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
11 hours ago From the FHSAA AD ADvisory Committee Meeting re: Cross Country
Do we know when actual assignments will be released? Or has that been done and I missed it? Foo...
3 days ago Timing
@ERYRC1 wasn't that long ago we were using the Big Red Book...
17 days ago Qualification Standards for MS State Finals
@CJJenkins Thanks for the info and heads up on the meet. Do athletes have to be AAU members to pa...
24 days ago Qualification Standards for MS State Finals
@coacheppa Thanks, Dan. Brings another concern to mind. None of the meets around here use FAT un...
24 days ago Qualification Standards for MS State Finals
Coach Epstein, or whoever else might know, will there be changes to the qualification standards f...
24 days ago Track and Field Conditioning
So I've been told in the past that conditioning runners should not include doing timed repeats, i...
1 month ago What subject do you teach?
@multijumps thanks for the thoughtful reply! I didn't expect many XC/track coaches to be PE coac...
1 month ago What subject do you teach?
Interested to see what subjects cross country and track coaches teach. I started it off with my a...
2 months ago High school Track coaches Just fyi for direct athletics
@ckailjr thanks, Chris.
2 months ago High school Track coaches Just fyi for direct athletics
@coacheppa hey Dan, is FLYRA MS championship going to use Direct Athletics? Honestly hoping not ...
2 months ago Middle School 3000 or 3200 in Track Season
@CoachGoingRogue thanks for the idea.
2 months ago Middle School 3000 or 3200 in Track Season
@coacheppa thanks Dan. I'll be in touch.
2 months ago Middle School 3000 or 3200 in Track Season
Our county doesn't run anything longer than the 1600 in middle school meets but I'm working with ...
2 months ago Elementary and Middle School 5K Road Race Championships, February 16, 2019- Gainesville, FL
Hey Ricky, sounds like a great idea and I have a few girls interested! What is the cost for indi...
3 months ago Best Florida Cross Country Venues
Seeing the comment on New World Complex in Jacksonville I am wondering what the state of Florida ...
3 months ago Short courses?
@Coach_Hill shoot Mike, you've forgotten more than most of us know, and still know more than most...
3 months ago Short courses?
@erauxccoach Yessir, this pretty much hits the nail on the head.
3 months ago Is there a way to see each teams district roster? How many athletes can be on the district roster?
@Longhorn unless of course he isn't the accuser, but the accused, which I think is the case given...
3 months ago FLYRA Middle School Championship
After a small problem with getting so many cars in on time, the meet was awesome. Great setting. ...
3 months ago Bay Area Middle School Championship Success
Wanted to acknowledge and thank Bill Strack for putting on the meet this morning at Mary Help of ...
3 months ago Holloway Park Last Chance Hurricane Meet?? Coaches Please Respond ASAP- I'll try and work some magic
@Drewmar2c might not need to worry about that MS race as the Bay Area MS Championships are taking...
4 months ago Plant Girls win Hillsborough County Championship (Plant Freshman wins in 18:20)
[quote=coolestname]@paul a opitz Not sure who told you that, but it`s not my final year.[/quote]...
4 months ago High School Runners
@CoachGoingRogue since we have school choice can a home schooled athlete choose the school they c...
4 months ago Holloway Park Open Saturdays?
Is Holloway Park open to run on on Saturdays? If so, what time does it open? Want to bring a co...
4 months ago Calendar Suggestion for milesplit
@1514492828 This frustrates me to no end. Go to page 2, look at a meet, hit back button and I'm ...
4 months ago Florida Horse Park
@Ubiquitous1.flosports Thanks! GREAT meet today!
4 months ago Florida Horse Park
Completely agree! Would like to see middle school girls results though. That 3k course DEFINITELY...
5 months ago Race executin
@mckoon Which meet? What course?
5 months ago Ram Invite
@paul a opitz BAGUBA!
5 months ago Lecanto Invitational =Please read- final schedule, parking concerns, etc.
@coacheppa Looking forward to it! Will the middle school race follow the high school course up ...
5 months ago Tampa Bay Area Middle Schools and Club Teams
Another reminder that we have slots open for the Middle School race at Run with the Bulls Invite....
5 months ago MS G Fri or Sat
@NorthBay I see the same thing. Also, when I try to finish I get a "payment failed, wrong form"...
5 months 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...
6 months 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...
6 months 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...
6 months 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...
6 months 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...
6 months 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 ...
6 months 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...
6 months 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...
6 months 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...
7 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...
8 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...
8 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...
8 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...
8 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 ...
8 months ago FLYRA Middle School State Championship 2018
@latoyiaj35 the heat sheets are up at elitetiming.net
9 months ago Regional Heat Sheets
@RayRodriguez Yep. Thanks, Ray. I found it. I'll be announcing the meet and wanted to check nam...
9 months ago Regional Heat Sheets
Is there a centralized place for heat sheets for upcoming regionals? If not, I'm assuming timing...
10 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.