RUNNING TITANS -  Track & Field and Cross Country

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Track practice will start on 1/20...Check out "News" section for an article on Running Titan Emma Kendall...T & F Winter Workouts have were emailed 11/20/20....State XC Meet Press Release and Pics are up (click on "News & Photos" below).....Bullskin is C L O S E D....

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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.

Date Time What Notes
Note: Please sign up for the MLCHS Track & Field Remind Application.  Text the message:  @mlchstf  to the number: 81010
Track & Field Practice:  Practice will start outside at 3:45 PM on Jan. 20th.  Meet at the East side of the concession stand (where XC met).  If it is: 1) below 40 degrees; 2) raining; or 3) snowing, at 3:30 PM we will meet inside in the back hall near the lounge chairs across from the back entrance to the Media Center.  We will try to notify through the Remind app if we are meeting inside.
The Bullskin Course is now C L O S E D during the hunting season.
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.
Nov. 23 - Jan. 19 N/A Track & Field Winter Workouts on your own Workouts were emailed to athletes on 11-20-20.  If you did not get them contact Coach Sandy.  Workout on your own or with a teammate.  Workouts for 1/4 to 1/19 will be distributed prior to 1/4/21.
Jan. 20 3:45 - 6:00 PM Official Track & Field Pratice Starts Meet outdoors at the east side of the concession stand (where cross country met).  perwork submittal session and team meeting.  If you did not do a fall sport you must bring your: 1) completed physical / sports consent; 2) Drug Testing & Consent; and 3) COVID Release Form.  See yellow highlight in Document Section (below).   All athletes should complete their AIF and bring it.  Please bring a pen to complete your AIF if you did not bring a completed one.   You will not be able to practice until we have all of your paperwork.  Partial paperwork will not be accepted.  We will review the Team Values and you can get your parents to sign and bring it on the next day of practice.


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 () NOTE: You are NOT on the roster until you complete this and turn it inALL AIFs go to Coach Sanderlin.
2 MLCHS Team Values - T & F 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 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 2020-21) 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 (T & F) Print out and put in your Running Titan folder.
  Collins Varsity T & F 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. Kendall & Gaddis Close Out XC With JO Nationls - Sentinel News by Derek Brightwell 12-16-20

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

  3. State Meet Press Release 11-2-20

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

  5. 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.

  6. Kentucky MileSplit's Border Battle Preview

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

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

Pictures of the Annual Cross Country Pumpkin:





  1. State Cross Country Meet 10-31-20

  2. 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

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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;

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

  7. 2A Region 3 XC - Girls' Finish

  8. SMRC - Week 2 Composite Video

  9. SWMS Derby Classic by Coach Sandy

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

  11. Harry Greschel Inv. by Rachel Young

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

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

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

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

  16. 2017 Class AA State Cross Country Meet photos by Audrey Petty: Boys & Girls

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

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

  19. 2017 Titan Classic videos by KYMile Split: Boys Varsity; Girls JV; T.C. - Sight & Sounds

  20. 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. 10 Moves With The Foam Roller For Your Entire Body

  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

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

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

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

  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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