RUNNING TITANS -  Track & Field and Cross Country

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here to see the new Collins School Record Board.  It is located on the wall to the left of the entrance to the gym.



CONTACT: Coach  Sanderlin, Director of Track & Field and Cross Country for Collins HS:

SCHEDULE: Key - Events / info in grey, competitions in pink, practice in green (non-mandatory) / (madatory), and meetings / activities in  orange.

Date Time What Notes
Note: Please sign up for the MLCHS Track & Field Remind Application.  Text the message:  @mlchstf  to the number: 81010
Meeting Location For Track & Field Practice:  if is above 40 degress and not raining or snowing meet outside on the east side of the concession stand (where we met last yr.).  If it is below 40 degrees at 3:30 PM and / or raining or snowing, meet in the back hall (where we met last yr.) across from the stairs and the Media Center.
The Bullskin Course is O P E N from 0800 hrs. until 1700 hrs.  until the time changes.
See below for a course map of the 400m Loop and layout of the entire course (eg. - hill section, 1K loop, parking, etc.).  The Bullskin Course is located at approximately 99 Joyes Station Rd. in Shelbyville, 40065.  It is on US 60, one mile west of Discovery Blvd.  Go down Joyes Station Rd. from US 60 and take a right on the first farm road (gravel road with
Blue Meadow Farms sign).  Drive to the end of the farm road.  You can park behind (south side) the silo and to the left (east) of the barn.  If you are not familiar with the course, contact one of your teammates who ran cross country.  Don't forget to practice physical (aka "social") distancing and to bring your own water.  There is water on site.  The portable restroom has been removed for the winter.
Nov 22 - Jan 4 N/A Track & Field Winter Workouts Workout on your own or with a teammate.  Workouts will be emailed after the T & F team meeting (11/17 - see above) to those who completed the Athlete Info Form (AIF).  Athletes are expected to execute all of the Winter workouts.
Dec 6 3:45 - 5:30 PM Track & Field Meet Up Meet according to the weather at 3:30 PM and the schedule in grey above.  Pole vault practice.
Dec 8 3:45 - 5:30 PM Track & Field Meet Up Meet according to the weather at 3:30 PM and the schedule in grey above.
Dec 9 3:45 - 5:30 PM Track & Field Meet Up Meet according to the weather at 3:30 PM and the schedule in grey above.  Potential PV practice.
Dec 13 3:45 - 5:30 PM Track & Field Meet Up Meet according to the weather at 3:30 PM and the schedule in grey above.  Pole vault practice.
Dec 14 3:45 - 5:30 PM Track & Field Meet Up Meet according to the weather at 3:30 PM and the schedule in grey above.   Pole vault practice.
Dec 16 3:45 - 5:30 PM Track & Field Meet Up Meet according to the weather at 3:30 PM and the schedule in grey above.
Jan 5 3:45 PM T & F Practice Officially Starts Practices run until 6:00 PM.  See above (grey) on where to meet.  Athletes are expected to report "in shape" and have done all of their "Winters" (aka winter workouts - see above).  The season is NOT for getting into shape.  It is for building strength, speed, and meet / race tactics, and not for just getting into basic shape.  Those who do not report "in shape" may be asked to leave the team until such time that they have gotten into shape on their own.
Mar 19 10:00 AM Bullskin Relays Early season relay carnival at Collins.  All parents should help.  Bullskin Relays.

Documents - You can not practice with the team until you have submitted all of the required docs that are highlighted below in Yellow . Partial paperwork will not be accepted.

