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
6 days ago Tampa Bay Area Middle Schools and Club Teams
As school gets started back wanted to make sure that Bay area middle schools and club teams are a...
16 days ago 3 Cross Country Coaches make the top 50 list
@CoachRaposo I stopped reading the list when I found the 3rd coach. Thanks for pointing out Ernie...
17 days ago 3 Cross Country Coaches make the top 50 list
Brent Haley, Bobby Ennis, and Roy Harrison. All well-deserved! By the way the list includes coll...
27 days ago Middle School 3K Added to Run with the Bulls Invite!
Course map for the Middle School 3K has been added to meet page. Course is flat with approximate...
27 days ago XC Meets in Key West -- 9/1 & 10/6
@ramack It is a great meet and a great trip. Last time we took the ferry down from Fort Myers. S...
29 days ago Jim Ryun Middle School Schedule Change???
@uwfrunner There may be some changes coming to the schedule due to the increase in the number of ...
1 month ago Attention Middle School Cross Country Teams and Clubs 3k at lecanto Sept 1st
Hey Dan, can you provide a course map for the MS 3K or a description of the course? Same start an...
1 month ago Jim Ryun Middle School Schedule Change???
Okay, am I remembering wrong or was the middle school race always at 10 AM on Saturday? I though...
1 month ago 4a region 2 what time and why the farm?
@paul a opitz WHOA, WHOA, WHOA!!! I said I would HELP YOU with the 4A rankings, not do them. Do...
2 months ago Middle School 3K Added to Run with the Bulls Invite!
Confirmation that we will be running a Middle School 3K at the Wiregrass Ranch Run with the Bulls...
3 months ago NCAA DIVISION 1 TRACK AND FIELD EAST REGIONALS----USF
@gibbonmr The announcer was top-notch. He was there for the entire meet. As someone who has anno...
3 months ago Middle School 3K Added to Run with the Bulls Invite!
Just a heads up to Middle School coaches and parents in the Tampa Bay area, Wiregrass Ranch HS, i...
3 months ago NCAA DIVISION 1 TRACK AND FIELD EAST REGIONALS----USF
I attended the meet and enjoyed the competition. The crowd on Saturday was pretty good. Stands a...
3 months ago 1500,3000,5000
@sullyxc I personally am not a fan of the 1500 and 3000, and I certainly don't see how that buys ...
3 months ago FLYRA Middle School State Championship 2018
@latoyiaj35 the heat sheets are up at elitetiming.net
4 months ago Regional Heat Sheets
@RayRodriguez Yep. Thanks, Ray. I found it. I'll be announcing the meet and wanted to check nam...
4 months ago Regional Heat Sheets
Is there a centralized place for heat sheets for upcoming regionals? If not, I'm assuming timing...
4 months ago DirectAthletics "This webpage not working"
@ccmhs I was just on it and it was working for me. But we are 4A with our meet not until next week.
5 months ago SAC East and West - how?
@ranred We will run it like a super-regional is my understanding. So for prelims, heats of East g...
5 months ago Florida Relays High School Heat Sheets?
Thanks.
5 months ago Florida Relays High School Heat Sheets?
I don't understand the delay in doing this. Entries turned in by last Tuesday. Why not get them p...
5 months ago Florida Relays High School Heat Sheets?
@mlyons Thanks Milton!
5 months ago Florida Relays High School Heat Sheets?
Are they available somewhere, or can we expect them before tomorrow's races begin?
5 months ago Hurdles Needed for Meets
@lutzprep Isn't this on the Sunlake track? Are you not able to use their hurdles?
5 months ago Pepsi Florida Relays 2018
@Odeika Correct. Only verified times allowed.
5 months ago Pepsi Florida Relays 2018
@fortmccoyk899 Not my meet but we are attending. How about asking the South Sumter coach if you ...
5 months ago Pepsi Florida Relays 2018
@fortmccoyk899 I thought they were accepting ALL entries in track events. Didn't know there was a...
5 months ago Oct 13 Cross Country meets
@runbarefoot Too soon, Paul. Too soon...
6 months ago Girls 1600 Final - Hertenstein 4:53.24, Hendrix 4:53.51
@jdpsu As the fat guy on the track counting down laps let me say how smooth and in control both a...
6 months ago Wharton Wildcat Invitational 2018 Start List
@runnerchick my bad.
6 months ago Field Event Measuring
@Halfmiletiming now if I could just figure out what those dang metric numbers convert to! I miss...
6 months ago Charles Johnson Jr. Invitational 2018
@Billjenkins42 I'm pretty sure there are no prelims in the 300 hurdles or 400. Could be wrong ab...
6 months ago Charles Johnson Invite 1600
States on the meet main page that 5 athletes will be allowed in the 1600 but only allows 4 when e...
7 months ago Uniform regulations
@ccmhs Thankfully, the rules for uniforms have become far less strict over the past two years. ...
7 months ago COMPETE in 5 Meets
@CoachGCracker I think Mr. Thompson's point wasn't that 5 meets are fair and equitable but that e...
7 months ago COMPETE in 5 Meets
@ Thanks Dusty. If the rule is going to be in place this is the way to interpret it in my opinion...
7 months ago COMPETE in 5 Meets
Policy 10.3.1.3 Individuals must compete in 5 regular season meets to be eligible for the State ...
9 months ago Updated FHSAA Track manuel and other good reads !
@MonarchTC I think you alluded to this indirectly, but the drop-off in high school is likely due ...
9 months ago Chiles: Speculating from afar: Part 2
@coachboza I was thinking that it might mean that reducing the organized training in the summer w...
9 months ago 4A Boys State Finals
So, are the Steinbrenner boys poised to make a run at Oviedo in the State Finals? Watching them ...
10 months ago HELP: Does your county offer middle school Track or Cross Country?
@southforkrunning Pasco County has MS track but no cross country. MS track seaason is about 6 we...
11 months ago Sunshine Athletic Conference CC Championship 2017
@ranred We announced the results together as a county champion and then split them at the coaches...
11 months ago FSU Invitational (Pre-State) 2017 Race Assignments
@LFCSumner3 Hey Chris, is that the Chiles "A" team running in the Varsity A race for girl? Or do ...
11 months ago Mitchell Invitational 2017
@AlanParmenter Even better. You ARE the man.
11 months ago Five meet Rule
@coachbutler exactly what we were told.
11 months ago Mitchell Invitational 2017
@AlanParmenter Thanks Alan. Good call. Glad you didn't have to cancel.
11 months 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...
11 months 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...
11 months ago Villages Buffalo Invite
Anyone have information on whether this meet is still on, and, if so, if a team could enter it at...
11 months 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...