Track & Field and Cross Country Camps

Jan. 21, 2010

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Camper - Grades 6-12
Coaches - All event areas or sports welcome
(All abilities, event areas, or sports welcome)
No College Athletes can be campers!

Overnight Campers

Price: $350 - Individual
$300 - Team (registration 5 or more athletes from the same team mailed together)
$100-non-refundable deposit is due with application submission

Check-In: Sunday, July 11 - 2:00-3:30 pm
Check-Out: Wednesday, July 14 - 5:00pm (following Wildcat Camp track meet)

  • All meals, lodging and entertainment will be covered during duration of the camp
  • Camp t-shirt will be provided
  • Dorm room linens are not provided

Key Deposit: Please remember to bring a seperate $30 check made payable to Wildcat Track & Field Camp for your required lost dorm key deposit. If a key is lost during camp, our housing department will change the lock and the charge is $30. When you return your key at dorm check-out on Wednesday your key deposit check will be returned to you.

Day Campers

Price: $250 - individual
$200 - Team (registration 5 or more athletes from the same team mailed together)
$100 - non-refundable deposit is due with application submission

Check-In: Sunday, July 11 - 3:00-3:30pm (4:00-6:00pm training session)

Daily Drop off time - 9:00-9:15am (Mon-Wed)
Daily Pick up times - 5:00pm (Mon-Wed)

  • Lunch will be provided daily
  • Camp t-shirt will be provided

Location:

University of Kentucky Shively Track Center
Nutter Indoor Track Center (during inclement weather)

For More Information Contact:

dweber@uky.edu
Phone: 859-257-3002 •
Fax: 859-323-0070

Camp Staff

Don Weber • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

  • UK cross country/track & field athletes have won 147 NCAA All-America Awards
  • Five UK athletes have won nine individual NCAA National Championships
  • UK has had two athletes earn United States Olympic Team berths on four occasions: 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000
  • UK has won four Southeastern Conference cross country team titles, an NCAA Cross Country Championship, a runner-up, third-, fourth-, eighth-, 12th-, and 19th-place NCAA national finishes
  • UK has four top-10 finishes at the NCAA Track & Field Championships and 10 top-20 finishes
  • UK has produced "Championship of America" relay teams in both the prestigious Penn Relays and the Drake Relays
  • UK has been consistently ranked nationally in the middle-distance relays: 4 x 800-meter relay, 1,500-meter relay and distance medley relay
  • Seven middle distance athletes qualified for the 2004 US Olympic Trials, more than any other team in the nation in the 800 and 1,500 meters
  • 2007 KTCCCA Hall of Fame inductee
  • Boasts the 2007 men's #1 recruiting class in the country

Erin Tucker • SPRINTS/HURDLES

  • 2006 NCAA Division 1 Assistant Coach of the Year (Sprint)
  • 2006, the UK 4X400m relay team's time of 3:02.97 (splits 45.9, 45.2, 45.6, 45.6) ranked 17th in the world, 6th in the USA, & 4th in the NCAA. It would have placed 7th in the 2004 Olympic Games
  • 2007, the UK Indoor 4X400m relay team's time 3:05.87 (splits 46.6, 47.2, 46.0, 45.6) ranked 3rd in the world, 3rd in the USA, & 2nd in the NCAA.

Illinois

  • 1 Big Ten Record
  • 1 Big Ten Champion
  • 3 School Records
  • 1 All-American
  • 6 All Big-Ten Selections
  • 10 Athletes Ranked Top 10 in school history from 2000-2003

Kentucky

  • 18 School Records
  • 5 All-Americans
  • 48 Athletes Ranked Top 10 in school history since 2003
  • 9 All-Regional Selections
  • 8 All-SEC Selections
  • 6 Venezuelan National Champions
  • 1 World Junior Runner-up
  • 1 Junior Pan-Am Runner-up
  • Canadian Jr. National Record Holder

Doug Reynolds • THROWS

  • One of the most successful coaches and decorated throwers in the country
  • Fourth place finisher in 2008 Olympic Trials
  • 2006 Mid-East Region Asst. Coach of the Year
  • 17 All-American Selections, 2 NCAA National Championships & 16 Conference Champions
  • Notable Athletes Coached
    • Jarred Rome: (210'00") Discus- 3x All American / 2004 Olympic Team Member
    • Scott Russell: (81'1") Weight Throw- 2002 NCAA Champion / Collegiate Record Holder / Canadian Record Holder. (276'11") Javelin- 2002 NCAA Champion & Canadian Record holder / 2005 World Championship Finalist
    • Sheldon Battle: (68'8") Shot Put- 2005 NCAA Runner-Up / World Championship Team Alternate
    • Jeff Chakouian: (67'10") Shot Put- 2005 -5th at USATF National Championships
    • Ashley Muffet: (56'8") Shot Put- UK Record Holder

James Thomas • JUMPS

  • One of the nation's top young jumps coaches who enters his 4th season at UK
  • Has helped rewrite the record books in less than 2 seasons.
    • 10 school records
    • 8 freshman records
    • 5 NCAA qualifiers
    • 3 All-Americans
  • 36 new entries into UK's All-Time top 10 list
  • Key Performances by current UK freshman
    • Derrick Locke (LJ) 25-5 ¾ - All-American, Frosh Field AOY
    • Danielle Sampley (LJ) 20-5 - Outdoor freshman record holder
    • David Banks- (TJ)- 50-11 - #5 All-time indoor
    • Ke'Undra Bishop- (TJ) 40-6 ¾ - # 4 All-time
    • Grant Lindsey (HJ) 7-5 ¼ - # 1 All-time
    • Victoria Dunlap (HJ) 5-10 - #3 All-time
  • Previously coached at Sam Houston State and Texas Christian University. Thomas coached 13 all-conference athletes, 3 school record holders, 13 NCAA regional qualifiers, and 6 NCAA qualifiers. Notable performances: Cleavon Dillon- LJ (25-7 ¾ ) & Jonathan Jackson-TJ (53-0 ¼ )

John Mortimer • DISTANCE/XC

Coaching Experience

  • In first year at UK, the women's cross country record was 66-9 and the men's cross country team record was 73-28
  • 2 Wildcats earned ALL-NCAA Regional honors and 4 Wildcats earned All-SEC honors in the 2009 cross country season.
  • In 2008, 7 distance runners had UK Top-10 all-time performances on the track
  • Previously coached for 5 ½ years at Boston College and 1 year at Harvard University.
  • At BC, coached athletes to school records in the women's steeplechase, men's mile, and the men's 4x800m relay.
  • 13 men and 6 women now rank in the BC top-5 all-time on the track

Competitive Experience

  • 7-time NCAA All American while at Michigan
  • 6-time Big Ten Champion while at Michigan
  • Represented the U.S.A on 2 National Teams ('97 and '98)
  • Finished 3rd, 5th, and 7th at the U.S. Track and Field Championships ('97, '98, '04)
  • 3-time High School National Champion (2-mile, 2-mile, Steeplechase)
  • 1994 Footlocker Cross Country National Runner-up.
  • Ran professionally for Adidas and Reebok ('99-'07)