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Rice Youth Speed Camp December 11th
Saturday, December 11, 2010 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)
Rice Speed Camp
When: Saturday December 11th 9:30am-Noon
Where: Rice Track and Field Stadium located at the intersection of University St. and Main St.
Who: All athletes up to the age 13 from all sports wishing to increase their speed and power.
Cost: $100 per individual athlete, $75 for teams of 5 or more. Coaches $50, free if bringing 5 or more athletes.
Coach Thom currently is an assistant track coach at Rice University. He was a NCAA All-American decathlete and holds a master’s degree in Sports Science. Thom is certified by the National Strength and Condition Coaches Association, and has achieved certification from USA Track and Field as a Level II sprints, throws, jumps and multi-events coach. He is also a certified coaching education instructor and has held several coaching education clinics in Houston. Coach Thom has used his speed development methods to coach athletes that have won NCAA Championships, competed in the Olympics, and set national records.
Coach Pyle was an outstanding decathlete at Kansas State, with a personal best in the 100m of 10.64. Patrick has spent the last 7 years working with athletes from all sports to help them improve athletically including the Kansas State football team, the state champion Manhattan High School Track and Field team, and the Rice Track and Field team. Pyle is also an accomplished long drive golf champion with a personal record drive of 406 yards. His understanding of athletics at all levels, and his ability to communicate concepts to athletes makes him one of the best young coaches in the nation.
Bill Collins , a staple of the Houston speed community, has set over 200 world records in track in field, and is in the master’s track and field hall of fame. Bill was a stand out sprinter for TCU with a best of 10.0 in the 100 meters. Bill continues to run, dominating the master’s scene running 11.20 just last year at over 60 years of age. Bill has help athletes of all ages in a variety of sports increase their speed.