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    National Throws Coaches Conference & Clinic

    Coaches, Officials, Athletes & Fans

    December 27-28, 2015

    Spire Institute, 5201 Spire Circle, Geneva, OH 44041

    Web: / Twitter: @nationalthrows

    Only $99 per person!

    Includes Seminars, “Learn By Do” Clinics, Lectures Exhibitions, “Meet and Greet” with Current & Former World Class Athletes, Conference Expo, Gift Bag, Entrance to all Competitions, Sunday evening M-F Athletic Coaches Social, National Throws Coaches Awards Dinner Banquet and Thrower’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies.

    Schedule, Information, and Registration: call (760) 779-9148

    Tentatively Schedule Clinicians and Appearances:

    Lance Deal (American/World Record Holder; 1996 Olympic Silver Medalist)

    Jud Logan (American/World Record Holder, 4 X Olympian, Head Coach – Ashland University)

    Ramona Pagel (American Record Holder, 4 X Olympian)

    Kent Pagel (University of Riverside CA)

    Bill Webb (former Head Coach – University of Tennessee)

    James Garnham Sr (Throws Coach – Univ of Buffalo)

    Gary Aldrich (Head Coach: Carnegie Mellon Univ; Indoor World Championships Throws Coach)

    Reese Hoffa (2 X World Shot Put Champion & 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist)

    Joe Kovacs (2015 World Shot Put Champion)

    Kibwe Johnson (Throws Coach – IMG Academy; Olympian & Pan American Games Record Holder)

    A.G. Kruger (Throws Coach – Univ of South Dakota; Olympian & 14 X National Champion)

    Kurt Roberts (2014 World Championship Team; Shot Put PR – 70’6”)

    Mike Pendleton (Genoa High School OH)

    Jon Jones (2015 NCAA Shot Put Champion)

    Matthias Tayala (2014 NCAA Hammer Champion)

    Darrell Hill (2105 NCAA Shot Put Runner Up)

    Bobby Grace (Throws Coach – Baldwin Wallace College; Nationally Ranked USA Shot Putter)

    Mark Harsha (Portage High School IN);

    Bruce Van Horne (Blackhawk High School PA)

    Rob Lasorsa (National Throws Coaches)

    Chris Stancliff (Spire Events Manager / Coach & Former USA Team Member – Javelin)

    More to be announced!

    (Athletes wanting to compete in the 2015 Throws Summit Competition, go to for information)

    The National Throws Coaches in conjunction with the Spire Institute presents:

    The 2015 International Throws Summit & Competitions
    December 27 & 28
    Spire Institute
    Geneva, Ohio

    Shot Put Competitions for all levels
    (High School, Collegiate, Open, Elite, Masters)

    Weight Throw Competitions
    (High School Invite, Collegiate, Elite, Masters)

    Shot & Discus Learn-By-Do Clinic

    National Throws Coaches Conference & Clinic
    National Throws Coaches Awards Banquet

    Sunday, December 27, 2015
    Shot Put Competitions
    Free Shot & Discus Learn-By-Do Clinic
    (for Athletes and Coaches)
    Coaches, Elite & Masters Competitors Welcome Social

    Monday, December 28, 2015
    Weight Throw Competitions
    National Throws Coaches Conference and Clinic
    National Throws Coaches Awards Banquet and Thrower's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies

    Costs - Athletes
    Includes competition fee and free Shot & Discus Learn-By-Do Clinic
    (no charge for Coaches attending competition or Learn-By-Do Clinic with their athletes)
    $10 USD

    Costs - Coaches Attending National Throws Coaches Conference and Clinic
    Includes all festivities for both days and one banquet ticket - $99 USD
    Additional Banquet ONLY Tickets - $40 USD

    U.S. & International Elite Athletes:
    If wanting to compete at the Throws Summit please contact us directly at (760) 779-9148
    (760) 779-9148

    Twitter: @nationalthrows
    Hashtags #NationalThrowsConference
    #throws #throwernation #2015ThrowsSummit

    Additional info at or contact:
    Christine Stancliff
    Events Manager|SPIRE Institute
    office: (440) 466-1002 x134 / cell: (440) 296-9827