Don Howard

Wesley Chapel, FL

About Me

High school coach at Wiregrass Ranch High School in Wesley Chapel. Head coach for girls cross country and assistant for girls track & field.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
4 days ago Mitchell Invitational 2017
@AlanParmenter Even better. You ARE the man.
5 days ago Five meet Rule
@coachbutler exactly what we were told.
5 days ago Mitchell Invitational 2017
@AlanParmenter Thanks Alan. Good call. Glad you didn't have to cancel.
7 days ago Minimum 5 meets to participate in the state series
@ccmhs I believe for consistency across all sports it was set at a percentage of the total possib...
8 days ago Minimum 5 meets to participate in the state series
@ccmhs our AD spoke with Alex yesterday and was told that at this time waivers were not being gra...
10 days ago Villages Buffalo Invite
Anyone have information on whether this meet is still on, and, if so, if a team could enter it at...
13 days ago Spanish River Invite: Course Condition and Status of Meet?
Can we get an update on the condition of the Spanish River Invite course and on the status of the...
13 days ago Florida Horse Park Invite moving to September 16th
@HMTDusty can you give us an update on the condition of the Horse Park course when it is safe to ...
19 days ago 4th Annual Florida Horse Park Invitational Presented by B3R 2017
@scottkirschner run faster?
19 days ago Is this really happening in CC???
@GaryDroze I would think the private/public separation would only need to happen in the post-seas...
1 month ago Visited Holloway Park Today + Schedule Change
@mastersrunr Dale, did you mean to say "slow us" or "allow us" in the post above? Don
2 months ago Teams Attending Wiregrass Ranch Run with the Bullls Invite
Registration opens tomorrow. Please contact me or Coach Loth for password if you don't already h...
2 months ago Visited Holloway Park Today + Schedule Change
Great stuff, Jason. Looking forward to the meet. Wiregrass Ranch girls might want to try to defe...
2 months ago Teams Attending Wiregrass Ranch Run with the Bullls Invite
The teams listed here are scheduled to attend our meet. Please contact Coach Loth or me to get t...
2 months ago Caster Semenya...man?
@MonarchTC Thanks. Looks like the more research I referred to may now be available. Still a corr...
2 months ago Caster Semenya...man?
@jdpsu I agree that it doesn't seem like a level playing field, but, no, she is not a man. A wom...
2 months ago Cross Country State Championships (date question)
@DIVAUNIK If you're asking about a change of weekends, then the answer is almost certainly no. Ca...
2 months ago What time do you hold practice once school starts?
Interesting. Wish we could practice before school but with our 1st period starting at 7:25 I jus...
2 months ago Team Tents
Chris, we've been happy with EZ-Up canopies. We've always purchased 10x10 size but they do have ...
2 months ago Recruiting in High School?
@jose_garcia9 recruiting is still not allowed, despite the changes in the school choice rules. N...
2 months ago Familiar winner of prediction contest
@jdpsu that sounds like a really select portion of the LRC population....
3 months ago What time do you hold practice once school starts?
3 months ago Hosting or going to a Team Summer Camp
@olds8263 I would agree that the Warrior Camps are a good choice. There are several in different ...
3 months ago Well........ Poop.
@LSFRED no, no, no. "Found a donor, and just did it myself." Everything I am picturing is disgus...
3 months ago Summer conditioning
@bing28 Gary, I like timed runs in June, transitioning to mileage as we get into July. As you kno...
3 months ago 2017 Off Roster?
Just curious as to when the class of 2017 will drop from our team rosters?
3 months ago St. Petersburg City Championships 2017
@rmoe2goe meet page says St. Pete High School with Big Dawg Runnin' timing it. I don't have a co...
3 months ago Running for Christ AAU Invitational 2017
@Madihahall and results are here.... http://coachoregistration.com/dbi-bin/meetinfopage.pl
4 months ago Trouble Adding Athletes to Roster
@LFCSumner3 I've tried on phone and computer. Both show same. Took a screenshot but don't know ...
4 months ago Trouble Adding Athletes to Roster
Trying to add incoming athletes to our roster but keep getting an "internal server error". Is th...
4 months ago 4a Girls CC Pre-pre season Rankings
@CoachGCracker Welcome back Tyson! Wish I knew 1/2 of what you do about coaching distance athlet...
4 months ago 4a Girls CC Pre-pre season Rankings
@runbarefoot Good stuff, Opitz. I'm not sure Steinbrenner has the depth to compete with Winter P...
4 months ago FSU PreState VS Disney
@olds8263 from where you guys are I'm not sure. Key West HS puts on a good weekend but that is ...
4 months ago FSU PreState VS Disney
@olds8263 not even close. Absolutely FSU over Disney. If your goal is participating in a great c...
5 months ago Disney Cross Country Classic 2017
@olds8263 and at $400 per school 20 athlete per gender limit. I really don't understand it... ho...
5 months ago BOLLES BOYS ARE LESS THEN 8 SECONDS FROM HAVING 2 5X3200 SUB 50 MINUTES!
@warrehouse yep but his point was you don't have to run 1 - 5 and 6 - 10. If you assemble two te...
5 months ago Distance (800/1600/3200) Triple Winners @ State?
@altimari you're absolutely right. Still a great feat, especially if someone quadruples. 800 Fr...
5 months ago Late meets on school nights
@Stevefarn yeah as a distance coach I do have a bias to run the 1600 and 3200 when it isn't 85+ d...
5 months ago Late meets on school nights
@LFCSumner3 absolutely right. Just a matter of preferences and priorities.
5 months ago Late meets on school nights
@runbarefoot I have no problem with a meet ending at 9. Basketball, soccer, and volleyball routi...
5 months ago Online Entry Deadlines
@altimari the problem of course is that in the short run, it is the athlete that suffers when the...
6 months ago flrunners 2017
@jason going back to Little Everglades? HAHAHAHAHAHA!
7 months ago Rule changes to seeding and lane assignments?
@Doboy What events? If it is a distance race the starter may be lining them up by hip number, an...
7 months ago Links to Elite Timing Heat Sheets/Performance Lists/Live results for March 9th - 11th
@Coach_Hill Thanks. My question was a public service for those who may have been confused.
7 months ago Links to Elite Timing Heat Sheets/Performance Lists/Live results for March 9th - 11th
@Coach_Hill Just wanting to confirm that the 1600 heats that aren't the fastest heat will run at ...
7 months ago Links to Elite Timing Heat Sheets/Performance Lists/Live results for March 9th - 11th
@Coach_Hill Thanks Professor Hill! You're the best!
7 months ago Pasco Invitational 2017
What time does the meet start? Field events? Running events?
7 months ago Mitchell Track and Field Invitational,#10 2017
@FRowland I will answer on behalf of the Mitchell coaches. I do NOT recommend spikes. It is an ...
7 months ago Wharton Wildcat Invitational 2017
Go to bdrtrack.com. Click on results and there's a meet program for the Wharton meet.
9 months ago Central Florida Track and Field Officials Clinic Jan 14 Everyone please read
@edwardjthompson I plan on attending the Jan 14 meeting at Lake Mary. Will I be able to take the ...