|July 13 - 17, 2008|
|Expert Instruction for All Track & Field Events!|
|Develop Speed and Athleticism for other Sports!|
|Enjoy five days of expert training and instruction|
in scenic Knoxville--Home of the Vols & Lady Vols!
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|The Tennessee Track & Speed Camps are held on the beautiful University of Tennessee campus utilizing the world-class Tom Black Track.|
|About the Camp Directors|
|George Watts has coached distance and cross country at Tennessee for more than 20 years. He has coached numerous SEC Champions and All-Americans, including Olympians Tony Cosey, Jose Parrilla (800m), Todd Williams (10k) and Anthony Famiglietti. Watts was Southeastern Conference Champion at 10k and a Cross Country All-American during his career as a Vol.|
|Norbert Elliott has coached sprints, hurdles, relays and jumps at Tennessee for three years and has nearly 20 years of collegiate experience. The Bahamas native was a two-time Olympian (1988, 1992) and has coached Olympic championship relay teams.|
Our objective is to make it a FUN week. We do work hard and teach you a lot. We will teach you if you are a beginner and coach you and refine your skills if you are a more advanced athlete.
Register now and get in on the fun of improving your athletic performance!! We look forward to coaching you and hope that you are as excited as we are about the opportunity our camp provides.
Each Camper Receives:
- Two Camp T-Shirts
- Camp Group Photo
|About the Camp|
|The Tennessee Track & Field Camp is conducted by UT Track Coaches|
|Norbert Elliott |
|and a staff of outstanding Vol & Lady Vol athletes.|
We offer one camp this year, designed for boys and girls ages 8 to seniors in high school.
The camps will improve performances for all levels of athletes, from beginners to the elite junior athlete preparing for a summer Junior Olympic competition. We will improve an athlete's speed, agility and jumping for others sports, too.
Special attention will be placed on teaching and developing the proper running, jumping and throwing fundamentals.
It is NOT permissible for boosters to provide expenses for individuals to attend any of the Tennessee Sport Camps. Expenses include, but are not limited to, lodging, meals, transportation and/or camp tuition.
* Cost for the Day and Youth Campers will be $290.
* Cost for the Overnight Campers will be $385.
A $100 for Day and Youth Camp non-refundable deposit and a $150 for Overnight Camp non-refundable deposit must accompany all applications to reserve a space. Space is limited and is on a first come first served basis. The balance will be due upon arrival at camp.
|When we receive your application, you will be mailed further information concerning registration details. To secure our spot at camp, and allow time for processing, please submit your application and deposit to us postmarked by July 7, 2008.|
|Overnight campers will receive Dinner on Sunday, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Monday through Wednesday and breakfast on Thursday. Day campers will receive Lunch Monday through Wednesday.|
|Overnight campers will be housed two to a room in an air-conditioned dormitory on campus. Campers will have coaches living on the floors with them and will be under constant supervision.|
LOST KEYS: A key to the dormitory room will be issued to each camper. A fee of $25 will be charged for lost keys.
|(please mark all equipment)|
- Overnight campers need towels, pillows and bed linens for single bed (blanket, etc.)
- Practice gear, shorts, shoes, shirts, sunscreen and toilet articles. Bring specialty spikes and shoes if you have them.
- Alarm clock, swimsuit, spending money ($40 should be sufficient for overnight campers.)
- Casual clothes (jeans, shorts for free time wear)
- Change for game room and concession stand.
- If you are a pole vaulter, we have some poles, but we do recommend that you bring your own if possible.
|Insurance / Medical Care|
is provided by the camp and is included in the camp tuition fee. A doctor is on call and hospital and student health facilities are readily accesible. Because of the rigorous daily schedule, each camper should come to camp in top physical condition. Every conceivable effort is made to protect each camper's health and safety through training of staff, constant inspections of equipment and instructions of campers.
|Boys & Girls 8 years old to seniors in high school.|
|The daily schedule is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Sample of Daily Schedule|
|(Except Sunday, July 13) |
|7:30 a.m.||Wake Up|
|9:00 a.m.||At Track -- Warm Up|
|9:30 a.m.||Event Instruction -- First Session|
|11:30 a.m.||Break for Lunch|
|2:00 p.m.||Event Instruction -- Second Session|
|3:45 p.m.||Break -- Leave Track|
|4:00 p.m.||Free Time (pool, rest, etc.)|
|7:00 p.m.||Evening Activity (bowling, movies, etc.)|
|10:30 p.m.||Report to your floor for lights out|
|11:00 p.m.||Lights Out|
|*Lecture topics include strength training, motivation and nutrician for top performance.|
|For Overnight Camp and Day Camp will be at a UT Residence Hall to be announced. The time for check in is between 2 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 13.|
Check out will be at 11:30 a.m. on the final day of camp - Thursday, July 17.
Pickup during these hours at the same place as registration.
|For more information: Call (865) 974-1433 or 974-9441 or 974-2240. |