Alan Versaw

Colorado Springs, CO

About Me

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

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
7 hours ago Track and Field Questions Article
This forum is started especially for the article, [b][url=http://co.milesplit.com/articles/203388...
14 hours ago Colorado State Track and Field Championships 2017
@JAXC Ben, could you test that link? It doesn't seem to be working for me, at least as posted.
21 hours ago Colorado State Track and Field Championships 2017
@ern_ccwhsxc I have a question in to Jenn Roberts-Uhlig about that. If you look at the long j...
2 days ago alumni reports
Some of you have missed seeing the alumni reports lately. The tool to generate those is broken. I...
6 days ago All State Cross Country question
On Colorado Track XC, all-state is as voted on by the coaches. Other places do all-state differen...
9 days ago Is it time to go to CHSAA with a proposal for a scholastic indoor season?
@danbetz Gunnison is currently the only one on the Western Slope. Access to Albuquerque is re...
9 days ago Is it time to go to CHSAA with a proposal for a scholastic indoor season?
@danbetz That seems to be about what I was thinking it would have to be as well. There might ...
10 days ago Is it time to go to CHSAA with a proposal for a scholastic indoor season?
@coachQP Paul, As an addendum to your comments here, I believe the Utah High School T & F ...
10 days ago Is it time to go to CHSAA with a proposal for a scholastic indoor season?
I suppose if the idea gains traction, we could run to the folks in Wyoming to ask how they do it....
11 days ago Is it time to go to CHSAA with a proposal for a scholastic indoor season?
Comments are welcome in the thread below...
11 days ago You said it fan or not
In case anyone is mystified about the genesis of Coach Quere's comment above, it is this article....
15 days ago TCA Polar Bear 2017
@ladystallions See [url=http://co.milesplit.com/articles/202166-tca-polar-bear-slated-to-hit-...
15 days ago Test Your Track and Field Awareness
@mnort Yes, sir. That makes his triple jumps all the more impressive.
16 days ago Test Your Track and Field Awareness
I didn't even notice then when I was editing the pictures for this album, but I did notice it lat...
17 days ago Track Coach Laundry Problem
@JAXC Ben, I work from home. That way, I can make the final decision of what to wear for p...
19 days ago Air Force High School Indoor Open 2017
Finally emerging from the depths of a big day of coverage... Generally speaking, coverage of f...
25 days ago The Outdoor Calendar
As most of you coaches already know, online registration for your meets this year is a) free and ...
29 days ago Mines High School Indoor #2
In this week's "This Week in Track and Field" piece I openly wondered if the momentum from the fi...
1 month ago NCAA d3 clearing house
@NatBodnar You don't. You're not getting a scholarship (to run). But, if you want to be eligi...
1 month ago Western State High School Indoor Open 2017 Registration
@michaela1963 Register at Direct Athletics (directathletics.com).
1 month ago SkyView Academy in need of a head track coach
Please contact Vicky Schleining (AD) for more information on this position: vschleining@svak12.org
1 month ago Get Meets on Calendar
@karasw I have been encouraging them to do so. :-) What has happened here is a change in the ...
3 months 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...
3 months ago Air Force Holiday Open 2016
Fixed now. AEV
3 months ago Air Force Holiday Open 2016
@GWCCCoach Probably so, but I'll get that link updated when I get home from Portland. Thanks ...
3 months ago Big School vs Smaller School and College Recruiting
@michaela1963 With respect to intangibles... (an opinionated take) Great coaching is where...
3 months 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...
3 months ago NXR-SW Out of Control?!
@GWCCCoach In terms of distance from anticipated times, yes, I would consider this one worse ...
3 months 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 ...
3 months 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...
3 months 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 ...
4 months ago Minor Correction to CHSAANow Article
CHSAANow's coverage of the state cross country meet may be found [url=http://chsaanow.com/2016-10...
4 months ago Why Are Power Merges Important?
The most direct answer to the question of the importance power merges is that they will be looked...
4 months ago State Meet Coverage
Colorado Track XC Faithful, I beg your patience with me. At times like this, I wish I worked i...
4 months ago Uniform Check In Procedure
@CoachVersaw Offline discussion... I'll summarize below. I'm informed by another individua...
4 months 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...
4 months ago Regional Previews
@cboston Be assured there will be state previews, but how I do those has yet to be determined...
4 months ago Registration
@raleyj There is no day-of-race registration for middle school state.
4 months ago Regional Previews
I'm plowing through the regional previews as fast as I can while simulateously getting ready for ...
4 months ago Confirmation Notification
@bird01 You might want to specify which race. And, it's probably better to contact the meet d...
4 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...
4 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.
4 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...
4 months ago Colorado Springs Metro 4A-5A Championships 2016
@groebke I don't have them, they were not released to me.
4 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 ...
4 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 ...
5 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...
5 months ago Canon City results
@CoachVersaw I'm going to post Canon City JV results, but I have reason to believe the times ...
5 months ago Desert Twilight results
Coaches, If any of you had Desert Twilight results that are not yet posted to athlete pages, p...
5 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'...