Item (Note: "Must have" (required) docs highlighted in yellow. ) Action
1 Athlete Information Form (AIF) - T & F PRINT OUT, COMPLETE AND TURN IN TO COACH SANDERLIN ASAP (on or before 1/5/22) NOTE: You are NOT on the roster until you complete this and turn it inALL AIFs go to Coach Sanderlin.
2 MLCHS Team Values - XC Print, read and review.  Both athletes (initial and sign) and parents must sign the last page and turn in on or before  before you can attend practice.
3 Athletic Participation Form and Physical  (good for one year) MUST BE ON FILE WITH BEFORE YOU CAN ATTEND PRACTICE. If you have completed one from another sport, let a coach know.
2020-21 Drug Testing Procedures & Consent  - High School Only! (good for school year - note: even though form states 2019-20 school yr., until the District updates it, we will still use it for the current 2021-22 school year) MUST BE ON FILE BEFORE YOU CAN ATTEND  PRACTICE.  Note: Middle school does not have to complete this form.
  Equipment List and Training Objectives-  T & F Print out, read, and put in your MLCHS Running Titan folder.  Must bring water bottle, light / bright colored clothing (no dark pants and shirt), and running shoes to practice!  Must be WORFY (White, Orange, Red, Flourescent, Yellow) compliant!
Meet Schedule (XC) Note: look at the bottom and make sure that you have the latest version. Print out and put in your Running Titan folder.
  Varsity XC Letter Criteria Print out and put in your Running Titan folder.
  Training Log Log your workouts (type), mileage, sleep, what you eat, how you feel, etc. You can not improve what you don't measure!
  Parent Volunteer Application Parents must fill this out and submit it to the Powell Miller, Athletic Director or Leesa Stivers, Family Resources and Youth Services Coordinator, before they can volunteer for and event.  It takes several weeks to process this, so don't delay.
  Transportation Waiver Forms

Parents must complete these and return to a Coach.  Note: they must be notarized.

  1. Green form is for one-time pickup after a meet. (vs. riding the bus) There is an option for pickup after all meets.
  2.  Yellow form is when you provide for transportation and SCPS does not (seldomly used). 
  3. Pink form is when you provide for transportation to and from any meet(s) during the entire season (this is the most common and comprehensive form to use).


  1. Border Battle (9-24-21) pre-meet press release.

  2. Glimpse of the new Norton Sportsplex at the Univ. of Louisville's Lenny Lyles Inv. on 2-17-21.  The Sportsplex will host the State Indoor 3A Meet on 3/6/21.  It is modeled after Birmingham's Crossplex (sans 50m pool) and Virginia Beach's Sports Center (sans basketball and volleyball courts).

  3. Running Titans Vidourek & Kendall Lead Titan Girls' Basketball - Sentinel News by Derek Brightwell 1-29-21

  4. Kendall & Gaddis Close Out XC With JO Nationls - Sentinel News by Derek Brightwell 12-16-20

  5. Kendall's Toughest Race Started Before the Season - Sentinel News by Derek Brightwell 12-9-20

  6. State Meet Press Release 11-2-20

  7. Coach Sanderlin named 2014 Metro Atlanta H.S. T & F Coach of theYear by the Atlanta Track Club

  8. In May of 1975 a trio of distance runners from Hammond, IN H.S. made endurance history.  See the historic Sports Illustrated article from 6/16/75 (note:  you need to skip to pages 60-63 of the issue to see the article).

  9. Kentucky MileSplit's Border Battle Preview

  10. Meet the new Collins Head Coach - Q & A with Coach Sanderlin

  11. Gabby Karas - 12 State Titles and a Champion's Spirit

Pictures of the Annual Cross Country Pumpkin:





  1. Cross Country Season Review Video 11-17-21

  2. State AAA XC Meet 10-30-21

  3. Region 4 AAA XC Meet 10-23-21

  4. Haunted Woods XC Meet 10-9-21

  5. Nike XC Town Twilight Meet 10-2-21

  6. 2019 Road Trip to Terre Haute, IN - Nike Valley Twilight Inv. 10-5-19

  7. Border Battle 9-24-21

  8. Border Battle Girls Finish for first and second place.  See the exciting tight finish between freshmen Abigail Crask of South and Emma Kendall of Collins.

  9. Trinity Valkyrie XC 9-18-21

  10. Rumble Through the Jungle XC 9-11-21

  11. Shelby Co. Inv. XC 9-4-21

  12. Bring Back The Mile Time Trial at Collins 8-14-21

  13. 3A State T & F Meet at the Univ. of KY 6-12-21

  14. Middle School State T & F Meet at Eastern HS 6-5-21

  15. 3A Region 4 T & F Meet at Eastern HS 6-4-21

  16. Mustang Inv. T & F Meet at N. Oldham HS 5-20-21

  17. MS Dream Mile at Assumption 5-14-21

  18. Trimble Co. All-Comers T & F Meet at Trimble Co. HS 5-8-21

  19. Sundown Inv. Pole Vault at N. Oldham H.S. 4-30-21

  20. Sundown Inv. T & F Meet at Oldham Co. H.S. 4-29-21

  21. Brother Borgia / Coach Cooper Inv. 4-24-21

  22. Johnny Conn Inv. 4-10-21

  23. Oldham Co. Kickoff Classic 3-27-21 by L. Riley & Coach Sandy

  24. Emma Kendall's 400 School Record at the Oldham Co. Kickoff Classic 3-27-21

  25. Shelby Co. 5-Way Meet 3-18-21 by Jennifer Schoenegge

  26. Shelby Co. 5-Way Meet 3-18-21 by Lilly Vest

  27. State MS Indoor Meet Video 3-13-21 - 1500 (Kendall & Gaddis) is at the 5 hr. 35 min. mark; 400 (Turpen) is at the 5:59 mark; and 800 (Kendall, Evans, & Nelson) is at the 6:10 mark.

