About Me

Competed at Chichester HS (1966-1968) for Bob Shoudt. Competed at Bloomsburg State University

Former XC and T&F coach at Glen Mills Schools; 1977-2009

USATF Level I and II certified coach

Former PIAA official current FHSAA official

I continue to run, swim, bike, lift, etc. daily

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
10 days ago Sam Affolder's New Program
Yeah, one guy will move up from 11th to 10th.
16 days ago Sam Affolder's New Program
From Flo-Track's analysis of Loudon Valley: "This squad was already a strong contender for ...
16 days ago Sam Affolder's New Program
Looks like Sam Affolder ended up in the right program at Loudon Valley H.S. in Purcellville, Va. ...
4 months ago Delco Boys
Thanks.
5 months ago Delco Boys
Anybody have team scores for Delcos?
6 months ago National Class Records Tarnished by Age advantage not being recognized.
@WendyArd Sorry I didn't respond sooner. I have not been on the site. The information provide...
7 months ago National Class Records Tarnished by Age advantage not being recognized.
Jack Shepard's publication H.S. Track lists both class and age records for outdoor marks but only...
12 months ago Paul Short Short?
2007 D1 AAA Boys Championship at Lehigh 3 under 15:00; 36 under 16:00 It's a drag strip!
1 year ago Olympic Observations
@darthjedi You are correct. Miller increased her rate of deceleration by diving. Leaning at t...
1 year ago What was your favorite Olympic track & field moment?
@mherron111 BINGO!! Dude is from another planet. Who would have thought we would be speculat...
1 year ago Olympic Observations
In my 50 years of involvement with T&F, "diving" across the finish line has always been an heroic...
1 year ago Olympic Observations
In my 50 years of involvement with T&F, "diving" across the finish line has always been an heroic...
1 year ago Hoey's Transfer to Bishop Shanahan
Why not transfer to Carlisle with the Affolders and win NIKE XC NATS?
1 year ago Turnabout is fair play II: Texas HS All-Star 4x1 just destroyed Penn Relays' Champ Kingston College
@Donbet Coach, In total, 7 Northeast schools (including Md, DC, and Va but not Ohio) have run...
1 year ago PIAA Champs live results?
@Hommes It worked! Thanks a million!
1 year ago PIAA Champs live results?
I am getting results from PennTrack site but only top 12; are complete results available e.g. pla...
1 year ago PIAA Champs live results?
@mrhuber1 I am getting the message "server error" when I click on the event on the PIAA site
1 year ago PIAA Champs live results?
Can't get live results on PIAA site or PennTrack. Where CAN I get them?
1 year ago D3 Meet? Results?
Did D3 contest their championships? If so, are results available?
1 year ago D1 Boys AAA 4x400 results?
These results are not posted. The Battling Bulls must have won it!!!
2 years ago DTW DMR splits?
@merbz96 Thanks!
2 years ago DTW DMR splits?
Anyone have splits for the 10:16 US #2 mark?
2 years ago D2 Meet Record @ Lehigh
Unless I missed something, a meet record in the D2 4x400m was overlooked. Glen Mills' 3:30.09 FAT...
2 years ago TFCAofGP #7
@dpkimmel2001 Thanks the PennTrack article "What to watch..." lists the meet at Lehigh. My...
2 years ago TFCAofGP #7
Is this meet at Lehigh or Glen Mills?
2 years ago Snow workouts
@rundaddyrun Get some XC skis! It's GREAT!!! Bill Koch (the first and only American to med...
2 years ago TFCAofGP Rule Change?
@nkosiek Thanks Coach. With the proliferation of meets that allow athletes to compete in m...
2 years ago TFCAofGP Rule Change?
The TFCAofGP coaches handbook for 2015-2016 states: 13. A competitor may compete in only ONE e...
2 years ago TFCAofGP Rule Change?
Does the boys association now allow athletes to compete in more than one event?
2 years ago District One Unseeded Results
Are the results of the unseeded race available?
2 years ago Eligibility
@questions By PIAA rules, 7th and 8th graders may not compete at the HS level (9-12 grade) If...
2 years ago Worlds Men's Medal Count
@Donbet I used only the men's placings scoring 10, 8, 6, .... My point is that when we consid...
2 years ago Worlds Men's Medal Count
Just to show how irrelevant the "medal count" from the Olympics and Worlds are as a reflection of...
2 years ago Women's 200m at Worlds
@4x4phreek Check out Victor Conte's rant on the TFNews site. He suggests that Salazar, Rupp, ...
2 years ago Women's 200m at Worlds
Upon checking the Rio schedule, with no change, Felix would be required to run a heat of the 200m...
2 years ago Women's 200m at Worlds
@mrhuber1 Felix has a 21.69 (2012) to her credit; her 2nd best time is 21.81(2007). Only F...
2 years ago Women's 200m at Worlds
Now we know why Allyson Felix chose to run the 400m. Schippers 21.63 and Thompson 21.66. Bobby Ke...
2 years ago NO US women's high jumpers or triple jumpers at Worlds?
Our only female high jumper had no measurement in the qualifying round; the opening height was 5-...
2 years ago States course for 2015 & beyond
Belmont Plateau a grass track?
2 years ago NO US women's high jumpers or triple jumpers at Worlds?
@mschwartzusatf November 24, 2014: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Comm...
2 years ago NO US women's high jumpers or triple jumpers at Worlds?
@speed_kills If Dick Booth coached Keturah Orji, she'd jump 49+ feet. The female athletes...
2 years ago States course for 2015 & beyond
@Zoom Lehigh! Then we can have a sub-14 minute performnce some day! lol!!!
2 years ago NO US women's high jumpers or triple jumpers at Worlds?
@mschwartzusatf How about a TJ camp for women with Dick Booth financed by the USOC (read Nike...
2 years ago Nike’s Global Director of Athletics John Capriotti Threatened To Kill Brooks Beasts Head Coach Danny
@mastermirthmaker Nike's behavior and arrogance are at the core of this scandal and the Symmo...
2 years ago NO US women's high jumpers or triple jumpers at Worlds?
@mschwartzusatf That's great! Maybe NIKE should spend some of their "sweat shop" millions to ...
2 years ago Nike’s Global Director of Athletics John Capriotti Threatened To Kill Brooks Beasts Head Coach Danny
That's Brooks Coach Danny Mackey; the incident took place at Outdoor Nationals in Eugene on June ...
2 years ago Nike’s Global Director of Athletics John Capriotti Threatened To Kill Brooks Beasts Head Coach Danny
Whoa! Sounds like Suge Knight and Deathrow Records or is Cap experiencing "roid rage" from one of...
2 years ago NO US women's high jumpers or triple jumpers at Worlds?
40 year-old Amy Acuff was 3rd at Nationals (6-2). The winner, Chaunte Lowe (6-3.25), is 31. T...
2 years ago NO US women's high jumpers or triple jumpers at Worlds?
That's right, among the top finishers at Nationals, no one has jumped 6-4.25 or 46-7.25, the qual...
2 years ago Victor Conte/Balco
Check out Conte's rant on the TFNews site. He suggests that Salazar, Rupp, and Farah; Jeter, Jaso...