Registration is now open for 2023! Click on the Registration tab above for a printable form, or to register online.

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Clinician Lineup Updates

Due to scheduling conflicts, Sharika Nelvis and Mark Hollis are no longer able to work our camp this year. David Payne will now be working with our high hurdlers. David is the 2008 Olympic Games silver medalist, and a two-time World Championships bronze medalist. Becky Holliday will now be working with our pole vaulters. Becky is a 2012 Olympian and two-time US Outdoor Championships silver medalist.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Registration is now open for the 11th Annual Maximum Velocity Track and Field Academy - June 7 -10, 2023!

The Maximum Velocity Track and Field Academy will host its 11th annual camp in 2023 with an impressive lineup of clinicians. This year our lineup includes 5 Olympians, 1 US Olympic Team Head Coach, and 1 US Olympic Team Event Coach. For further details on our clinicians and their accomplishments, please click on the About The Clinicians tab above. 

 Please see the Camp Information tab to learn more about our camp and view your options for joining us on June 7-10 on the campus on Centre College in Danville, KY. When you are ready to register, please go to our Registration tab where you can register online, or print a registration form if you prefer to register by mail.

Once again the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association is offering a limited number of scholarships for Kentucky residents to attend our camp. For information on applying for a scholarship, please click on the Scholarships tab.This is the KTCCCA's 11th year partnering with us, and we are very appreciative for their continued support to bring Kentucky athletes and coaches to our camp.

We believe our camp is the premiere track and field camp in the nation. Our campers will get to learn from some of the best athletes in the world, and have the opportunity to make new friends who have a shared passion for track and field. They will also get to experience a little bit of college life at camp while staying in the College's residence halls, and eating in its dining hall. Several camp counselors will stay in the residence halls, and are always on call if needed by our campers.  

Camp Director, Lisa Owens
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact our Camp Director, Lisa Owens, at You can also reach her by phone at (859) 238-5494. Coach Owens is the Head Men's and Women's Track and Cross Country Coach at Centre College where she has now coached for 26 years. 

We look forward to seeing you in June for 3 1/2 days of track and field fun!




Friday, June 7, 2019

World record holders Kevin Young, Mike Powell both at Maximum Velocity Track & Field Academy at Centre College - by Larry Vaught

Legendary Kentucky sportswriter and friend of the camp, Larry Vaught, wrote a nice article mentioning the fact that we had (2) current World Record Holders working as clinicians for the camp this year. Click on the link to read the story. Vaught's Views

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Move In Day

Today is move in day at the 9th Annual Maximum Velocity Track and Field Academy. Check in for all campers will be in Hazelrigg Gymnasium located on the 1st floor of Sutcliffe Hall on the campus of Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Overnight campers will check in from 1:00-2:00pm, and commuter campers will check in from 2:30-3:30pm.

Sutcliffe Hall

If Sutcliffe Hall does not appear on your GPS, you can use the following address: 329 College Street, Danville, KY 40422. Below is an aerial view of Sutcliffe Hall. There is limited parking on College Street, and a small parking lot across from the track.

Below is a street view of Sutcliffe Hall from College Street. Use the sidewalk the man is walking on to get to the front entrance of the building. 

 Below is the entrance to Sutcliffe Hall. Hazelrigg Gynasium is on the left once you are inside the building.


Thursday, May 16, 2019

2019 Preview

Here is a camp preview from the local paper written by veteran Kentucky sports writer and friend of the camp, Larry Vaught. Track and Field Academy Offers Students Chance to Learn from Olympians

Monday, March 18, 2019

2019 Scholarship Information Now Available

The Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association is once again providing a limited number of scholarship opportunities this year to Kentucky athletes and coaches. Deadline to apply is April 20. For more information please see our "Scholarships" tab. We are very thankful for the continued support of the KTCCCA.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

2019 Clinician Lineup Announced

The clinician lineup for the 9th Annual Maximum Velocity Track and Field Academy has been announced. Please see the "About the Clinicians" tab for more details. This year's lineup features (7) Olympians, (4) Olympic medalists, and (2) current World Record Holders. Make your plans to join us June 5-8 for 3 1/2 days of track and field fun.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Gatlin Unable to Attend Due to Injury - Will Be Replaced by Wallace Spearmon, Jr.

We have been informed that Justin Gatlin will be unable to attend camp next week due to continuing rehab for a hamstring injury that occurred in mid-May during the 4x100m relay in Japan. The injury forced him to pull out of the Prefontaine Classic last weekend where he was scheduled to compete in a much anticipated showdown with Christian Coleman. Justin is disappointed that he cannot attend camp this year, and will have a message for our campers next week.

Wallace Spearmon, Jr.
Gatlin will be replaced by Wallace Spearmon, Jr. Spearmon is a 3-time NCAA National Champion winning the 200m outdoor title in 2004 and 2005, and the indoor title in 2005. He has 4 World Championship Outdoor medals that include a silver in 2005 in the 200m, a bronze in 2007 in the 200m, a bronze in 2009 in the 200m, and a gold in 2007 in the 4x100m relay. He was also a member of the World Indoor Championship 4x400m relay that won gold in 2006. Spearmon's has personal bests of 9.96 in the 100m, and 19.65 in the 200m.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Gatlin and Hoffa Joining Clinician Lineup for 2018!

Registration will open soon for the 8th Annual MAXIMUM VELOCITY TRACK AND FIELD ACADEMY. The camp will once again be held on the campus of Centre College in Danville, KY from June 6-9, 2018.

This year we have added two new Olympic medalists to our star-studded lineup of clinicians.

Justin Gatlin
Justin Gatlin will be working with our sprinters this year. Gatlin is one of the most decorated sprinters in US history with 5 Olympic medals, and 10 World Championship medals. He won the gold medal in the 100m in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens where he was also part of the silver medal winning 4 x 100m relay team. That same year he won the bronze medal in the 200m. He picked up his second bronze medal in the 100m at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Gatlin won his second silver medal in the 100m in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Reese Hoffa
Reese Hoffa will be working with our throwers this year. He has also been very successful on the world stage winning 1 Olympic medal, and 4 World Championship medals. Hoffa is the bronze medalist from the 2012 Olympic Games in London. He won the gold medal at the 2007 World Outdoor Championships. Hoffa also won a gold medal(2006) and two silver medals (2004 & 2008) at the World Indoor Championships.

Gatlin and Hoffa will be joining 7 clinicians who have previously worked with our campers. Sharrieffa Barksdale is back to motivate our campers, and be the liaison to the Olympians. Kenny Harrison will return to work with our long and triple jumpers. Mark Hollis will work with our pole vaulters again this year. Gwen Mikinski will once again work with our high jumpers. Rose Monday will work with our middle distance, distance, and cross country runners. Terrence Trammell will work with our 100m and 110m hurdlers, and Kevin Young will work with our 300m and 400m hurdlers.

To learn more about the careers and accomplishments of our 2018 staff of clinicians, see the "About the Clinicians" tab.

Should you have any questions about the camp, please contact Lisa Owens, Camp Director, by e-mail at: You may also reach her by phone at (859) 238-5494.  

We look forward to seeing you in June for 3 1/2 days of track and field fun.