St. Lawrence University to offer Track and Field Camp July 20 - 24
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 8:15 am

The St. Lawrence Track and Field Camp and High Performance Distance and Cross Country Camps are open to all boys and girls (ages 12-18) with an interest in track and field and/or High Performance cross country/distance running.

Track and Field Camp Features:

-- Instruction in all track and field events during week 1 and a high performance/distance running concentration during week 2

-- Distance runner (cross country and track) component included

-- Free T-Shirt

-- Instruction in weight traning

-- Instruction in injury-prevention and alternative training programs

-- Nutrition and body-composition testing

-- Individual evaluation forms

-- Guest lectures

In addition to the St. Lawrence University track and field staff, the camp will also feature a number of premiere high school and collegiate track coaches from across the Northeast.

Resident campers will receive a camp T-shirt, overnight supervised housing, all-you-can-eat meal plan and a complete camp program. Commuter campers will receive a camp T-shirt, all you can eat lunch and a complete camp program (8:15 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.).

Meet the Coach: Mike Howard, Director of Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track and Field at St. Lawrence University

Director of Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track and Field Mike Howard is in his 21st season working with the programs. Howard also serves the Athletic Department as an Associate Athletic Director.

Howard, a 1987 St. Lawrence graduate, has earned several prestigious coaching honors, including the United States Track Coaches Association NCAA Division III Cross Country District Coach of the Year as well as NYSCTC and Liberty League Coach of the Year honors.

He has served as president of the New York State Collegiate Track and Field Conference which oversees the state meets in cross country and indoor and outdoor track. He was a standout in both cross country and track as an undergraduate and remains active as a runner. He was a three time competitor in the NCAA Cross Country Championships and was a consistent scorer for the Saints in the distance races in both indoor and outdoor track.

For further information contact:

Mike Howard 315-229-5883

email: mhoward@stlawu.edu