Coaches Clinics Scheduled

Debbie Copp
By Debbie Copp
Director of Publications
OCTOBER 22, 2015

Head Coach Jim VanHootegem and the University of Oklahoma track and field coaching staff will host a series of coaches’ education sessions in the next few months. The clinicians include three coaches who have worked with elite athletes on the collegiate and Olympic level and a performance therapist who has worked at a number of national, world, and Olympic sporting events.

Sessions will be held on Oct. 14, Nov. 18, March 2, and April 13. All sessions will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a meal and will run until 9:15 p.m. Individual sessions are $30 each for meal and presentations, $25 for presentations only. All sessions will be held at Headington Hall, the newest residential facility on the Norman campus.

The clinicians include Jay Johnson, former middle distance coach at the University of Colorado; Irving “Boo” Schexnayder, the director of the US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Track and Field Academy; Dr. Ernie Ferrel, performance therapist and member of the USA medical team at the 2008 Olympics; and Dan Pfaff, lead jumps and combined events coach at Altis.

For more information, contact Evan Kubicek, OU track and field strength and conditioning coach at



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