RayRodriguez

Tampa, FL

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
23 hours 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.
1 month ago Asst cross country position-Tampa
The Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa is seeking a female assistant cross country coach for the ...
1 month 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...
2 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...
2 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...
3 months ago Illegal Athlete?
I think you are looking at the wrong name. At their district meet, 3 of the 400m runners from th...
3 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...
3 months ago 2016 Coaches Survey
@PDIInc Adding javelin sounds great from your perspective. In fact one of my past athletes i...
3 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...
3 months ago State Meet Schedule 1600
Finally! Someone gives some insight to the question I posted in two other threads! Although for ...
3 months ago State meet
Approximately how long did it take to run each 100m or 100/110m hurdle prelim last year?
3 months ago RELAY CARDS!
I know FHSAA referees are competent, but is it too much of a burden to ask them to memorize faces...
3 months ago RELAY CARDS!
That's what I was afraid of.
3 months ago RELAY CARDS!
Just out of curiosity, who is to stop an individual from writing incorrect names on a relay card ...
3 months 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...
4 months ago Pre-Season Cross Country Quad
Who are the teams thus far?
4 months ago region 4AA Insane
@PDIInc It was just a matter of time before this debate came up. Now we have both annual deb...
4 months ago Pasco or Hillsborough cross country coach positions
Please check your pm
4 months ago Florida Relays -2016 - Entry DEADLINE is Today!
www.directathletics.com If you don't have a account you need to make one.
4 months ago Wiregrass Ranch Run with the Bulls XC Meet
Please add the Academy of the Holy Names (girls only!) Thanks, coach!
4 months ago Hillsborough County Federal Division Western Conference 2016
These meets are for the public schools only.
5 months ago Chamberlain Distance Carnival, March 12
In case you haven't heard, we were not able to revive this event. Hopefully it will happen nex...
5 months ago Chamberlain Distance Carnival, March 12
@STrack This is VERY tentative but we are working on just moving it to Jesuit High School. We...
5 months ago Indoor Track-Advantage for Long Distance Runners?
Being from Florida and coaching indoor track in the mid-Atlantic, I found the weather to be "awfu...
8 months ago Track & Field Coaching Positions-Tampa
The Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa is looking for coaches to assist in: all field events, spr...
9 months ago Brilliance by Emma Tucker of Chiles and Coach Brian Wall of Tavares
@HMTDusty Thank you. I'm not asking anyone do any additional work for free, but I was just c...
9 months ago Brilliance by Emma Tucker of Chiles and Coach Brian Wall of Tavares
Here's a question for halfmiletiming: do we have the same data for last year's meet and if so ca...
9 months ago Brilliance by Emma Tucker of Chiles and Coach Brian Wall of Tavares
Thanks, I was aware of that page, but didn't realize the splits were also there. I was expecting...
9 months ago Brilliance by Emma Tucker of Chiles and Coach Brian Wall of Tavares
Where are you getting all this data? Splits, places at 717m, 1 mile, etc....?
10 months ago Hillsborough County FR/SO Championship 2015
Coach, You're probably good then. I'll forward the email to you.
10 months ago Hillsborough County FR/SO Championship 2015
I'm not trying to hijack this thread, but I want to remind all the PRIVATE schools in Hillsboroug...
10 months ago Focus on Runners....?
@CoachRaposo Yep, WG has returned from Isengard to tell us about the beautiful game. All w...
11 months ago Tampa Bay Area Middle School XC Championships
I will pass it on to their coach!
11 months ago Tampa Bay Area Middle School XC Championships
Thanks Coach. But before any confusion sets in, Tampa-Jesuit does not have a middle school.
11 months ago Boca Ciega Coach
I am looking for contact info for the Boca Ciega coach. I would like to possibly enter the Boca ...
1 year ago FHSAA Reclassications
Thank you for your tireless work, coach! -Ray
1 year ago Clermont this Saturday
We're hoping to have a contingent of several Hillsborough County schools making the trip on Aug. ...
1 year ago Holy Names-Tampa, Asst Track & Field Coaching Positions (Sprints, jumps, throws)
The Academy of the Holy Names, Tampa, FL, an all-girls Catholic high school, founded and sponsore...
1 year ago Wiregrass Ranch Run with the Bulls Invitational (XC)
Coach, Count in the Academy of the Holy Names, girls only of course.
1 year ago The First Academy Coaches Contact Info
Can anyone send me a pm or response with contact info for coaches at the First Academy in Orlando...
2 years ago Wiregrass Ranch Last Chance Relays 2015
Are there any field event relays at this meet?
2 years ago UNF Spring Break Invite, HS meet
@gpc3 Thank you. I was unable to find that on their website.
2 years ago UNF Spring Break Invite, HS meet
Can anyone tell me if UNF will again have a HS meet along with their college meet on March 27-28 ...
2 years ago Track and Field Coaching Positions Open-Academy of the Holy Names, Tampa
The Academy of the Holy Names, located in Tampa, is currently seeking part-time coaches to fill s...
2 years ago Article Comment: Meet Preview: Future Stars Hope To Shine At FLYRA Middle School State Championship
@cld3030 Results from districts (2A dist 9 & 14) this season: Place Athlete ...
2 years ago fast times
Ah ha! I knew it! I had my suspicions about that course. I can smell a short course a mile a...
2 years ago Fl Timers - Why is hytek not being used for the state series when it is required by the FHSAA?
Ok, that's the way I understood it. I just wanted to make sure. Thank you
2 years ago Fl Timers - Why is hytek not being used for the state series when it is required by the FHSAA?
Ok, help me out here. Say a school purchases the silver package of Hytek TF MM (with the CC op...
2 years ago District XC Backup Tlates
Athlete rosters will already be entered? Nice! When did that start?
2 years ago fast times
And from 2001-2008 the Al Lopez course (or courses) was different too. There have been so many, ...