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What to Bring?

 Sheet/Blanket/Sleeping Bag/Pillow
days, including running
School Attending:
DOES __________________________________
clothes & TEAM
THE XC swimsuit, DO?running shoes & COUNTRY TEAM COACH?

Summer running is the most important part
lots of running socks
of our program. If you start the season in shape
 with
Light Jacket
a good base we and
on improvement
Tim Atkinson who is entering his fourth season as
Coach’s Name:
head cross country coach, is helping to carry on the
winning tradition at Liberty Center High School.
so that you
 Bug Spray can be at your best for the Regional and Coach Atkinson brings with him 15 years of both
State meets. We use a very scientific running Coach’s
high Email Address:
school and college coaching experience.
 Bathroom
program that ensuresessentials (towel,
that our runners stay healthy Atkinson’s tenure includes stints at Tiffin

and sharp comb/brush,
mentally. Each runner is given a specific Columbian High School, Seneca East High School,
training calendar designed just for them, in order to and Heidelberg University. Under Coach Atkinson,
develop their personal fitness level. We stress Coach’s Phone
the Girl’s Number:
Cross Country program at Tiffin
 Umbrella
running together in for rainy
groups alongdays
with Coach Columbian High School grew steadily, winning
Coach’s T-Shirtconference
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Atkinson. All athletes are
 Laptop or notebook to take encouraged to lift
notes consecutive titles in 1992, 1993, 1994, &
weights and run base mileage throughout the 1995. The Lady Tornadoes also claimed Northwest
 Desire toMost
learnof from cross country Preferred Roommate: ________________________
summer months. our new runners will District Championships in 1992, 1993, 1994, &
start out runningthroughout
about a mile aOhio!day. Our will 1995. Tiffin Columbian also had their first State

begin meeting at various grassy locations/parks Runner-up Champion runner in 1995. The Lady
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third week
Wednesdays, camp?
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coaching cross country who is
of June.
starting in the
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of Champs
and course of action whatsoever growing out
in 1995. Coach Atkinson went on to coach the some
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the elite US runners
of 1996. In 1997,
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wanting to improve themselves in a coaching
physically fit ladder as an Assistant
to participate andcoach
I amfor the of the
possible hazards of attending this camp. in
Heidelberg University Track Team. Specializing
positive learning environment. the area of distance running, Atkinson’s athletes
accumulated 6 school records along with Heidelberg
uly 20th-22nd, 2018
 What is the deadline for
registering? There is no deadline for
University’s first ever national qualifier in the
10,000m. This past Coach’s
season Signature
he helped guide the
Lady Tigers to NWOAL and District Championships, along
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first time in 13 seasons. Coach Atkinson was voted mail
out to Ron Martin and Sponsored by
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 What is the cost? The Coaches He and his wife Kaylene (LC 2nd grade teacher) have
three children who attend LC Schools.
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What is the Team Camp of Champs? Motivational Speakers will be available each day.
The XC Team Camp of Champs was founded in
Camp Workshops – Sessions Include:
1976 by Hall of Fame Coach Ron Martin. Coach
Martin coached distance runners for 41 years and has
just recently retired. He coached at Caldwell, Tiffin  Cross Training & Water Running
WHATSeneca East, Tiffin
IS LC CROSS University and
Heidelberg University. The purpose of the camp was to  Core Training
Cross Country is a team running
that takes place in the fall, on a measured to attend a
country runners the opportunity
was High
educational as well
School course, or 2as affordable.
mile course for The  Specific Workouts
the Jr. High, over varied surfaces and
camp was Coach Martin’s way of giving back to theterrain.
Unlike track and field, cross country meets may be
he so dearly loves. Since 1986 the camp has  Heart Rate and Energy Systems
virtually anywhere—on a golf course, at a park,
become very
through successful
woods, etc. Theand hasmay
terrain produced numerous
be flat and “The purpose of the camp is to allow
Champion teams andwith
individuals, including an  Nutrition & Hydration for Runners
or it may be filled hills and caked in cross country coaches the opportunity
mud. 5What
amazing fun!6 Our
out of Team beautiful home course
Champions is
in 2016!
located at Widewater Christian Youth Camp!
to attend a camp that is educational as  Smarter Training Theory & Physiology
This camp will be designed to educate, promote, well as affordable.”
share and prepare cross country coaches throughout our
great state for the upcoming season. It is essential that  Setting Up A Training Schedule

all of our athletes are on the same page before our
season begins. Team Togetherness develops Synergy!
What is the cost to attend this camp?
This 3 day camp is going to run between July  Proper Footwear
We are much more competitive and efficient together 20th thru July 22nd. The cost is $100 per coach if
than we are individually. BE A PART OF
received before July 1, 2018, and $120 if received
after July 1, 2018.
 Goal Setting

 Race Tactics & Strategies

The camp will be held at Camp Glen at 6580 South
Township Road 131 in Tiffin, Ohio. Camp Glen is
Included in the camp cost is lodging and all
meals along with an inaugural camp T-shirt. You
hundreds of acres of gentle hills, new grasslands, old would check in between 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM on  Care & Injury Prevention
forest, and miles of beautiful, winding, walking/running the 20th and depart by 1:00 PM on the 22nd.
trails. There is no better way to begin your upcoming  Proper Shoe Selection
cross country season than to learn from some of the
best coaches in the sport, and to network with other
Featured Speakers: coaches from throughout the state of Ohio. This
Coaches’ Retreat will fill up fast, so get your 7:0 0 - 8:30 A.M. – workout
Jack Hazen - Malone University registration form to Ron Martin before the camp 8:30 – 9:30 – Breakfast
Ron Martin – Hedielberg University (Retired) fills up. 9:30 - 11:00 – Free Time or Team Bonding
Jeff Howard – Woodridge HS 11:00 – 12:00 – Clinic Session
David Dobson – Centerville HS Questions? Contact: 12:30 – 1:30 – Lunch
Tim Atkinson – Liberty Center HS Ron Martin - (419) 618-6211 2:00 – 3:00 – Activity
Dugan Hill – Caldwell HS 256 E. Hocking St. 3:00 – 4:00 – Clinic Session
Denny Hammond – Columbus Academy HS Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110
4:30 – 5:30 – Free Time or Team Bonding
Randy Benedict – Second Sole
5:30 – 6:30 – Supper
Where will coaches be housed? 7:00 – 8:00 – Activity
Each coach will be in housed inside various 8:00 – 9:00 – Clinic Session
cabins located throughout the camp. 9:00 - ? – Campfire (Skull Session)

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