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2 months ago Sad news: Tommy Deaton
I was so sad to hear this news. His son Paul Deaton was my coach at Berry (and is still the XC/D...
2 months ago Coach Wood Invitational is Now Full
I have posted accepted teams on the meet page. Any other interested teams should email me at coac...
2 months ago Relay Meet on 5/29
Holy Innocents and Mill Creek distance squads are looking for other teams who would like to run a...
2 months ago Coach Wood Sign Ups Now Open to All
This fall's Coach Wood Invitational will be on Saturday, 10/16. All information can be found on t...
2 months ago Coach Wood 2021 Sign-Ups Update
Coaches, Below are the teams that have signed up so far. I sent another email out this morni...
3 months ago 2021 Coach Wood Sign-Ups
I just sent coaches of teams that ran last year an email with a link to sign up. We are back ...
4 months ago Let's Run Podcast with BYU's Coach Diljeet Taylor
I highly recommend this podcast interview for XC Coaches. I was of course impressed with how BYU'...
4 months ago Potential new XC venue in Gwinnett?
Thanks but it's been a group effort so far. Seeing if we can all band together to make this happen!
4 months ago Potential new XC venue in Gwinnett?
@hoyarelay Thank you! We appreciate the support!
4 months ago Potential new XC venue in Gwinnett?
@wfhsxc Thank you so much for your help with this! I've emailed all Gwinnett XC Coaches to st...
4 months ago Potential new XC venue in Gwinnett?
@wfhsxc Awesome. Thanks!
4 months ago Potential new XC venue in Gwinnett?
Nicole Love Hendrickson is the Chairwoman of the County Commissioners Nicole@Love4Gwinnett.com ...
5 months ago Great Night for GA distance alum -Allie Buchalski and Kirubel Errassa in 5K
@BillATC Allie's run has to be especially exciting for Coach Danny Brock, who coached her at J...
5 months ago 4x800 All-Time Top 10
@spxcoachrm Your last sentence is an excellent point. I can understand not following the crowd...
5 months ago 4x800 All-Time Top 10
@spxcoachrm The reasoning I heard is that people didn't want their open 800 final qualifiers t...
6 months ago Questions about track season
@jmcartney The State XC results suggest that might not be accurate.
7 months ago Questions about track season
One advantage of one heat is that if teams won't have to worry about qualifying for a slower heat...
7 months ago Questions about track season
@Kennedy_1979 I agree. I was just saying what I thought the powers that be had decided, but I ...
7 months ago Questions about track season
@Sgriff2861 I thought I had heard 2 heat timed final but I could be wrong.
7 months ago Questions about track season
@mms72 It's my understanding that the 4 x 800 will be a final, with no prelims.
8 months ago Questions about track season
@BillATC Great point. I have no idea how wrestling is a thing this year.
9 months ago Congrats to the Chestatee boys!
Anything that brings dataholic back to the messageboard is a great thing!
9 months ago Reminder: Deadline to submit projected top 7 is 5pm today
Per pg 3 of the Coaches Handbook [url=https://www.ghsa.net/sites/default/files/documents/xc/20...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@spxcoachrm The falls were focused on in the proposal to keep Areas for 7A. Unfortunately, it ...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
I like it. I think it works best if State is a week later as well. So if it had happened this yea...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@RidgeXC Agreed. While combining classifications for XC might make the most sense, I do not see ...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
If there are any changes to State qualifying, it would have to be for all classifications. The GH...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
When I was the XC chair for the Coaches Association, I did a few surveys to find out how people f...
9 months ago XC Sectional Meet
In 2002, 2003, 2004, when we had Sectionals before, 1st and 2nd at Region got a bye to State. 3rd...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
When I presented to the GHSA this spring, the main reason we were given for 7A to return to Regio...
9 months ago State Meet Considerations
The 12 person roster for XC might be something that the Coaches Association wants to look into (I...
9 months ago State Meet Considerations
@Sorrells28 Yes, Sectionals for XC might be the next thing to pursue, for sure. This isn'...
9 months ago Coach Wood Hope and Hoppines Canned Food Drive Results
I sent this to coaches yesterday but wanted to post it as well, as a thank you to everyone who co...
9 months ago Coach Wood Course
Since I've heard concerns from some people: the course was 5,000m. It was not long. As has been...
9 months ago Coach Wood Atta Boys
Thank you both! We could not do it without our amazing crew of parents who volunteer countless ho...
10 months ago Gwinnett Daily Post Coach Wood article
[url=https://www.gwinnettprepsports.com/sports/coach-wood-invitational-hope-and-hoppines-canned-f...
10 months ago Course map
It is a 5k.
10 months ago Coach Wood Apparel
Just a reminder about this. Apparel will ONLY be available online, to reduce crowding and lines. ...
10 months ago Course map
No hills at all. Basically a grass track. 2 years ago we had to cut into the middle of the field ...
10 months ago Coaches, Teams, and Spectators Coming to Coach Wood
We are once again doing the Hope/Hoppines Canned Food Drive at this year's Coach Wood Invitationa...
10 months ago Course map
I just put a pic of the course on the meet page. It's basically running around the perimeter of t...
10 months ago Coach Wood Apparel
This year as a Covid precaution we are offering Coach Wood apparel online. A bonus of this is tha...
10 months ago Alexander/Asics
@hudsonxc It's a great venue. Very scenic. From what Coach Robinson told me, the grass should ...
11 months ago XC training tips
@wfoster I don't have much to offer on the girl's side. I didn't start coaching them until Tr...
11 months ago XC training tips
@spxcoachrm Yes, Tempo 400s were a Coach Wood workout (and perhaps he got them from someone else...
12 months ago NEGA Championships 8/22
@timcacs Will do. Thank you!
12 months ago NEGA Championships 8/22
@timcacs Looks good, Coach. Thanks. Can you tell me who we make the check out to?
1 year ago Meet Directors: Is your scheduled meet still a "go"?
Just found out Berry Clara Bowl has been canceled. There is a blurb about it on the meet page.
1 year ago Meet Directors: Is your scheduled meet still a "go"?
Coach Wood is on and we will find a way to host our meet. Will have to adjust some things but no...
1 year ago Key GHSA Meeting at 1 pm Today
GHSA will at some point release guidelines for Cross Country, so we will see if coaches have leew...