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
29 days ago 3-Dimensional XC Course Map
Unfortunately my request to map at NTC was denied. Is there anyone else who may be interested?
30 days ago 3-Dimensional XC Course Map
Meet directors, I have a little experimental project I am working on that I would like to tell...
30 days ago Revise the 5 meet required rule
We at least need some sort of official statement explaining that indeed athletes need only be pre...
1 month 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...
1 month 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...
1 month 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...
2 months ago Who Advances from District to Region - answers....
@CoachGCracker Ok, that's what I did!
2 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...
2 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...
2 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 ...
2 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...
2 months ago Elephant in the room
@coachmcwilliams Thanks Coach. I hope they don't have too many petitions to review!
2 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...
2 months ago State meet times
This might be old news, but the times for the state meet have been posted: http://www.fhsaa.or...
3 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...
3 months ago Seeded or Unseeded
@rolltide56 http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/gatorzone.com/documents/2016/7/25/2016_Moun...
3 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...
3 months ago Westen Hillsborough Invite 2016
Coach, Please check you email
3 months ago Venice Invitational full?
Is the Venice Invite on Sept 17 full? Thank you! -Ray Rodriguez
3 months ago FACA Pollsters needed for a few classifications
@coachbutler I second that emotion
4 months ago Synthetic 8-9 lane tracks
Jesuit's track is only 6 lanes all the way around.
4 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....
4 months ago Fast times for a 7th grader.?
@jdpsu If I recall correctly, Connor Revord also focused more on 400m during middle school. Ho...
5 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.
6 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 ...
6 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...
7 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...
7 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...
7 months ago Illegal Athlete?
I think you are looking at the wrong name. At their district meet, 3 of the 400m runners from th...
7 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...
7 months ago 2016 Coaches Survey
@PDIInc Adding javelin sounds great from your perspective. In fact one of my past athletes i...
7 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...
7 months ago State Meet Schedule 1600
Finally! Someone gives some insight to the question I posted in two other threads! Although for ...
8 months ago State meet
Approximately how long did it take to run each 100m or 100/110m hurdle prelim last year?
8 months ago RELAY CARDS!
I know FHSAA referees are competent, but is it too much of a burden to ask them to memorize faces...
8 months ago RELAY CARDS!
That's what I was afraid of.
8 months ago RELAY CARDS!
Just out of curiosity, who is to stop an individual from writing incorrect names on a relay card ...
8 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...
8 months ago Pre-Season Cross Country Quad
Who are the teams thus far?
8 months ago region 4AA Insane
@PDIInc It was just a matter of time before this debate came up. Now we have both annual deb...
8 months ago Pasco or Hillsborough cross country coach positions
Please check your pm
9 months ago Florida Relays -2016 - Entry DEADLINE is Today!
www.directathletics.com If you don't have a account you need to make one.
9 months ago Wiregrass Ranch Run with the Bulls XC Meet
Please add the Academy of the Holy Names (girls only!) Thanks, coach!
9 months ago Hillsborough County Federal Division Western Conference 2016
These meets are for the public schools only.
9 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...
9 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...
10 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...