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
3 days ago who has the girls 3200 florida record?
Was just talking with a fellow coach about Brasovan's run at the state meet that year. She was c...
7 days ago USF Track Meet This Weekend
@Marcimm74 Thanks! Couldn't find it for the life of me.
7 days ago USF Track Meet This Weekend
Does anyone have the schedule for the USF meet this weekend, or can someone direct me to where to...
8 days ago FLYRA Middle School State Championship
I will say this. Whatever the schedule is, we will stick to it. We have taken "breaks" between e...
8 days ago FLYRA Middle School State Championship
@CoachT02 as the announcer for the past 3 years we are usually finished by mid- to late afternoon...
8 days ago FLYRA Middle School State Championship
@raycer131 long ride for your athlete but it is on a Saturday. Lecanto has a FLYRA qualifier wit...
12 days ago Hardest Event in Track?
@Alec.Ibarra hopefully you aren't running all of those in the same meet!!!
28 days ago Transgender Athletes-Fair?
@jdpsu don't know her situation in terms of hormones but is it time to apply NCAA rule to this? ...
30 days ago Parker Valby-Nice Progression year over year
@jdpsu had the opportunity to see her run at the Wharton Wildcat Invite yesterday. 1600 in 4:56....
1 month ago Does sarasota river view high school have a rubber track?
@Longhorn I don't work there but last year when I asked Coach Opitz this he said no, it is asphalt.
1 month ago FHSAA Required Results Reporting
@wcarunner I do hope coaches/timers continue to upload results to this site. There are some (a lo...
1 month ago New FLYRA Track Standards 2019
@ERYRC1 Thanks. I did know it was on Saturday, just hit the wrong key when I typed 15 instead of...
1 month ago New FLYRA Track Standards 2019
@ERYRC1 thanks for posting these. Question... will the ERYRC 5 on March 15th results be submitted...
2 months 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...
2 months ago Timing
@ERYRC1 wasn't that long ago we were using the Big Red Book...
3 months 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...
3 months ago Qualification Standards for MS State Finals
@coacheppa Thanks, Dan. Brings another concern to mind. None of the meets around here use FAT un...
3 months ago Qualification Standards for MS State Finals
Coach Epstein, or whoever else might know, will there be changes to the qualification standards f...
3 months ago Track and Field Conditioning
So I've been told in the past that conditioning runners should not include doing timed repeats, i...
3 months ago What subject do you teach?
@multijumps thanks for the thoughtful reply! I didn't expect many XC/track coaches to be PE coac...
3 months ago What subject do you teach?
Interested to see what subjects cross country and track coaches teach. I started it off with my a...
4 months ago High school Track coaches Just fyi for direct athletics
@ckailjr thanks, Chris.
4 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 ...
4 months ago Middle School 3000 or 3200 in Track Season
@CoachGoingRogue thanks for the idea.
4 months ago Middle School 3000 or 3200 in Track Season
@coacheppa thanks Dan. I'll be in touch.
4 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 ...
4 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...
5 months ago Best Florida Cross Country Venues
Seeing the comment on New World Complex in Jacksonville I am wondering what the state of Florida ...
5 months ago Short courses?
@Coach_Hill shoot Mike, you've forgotten more than most of us know, and still know more than most...
5 months ago Short courses?
@erauxccoach Yessir, this pretty much hits the nail on the head.
5 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...
5 months ago FLYRA Middle School Championship
After a small problem with getting so many cars in on time, the meet was awesome. Great setting. ...
5 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 ...
6 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...
6 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]...
6 months ago High School Runners
@CoachGoingRogue since we have school choice can a home schooled athlete choose the school they c...
6 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...
6 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 ...
7 months ago Florida Horse Park
@Ubiquitous1.flosports Thanks! GREAT meet today!
7 months ago Florida Horse Park
Completely agree! Would like to see middle school girls results though. That 3k course DEFINITELY...
7 months ago Race executin
@mckoon Which meet? What course?
7 months ago Ram Invite
@paul a opitz BAGUBA!
7 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 ...
7 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....
7 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"...
8 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...
8 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...
8 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...
8 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...
8 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...