic Sun Conference by winning the A-Sun Indoor and Outdoor Championships in each of the last eight seasons – earning “Coach of the Year” in all 16 of those titles, as well as, earning the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South Region Women’s “Coach of the Year” in 2008. Since taking over as head coach, Grigg has directly coached 124 conference champions in track and 253 all-conference performances. The program has also produced 313 Atlantic Sun All-Academic performers during that time. Last season, the Dolphins would sweep the indoor and outdoor titles for the eighth straight year – extending their conference record. The Dolphins have won every indoor title since the conference added the sport in 2006, while JU’s outdoor team holds the record for the most consecutive titles in A-Sun history.
Mat LeMaire (College of the Holy Cross)
(Featured Clinician) Mathew LeMaire is currently the Hurdles/Jumps coach at the College of the Holy Cross. In his second season there he has guided 3 athletes to new school records. Before his time at Holy Cross he was the Head Coach at Worcester State University for five years. At Worcester State he was named USTFCCCA Indoor Regional Head Coach of the Year in 2011/2012. His team won 5 conference championships, set 24 school records, and national qualifiers. Mat holds a masters degree in Exercise Science in Physical Education. He holds 3 USATF Level 2’s, and is a USTFCCCA Event Certified Specialist in Sprints/Hurdles/Relays, and Combined Events.
Mike Delgado (Boston University)
(Featured Clinician) Mike Delgado is an Assistant Coach at Boston University where he has spent the past eight seasons coaching the sprints, hurdles and the jumps. Delgado started his coaching career at Stonehill College where he was an Assistant Coach of the men's and women's track teams. In his first season with the Terriers, he earned Women's Coaching Staff of the Year honors at the America East Indoor Championship and received the same recognition in 2012. In that same year, he coached an athlete to a pair of All-American finishes in the high jump and an Olympic Trial qualification.
Katie Souviney (Central Connecticut State University)
(Associate Clinician) Katie Souviney completed her third season as an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s track and field teams working primarily with the hurdlers, long sprinters, throwers and multi event athletes. During her first season with CCSU, the men’s team won its first ever NEC Indoor Conference Title and the coaching staff was awarded Coaching Staff of the Year. Her athletes broke four school records and Souviney had numerous athletes place at the conference meets. She also had one athlete qualify for the first round of the NCAA Championship. During her two years coaching at Maine she coached athletes to thirteen All-Conference performances, eight All-New England performances, one school record, one USA Track and Field Junior National qualifier and forty two Top 10 Performances in UMaine history.
Howard Powell (Stony Brook University)
(Associate Clinician) Powell joined the Stony Brook staff in December 2013. In more than two years at Williams College, Powell mentored eight NCAAA Division III All-Americans, 16 NCAA Championship qualifiers and five team record holders. He assisted with recruiting and day-to-day operations for the team. Powell produced a standout career at Wheaton College, picking up NCAA Indoor Track & Field All-American honors in 2008 and 2006-07 Division III New England Regional Men's Track Athlete of the Year accolades in 2007. He was a 2007 NCAA finalist in the outdoor 110-meter hurdles event and was a two-year team captain. Respected for his leadership on and off the track, Powell was also the recipient of Wheaton College's Dean Sue Alexander Athlete and Helene Pruzynski Leadership awards during his senior year and the Caroline Cutler Metcalf Leadership Award as a sophomore.
Tramaine Shaw (Northeastern University)
(Associate Clinician) Tramaine Shaw enters her fourth season as an assistant coach following a stellar collegiate career for Northeastern and assists in all facets of Northeastern’s track & field program with a concentration on the Huskies’ sprinting and hurdles corps. Shaw wrapped up her Northeastern career with Husky records in the 100 hurdles (13.58) and pentathlon (3,685), Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) records in the 100 hurdles (13.71) and 400 hurdles (59.88) and the America East record in the pentathlon (3,607). She was also part of the Huskies’ record-setting indoor 4x400 relay and outdoor 4 x 100, 4 x 200 and 4 x 400 relays.
We will update and increase our staff list as registration numbers increase.
2017 Complete Track & Field Clinic Hurdles Group Details
2017 Complete Track & Field Clinic Hurdles Group Schedule
Saturday July 15, 2017
7:30-9:00am – Registration
9:00-9:15am – Introductions
9:15-10:00am – Active Warm Up # 1
10:00-10:45am – Acceleration Mechanics
10:45-11:30am – Hurdle Technique & Drills
11:30am-12:30pm – Starts to H1 & H2
12:30-1:30pm – Lunch
1:30-2:00pm – Active Warm Up # 2
2:00-2:45pm – Maximum Velocity Mechanics
2:45-3:45pm – Break into 'Short' & 'Long' Hurdle Groups
3:45-4:00pm – Cool Down and Stretching Routine
Sunday July 16, 2017
8:00-9:00am – Registration
9:00-9:45am – Active Warm Up # 3
9:45-11:45am – Event Groups
11:45am-12:15pm – Multi Jumps Session
12:15-1:15pm – Lunch
1:15-1:45pm – Active Warm Up # 4
1:45-3:15pm – Starts through H5
3:15-3:40pm – Multi Throws Session
3:40-4:00pm – General Strength and Core Session
4:00-4:15pm – Cool Down and Stretching Routine
(This list will be updated as the event group fills up and we add more staff to the roster.)