RUNNING TITANS -  Track & Field and Cross Country

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New MS Meet Schedule (v5) is up - see below...New HS Meet Schedule (v9) is up - see below....Note the regional meet is 5/15...Senior Night is May 7th....

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SCHEDULE: Key - Events / info in grey, competitions in pink, practice in green (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
Mar 11 - On 3:45 PM HS / 4:30 PM MS Team Practice - Outside Practice will be outside from now on.  If it is raining at 3:30 PM, HS will start inside in the back hall. If it is raining at 4:30, MS will start inside in the back hall.  HS - meet at the finish line and put your bags along the fence.  MS meet at the North end of the track 110H start area.
May 24 3:45 PM HS Practice   
May 25 10:00 AM Middle School State Location: University of Louisville Track.  MS State Meet heat sheets & results. Bus leaves SWMS at 8:15 AM.
May 27 3:45 PM No HS Practice  Weekend & Mon. workout will be given to athletes to execute on their own.
May 28 9:00 AM HS Practice  Meet at the finish line.
May 29 9:00 AM HS Practice  Meet at the finish line.
May 30 3:45 PM No HS Practice   
May 31 10:00 AM H.S. School State Location: University of KentuckyTrack.  Bus leaves Collins at 7:30 AM.
June 5-8   Maximum Velocity Track & Field Camp Track camp at Centre College coached by Olympians.  For info go to MVTFA.  There are scholarships available through the KTCCCA.  The deadline is April 20.  Click on KTCCCA MVTFA Scholarship.
June 11 7:15 PM High School Awards Banquet Awards banquet at Southside Elementary school.  We will have deserts, review the season and present awards.  Stay tuned for details.
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..  If you want to go down with the boys (we still have a few spots left) please let Coach S. know by June 1st.  The SMRC is one of the oldest and best endurance camps in the country.  Spots will fill up by May 30th - so register ASAP.

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  & West 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 & SWMS Team Values - Track & Field
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

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