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Marc Mangiacotti (Harvard University)
(Featured Clinician) Marc Mangiacotti enters his seventh season as an assistant coach with the Crimson in 2018-19. In 2018, several records fell in Mangiacotti's group. Freshman Jovahn Williamson won the 400m at Outdoor Heps with a school-record 47.03 mark. Harvard's 4x400m relay won Outdoor Heps with a meet record 3:09.52 winning time. Earlier in the season the relay team set a new school record at the Texas Relays (3:08.57). Under Mangiacotti's guidance in 2017, Harvard's Jay Hebert (110m hurdles) and Efe Uwaifo (triple jump) qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Meet, with Uwaifo earning All-America honors after qualifying for the national meet. Uwaifo was named Ivy Outdoor Heps Field Athlete of the Year, winning the long jump and triple jump at the meet, with personal records in both, and scoring 20 points for Harvard. Even 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 also helped two student-athletes garner All-Ivy League honors in 2012-13.
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.
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.
Brett Willmott (SUNY Oneonta)
(Associate Clinician) Brett Willmott is the head coach of the cross country and track and field teams at SUNY Oneonta. He has been coaching for over 20 years at the Division I level. His cross country teams have had success at the National Championships. At the last NCAA Championships his women's team finished seventh and the men’s team finished in the top 25. Willmott has also had a number of athletes qualify for both indoor and outdoor nationals, in which three of his athletes earned All-American honors.
Selwyn Maxwell, Jr. (MIT)
(Associate Clinician) Selwyn Maxwell, Jr. enters his second season as an assistant coach with the MIT track and field and cross country programs in 2018-19. He came to MIT from the Amherst College, where he was an assistant coach for the men's program coaching the sprints, hurdles, jumps and throws. Prior to Amherst, he spent five years at the University of Connecticut where he was a two-year captain of the men's track & field program. Maxwell was instrumental in leading the Huskies to the 2013 Indoor and Outdoor Big East Championships, as well as the 2015 Outdoor American Athletic Conference (AAC) Championship. While at UConn, he earned All-Big East Honors, All-AAC Honors, was the 2013 Indoor New England champion in the 60-meter hurdles, and was a four-time NCAA East Regional qualifier in the 110-meter hurdles. Maxwell is a USATF Level 1 certified coach and has his certification in USA Weightlifting.
We will update and increase our staff list as registration numbers increase.
2020 Complete Track & Field Clinic Hurdles Group Details
2020 Complete Track & Field Clinic Hurdles Group Details
Saturday July 18th, 2020
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 19th, 2020
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.)