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5 days ago Coach Wood Historically Fast
In case it comes up: the course was measured 4 different times with 2 different wheels, one by me...
5 days ago Coach Wood shirts still available
Fleet Feet wanted me to let everyone know that they have smalls and medium Coach Wood shirts a...
8 days ago Coach Wood Update
Coaches-I sent the email below but wanted to post it here in case you didn’t see. A few i...
12 days ago A few spots left in the New Balance/Fleet Feet Coach Wood Invitational in Georgia
If the meet you were going to was cancelled, we have a few spots left in the New Balance/Fleet Fe...
19 days ago 4x8 & Single-A Sectionals Proposals
I hope we can continue to shift things so that people are in favor of things that might not benef...
23 days ago Marietta Shout Out
That would be awesome if they became the first program in Ga history to send both genders to NXN!
27 days ago A few spots left for New Balance/Fleet Feet Coach Wood Invitational
Coaches, If your plans have changed and you'd like to attend this year's meet on 10/13 at McInt...
2 months ago River Green Complex
@MattAdams Good point. I'm hoping my strategy of playing every 5 years or so will eventually p...
2 months ago River Green Complex
@RobtheAggie I don't know about Gwinnett golf courses, but I know we looked into the course at...
2 months ago River Green Complex
I think like 10-12 years ago us Gwinnett coaches made a huge push to try to find some land. We ha...
2 months ago River Green Complex
Absolutely! The James Tigue Indoor Track Center for Runners That Can Run Good
2 months ago River Green Complex
Yes, it's unfortunate that it is so hard to find courses. Sometimes there is land that would work...
2 months ago All time record holders.
@hollywood You should contact Andrew Hudson at Collins Hill. I keep trying to post his email add...
2 months ago How Do You Handle the Heat?
We do some of the same things other coaches have mentioned. Following school/county/State protoco...
3 months ago 2018 Coach Wood Invitational Update
First, I'm pleased to announce that New Balance is the new sponsor of the meet! Fleet Feet will ...
3 months ago Former Milton HS Distance Runner Sets Para World Record
Very cool story. I remember watching him use a big kick to finish in the top 10 at State in 2011,...
3 months ago GATFXCCA Mentor Program/XC Course Measurement Guidelines
The Coaches Association has published two new resources to try and help coaches. The first is the...
4 months ago Sectional & State Track sites/host interest
Yes. it is 1,3,6,7 for one Sectional and then 2,4,5,8 for the other.
4 months ago State Cross Country Meet Schedule from GHSA
@Yifter80 They did not say but I would guess it would be the same guidelines as 2017.
4 months ago State Cross Country Meet Schedule from GHSA
Friday, November 2nd 9:00am 6A Boys 9:45am 6A Girls 10:30am 5A Boys 11:15am 5A Girls 12:...
5 months ago Coach Wood Invitational registration now open to all
We are up to 50 teams signed up so we are closing in on our limit. Use the link in the post above...
5 months ago Coaches Appreciation Thread
Since we just had Teacher's Appreciation Week, I thought it'd be nice to have a Coaches Appreciat...
5 months ago An Article from Colorado Milesplit
@CoachMayer Thank you. I know for me, Coach Wood could say things that would make me want to r...
5 months ago 2018 Coach Wood Invitational
We would love to have some out of state teams come run the 2018 Coach Wood Invitational this fall...
5 months ago 2018 Coach Wood Invitational
We would love to have some Tennessee teams come run the 2018 Coach Wood Invitational this fall on...
5 months ago 2018 Coach Wood Invitational
We would love to have some North Carolina teams come run the 2018 Coach Wood Invitational this fa...
5 months ago 2018 Coach Wood Invitational
We would love to have some North Carolina teams come run the 2018 Coach Wood Invitational this fa...
5 months ago 2018 Coach Wood Invitational
We would love to have some Alabama teams come run the 2018 Coach Wood Invitational this fall on 1...
5 months ago An Article from Colorado Milesplit
Thank you all so much. My motivation in coaching is to try and help others like Coach Wood helpe...
5 months ago Coach Wood Invitational registration now open to all
This year's Coach Wood Invitational will be October 13th at McIntosh Nature Preserve. Any tea...
6 months ago 2018 Nike/Fleet Feet Coach Wood Invitational Location Change
Yesterday I received official word that the construction at Gainesville (and a schedule conflict...
6 months ago 2018 Nike/Fleet Feet Coach Wood Invitational
I just sent out an email to coaches of teams that ran last year for them to secure their spot for...
6 months ago Boston Marathon - weather & on now
Nicole Dimercurio, North Gwinnett Class of 2009 and UGA grad (now with Zap Fitness) placed 5th!
6 months ago Boston Marathon - weather & on now
Good luck to Coach McClay, who is running!
7 months ago Jury of Appeals/Disqualification Process Question
Timer and Finish Line Judge are two different things. So if they didn't have anyone judging the f...
7 months ago Who is the Best HS Head Track Coach in Georgia
@GACARTER Good things to consider. I've also thought about other factors, such as how coaches...
7 months ago Coach Wood Invitational-10/13/18
Just letting everyone know this year's date will be 10/13/18. As we've done before, schools that...
7 months ago GATFXCCA Mentoring Program-Ideas Wanted
Coaches The Coaches Association (GATFXCCA)is preparing to start a mentoring program for coache...
8 months ago CC State schedule
I was told that the dates are 11/2 and 11/3, and that 7A would be on Saturday this year. But it h...
8 months ago Training Ideas
@acarr6453 Coach Mayer already addressed all of your questions, I believe. Gwinnett County al...
8 months ago Training Ideas
We have a parent coordinate a parent carpool, to help us get to a park that is 10 minutes away fr...
9 months ago Mill Creek looking for XC assistants for Fall 2018
Mill Creek High School is looking for boys and girls Cross Country Assistant Coaches for the 2018...
10 months ago Run for Tajay 5k, Saturday, 12/16 @ Mill Creek
I think I posted this before, but wanted to make sure and do it again. This Saturday, Mill Creek ...
11 months ago How Many Classes Should XC and Track have in Georgia
@GACARTER So true. If we can all think in terms of what will benefit the state as a whole, ...
11 months ago How Many Classes Should XC and Track have in Georgia
@MaristXCcoach With the shake up at the GHSA, perhaps that will be possible in the future. B...
11 months ago How Many Classes Should XC and Track have in Georgia
Yes, when we did the survey, some of the responses were that people did not want to go to Areas b...
11 months ago Congrats to Nahom Solomon
Congratulations to Nahom Solomon of Georgia Tech (and a Shiloh grad), who finished 22nd at NCAAs ...
11 months ago State course layout
@eddiemurray It was 2003. I know State started across the street that year. I think maybe L...
11 months ago State Date Predictions 2018!
I've already started working on this on behalf of the GATFXCCA. Based on the previous meet dates...
1 year ago True or False
[quote=trailcat]They weren't top 4 in '93-'94.[/quote] @trailcat Which was Coach Tigue’s...