April 30, 2014
Reno, Nev. -
University of Nevada track and field assistant coach Scott Williamson will be hosting six clinics geared towards boys and girls ages 12-18 starting June 17th and running through the 26th. Williamson works with the Wolf Pack field athletes coaching jumps, throws, heptathlon, and pentathlon.
The camps will feature two jumps clinics, three throws clinics, and a speed and power clinic. The clinics will include walk-throughs and drills demonstrated by members of the Wolf Pack track and field team, practice with the coaching staff, and books with detailed drills and exercises specific to each event. Coaches will guide the campers through specific warm-up routines, sport specific approaches and techniques, and lead discussions centered on training theory for each event.
Campers are encouraged to bring snacks and a lunch (if attending full day clinics) as well as appropriate workout clothes, shoes, implements for throwing clinics, sunscreen, and water. The jumps and throws clinics will be held at the Wolf Pack Athletics East Field on the University of Nevada campus, and the speed and power clinic will be help at Mackay Stadium.
Campers can register online at www.unr.edu/sportscampsForms can also be complete and mail with fees included to:
Wolf Pack Track and Field Clinics Registration
University of Nevada, Reno/0048
Reno, NV 89557
For more information or questions please call Coach Williamson at (985) 414-4502, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GET TO KNOW COACH WILLIAMSON
Williamson began his coaching career at the University of Iowa as a volunteer assistant coach. He was later hired at Emporia State University where he coached sprints and hurdles. Williamson went on to coach for six years as the head cross country and track and field coach at Nicholls State University where he coached the indoor and outdoor track and field teams to their highest conference finishes in school history.
In his third season at Nevada Williamson has already made a huge impact on the program coaching 20 student athletes to Nevada All-Time Top-Ten performances and two student athletes to four school records. La Tijera Avery set school records for indoor and outdoor high jump and Kerri Simmons set school records for indoor and outdoor shot put. Both athletes won Mountain West Championships and competed at the NCAA Division West Preliminary Round. Avery went on to compete at the NCAA Nationals and earn Second Team All-American honors.