Patrick Skipper

Brooksville, FL

About Me

Ran Cross Country and Track at Hernando High in the early 1980's. Ran for Coach Ernie Chatman and Track Coach Terry Owens. Was a mediocre runner on some pretty good teams. Have lifelong memories and friends from "the good ole days."
Currently the Girl's Cross Country Coach at Weeki Wachee High School.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
1 day ago Ernie Chatman 5K
Great day at McKethan Lake on Saturday. 218 signed up and many high schools were represented. T...
11 days ago Ernie Chatman 5K
Last call...Race is next Saturday morning. Aug 17 @ McKethan Lake. [url=https://runsignup.c...
1 month ago Ernie Chatman 5K
Reminder that this race is available for a preseason time trial. T-Shirts available to all p...
3 months ago Ernie Chatman 5K
This road race is set up and ready for entries (August 17)...Again students are $15.00 (actually ...
3 months ago FACA Cross Country Clinic, June 27-29
Didn't we have the entire hotel booked for us??? Looking forward to a great conference... The...
3 months ago Posting to Florida Runners
@LauraFred I have been trying to get the same info. Got this text from the KWHS XC coach on F...
3 months ago No pictures from that STATE meet??
[url=https://www.mainlightevents.com/store/thumbmarket.aspx?e=10420366]https://www.mainlightevent...
4 months ago Help with recruiting for a shot putter
Also try Thomas University in Thomasville, GA. They are NAIA (like SEU and St Thomas). Starting...
4 months ago Regional track meet and prom
We had to go to a Friday night Prom. Have had Prom this same weekend for several years. Was ver...
4 months ago Coaches meeting time?
[quote=lfcsumner3]12am in the middle of the field. Make sure you wear something nice.[/quote] W...
5 months ago Ernie Chatman 5K
Most of you know the name Ernie Chatman and his impact that he had on the local and state level f...
5 months ago what time does the fast heat 800 boys run at the IMG MEET
@paul a opitz I think they have someone on staff that can run a acceptable time for your kid if ...
7 months ago 4A-1 and 2A-2 Region Meet (IMPORTANT)
Sometimes we need to be careful of the recommendations that we make. Although this seems like a ...
9 months ago Dates and rules for track 2019
Copied from Regional Bid Packet 8:00 AM 3200m Run* Final 10:30 AM 4x800m Relay* Final 12:0...
9 months ago Dates and rules for track 2019
@erik [url=https://www.fhsaa.org/sports/track-field/regional-sites]https://www.fhsaa.org/sport...
9 months ago Dates and rules for track 2019
Also check the Regional Track date. ALL regionals are on SATURDAY April 27. We have had Prom bo...
10 months ago Region 2A2 Results
The Boys results have been reposted. Unfortunately we had an issue with scoring and announced in...
10 months ago Region 2A2
Closing the course down because of weather...Gates will be open by 6:30am Saturday morning.
10 months ago Region 2A2
Girls Starting Assignments 1. Crescent City/Crystal River (Ind) 2. Keystone Hts/ Newberry (Ind)...
10 months ago Region 2A2
The plan is to be at the course on Friday for a course preview if anyone wants to come...weather ...
10 months ago Region 2A2
Pinned Location from Google Maps: [url=https://goo.gl/maps/ah4HbwZf5Mw]https://goo.gl/maps/ah4Hb...
10 months ago Region 2A2
Weeki Wachee High School is proud to host the 2018 FHSAA Class 2A Region 2 Championship!!! L...
11 months ago Largo's Legendary Cross Country Coach Brent Haley Has A New Book Out!
Just got my copy in the mail. Great info. Great stories. Great coach.
12 months ago Ram Invite Sept 8 cancelled
@paul a opitz Coach - Sorry you had to cancel - looking forward to seeing you at the Hernando/Za...
12 months ago Hernando/Zak Lukas Invitational 2018
@RRHS CC Just enter everybody that will run that day...they can run either race. Up to 10 in Va...
12 months ago HernandoHS/Zak Lukas Invite
Room for more teams if anyone wants to jump in. Meet is Sept 8th at McKethan Lake just north of ...
12 months ago Hernando/Zak Lukas Invitational 2018
Still some room available for additional teams. Deadline to enter is Wednesday. McKethan La...
1 year ago Regional CC Sites announced
http://www.fhsaa.org/sports/cross-country/sites/regional
1 year ago Hernando/Zak Lukas Invitational 2018
IT IS BACK!!! Hosted by Hernando High School...Location is McKethan Lake! Sept. 8
1 year ago FHSAA Hall of Fame
http://www.fhsaa.org/news/2018/0430 Congratulations to all...especially Gary Droze!
1 year ago Region Meet Info (Elite Timing Events)
Thanks for the info... Is there a coaches meeting? Time for weigh ins?
2 years ago Did you notice? No more ads!
I, for one, will say thanks by ordering my race bibs from you. I know is a drop in the bucket - ...
2 years ago Florida Dairy Farmers...Mr. and Miss CC
From Press Release...Congrats to all!!! Phillips, Hertenstein Named Top Cross Country Runners;...
2 years ago Track Districts
Wow...that is new to the FHSAA page. They must have just updated this.
2 years ago Coaching Distance help.
@coachboza Coach Boza...Not a day goes by that I do not think about Big E and the impact that...
2 years ago Coaching Distance help.
@coachbutler That is great!!!...Ours say...'If it was Easy...They would call it Football'. ...
2 years ago Coaching Distance help.
[quote=coachbutler]@mformosa NO kidding! Struggled with Bungles last week when should have beat t...
2 years ago Tie Rule thoughts
I do like the college way...but - your 1-5 have already contributed. Now a chance for the 'botto...
2 years ago HELP: Does your county offer middle school Track or Cross Country?
Hernando County has MS track...no CC. 4 meets and a county championship.
2 years ago Category 1 Hurricane headed to FSU?
...trying to come up with a wide right joke...I got nothing.
2 years ago 5 Meet Rule
Last year I sent in a list of runners and all were given a waiver without any questions...I am as...
2 years ago Team Tents
Here is the info for the tents that we had at our home meet at Weeki Wachee HS that you used...Mo...
2 years ago Running Streaks without missing a day.
Ernie Chatman had a streak of 8814 days (more than 24 years). 07/23/1991 - 09/08/2015. http:/...
2 years ago FHSAA 2A District 7 2017
Will we get Heat Sheets before the Meet on Friday?
2 years ago Weeki Wachee Invitational 2017
Open for entries...Sept. 30...
3 years ago Attention: HS senior girls who broke 22 minutes for XC 5K this year (and your coaches)
[quote=coacheppa]I know the head coach Personally at Pasco Hernando so if interested message me a...
3 years ago Officials Training (Technology)
Interested...
3 years ago THIS JUST IN: FHSAA clarification on district meet scenarios involving top 15 individuals/advancing
@coachbutler @GaryDroze I know that this is going down a different rabbit trail but here goe...
3 years ago Elephant in the room
@coachbutler True...I guess I was assuming that the team would participate in a minimum numbe...
3 years ago Elephant in the room
Individuals...