Alan Versaw

Colorado Springs, CO

About Me

Head Cross Country Coach & Assistant Track Coach (Distance), The Classical Academy

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
1 day ago USATF All-Comers Meet on January 7
They had a "Bye, Bye Balch" meet last year, but they couldn't make it stick. This meet on January...
2 days ago Air Force Holiday Open 2016
Fixed now. AEV
3 days ago Air Force Holiday Open 2016
@GWCCCoach Probably so, but I'll get that link updated when I get home from Portland. Thanks ...
7 days ago Fossil Ridge in search of a head track coach
If interested in making inquiry, please contact Fossil Ridge AD Brandon Carlucci, Office: (970)...
7 days ago Big School vs Smaller School and College Recruiting
@michaela1963 With respect to intangibles... (an opinionated take) Great coaching is where...
7 days ago Big School vs Smaller School and College Recruiting
@michaela1963 Michaela, Here is a link to the recruiting series Dan referred to. Not all o...
13 days ago NXR-SW Out of Control?!
@GWCCCoach In terms of distance from anticipated times, yes, I would consider this one worse ...
14 days ago NXR-SW Out of Control?!
@GWCCCoach Rich, it was a little soggy wasn't it? I'm inclined to cast a larger share of the ...
18 days ago NXR-SW Out of Control?!
Dan, Since I'm up early this morning and I don't have much to do until the kids get up, I'll t...
25 days ago 2A XC Team Size: Please consider a small school (99 or fewer enrollment) before you vote
First off, people are welcome to post to the forum here in civil fashion. All of the posts above ...
1 month ago Minor Correction to CHSAANow Article
CHSAANow's coverage of the state cross country meet may be found [url=http://chsaanow.com/2016-10...
1 month ago Why Are Power Merges Important?
The most direct answer to the question of the importance power merges is that they will be looked...
1 month ago State Meet Coverage
Colorado Track XC Faithful, I beg your patience with me. At times like this, I wish I worked i...
1 month ago Uniform Check In Procedure
@CoachVersaw Offline discussion... I'll summarize below. I'm informed by another individua...
1 month ago Uniform Check In Procedure
@JAXC Ben, You read the same thing the same way I did. I also read it that kids need to sh...
2 months ago Regional Previews
@cboston Be assured there will be state previews, but how I do those has yet to be determined...
2 months ago Registration
@raleyj There is no day-of-race registration for middle school state.
2 months ago Regional Previews
I'm plowing through the regional previews as fast as I can while simulateously getting ready for ...
2 months ago Confirmation Notification
@bird01 You might want to specify which race. And, it's probably better to contact the meet d...
2 months ago Would you support extending the XC season to make the state meet fall on the 1st Saturday in Nov?
@GWCCCoach Rich, hard to say what good will come of this poll. But, maybe someone sees this a...
2 months ago Would you support extending the XC season to make the state meet fall on the 1st Saturday in Nov?
Bump. Just trying to push this to the top so more people see it.
2 months ago Colorado Springs Metro 4A-5A Championships 2016
@groebke I'd say I get start lists, or permission to post start lists, for roughly half of th...
2 months ago Colorado Springs Metro 4A-5A Championships 2016
@groebke I don't have them, they were not released to me.
2 months ago Would you support extending the XC season to make the state meet fall on the 1st Saturday in Nov?
Okay, I'm hearing a wish or two for a finger on the pulse of coaches here. I've set this poll up ...
2 months ago Cross Country Notes: October 12
So, I got a question asking why anyone would want to extend the cross country season. This comes ...
2 months ago Course Map - DPS XC Championships 2016
@wjbuese It's entirely up to the meet whether or not they post a course map or just have them...
2 months ago Canon City results
@CoachVersaw I'm going to post Canon City JV results, but I have reason to believe the times ...
2 months ago Desert Twilight results
Coaches, If any of you had Desert Twilight results that are not yet posted to athlete pages, p...
2 months ago Canon City results
They did run JV races at Canon City. And they were chip timed. It's just that those results aren'...
2 months ago Windsor Middle School Invitational 2016
@Coach_Bren Very possible, the host coach can do all of that using these instructions: http:/...
3 months ago Littleton Lions Cross Country Invitational 2016
Thanks!
3 months ago Littleton Lions Cross Country Invitational 2016
Can anyone help me with what school KNDLA is?
3 months ago Basalt Race error
@Steepleman Jay, easy to fix. Thanks for letting me know.
3 months ago Grand Junction results
@racedog I have put in a request but have not yet seen results.
3 months ago Meet Conversion Factors
Many of you will recall that I did a somewhat controversial "meet merge" last year with the Liber...
3 months ago Slavens Cross Country Invitational 2015
@Holmes14 You might also try contacting Justin Saylor at JUSTIN_SAYLOR@dpsk12.org. He is the ...
3 months ago Coaching advice needed
@K3runner Lots of possibilities come to mind, but here are a few (and the ordering is not mea...
3 months ago Aurora City Championships
@daileyps Only if I get those results from the meet. I'm not sure about the status of those a...
3 months ago Weekend Coverage!
Lots of coverage to come yet this weekend. Friday results are now posted. Saturday results will b...
3 months ago Liberty Bell Openings
The Liberty Bell meet on September 9 has a few openings in Divisions 2, 3, and 4. If you are inte...
3 months ago Twitter Handles
As some of you already know, I tweet out news of results, new articles, and the like under the Tw...
3 months ago Roster Registration
Here's your guide to doing online entries: http://co.milesplit.com/articles/61621-
3 months ago Colorado Preseason Rankings
When you get back from practice today, the Colorado Track XC Coaches Poll preseason rankings will...
4 months ago Online Registration
Online registration is free for all meets this year. To set your meet up for online registration,...
4 months ago Addi Iken
A shout-out to Littleton's lead female, who won Saturday's Pancake Stampede 5K in a blistering ea...
4 months ago Washington Park Invitational 2016
@cpautler The two mile races are high school sub-varsity races.
4 months ago NXN SW Team/Club rules or limitations.
@NatBodnar Some small schools (enrollment < 1000) certainly do have teams depleted by basketb...
4 months ago NXN SW Team/Club rules or limitations.
I will allow that these particular rules aren't always easy to find. And there are reasons Nike p...
4 months ago NXN SW Team/Club rules or limitations.
For teams to run in the championship race, they must all come from the same high school and have ...
4 months ago Does region effect top ten rankings
@NatBodnar Conceivably, all ten teams in the top ten rankings could be from a single region. ...