About Me

-Head track and field coach at Tampa-Jesuit 2005-2009. State Runner-up 2006 & 2009

-Head cross country coach at the Academy of Holy Names since 2005.

-Track and XC Head Coach at St Thomas More Academy (DE) 2000-2001

-Asst XC, indoor track, outdoor track coach at Cape Henlopen HS (DE) 1997-2000

-Asst XC, Track coach at Tampa-Jesuit, 1994-1996

-Jesuit Biology/chemistry/marine biology teacher since 2001.

-Jesuit '91 graduate, ran 3 years of XC, 4 yrs of T&F (100m-2mile, except for the hurdles!). Member of '89 state runner-up XC team.

-USATF Level 1 Coaching Certified

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
15 days ago DNS vs. DNF as it applies to the State Series
I don't want to hijack this thread, but I have another concern. How do we prevent coaches from...
17 days ago District Reassignments?
@edwardjthompson Thank you Mr Thompson. So there's no chance they will move up until fall ...
17 days ago District Reassignments?
Does anyone know if we are due for district reassignments in 2017-2018? I have 3 schools in my...
1 month ago Pepsi Florida Relays 2017
@pedryny25 Good luck. We booked in mid-January and there was nothing in Gainesville. We are...
3 months ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
@multijumps Thanks Jose and Gary. I've read up on the Ca role too. But the idea that H+ in...
3 months ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
@multijumps Thanks, some of that I left out of my previous message intentionally. I didn't w...
3 months ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
@gpc3 Ok, I understand what you were saying. The body extracts oxygen from the air we breath...
3 months ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
The consumed oxygen is regenerated during the race?
4 months ago Throws Coach Needed-Tampa
The Academy of the Holy Names is (also) looking for a throws coach who is willing to attend pract...
4 months ago Attention: HS senior girls who broke 22 minutes for XC 5K this year (and your coaches)
Thanks for the information, Gary. Are there any rumors floating around about which community c...
6 months ago 3-Dimensional XC Course Map
Unfortunately my request to map at NTC was denied. Is there anyone else who may be interested?
6 months ago 3-Dimensional XC Course Map
Meet directors, I have a little experimental project I am working on that I would like to tell...
6 months ago Revise the 5 meet required rule
We at least need some sort of official statement explaining that indeed athletes need only be pre...
6 months ago Cross Out Cancer 2016-Tampa
I would like to invite and welcome runners in the Tampa Bay area to participate in the second ann...
6 months ago 4A Region 2 T-Shirt Omitted Our Teams!
Don, Same happened with us (Academy of the Holy Names in 2AR3) Our AD notified FHSAA and even...
6 months ago State Cross Country Meet -- change of schedule -- first race now starts at 8:00 am????
I made a reply on one thread 4 weeks ago and started a couple of threads about the sunrise situat...
6 months ago Who Advances from District to Region - answers....
@CoachGCracker Ok, that's what I did!
6 months ago Who Advances from District to Region - answers....
It's already a done deal and I sided with the opposing team in our district, but what if the 15th...
6 months ago Concerned about running in the dark at state
@LSFRED Thanks Laura! As someone who has hosted regional meets myself, I understand all of...
6 months ago Concerned about running in the dark at state
I've mentioned this before in other threads and I've emailed FHSAA about it as well. But I have ...
7 months ago Elephant in the room
@LFCSumner3 Coach, you are correct, but I'm just covering all my bases to be certain. I'm no...
7 months ago Elephant in the room
@coachmcwilliams Thanks Coach. I hope they don't have too many petitions to review!
7 months ago Elephant in the room
What if this meet is canceled and athletes do not have enough meets to fulfill the 5 meet minimum...
7 months ago State meet times
This might be old news, but the times for the state meet have been posted: http://www.fhsaa.or...
7 months ago Holloway Park 1A-2, 2A-3, 3A-2 & 4A-2 Region Meet Schedule
I'm just playing devil's advocate, but is it light enough on the course for a 7:30 start if sunri...
7 months ago Seeded or Unseeded
@rolltide56 http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/gatorzone.com/documents/2016/7/25/2016_Moun...
8 months ago UF Mt. Dew Invitational 2016 - REMINDERS
Coach, I already had the check for the entry fee mailed in. Who do I contact to make sure the...
8 months ago Westen Hillsborough Invite 2016
Coach, Please check you email
8 months ago Venice Invitational full?
Is the Venice Invite on Sept 17 full? Thank you! -Ray Rodriguez
8 months ago FACA Pollsters needed for a few classifications
@coachbutler I second that emotion
8 months ago Synthetic 8-9 lane tracks
Jesuit's track is only 6 lanes all the way around.
9 months ago Fast times for a 7th grader.?
@jdpsu With all due respect, I was the head track coach at Jesuit during Connor's time there....
9 months ago Fast times for a 7th grader.?
@jdpsu If I recall correctly, Connor Revord also focused more on 400m during middle school. Ho...
9 months ago How many meets do your varsity XC athletes compete in during the regular season?
6 scheduled, but SAT/ACT, other factors usually takes them out of 1, so I said 5.
10 months ago Asst cross country position-Tampa
The Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa is seeking a female assistant cross country coach for the ...
11 months ago 1A-2, 2A-3, 4A-2 Regions
@mastersrunr Where is next year's state meet schedule posted? Last year I know girls 2A wa...
11 months ago 3rd Annual Florida Horse Park Invitational Presented by B3R 2016
@HMTDusty I know your product is excellent and I haven't heard any real negatives about the v...
11 months ago Central High Bear Run-Brooksville
Coach, I can't seem to find the private message function. So, can you send me an email at: r...
12 months ago Illegal Athlete?
I think you are looking at the wrong name. At their district meet, 3 of the 400m runners from th...
12 months ago Packet Pickup at States
If the pick-up times are not going to be extended further, can a coach from another school pick u...
12 months ago 2016 Coaches Survey
@PDIInc Adding javelin sounds great from your perspective. In fact one of my past athletes i...
12 months ago Packet Pickup at States
Thank you but the extended time still doesn't help me due to my work schedule on Friday. I wil...
1 year ago State Meet Schedule 1600
Finally! Someone gives some insight to the question I posted in two other threads! Although for ...
1 year ago State meet
Approximately how long did it take to run each 100m or 100/110m hurdle prelim last year?
1 year ago RELAY CARDS!
I know FHSAA referees are competent, but is it too much of a burden to ask them to memorize faces...
1 year ago RELAY CARDS!
That's what I was afraid of.
1 year ago RELAY CARDS!
Just out of curiosity, who is to stop an individual from writing incorrect names on a relay card ...
1 year ago 3200 and the 1600 State meet
Is there any possible way we could get an estimate as to how long the 100/110m hurdle & 100m dash...
1 year ago Pre-Season Cross Country Quad
Who are the teams thus far?
1 year ago region 4AA Insane
@PDIInc It was just a matter of time before this debate came up. Now we have both annual deb...