RUNNING TITANS -  Track & Field and Cross Country

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Track & Field picture day is Thur. Feb. 20th ....The $100 Athletic Fee is due by 6PM on Fri. Feb. 28th if this is your first sport this school yr.

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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. Note: Collins Track & Field will meet in the school in the back hall (high top tables) across from the stairs and media center at 3:45 PM (M-F).  If it is above 40 degrees and not raining, we will go outside.  So, bring appropriate clothing to workout in.

Date Time What Notes
Note: Please sign up for the MLCHS T & F Remind Application.  Text the message:  @mlchstf  to the number: 81010
Feb  20 5:20 PM Track & Field Pictures Please bring your uniform.  We will have a short practice that will end by 5:00 PM.  Then you can change into your uniforms.  If you don't have a uniform yet, you will be issued one on Wed. Feb. 21st.  Pictures are supposed to be on the turf field but may be moved indoors because of weather.
Feb 28 6:00 PM Deadline for Athletic Fee If you haven't participated in a sport this school year, you need to pay the $100 athletic fee by this day.  Please make checks out to "MLCHS" and put the athlete's name on the memo line and give the check to Coach Sanderlin.

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: Collins AIF 
PRINT OUT, COMPLETE AND TURN IN TO COACH SANDERLIN ASAP (By Jan 6th ) NOTE: You are NOT on the roster until you complete this and turn it in.  AIFs go to Coach Sanderlin.
2 MLCHS Team Values - T & F 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.
2019-20 Drug Testing Procedures & Consent  - High School Only! (good for school year 2019-20) 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!
Meet Schedule (T & F) Print out and put in your Running Titan folder.
  Collins Varsity T & F  Letter Criteria - Coming soon 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. 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.

  2. Kentucky MileSplit's Border Battle Preview

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

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

Pictures of the Annual Cross Country Pumpkin:



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

  2. SMRC - Week 2 Composite Video

  3. SWMS Derby Classic by Coach Sandy

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

  5. Harry Greschel Inv. by Rachel Young

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

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

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

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

  10. 2017 Class AA State Cross Country Meet photos by Audrey Petty: Boys & Girls

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

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

  13. 2017 Titan Classic videos by KYMile Split: Boys Varsity; Girls JV; T.C. - Sight & Sounds

  14. 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

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