RUNNING TITANS -  Track & Field and Cross Country

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HS Awards banquet is June 11th... stay tuned for details...Summer workouts start 6/4 and have been emailed to all XC athletes - so, check your email!!!

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

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

Note:  For track and field practice we will meet Outside.  If it is below 40 degrees we will go outside.

Date Time What Notes
Jun 4 - 24 8:00 AM Meet Ups Note: you must have a current physical on file to participate in the "Meet Ups." 
Mon. & Wed.
meet at Clear Creek (basketball court)
Tues. & Thurs. meet at Red Orchard (meet by big white barn)
Jun 25 - Jul 9 KHSAA Dead Period Athletes and coaches must not be in contact during this period.  Athletes should execute their summer workouts on their own or with their teammates without coaches.
July 5-7 3P; 9:30A;10A USATF JO's (Jr. Olympics) Region 5 Meet This is the USATF Region 5 meet at the University of Louisville.  Athletes who advanced from the KY Association meet on June 8th compete here. 
July 14-19   Nike Smokey Mt. Running Camp (SMRC) Coach Sandy will be taking (the top 5) the boys this year to UNC-Asheville to the SMRC where he has a been a coach for over five years.  They will be attending the July 14-19 session.  He will be driving a 15 person van leaving early on July 14 and returning around 6 PM on July 19th. The SMRC is one of the oldest and best endurance camps in the country.  
Jul 22 TBA 1st Day of Mandatory XC Practice (paperwork day) You must report with all of your paperwork (see highlighted info in yellow below) in order to be eligible to practice.  Partical paperwork will not be accepted.  This is the only practice that will be open to the parents.
Jul 27 TBA Bluegrass State Games T & F In Lexington at the UK track & field on Sports Center Dr.  Bluegrass State Games.

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) - XC: Collins AIF 
PRINT OUT, COMPLETE AND TURN IN TO COACH SANDERLIN ASAP (By July 22 ) NOTE: You are NOT on the roster until you complete this and turn it in.  HS AIFs go to Coach Sanderlin and MS AIFs go to TBD.
2 MLCHS Team Values - XC (coming soon)
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 official practice.
3 Athletic Participation Form and Physical  (good for one year) MUST BE ON FILE WITH BEFORE YOU CAN ATTEND OFFICIAL PRACTICE. If you have completed one from another sport, let a coach know.
Drug Testing Procedures & Consent  - High School Only! (good for school year 2018-19) MUST BE ON FILE BEFORE YOU CAN ATTEND OFFICIAL 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!
Track & Field  Meet Schedule  -  Collins & West Print out and put in your Running Titan folder.
  Collins Varsity 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. Kentucky MileSplit's Border Battle Preview

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

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


  1. SWMS Derby Classic by Coach Sandy

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

  3. Harry Greschel Inv. by Rachel Young & Christian Carrasco

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

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

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

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

  8. 2017 Class AA State Cross Country Meet photos by Audrey Petty: Boys & Girls

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

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

  11. 2017 Titan Classic videos by KYMile Split: Boys Varsity; Girls JV; T.C. - Sight & Sounds

  12. 2017 Titan Cross Country Classic by Audrey Petty: Varsity Boys & Girls; JV Girls & Boys; and Volunteers 

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

  1. Running Titan Dynamic Warm Up

  2. West Running Warrior Dynamic Warm Up

  3. Cool down and foot exercises info

  4. 3 Minute stretch routine

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

  6. Endurance - Strength Training Exercises

Instructional Training

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

  2. Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Test

  3. One-legged running drill by Mike Trees

  4. Race walking instructional video

Course Maps


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