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4 days ago How Do You Handle the Heat?
We do some of the same things other coaches have mentioned. Following school/county/State protoco...
14 days 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 ...
26 days 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,...
1 month 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...
2 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.
2 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.
2 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:...
3 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...
3 months ago Coaches Appreciation Thread
Since we just had Teacher's Appreciation Week, I thought it'd be nice to have a Coaches Appreciat...
3 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...
3 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...
3 months ago 2018 Coach Wood Invitational
We would love to have some Tennessee teams come run the 2018 Coach Wood Invitational this fall on...
3 months ago 2018 Coach Wood Invitational
We would love to have some North Carolina teams come run the 2018 Coach Wood Invitational this fa...
3 months ago 2018 Coach Wood Invitational
We would love to have some North Carolina teams come run the 2018 Coach Wood Invitational this fa...
3 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...
3 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...
3 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...
3 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...
4 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...
4 months ago Boston Marathon - weather & on now
Nicole Dimercurio, North Gwinnett Class of 2009 and UGA grad (now with Zap Fitness) placed 5th!
4 months ago Boston Marathon - weather & on now
Good luck to Coach McClay, who is running!
5 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...
5 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...
5 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...
5 months ago GATFXCCA Mentoring Program-Ideas Wanted
Coaches The Coaches Association (GATFXCCA)is preparing to start a mentoring program for coache...
5 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...
5 months ago Training Ideas
@acarr6453 Coach Mayer already addressed all of your questions, I believe. Gwinnett County al...
5 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...
7 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...
8 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 ...
8 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, ...
9 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...
9 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...
9 months ago Congrats to Nahom Solomon
Congratulations to Nahom Solomon of Georgia Tech (and a Shiloh grad), who finished 22nd at NCAAs ...
9 months ago State course layout
@eddiemurray It was 2003. I know State started across the street that year. I think maybe L...
9 months ago State Date Predictions 2018!
I've already started working on this on behalf of the GATFXCCA. Based on the previous meet dates...
10 months ago True or False
[quote=trailcat]They weren't top 4 in '93-'94.[/quote] @trailcat Which was Coach Tigue’s...
10 months ago Hope and Hoppines Canned Food Drive at Coach Wood
Thank you to everyone that contributed to the food drive this year. Our previous best was 3,000 c...
10 months ago GHSA proposals from Board of Trustee Meeting 16 Oct that deal with Cross Country
If the Coaches Association knows about proposals like this beforehand, we can help. www.gatfxcca...
10 months ago Milton - 15:34 team average!
I just went back and looked and Coach Wood 2004 had 26 teams and 236 runners in the Championship ...
10 months ago Tis the season....
@8MileGoat One correction to your post: Coach Wood is a 5k. I measure it multiple times each...
10 months ago XC Rosters due 10/10
Just a reminder for coaches to take care of this if they haven't already!
10 months ago Tis the season....
Sounds like I'm in the minority but if it turns out the course was short this year (which still s...
11 months ago Letter from Coach Wood about Canned Food Drive
Coaches of teams attending the meet should have received this letter, but here it is just in case...
11 months ago Rankings
I saw a great tweet the other day. I forget who said it, but it said "No one hangs banners for mi...
11 months ago Craig Engels is coming to the Nike/Fleet Feet Coach Wood Invitational!
Craig Engels is the Nike athlete who will attend this year’s Coach Wood Invitational. While he ...
11 months ago GATFXCCA Cross Country Scholarship Information
Coaches, We are excited to be able to offer 2 scholarships this fall to Cross Country runner...
11 months ago Awesome article about Syracuse XC
I always enjoyed watching Keith Brantly. He was in that epic 1996 Olympic Marathon Trials race wh...
11 months ago Coach Wood Preliminary Rankings
Coaches of teams coming to Coach Wood: I just emailed you the preliminary rankings of teams comin...
11 months ago Awesome article about Syracuse XC
In case you haven't seen it, this is a pretty cool article from Lets Run about how Coach Fox buil...