Yappi Sports - THE Ohio Prep Sports Authority  

Go Back   Yappi Sports - THE Ohio Prep Sports Authority > Search Forums

Hello Guest!
Take a minute to register, It's 100% FREE! What are you waiting for?
Register Now
Showing results 1 to 24 of 24
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: coachwhitman
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-02-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By coachwhitman
Sorry for opining on a site populated by so many...

Sorry for opining on a site populated by so many sage distance coaches. I forgot I'm just a sprint coach. My bad
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-01-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By coachwhitman
Sorry to hear that, but 3 days sure seemed to be...

Sorry to hear that, but 3 days sure seemed to be a long time to talk about issues pertaining to CC. I'm pretty sure it would have been better suited for a one day thing.
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-23-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By coachwhitman
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-17-18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,595
Posted By coachwhitman
The athletes were told after the fact, but not...

The athletes were told after the fact, but not telling them (especially the incoming freshmen) that this was a consideration prior to the signing date is, at best, unethical. Think of it this way:...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-16-18, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,595
Posted By coachwhitman
The fact that there is not one word about the...

The fact that there is not one word about the move on their website speaks volumes to the character of their admin. You cut 4 teams and not one peep about it? I would think twice before ever...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-14-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,595
Posted By coachwhitman
Notre Dame College cutting CC/Track

I'm hearing from very reliable sources that Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio is immediately cutting Mens and Womens Cross Country and Track & Field.

Sad news!
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 05-12-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,832
Posted By coachwhitman
Can't we just use some freakin common sense

I think we all should know the difference between an educated guess at the beginning of the season where most are doing so and purposely trying to gain an unearned advantage during the championship...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 08-04-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,821
Posted By coachwhitman
Perhaps the best Ohio Olympic memories were...

Perhaps the best Ohio Olympic memories were generated by a couple of kids from East Technical HS on East 55th in Cleveland...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-22-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,150
Posted By coachwhitman
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-11-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,150
Posted By coachwhitman
*

*
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-11-17, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,150
Posted By coachwhitman
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-10-17, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,095
Posted By coachwhitman
In somewhat of a defense of gymnastics coaches,...

In somewhat of a defense of gymnastics coaches, some physical contact is often necessary when spotting some movements-particularly on bars and floor exercise. I've often observed similar spotting...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-08-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,095
Posted By coachwhitman
Newton's Law, I'm also a teacher and I've said...

Newton's Law, I'm also a teacher and I've said the same thing quite often. One key component of our warm up is PNF (partner) stretching. I have simple rules regarding this. One is that boys...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-07-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,541
Posted By coachwhitman
I've often wondered why no more district meets...

I've often wondered why no more district meets are being held at Goodyear and then I remember that the District Board is not exactly the Jedi council...

That was the site of my last HS meet and...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-06-17, 11:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,279
Posted By coachwhitman
Ha! I'm usually very grumpy about the same...

Ha! I'm usually very grumpy about the same items, but this year was different. Due to the planned demolition of the married student housing next to the track, they let us put our camps on the big...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-06-17, 11:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,279
Posted By coachwhitman
It starts at the top

Ohio State's issue as far as XC/Distance events go is that the Director does not value distance running and puts very little resources in those events. You can be the most energetic, knowledgeable...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-03-17, 06:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,279
Posted By coachwhitman
My understanding is that unless the athlete...

My understanding is that unless the athlete receives any athletic aid, then the academic aid would not count against the allowable total. Perhaps somebody with more current knowledge would be able...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 07-03-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,279
Posted By coachwhitman
In D1 the limit is 12.6 for men and for the women...

In D1 the limit is 12.6 for men and for the women it's 18. I may be off on this one, but if a kid gets any academic aid from the school along with athletic aid, then all that aid combines toward the...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-29-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,279
Posted By coachwhitman
I'm pretty sure that Jordan was a walk on and was...

I'm pretty sure that Jordan was a walk on and was there prior to Coach Allen
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-29-17, 07:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,279
Posted By coachwhitman
I wish great things for Coach Allen. My...

I wish great things for Coach Allen. My interactions with him were always positive. Here's hoping for equally great things for Ohio State Cross Country and Track & Field distance running as well.
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-25-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,653
Posted By coachwhitman
Kurt Roberts 5th in Shot 67-3.5 Coy Blair 9th...

Kurt Roberts 5th in Shot 67-3.5
Coy Blair 9th in Shot 63-7.75
Katie Nageotte 7th in Pole Vault 14-11
Jordan Crayon 8th in Hammer 219-11
Reggie Jagers 7th in Discus 192-7
Phil Jagers 14th in...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-22-17, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,095
Posted By coachwhitman
My college coach would say that same thing. He...

My college coach would say that same thing. He would say that back in the day, competitors would try to knock batons out of hands by hitting them on the knuckles. I politely explained that anyone...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-22-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,095
Posted By coachwhitman
Yep

As usual, PD, you and I share gripes. When I watch exchanges at District and Regional, I often have to walk away shaking my head and wondering why coaches allow some of the things their kids do. My...
Forum: Boys Track & Field/Cross Country 06-19-17, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,417
Posted By coachwhitman
Cool RE: Sprint training in the cold

Just came across this thread on a hot and humid summer day. The thoughts here are very interesting. PsychoDad's thoughts echoed mine back when I was a distance coach. But, then I took my talents...
Showing results 1 to 24 of 24

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:16 AM.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Registration Booster - Powered By Dirt RIF CustUmz