Track and Field Academy Course Catalog

201. Track & Field Technical Certification.  (15 Hours – Successful completion of exam required for certification)

251. Track & Field Technical Certification Online.   (15 Hours – Successful completion of exam required for certification)

302. Sprint, Hurdle & Relay Event Specialist Certification.  (36 Hours – Successful completion of exam and project required for certification)

303. Jumping Event Specialist Certification.  (36 Hours – Successful completion of exam and project required for certification)

304. Throwing Event Specialist Certification.  (36 Hours – Successful completion of exam and project required for certification)

305. Endurance Event Specialist Certification.  (36 Hours – Successful completion of exam and project required for certification)

306. Combined Event Specialist Certification.   (36 Hours – Successful completion of exam and project required for certification)

307. Head Collegiate Coaching Certification.  (12 Hours – Successful completion of exam required for certification)

310. Strength and Conditioning Coach Certification. (21 Hours – Successful completion of exam and project required for certification)

321. Speed Specialist Certification Course. (14 Hours – Successful completion of exam and project required for certification)

402. Program Management for Track and Field.  (6 Hours)

403. Testing and Measurement in Track and Field Coaching. (4 Hours)

404. Meet Management for the Track and Field Coach.  (6 Hours)

405. Sports Psychology for the Track and Field Coach.  (6 Hours)

406. Injury Management for the Track and Field Coach. (6 Hours)

407. Weight Training for Track and Field.  (6 Hours)

408. Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events. (12 Hours)

409. Sports Science for the Endurance Events. (12 Hours)

410. Performance Nutrition for Track and Field. (3 Hours)

501. Short Sprints Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Short Sprints Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 302, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

502. Long Sprints Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Long Sprints Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 302, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

503. Hurdles Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Hurdles Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 302, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

504. Horizontal Jumps Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Horizontal Jumps Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 303, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

505. High Jump Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for High Jump Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 303, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

506. Pole Vault Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Pole Vault Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 303, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

507. Hammer Throw Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Hammer Throw Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 304, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

508. Javelin Throw Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Javelin Throw Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 304, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

509. Shot Put and Discus Throw Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Shot Put and Discus Throw Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 304, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

510. Middle Distances Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Middle Distances Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 305, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 409 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

511. Long Distances Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Long Distances Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 305, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 409 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

513. Cross Country Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Cross Country Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 305, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 409 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

514. Combined Events Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Minimum Requirements for Combined Events Advanced Endorsement include either:

  • 3 years of formal coaching experience and courses 306, 310 or 407, 403, 405, 406, and 408 OR
  • 10 years of formal coaching experience

601. USTFCCCA Convention Educational Seminars. CEU Verification Form Required

*See Academy policies for other ways to extend an existing certification

701. Short Sprints Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Short Sprints Advanced Endorsement (501)
  • The Sprint, Hurdle & Relay Event Specialist Certification (302)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

702. Long Sprints Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Long Sprints Advanced Endorsement (502)
  • The Sprint, Hurdle & Relay Event Specialist Certification (302)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

703. Hurdles Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Hurdles Advanced Endorsement (503)
  • The Sprint, Hurdle & Relay Event Specialist Certification (302)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

704. Horizontal Jumps Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Horizontal Jumps Advanced Endorsement (504)
  • The Jumping Specialist Certification (303)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

705. High Jump Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The High Jump Advanced Endorsement (505)
  • The Jumping Event Specialist Certification (303)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

706. Pole Vault Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Pole Vault Advanced Endorsement (506)
  • The Jumping Event Specialist Certification (303)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

707. Hammer Throw Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Hammer Throw Advanced Endorsement (507)
  • The Throwing Event Specialist Certification (304)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

708. Javelin Throw Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Javelin Throw Advanced Endorsement (508)
  • The Throwing Event Specialist Certification (304)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

709. Shot Put and Discus Throw Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Shot Put and Discus Throw Advanced Endorsement (509)
  • The Throwing Event Specialist Certification (304)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

710. Middle Distances Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Middle Distances Advanced Endorsement (510)
  • The Endurance Event Specialist Certification (305)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Endurance Events (409)

711. Long Distances Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Long Distances Advanced Endorsement (511)
  • The Endurance Event Specialist Certification (305)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Endurance Events (409)

713. Cross Country Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Cross Country Advanced Endorsement (513)
  • The Endurance Event Specialist Certification (305)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Endurance Events (409)

714. Combined Events Mentorship.

Successful completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning mentorship:

  • The Combined Events Advanced Endorsement (514)
  • The Combined Event Specialist Certification (306)
  • Courses 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310
  • Sports Science for the Speed and Power Events (408)

Academy Courses Currently For Sale

Dates Course Offered  
Online 251: Track & Field Technical Certification Online REGISTER
Dec 10 - Dec 11, 2022TFA201: Track & Field Technical CertificationREGISTER
Dec 16 - Dec 18, 2022TFA310. Strength & Conditioning Coach CertificationREGISTER
Dec 16 - Dec 17, 2022TFA504: Advanced Endorsement in Horizontal JumpsREGISTER
Dec 16 - Dec 17, 2022TFA502: Advanced Endorsement in Long SprintsREGISTER
Dec 16 - Dec 17, 2022TFA511: Advanced Endorsement in Long DistanceREGISTER
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For additional information, contact Mary McInnis at mary@ustfccca.org or 504-599-8900