About Me

Ran middle distance at Princeton University 1977-1981. Coached Palmer Prep (now Palmer Trinity) from 1981-1986 ....state cross country A champions in 1986... Coached FIU track and cross country 1987-1999. Presently girls track coach at Ransom Everglades and boys cross country coach at Coral Reef. In twilight of coaching career. Needs to get back in shape!

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
3 months ago So much for the 4 x 800 / 4 x 400 state meet double....
AP Exams go for two weeks and like SAT and ACT (on weekends) are things kids can take at other t...
3 months ago So much for the 4 x 800 / 4 x 400 state meet double....
@CoachCashman The clerking area cannot handle 4 classes .. not the tent or warm up areas ... g...
3 months ago So much for the 4 x 800 / 4 x 400 state meet double....
@bing28 Thanks Looking at schedule there’s no way state schedule can be mimicked This ...
3 months ago So much for the 4 x 800 / 4 x 400 state meet double....
@erik If regions dont use the same order a state meet... you are right! there will be a ton o...
3 months ago Bailey Hertenstein 2nd place at Big 10 Cross Country Championships!
@CoachBarr Pretty good memory for an old man!! LOL You are only missing Billy Darr! Charles ...
4 months ago The End of Women's Athletics?
@coachbutler I'm getting too old for this... sad is an understatement.
5 months ago FSU Track
I thought it was just that time moved slower in Tallahassee. Glad I know the truth about the...
5 months ago ICYMI - FHSAA _ Track & FIeld State Series
yay to having regional meet on a non prom day. and a bigger yay to having enough recovery time b...
10 months ago Carol City's 3:11.50 is super but Miami Killian in 1969 was even better
@mbecker There are certain records , races and times ( like Jim Ryun’s mile or Michael Carte...
10 months ago Carol City's 3:11.50 is super but Miami Killian in 1969 was even better
Can anyone imagine what Killian’s time would have been on a synthetic track? Ouch Certa...
10 months ago Regional track meet and prom
@CoachHoward II would hate to think a kid would miss state for grad bash but ai guess it happens...
11 months ago FHSAA Required Results Reporting
@pakwag86 One problem is that some meets should not be reported as electric timing .. there ar...
1 year ago FHSAA Required Results Reporting
@Halfmiletiming Many schools cannot afford auto timing, or travel to auto timing and still hav...
1 year ago New Organization for FHSAA
@Halfmiletiming Thank you for the info. I hope everything works itself out in time.i Just one...
1 year ago pepsi relays schedule
does anyone have a high school schedule? I found rules but not time table?
1 year ago FHSAA Reclassification 2019
@fortmccoyk899 amen!!!!!
1 year ago Dates and rules for track 2019
@Coach_Skipper that schedule doesn't work for double regions with 1 pit FHSAA will either m...
1 year ago Personal coach in high school
@jlafollette Elite is in the mind. I would clarify my comment as an elite athlete to me...
1 year ago Personal coach in high school
This is a great topic, and one where there is endless disagreement. We are in the beginning/midd...
2 years ago T&F State Meet Schedule
Love idea of doubling relay points
2 years ago At-Large Impact at State Meet
@fortmccoyk899 Yes off topic, but thanks and here foes... I am not so naive as to belie...
2 years ago At-Large Impact at State Meet
@CoachRaposo Issue 12: The lines to get in to the state meet were ridiculously long for spectat...
2 years ago 16 versus 24 at state meet
While reading another thread, I kept reading about how 24 runners at state meet is akin to an all...
2 years ago At-Large Impact at State Meet
@Raycer131 I know everyone trying to go to a mostly time based system of qualifying is well i...
2 years ago At-Large Impact at State Meet
@jlafollette If at large bids were made on season bests those long jumps in pits missing 9 ...
2 years ago At-Large Impact at State Meet
Before you get on Ryan's case... realize that they were also dozens of state scorers who were no...
2 years ago what a state meet series
Thank you Ed Thompson and UNF for a fabulous event. Not only did this state meet incorporate 4 c...
2 years ago State Meet 3200
@multijumps You are correct .. I was being idealistic because none of the private schools In ...
2 years ago Inappropriate article on Tyrese Cooper
I have to say Damned if you do print it Damned if you don't print it This was a no win situ...
2 years ago State Meet 3200
[ @Coach_PTS I thought I posted this earlier....I feel there are only 3 dominant track & fie...
2 years ago The HISTORY of the Long Sprint Double 400/800 in the state of Florida..
With four class two day meet its now possible to do this double and live through it.
2 years ago State Meet 3200
I live in fantasy world but would love to see the 5-10 schools that have entire club teams loaded...
2 years ago FHSAA State Meet, packet pick up ?
@edwardjthompson Edd have you announced if bands etc can be picked up on Thursday night? If no...
2 years ago State Meet 3200
[quote=edwardjthompson]@plyoman Correct. But only for team sports currently. Individual sports li...
2 years ago Officials
Coming to the end of a long and winding road coaching in Florida , I have to make three observati...
2 years ago Thank you Pine Crest and Cavalry staff
Wow! Thank you to Paul Baur , Scott Sherrod and the staffs of both of their schools for an ef...
2 years ago Pole Vault starting height?
It is not important what starting heights are cause athletes can come in at whatever height they ...
2 years ago Wow!!! Teams get kicked out of regionals in 1A- Region 4
@KeepinItReal So the way the United States , Jamaica etc use their depth in the Olympics is n...
2 years ago Toughest Regions to Advance?
2A region 4 is loaded in every running event!. Unless there are weather issues, expect every runn...
2 years ago Pole Vault starting height?
A great question, answered in the new policy and procedures out under rules changes . Set starti...
2 years ago paying to attend regional meet??
Although it might appear shocking to some that a modest entry fee is required for regionals, I wo...
2 years ago tie breaker for at large bids
@Raycer131 correct and my understanding is that timing will not go to the thousandths to bre...
2 years ago let the real coaching begin
@Coach_PTS As to your worries, I will tell you that no body runs a meet better than PC and Ca...
2 years ago let the real coaching begin
@Coach_PTS if all 4 regions are using live results, you should know instantaneously ( except ...
2 years ago let the real coaching begin
Interesting changes... at large bids, prelims in state series in 4X400... declaration period f...
2 years ago 2a 13
Can’t find them
2 years ago Falsifying District Entries
Either : A) Because d a asks for manual Input rather than automatic download ... coaches have to...
2 years ago FHSAA Series Registration
@edwardjthompson as for number 1 yes, directors could cross check d a entry "lists" with Home...
2 years ago FHSAA Series Registration
@edwardjthompson Meet directors need to access entries to 1) cross check versus Home School...
2 years ago District 16AA Tracxk and Field Meet
Fort some reason, certain coaches are not getting info from their schools and are not receiving e...