Michael Boza

Tampa, FL

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
6 days ago Distance Carnival
@john.Layton I would also like to publicly thank Coach Layton for putting on this meet. I am esp...
13 days ago State Championship 2022 (what changes)?
@Gooch7 As bad as 2020 was, the state meet was more enjoyable than most because of reasons 1 and ...
14 days ago Assistant Track Coach needed at Plant (Tampa)
Plant H.S. in Tampa is looking to add two assistant coaches this season. The ideal candidate woul...
22 days ago Fast Post-Season 3200 in Central Florida on 11/20
I've been talking with several coaches around the state and it looks like we're gonna have severa...
1 month ago Fast Post-Season 3200 in Central Florida on 11/20
West Orange H.S. is hosting a distance carnival on Saturday, 11/20, on their brand new track. It'...
2 months ago Races as tempo runs
@Coach_JLaFollette I like Jack Daniels' rough description of Tempo running as "comfortably hard."...
2 months ago Hey Brandon
I am the boys coach at Plant. I am also still a huge fan of Mary Ellen Eudaly. At first it was ha...
7 months ago FHSAA Board Meeting Agenda
@raycer131 "Not quite the spirit of the law which was made to give true home school kids a chance...
8 months ago A Heads-up On District Entry Seed Times
@mbecker This is correct, IF your district meet is the first week (4/12 - 17). Those districts ...
8 months ago A Heads-up On District Entry Seed Times
@raycer131 He did not, but I think it's safe to assume that only times run as part of one's schoo...
8 months ago A Heads-up On District Entry Seed Times
@sampolly153045 Yes, that is my understanding. You can enter 3 athletes in an event even if none ...
8 months ago A Heads-up On District Entry Seed Times
On an earlier discussion thread regarding the new district qualifying standards, I asked whether ...
9 months ago State info Just In
Regarding the qualifications for a possible 4th entry into a district event, it says "only FAT ma...
10 months ago Adair
I agree with coachbutler. Adair, you have given your very best to this site and there are thousan...
1 year ago Fun Little 800 TT this morning
@coachbutler Has Raposo wheeled that track?
1 year ago Need pacers, will pay$
@coachbutler Doug, I'm surprised you're not doing the pacing yourself. Thought you still had Game!
1 year ago New districts out
@coachbutler District planning meetings are the week of 10/3, so I assume we'll vote on District...
1 year ago B3R Sports XC events including club sections
@columbiatrack This date might be inside the window for “preseason” classification so that m...
1 year ago Staggered Starts for XC Meets
@lfcsumner3 Brilliant!
1 year ago Staggered Starts for XC Meets
I've heard/read about using staggered starts to make our meets safer during the pandemic. I'm cur...
2 years ago Thank you from everyone at Wharton
@CoachAnthonyTriana Thank you and your staff for a great meet!
2 years ago New Rules for 2020 Season.
@jlafollette Got it. Thanks. As long as hand-timed meets can be accepted by Direct Athletics and...
2 years ago New Rules for 2020 Season.
@jlafollette Thanks for the updates. Next question, will these hand-timed results be used for see...
2 years ago New Rules for 2020 Season.
@klojacono Thanks for responding. I have another question. Am I correct that hand-timed results ...
2 years ago State Cross Country
@coachbutler Would you guess Pre-State 10/3 since the next two Saturdays are home games then?
2 years ago New Rules for 2020 Season.
Why has the FHSAA become so obsessed with enforcing this 5-meet minimum rule? Why are meet direct...
2 years ago 4 x 1600
That sounds like it's gonna be awesome. One of our top team priorities for this track season is s...
2 years ago State Cross Country Stats you'd like to know
@CoachRaposo AMEN!
2 years ago State Meet Question
@coachbutler That would be better for many reasons. Hope someone in a position to make a decision...
2 years ago State Meet Question
Here's another question. The FHSAA website still says awards 30 minutes after final race. Did the...
2 years ago The Man
@Billjenkins42 You're welcome, Bill. One of the best things about this sport is the way our runn...
2 years ago The impact of GPS watches on race performance?
[quote=multijumps]@ CoachBoza Any athlete who does not give a 100% effort in a race should not...
2 years ago The impact of GPS watches on race performance?
@Aholmes80 HaHa. Good point, Andy. I remember, before the crackdown on these watches, this board ...
2 years ago The impact of GPS watches on race performance?
@jdpsu I agree about it being a distraction in a race of any consequence. A runner is better serv...
2 years ago The impact of GPS watches on race performance?
What do you think the impact will be of GPS watches on race performance now that they are being a...
2 years ago FACA Cross Country Clinic, June 27-29
@southforkrunning coachboza@gmail.com
3 years ago Valedictorian Runners-2019
@jdpsu It's an obvious and interesting correlation for sure, and I think it's reciprocal. It's n...
3 years ago Best Long Distance Runners in 2000's-From Deak to Hicks
@jdpsu Andy's freshman year, both he and Jeff See broke the Indoor Freshman Mile record at Nike I...
3 years ago Best Long Distance Runners in 2000's-From Deak to Hicks
@jdpsu Andy Biladeau 2001 - 2004 with state titles in xc and track
3 years ago Tampa bay area Distance carnival May 10 or May 11
@paul a opitz The University of Tampa is hosting a Distance Carnival on Saturday evening, May 11....
3 years ago Ernie Chatman 5K
@Coach_Skipper This makes me so happy. This race is where I first got to know Ernie Chatman. E...
3 years ago New XC Classifications!
@crobertson33 January 2019 Fall Sport Classifications and Districts Released (BO...
3 years ago We want TODD GRASLEY back!
I am also tired of seeing "stories" on the front page that are nothing more than lists I can gene...
3 years ago FHSAA Reclassification 2019
@southforkrunning I'm with you all the way up to the last item. Love the larger, more meaningful ...
3 years ago 3AR3 at The Farm
Agreed. Well done Dusty.
3 years ago Short courses?
@bnoel Say what you like about me, Sir, but never disparage my wheel! I am known around here as t...
3 years ago Rules question for all of you knowledgeable coaches
@coachbutler Doug, I don't think it's very clear in this case. It doesn't specifically address th...
3 years ago Largo's Legendary Cross Country Coach Brent Haley Has A New Book Out!
Got the book last week and I can't put it down. I've been carrying with me all over in case I hav...
3 years ago 4a region 2 what time and why the farm?
@HMTDusty Thanks for hosting. Just wondering if you considered having 4A run before 3A to match t...
4 years ago Head Boys Track Coach position available at Plant H.S., Tampa
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