My dad, the late Bruce K. Smith, was a Math teacher at Madison East High School...
“Sports do not build character, they reveal it.” – John Wooden Baseball seems to glamorize cheating....
by Mike Adamson Plainfield East Boys Head Track coach I do not write much but felt...
Jake Campbell runs fastest time in Chicago for many years but not a 4:00 mile, as...
ITCCCA is proud to announce the 2016 winners of the George Dekan Memorial Scholarship. The following...
Two years ago, Coach Tony Holler wrote a very nice story about our Track and Field...
From the ITCCCA President: Big changes to ITCCCA’s Annual Clinic
To the Members of ITCCCA: It is with excitement that the officers of ITCCCA announce a change in the annual ITCCCA clinic held each year in January. In 2017,...
- May 4, 2016
Acceleration, Coordination, Variation
Three themes for early-season track training: Acceleration, Coordination, Variation.
- July 27, 2016
Is Crossfit the Right Fit for Your Athletes?
I am a huge fan of the sport of Olympic lifting. If you don’t believe me, read this article: http://mcthrows.com/?m=201512 If that didn’t do it, read this article: http://mcthrows.com/?m=201602 If that didn’t do...
- Posted July 22, 2016
Capturing Evan Jager
My dad, the late Bruce K. Smith, was a Math teacher at Madison East High School (WI), but everybody knew him as an amateur photographer. He would never shy...
- July 9, 2016
Cease and Desist
“Sports do not build character, they reveal it.” – John Wooden Baseball seems to glamorize cheating. From Gaylord Perry’s spitball, to Sammy Sosa’s corked bat, to Ty Cobb sliding...
- July 6, 2016
3rd Annual Ray Vandersteen Memorial All-Comers Track and Field Meet
Thursday, July 14, 2016 – 5:00 pm Track and Field Complex at Neuqua Valley High School 2360 95th Street Naperville, IL 60564 Registration is NOW OPEN!
- July 5, 2016
Five Speed Enhancers: Alternatives to Performance Enhancing Drugs
Parents are willing to spend thousands on their kids. Coaches are always looking for an edge. Consider these five speed enhancers.
- June 17, 2016
Should Relays Count Double?
Track & Field is often described as an individual sport with a team aspect. The objectivity of our sport is one of its greatest aspects. Want to know who’s...
- June 7, 2016
Speed/Strength Correlation — Debunking the Misnomers
by Mike Adamson Plainfield East Boys Head Track coach I do not write much but felt compelled to write this for 2 reasons; This past March in the weight...
- June 7, 2016