Ryan McClay

Atlanta, GA

About Me

Name: Ryan McClay
Title: Head Boys XC and Head boys and Girls Track and Field Coach - St. Pius X Catholic High School

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
2 months ago Great American XC Festival 2021
@runtad 10/2 [url=https://www.nationalscholastic.org/gacc]https://www.nationalscholastic.or...
2 months ago CC State Meet Schedule
5A was the first race on Saturday this year. So now it should be the 2nd race on Saturday next ye...
2 months ago Video of 4x800?
@Sgriff2861 No girls 5a 3200m either. Such a shame as it might have been the best Georgia girl...
3 months ago Great American 2021
@brxctf2001 New Balance announced they were cancelling outdoor nationals a couple of weeks ago...
3 months ago Error in Article
The 7A power rankings article says Sully Shelton is not in the 800m. He is listed as competing in...
3 months ago Great American 2021
It’s been the Saturday between 9/28 and 10/7 since 2009, so I’d say 10/2 is a pretty safe bet...
4 months ago Let's Run Podcast with BYU's Coach Diljeet Taylor
@runtad 100% agree
5 months ago 4x800 All-Time Top 10
@GACARTER Totally agree. NFHS schedule should be what we follow. Hopefully we switch to that n...
5 months ago 4x800 All-Time Top 10
@coachac Perhaps we should add a 4th day to the meet then. That way the kids who do the 400 an...
5 months ago 4x800 All-Time Top 10
@lisle33 Depends on what you mean by "rewrite" I think. If you mean how long until we get 10 tim...
7 months ago Questions about track season
I am pretty sure I heard that the 4x800 will be a one heat final - all 16 teams on the track at o...
7 months ago Questions about track season
@goldeneaglexc haha, mostly just having some fun with you Claud!
7 months ago Questions about track season
@goldeneaglexc 4. When will we get the state meet schedule posted on GHSA's website? Very soon...
7 months ago 2021 boys
I think the combo of last year's senior boys and this year's senior boys is by far the fastest an...
8 months ago Questions about track season
@xcnewbee You're probably right, although that double is far less common than the 16/8, 16/32, 1...
8 months ago Questions about track season
@GACARTER Agreed. Why are we not switching to the NFHS order of events? 4x800 100/110m hu...
8 months ago Questions about track season
I thought I would start a thread for anybody to ask general questions and for some meet directors...
8 months ago What were the Highlights of the 2020 GHSA XC State Meet That Stood Out?
@RobtheAggie If somebody could explain to me how the awards this year were more photo friendly t...
9 months ago GHSA State Championship Consistency
The data collection that helped to get sectionals, was them going through the region results for ...
9 months ago GHSA State Championship Consistency
So I'll just say that I have no seat at the table either. I got involved a few years ago because ...
9 months ago GHSA State Championship Consistency
This post has quite a bit of input from things that kind of make me wonder why we are focused on ...
9 months ago State Meet Considerations
[quote=BostonBilly]Thanks GHSA for the CC season![/quote] Yes.
9 months ago Invitation Request for Information
@WSWFC Not my meet. Not my decision. Just trying to let you know that it's highly likely the r...
9 months ago Invitation Request for Information
@WSWFC I’m not involved with the selection, but this is typically done in two waves. The fir...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@coachbxc Exactly correct. I'll add one extra detail in that I suspect there's a large num...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@ParkviewCoachDXC Again this is mostly a 7A problem. I can't remember the data (Coach Christie...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@AHSBucs The purpose of the bye is two fold. 1. Winning a region title or runner up has act...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@GACARTER I mean you’re not wrong that it would make the last 20 kids in the race faster if ...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
[quote=coachac] it always comes back to what is the best idea that would actually have a chance o...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@8MileGoat Yes, if that happened I would likely be much more in favor of sectionals. I am also...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@coachbxc Again I think it’s mostly a 7a issue. I think what you are saying is true at the 7...
9 months ago GHSA Region Madness Week 2
@RidgeXC Honestly? I'm not a fan. I would prefer fewer races overall. In some of these smaller...
9 months ago Region Scoreboard Updated
For the record, we did call the GHSA XC rep and he basically said "it's up to your region to deci...
9 months ago State Meet Considerations
@BlackJack31 My only concern was with the image we put out there watching the Carrollton video...
9 months ago Coach Wood Invitational: Championship/Varsity Race Breakdown
Hey now! Hard to say there were too many key omissions when every single team and individual cham...
10 months ago Obviously a short course
Oh shoot. I apologize if not everybody understood this was a joke. Coach Demarest at Parkview is ...
10 months ago Obviously a short course
You guys see the results from the Parkview fall break time trial this morning? Clearly coach D do...
10 months ago Alexander/Asics
I'm pretty sure the Asics discussion usually picks up Saturday after the race... haha, ok joke...
10 months ago Foot Locker
Maybe this is an unpopular opinion, but with nationals cancelled I'm not sure I see the point in ...
10 months ago In the interest of safety...
So I definitely tend to agree with the mindset of "I would never do that to the kids" in any othe...
11 months ago Carrollton races and COVID
Yeah I regret the CDC comment. I was just trying to point out that I'm not just spouting off what...
11 months ago Carrollton races and COVID
Just an FYI. One of my assistant coaches works for the CDC. So does his wife. They speak with sci...
11 months ago Carrollton races and COVID
@GACARTER Totally agree! I don't envy being a meet director this year. I definitely was not pu...
11 months ago Carrollton races and COVID
@Beaudreau_Mike I just think it's important to show others that you are trying to keep the vir...
11 months ago Carrollton races and COVID
It is not a "personal choice" if the person in charge of the meet has stated very clearly that if...
11 months ago Marist Tri meet - hopefully a new tradition?
Since everybody is giving kudos, I'll do the same. Thanks to Marist for hosting us. It was weird ...
11 months ago XC training tips
@lisle33 What I've noticed is that if a girl and a boy have the same experience, PR, health, a...
11 months ago XC training tips
Sorry. I didn't mean to monopolize this discussion. I genuinely want to hear from others. I love ...
11 months ago XC training tips
@wfoster @sgriff2861 I'll put a caveat here that for most of my coaching career I only coached...
11 months ago XC training tips
@coachtigue What do you do for your tempo/threshold days? Straight tempo? broken up ever? On a...