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Join us for an intensive 3-Day Track & Field Camp designed to prepare athletes for the upcoming Outdoor Nationals competition. This training opportunity will have you primed to compete at your peak potential. Our camp offers comprehensive training, expert coaching, and a supportive environment to help you reach your athletic goals. Take part in multiple training sessions in your event and ensure you are physically & mentally prepared for competition with sessions in Performance and Mental Skills Training.

You will spend 1-on-1 time with each of our highly experienced SPIRE Track & Field coaches, including:

  • Kibwé Johnson, Director of Track & Field – Two-time Olympian and throws champion at the highest levels.
  • Kerron Stewart, Head Coach of Sprints – Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2008 and 2012).
  • Tim Mack, Head Coach of Vertical and Horizontal Jumps – Olympic Gold Medalist (2004)
Highlights Include
  • Elite level instruction from SPIRE Track & Field coaching staff
  • Performance Training
  • Mental Skills
  • Use of SPIRE Recharge and Adrenaline Monkey ninja course
  • Daily lunch at SPIRE Fuel
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Camp Coaches

  • Kibwe Johnson Page

    Director of Track & Field Kibwé Johnson

    The California native, Kibwé Johnson established himself as one of the nation’s best hammer throwers of all time by being ranked first or second for over a decade. In that time, he secured 5 US titles, 4 US runner-up, and numerous US national teams. He retired in 2017 after his last World Championship appearance.

    View Kibwé's Bio
  • Tim Mack Page

    Program Director- Vertical & Horizontal Jumps Tim Mack

    Tim Mack is a Cleveland native. Born and raised in Westlake Ohio. The youngest of 5 children. Tim started his vaulting career at the age of 13 and didn’t retire until he was 37 years old. Tim was not recruited out of high school and didn’t even have his high school record. But he would persist to pursue the event through college and post-collegiately. Throughout Tim’s professional career, he had to design much of his own workouts while training mostly on his own, a rarity in Olympic sports.

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    Head Coach of Sprints Kerron Stewart

    Kerron, originally from Jamaica and a world class sprinter, claimed silver in the 100 m and bronze in the 200 m in the 2008 Beijing Games, as well as another silver in the 2012 London Games as a member of the 4 x 100 m relay team. She is an alumnus of Auburn University, where she was named All-American seven times, the 2007 SEC Runner of the Year and USTFCCCA National Runner of the Year. In 2008, she was selected for the Beijing Olympics following a first-place 10.8 100 m and a 21.99 second-place 200 m run at the Jamaican Olympic Trials in Kingston. That same year, Kerron earned her first Golden League victory and would go on to earn four more throughout her career. Kerron’s dazzling career also includes three bronze medals and one silver medal at World Athletics Finals, and one Pan-Am Games silver medal.

    View Kerron's Bio

Camp Details

SECURE YOUR SPOT!

You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.

SPIRE is committed to developing technically skilled track and field athletes who love to train and live to compete. This is accomplished via an intensive regimen of technical and tactical training, customized competition and long-term athletic performance development. Aside from training with our Track & Field coaches, work with our Performance Training Team to implement a training plan to help you increase your strength, speed, agility, and flexibility.

Take your training one step further with Mental Skills Training, part of this multi-week training camp experience. Our coaches will give you mental tools crucial for handling stress & anxiety, goal setting, visualization, and more.

2024 OVERVIEW

  • Dates: June 4-7
  • Age Group: 13-18 (High School)
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Camp Type: Boarding, Day
  • Meals: All meals are provided to Boarding. Day campers only receive lunch. Allergies and dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

CAMP SCHEDULE:

  • Check-in: (Boarding) 4:00 PM on Tuesday June 4
  • Check-out: (all campers) 12:00 PM on final day of camp (Friday)
  • Day Camper Schedule: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Wednesday-Thursday); 9:00 AM-12:00 PM (Friday)
    • Location: TBD
    • View the campus map here

INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY

  • Ratio: 1:10
  • Grouped by: age, ability, track & field experience
  • Equipment needed: Campers should bring at least one pair of broken in running shoes. Event shoes/spikes are optional. Please be sure to properly mark your equipment, so that it can be easily identified.
  • Facility: SPIRE Academy

PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST

To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist.

All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!

HOUSING

  • Dorm: TBD
  • Campers Per Room: TBD
  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
  • Linens: Not provided
  • Air Conditioning: TBD
  • Key Deposit: We do not require a room key or meal card deposit. However, if you do not return your key or meal card on the last day of camp, you will be responsible for all replacement charges from the host facility. US Sports Camps will charge the camper credit card on file for all costs due.

Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEES:

  • Boarding Campers:
    • 3 meals/day
    • Boarding in on-campus dorm
  • Day Campers:
    • Includes daily lunch

EVENTS AVAILABLE

  • Sprints
  • Hurdles
  • Jumps
  • Throws

CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING:

Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

ALL CAMPERS:

  • Extra Athletic clothing
  • 1-2 pairs of broken in running shoes/ event spikes
  • Non-running shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock
  • Snack/Sport Drink
  • Small gym bag/backpack

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS ONLY:

  • Athletic clothing mentioned above
  • Comfortable non-running clothing
  • Underwear and socks
  • Pajamas/sleepwear
  • Flip flops
  • Toiletries
  • Personal items & medications
  • Washcloth and bath towel
  • Alarm clock
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Pen and paper for notes during guest speakers
  • Cell phone (if you have one)
  • Fan (optional)
  • Pillow, pillowcase, bed sheets, comforter or sleeping bag (linens are NOT provided)
  • Laundry detergent

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.

MEDICAL PROTOCOL

Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.

COMPANY POLICIES

For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.

TRACK & FIELD CAMP FAQ

For general questions about our Track & Field camps please see our FAQ page.

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SPIRE is home to one of the largest, most amazing indoor and outdoor track & field complexes in world. Its world class training programs are ideal for the serious athlete seeking an intense training environment to prepare for the next level of competition.

Camp Questions & Answers

Does this camp have medical personnel on staff?

We have a certified athletic training on-site and a doctor on-call at all times in case of a training injury or medical ailment/emergency.

Are the campers supervised throughout the camp?

Yes, campers are supervised by the coaches and staff. All staff members complete criminal and sex offender background checks before working the camp

Can I come to camp alone or do I have to be a member of a team?

We welcome individual campers and teams.

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Does the Health & Release Form need to be signed by a doctor?

Our Health & Release Form does not require a doctor’s signature. This form is required to be filled out accurately, signed by the parent (guardian), and submitted online before arrival on the first day of camp.

My child is new to the sport, do you accept athletes who are beginners in the sport?

Camp participants should have an interest and some experience in track & field.

SPIRE Pre-Nationals Training Camp

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Kibwé Johnson, Director of Track & Field
SPIRE Academy - 5201 Spire Circle
Geneva, Ohio 44041
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!

Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

Camp Dates & Prices

Ohio
Geneva
https://www.ussportscamps.com/track-field/spire-pre-nationals-training-camp
SPIRE Pre-Nationals Training Camp
USD
66370
SPIRE Pre-Nationals Training Camp
Co-Ed
13-18
Jun 4-Jun 7, 2024
760.00
Programs: Track & Field
Age Group: 13 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Boarding $760.00 USD
Availability: Yes

Day $520.00 USD
Availability: Yes

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.

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