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)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 302 – Sprints, Hurdles, Relays Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.
Requirements for Short Sprints Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 302, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

502. Long Sprints Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 302 – Sprints, Hurdles, Relays Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.
Requirements for Long Sprints Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 302, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

503. Hurdles Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 302 – Sprints,Hurdles, Relays Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Hurdles Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 302, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

504. Horizontal Jumps Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 303 – Jumps Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Horizontal Jumps Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 303, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

505. High Jump Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 303 – Jumps Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for High Jump Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 303, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

506. Pole Vault Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 303 – Jumps Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Pole Vault Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 303, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

507. Hammer Throw Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 304 – Throws Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Hammer Throw Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 304, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

508. Javelin Throw Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 304 – Throws Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Javelin Throw Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 304, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

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

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 304 – Throws Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Shot Put and Discus Throw Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 304, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

510. Middle Distances Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 305 – Endurance Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Middle Distances Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 305, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 409
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

511. Long Distances Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 305 – Endurance Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Long Distances Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 305, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 409
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

513. Cross Country Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 305 – Endurance Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Cross Country Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 305, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 409
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

514. Combined Events Advanced Endorsement. (15 Hours)

Applicants for this course must have already completed course 306 – Combined Events Specialist Certification, in order to be eligible to take this course. Note that taking this class alone does not result in an Advanced Endorsement.

Requirements for Combined Events Advanced Endorsement

  • 6 Years formal Coaching Experience
  • Courses 306, 403, 405, 406, 407 or 310, 408
  • Successful completion of year-long mentorship (701)

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

Academy Courses Currently For Sale

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Online 251: Track & Field Technical Certification Online REGISTER
Jun 27 - Jul 1, 2022TFA304. Throwing Event Specialist Certification (ONLINE)REGISTER
Jun 27 - Jul 1, 2022TFA306. Combined Event Specialist Certification (ONLINE)REGISTER
Jul 6 - Jul 11, 2022TFA302. Sprint, Hurdle, & Relay Event Specialist Certification (ONLINE)REGISTER
Jul 6 - Jul 10, 2022TFA303. Jumping Event Specialist Certification (ONLINE)REGISTER
Jul 6 - Jul 10, 2022TFA305. Endurance Event Specialist Certification (ONLINE)REGISTER
Jul 13 - Jul 13, 2021TFA410. Performance Nutrition for Track & Field (ONLINE)REGISTER
Jul 20, 2022TFA403. Test & Measurements in Track & Field Coaching (ONLINE)REGISTER
Jul 26 - Jul 27, 2022TFA406. Injury Management for the Track & Field Coach (ONLINE)REGISTER
Jul 28 - Jul 29, 2022TFA409. Sports Science for Endurance Events (ONLINE)REGISTER
Aug 1 - Aug 2, 2022TFA404. Meet Management for the Track & Field Coach (ONLINE)REGISTER
Aug 3 - Aug 5, 2022TFA310. Strength & Conditioning Coach Certification (ONLINE)REGISTER
Aug 9 - Aug 10, 2021TFA408. Sports Science for Speed & Power Events (ONLINE)REGISTER
Aug 11, 2022TFA407. Weight Training for Track & Field (ONLINE)REGISTER
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For additional information, contact Mary McInnis at mary@ustfccca.org or 504-599-8900