  28. Middle School State Indoor Track and Field Meet 3-13-21

  29. 3A State Indoor Track and Field Meet 3-6-21

  30. Emma Kendall runs an outstanding one mile (1609m) at the Louisville Games on 2-27-21 at the Norton Sportsplex in Louisville.

  31. State Cross Country Meet 10-31-20

  32. Jacob Wilmoth competed in the MileSplit Virtual Classic getting huge PRs in both shot (37-0) and disc (109-0).  See videos of his PRs:  Shot & Discus

  33. A video tribute from Collins Athletics to Dr. Neihoff

  34. April's picture of the Month (POM) was a tie between Emma Kendall running in her Nike t-shirt and Claire Turpin walking home from working out on a farm on Benson Pike with her dog.  Congratulations to their mothers Sandra and Louise, respectively, for capturing these great moments in Running Titan history in April of 2020!  Click on each picture for a larger view.

  35. Picture of the Week (POW) - 3-30-20 Featuring Allen Wilson putting the shot at the Johnny Conn Inv. at Male H.S. in April of 2019;

  36. Emma Kendall's 8th Place XC State Podium Medal & All-State Ceremony

  37. 2A Region 3 XC - Girls' Finish

  38. SMRC - Week 2 Composite Video

  39. SWMS Derby Classic by Coach Sandy

  40. Shelby Co. All-Comers # 1 by Coach Sandy

  41. Harry Greschel Inv. by Rachel Young

  42. Audrey Petty's Shutter Fly Site for MLCS / SWMS XC 2018.  See pictures from all of the meets (HS & MS)!

  43. Collins H.S. XC Shutterfly Account - Janell Early's pictures of Bring Back the Mile and team and senior photos

  44. Shelby Co. All Comers T & F Meet # 1

  45. Vault in the Ville videos:  Male vaulter & Female vaulter

  46. 2017 Class AA State Cross Country Meet photos by Audrey Petty: Boys & Girls

  47. AA Region 3 Cross Country Meet by Audrey Petty: Boys & Girls

  48. Greater Louisville XC Classic by Audrey Petty: Boys & Girls

  49. 2017 Titan Classic videos by KYMile Split: Boys Varsity; Girls JV; T.C. - Sight & Sounds

  50. 2017 Titan Cross Country Classic by Audrey Petty: Varsity Boys & Girls; JV Girls & Boys; and Volunteers 

Dynamics, Warm Up, Cool Down, and Strength Training Info

  1. Running Titan Dynamic Warm Up

  2. Hip Strengthening Exercises

  3. 10 Moves With The Foam Roller For Your Entire Body

  4. Cool down and foot exercises info

  5. 3 Minute stretch routine

  6. Strength Training - Track & Field and Cross Country - Lift to Failure

  7. Endurance - Strength Training Exercises

  8. How to Use the Tiger Tail - turn sore muscles into happy muscles

  9. How to Use the Pro Stretch - ward off shin splints and plantars fasciitis with this great calf and hamstring stretch

Training (including drills)

  1. Campolindo HS (CA) core and strength drill videos

  2. Speed Ladder Drills

  3. USATF Run, Jump, Throw Drills with Clayton Murphy

  4. Tabatas

  5. Front Side Sprint Mechanics Drills by Loren Seagrave

  6. One-legged running drill by Mike Trees

  7. How to set up in the starting blocks from MileSplit

  8. Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Test

  9. Race walking instructional video

Course Maps

  1. Overall Map of the Bullskin Course (4-13-20) - shows access, where to park, different loops, etc.

  2. Bullskin Course - 400 Meter Loop

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    4. Pace article

    5. Race Day Nutrition

    6. Race Tactics

    7. What is Mental Toughness?

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    9. Running Safety

    10. Shin Splints

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