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Head Cross Country Coach & Assistant Track Coach (Distance), The Classical Academy

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
12 days ago Green or Orange
@Cusick 14 inches of snow. The golf course would be a mess.
13 days ago Cheyenne Mountain Stampede Meet Size Exemption?
I will wade in here, but not very far. The CM Stampede (Pre-State) is a kind of proof-of-concept-...
16 days ago Green or Orange
@bird01 Green is Friday night (San Luis Valley schools). Orange is Saturday (schools outside o...
16 days ago Duplicate (or almost) Names
Like a lot of the rest of you, coaching is taking much more time for me this year than last. Whic...
25 days ago A request on results
As the person who parses all your meet results and posts to athlete pages and rankings, I'd like ...
26 days ago Entering Athletes
@bird01 Lisa, I've sent an email to see if I can stir the pot, so to speak, to have them ta...
27 days ago Entering Athletes
@bird01 Please send an email directly to the meet director. I can intervene if needed, but the...
28 days ago Middle School Team
@bird01 Please contact Ron Shepherd directly about that. I'm a little reluctant to go in tweak...
30 days ago Setting Entries to Show Seed Marks
Bubbling back to the surface again.
1 month ago It feels like a season again!
@cfmoss I can probably make a CSV file work, yes. That's essentially a spreadsheet, which I do...
1 month ago It feels like a season again!
I can't begin to tell you all how good it feels to get some results and post to athlete pages. Lo...
1 month ago XC Friendly Front Range Municipalities
@CoachHershelman May you find succes, Ben, even after much frustration! Have you tried the Ste...
1 month ago Setting Entries to Show Seed Marks
Just bubbling this one back to the surface. Lots of people adding meets to the calendar these days.
1 month ago A thought on meets this fall
@ebell1961 This is a great time for dual meets. I'm still not anxious to make them a staple of...
1 month ago 2020 Middle School Races
@wjbuese There will be some, but some districts have also shut them down entirely. They aren't s...
1 month ago A thought on meets this fall
For those of you who aren't weary of hearing from me yet... I have an observation about what's g...
1 month ago Setting Entries to Show Seed Marks
Chances are, you'll be hosting a meet this fall with time trial starts or wave starts. In either ...
2 months ago Meet schedule changes?
@Smithmonster Chris, good to see you resurfacing here! I'm working on JV meets as we speak....
2 months ago Meet schedule changes?
We all need to step up and create small meets. Lots of venues that wouldn't work for mega meets w...
2 months ago Meet schedule changes?
@ebell1961 Erik, my suggestion would be to go with the first seven to register--if you still h...
2 months ago Meet schedule changes?
Anything you want to add to the forum here about the fall schedule is fine. Until CHSAA releases ...
2 months ago Wave Starts
I, for one, really enjoyed Bobby's article on wave starts. I think he raises the relevant issues ...
2 months ago Classifications, Regions, and Leagues
Okay, got word back from CHSAA that Bear Creek is 5A this cycle. So, I made that change. Severanc...
2 months ago Classifications, Regions, and Leagues
Okay, in theory they're all posted, though I have some lingering questions I need to resolve: 1. ...
2 months ago Classifications, Regions, and Leagues
I'm in the process of updating the classifications, regions, and leagues for the two-year cycle a...
3 months ago Team Boss Colorado Mile
Some questions and some thoughts here... 1. Where was the track they used to run this? It was no...
5 months ago Boys 4A Decade Meet
@Drussell8207 Daniel, Okay, pretty sure I have things fully corrected now! [url=https://...
5 months ago Boys 4A Decade Meet
@Drussell8207 Daniel, Let me take a look at that and see what I did wrong there. I'll work ...
5 months ago Cross Country Dates for Fall
Desert Twilight will be on September 25 this year. Effectively, DT has moved up a week on the cal...
6 months ago Cross Country Dates for Fall
Several of the aforementioned meets are now on the calendar. Things are starting to take shape in...
7 months ago Setting Seed Parameters on Meets
Coaches and Meet Directors, Each year at this time, we get a few meets where the seed paramete...
7 months ago Roster merge to Max Preps
@ebell1961 Yes, you're right that it happened. I sent the file to them on Saturday. Looks like...
7 months ago Duplicate Athlete Profiles
@Frysters Should be good now. Accessible under both teams, but one profile, and all results sh...
7 months ago Duplicate Athlete Profiles
@szuch I think we're good on those now. I believe all of hers are under one profile at this po...
7 months ago Duplicate Athlete Profiles
Coaches, Please let me know if we have duplicate athlete profiles in the system. This is espe...
7 months ago Meets on Calendar
If you are hosting a meet and want your meet to have a password so that schools you weren't plann...
7 months ago Cross Country Dates for Fall
@CoachVersaw A few more observations on the fall calendar... I'm guessing we won't have many va...
7 months ago Meets on Calendar
[b]Note to meet directors and coaches:[/b] Occasionally, I get wind of meets that aren't yet on t...
7 months ago Cross Country Dates for Fall
@CoachVersaw Bubbling this one back to the top since we've had a few meets lately adding places ...
8 months ago Unattached athletes
@roddraper Questions: Head Track and Field Coach: Lindsey Grasmick lgrasmick@western.edu
8 months ago Unattached athletes
@roddraper I don't know when the meet management might see and respond to your question, but t...
8 months ago GREAT SOUTHWEST 2020 INDOOR CLASSIC
@w.esports Meet information is available on the [b][url=https://dop3o1hd82eb7.cloudfront.net/u...
8 months ago Best of Colorado Springs Award
This press release will make your day. Somebody got seriously spoofed about not doing their homew...
8 months ago Indoor Meet Results
This is mostly just a PSA. Some folks may not be entirely pleased with it, but the point where I ...
9 months ago Cross Country Dates for Fall
For those of you who haven't checked the [url=https://co.milesplit.com/calendar?page=1&season=cc&...
10 months ago AF High School Open Adding Pentathlon
Interesting move by the Air Force meet. I hope it's a successful venture. It certainly fills a vo...
10 months ago NXR-SW Medium School Girls Results
As a further note here, though I am not the person to police this, the current rule is that all p...
10 months ago NXR-SW Medium School Girls Results
@dwebb2 Thank you for the heads up on that. I'll try to get to that later today. I've been slo...
10 months ago NXR-SW Medium School Girls Results
A sharp-eyed reader just pointed out to me that REAL Training had (at least) two non-Niwot girls ...
10 months ago Any updates to share from yesterday's 2019 CHSAA XC Committee Meeting?
@cfmoss Regional alignments probably aren't finalized yet and won't be published until closer ...