Gary Droze

Tallahassee, FL

About Me

Education... Lake Howell High School US Air Force Academy (BS) Florida State University (MS) Accomplishments... Got Victoria Galano to marry me. PRs... Bass: 10 pounds 4 oz Speckled Seatrout: 7 pounds 2 oz Redfish (legal slot size): 8 pounds 13 oz Rainbow Trout: 5 pounds 6 oz Longnose Gar: 50 inches Mullet (cast netted): 5 pounds 5 oz

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
11 days ago Fair?
JDPSU: Caster Semenya is intersex, not transgender. There's a distinct biological difference be...
2 months ago OFFICIAL MS State Meet Running Events Performance List(s)
Fixed.
2 months ago OFFICIAL MS State Meet Field Events Performance List(s)
My cellphone. HaHa. Thanks for the super-rapid response, Mike. I think you PRed! Gary
2 months ago OFFICIAL MS State Meet Field Events Performance List(s)
Mike, The 2018 qualifying standards indicate that 105-0 feet is the mark for boys' discus. Th...
2 months ago State Meet PV Coaching Credentials
Thanks, Doug. That's a great idea.
2 months ago State Meet PV Coaching Credentials
Both girls' and boys' pole vault will be conducted at the same time, on two separate pits, so... ...
2 months ago Uniform rule clarification
In the interest of preventing uniform DQs at next week's Region Meets, I'm looking for clarificat...
2 months ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Dan, you nailed it.
2 months ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Thanks, Ed. I have no doubt the kinks will be worked out. Bigger issue may be that more tha...
2 months ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Thanks, guys. I went back through my emails, undeleted my email registration confirmation from D...
2 months ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Doug, I was able to pull mine up until AFTER the meet. Now when I go to schedule and click on th...
2 months ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Wonder if I'm the only one who did this...? Registered my relays on DA for district, including...
3 months ago Why Direct Athletics?
Jason, thanks for the forthright response and clarification. Young athletes...this is what pro...
3 months ago Prelims in 4x100 at district if only 8 teams entered?
I should know the answer to this question asked of me by a coach in my district. My brain says s...
4 months ago Maclay Mini Meet 3 2018
Yes. Send payment and I'll give you the password.
5 months ago COMPETE in 5 Meets
In my experience - when coaches have tried to get my athletes disqualified, based on the 5 meet r...
7 months ago Men's XC officially added to Tallahassee Community College
JUCO/Community College XC continues to expand in Florida. Programs have recently been added in J...
9 months ago Five meet Rule
Here's what I did (necessary because I have travel soccer players on both boys' and girls' teams,...
9 months ago Is this really happening in CC???
If Citrus Park Christian had a cross-country team before this year, I could see an issue with tui...
10 months ago 5 Meet Rule
Not a shame. Stupid rule. A pox on any shallow-thinking coach who scours results to get a rival...
10 months ago Is this really happening in CC???
Hey Paul, Thanks for the insight. Gotta lodge a gentle protest on your bid to separate public...
10 months ago Is this really happening in CC???
Bottom line is that FHSAA has been made aware of it (not from me), so if this approach is deemed ...
10 months ago Coaches - Most Impressive Workout you have ever had an athlete do?
In 2000, at the Brevard Running Camp, I took Michael Joanos (Leon HS) and Ryan Deak & Matt Katz (...
10 months ago Maclay Travel Soccer XC Special 2017
Herb, 4:30pm start tomorrow. Three circuits of hilly 1mi clockwise loop that starts on the gr...
1 year ago Men's XC officially added to Tallahassee Community College
UPDATE: The men's XC program is a definite GO this year. I can carry 5-7 on the squad the first...
1 year ago Men's XC officially added to Tallahassee Community College
Thanks to all the young men who have contacted me so far. A number of very impressive candidates...
1 year ago Men's XC officially added to Tallahassee Community College
For the coaches and runners who have been inquiring over the past three weeks, it is now official...
1 year ago Seniors/Coaches:: Tallahassee Community College XC Program poised to expand
Also, here is a link to our prospective student-athlete questionnaire: http://tcceagles.com/st...
1 year ago Seniors/Coaches:: Tallahassee Community College XC Program poised to expand
The Tallahassee Community College Cross-Country program can now offer tuition waivers to 2-4 athl...
1 year ago Coaches who whine
You guys nailed it! Ditto with parents (not mine!). The ones who crowd around the timers or f...
1 year ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
...that's why State is generally not the place to expect a PR, especially if you are part of an e...
1 year ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
Beautiful stuff! The physiology explanatory geek in me prompts a few definitions... SR: Sar...
1 year ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
Wow, this thread took a pretty cool tangent. I also like how nobody - so far - is trotting out t...
1 year ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
If the sprinters are overloaded due to too many events, I would blame the coach (including myself...
1 year ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
4x400 format would be same as the other sprints are conducted: top performers from two prelim hea...
1 year ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
In a continuation of the recent trend of FHSAA track & field administration to work towards refin...
2 years ago Attention: HS senior girls who broke 22 minutes for XC 5K this year (and your coaches)
As all four schools are in the same conference (technically: Region 8), I have contact info for a...
2 years ago Attention: HS senior girls who broke 22 minutes for XC 5K this year (and your coaches)
Coach, regarding other FL community colleges, I can only say that we four who have programs are p...
2 years ago Attention: HS senior girls who broke 22 minutes for XC 5K this year (and your coaches)
You already know that unless you went sub-19:00, you will not get much interest from big-time col...
2 years ago Short Courses
The courses at the World Cross-Country Championships are never certified. There's no point. If ...
2 years ago THIS JUST IN: FHSAA clarification on district meet scenarios involving top 15 individuals/advancing
Folks, Any time our track & field or cross-country teams have made the podium, we have receive...
2 years ago THIS JUST IN: FHSAA clarification on district meet scenarios involving top 15 individuals/advancing
Hey Doug! Alex told me yesterday that the only penalty for substituting is that any subs who did...
2 years ago THIS JUST IN: FHSAA clarification on district meet scenarios involving top 15 individuals/advancing
With district meets around the corner, I know some coaches and meet hosts may be wondering how sc...
2 years ago Indoor meet in Florida
Tallahassee has a big parking garage that would work...
2 years ago How often does this happen?
Truth indeed be stranger than fiction
2 years ago Gretchen Everhart Owl Run
If you are a private school coach attempting to register for the Gretchen Everhart Owl Run middle...
2 years ago FACA Cross Country Coaches Clinic Schedule
Hey Fred, Please email me at gdroze@maclay.org with your phone number if you have time to chat...
2 years ago Update on new TCC Women's XC program, and JUCO XC in Florida
While Tallahassee Community College will not offer scholarships in the initial year or two, there...
2 years ago Head cross country coaching position - Chiles High School
Paul, I am sure you meant no disrespect to them, but Coach Gowan assembled a sterling cadre of as...
2 years ago OFFICIAL FLYRA MS State Meet Discussion Thread
Mike, if all meet directors/timers were as anal retentive as you, the track community would be th...