About The Clinicians



2013 Clinicians: Front Row Left to Right: Ato Boldon, Ashley Trimble, Camp Director Lisa Owens, Rose Monday, and Sharrieffa Barksdale. Back Row Left to Right: Reedus Thurmond, Kevin Young, Jamie Nieto, Jeff Hartwig, and Walter Davis


2014 Clinicians




Sharrieffa Barksdale
Sharrieffa Barksdale

Hometown: Harriman, TN
College/University: University of Tennessee
Event: 400 Meter Hurdles
Career Highlights:
1984 Olympian - 400m Hurdles
Won the TAC Championships in 1983
Silver Medalist at the 1983 Pan Am Games
Former American Record Holder - 400m Hurdles
Assistant manager of the 2008 US Olympic Team
Assistant Manager of the 2012 US Olympic Team









Stephanie Brown-Trafton
Stephanie Brown-Trafton

Hometown: Oceano, CA
College/University: Cal-Ply SLO
Events: Discus, Shot Put
Career Highlights:
3 Time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012)
2008 Olympic Gold Medalist - Discus
American Record Holder - Discus - 222' 3"
3 Time US Outdoor Champion - Discus
2nd Place NCAA Outdoor Championships - Discus (2003)
3rd Place NCAA Indoor Championships - Shot Put (2003)
2008 Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year Award
2007 NACAC Champion - Discus







Hazel Clark-Riley
Hazel Clark-Riley

Hometown: Livingston, NJ
College/University: Florida
Events: 800m, 1500m
Career Highlights 
3 Time Olympian (2000, 2004, 2008)
5 Time US Outdoor 800m Champion (2000, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009)
2 Time US Indoor 800m Champion (2000, 2005)
2 Time NCAA Outdoor Champion 800m (1998, 1999)
3 Time NCAA Indoor Champion (1997, 1998, 1999)








Jeff Hartwig
Jeff Hartwig

Hometown: St. Charles, MOCollege/University: Arkansas State University
Events: Pole Vault
Career Highlights:
2-time Olympian (1996, 2008)
4-time US National Outdoor Champion (1998, 1999, 2002, 2003)
2-time US National Indoor Champion (1999, 2007)  
Won the Goodwill Games in 1998
Won the silver medal in the World Championships in 1999
Former Outdoor American Record Holder (19' 9 1/2")
Former Indoor America Record Holder (19' 9")








Aries Merritt
Aries Merritt 

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
College/University: University of Tennessee
Events: 110m Hurdles
Career Highlights:
2012 Olympic Gold Medalist - 110m Hurdles
World Record Holder - 110m Hurdles - 12.80
2012 World Indoor Champion - 110m Hurdles
2012 US National Indoor Champion - 60m Hurdles
2006 NCAA Outdoor Chamion - 110m Hurdles
2006 NCAA Indoor Champion - 60m Hurdles
2004 World Junior Champion - 110m Hurdles








Jamie Nieto
Jamie Nieto

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
College/University: Eastern Michigan University
Events: High Jump
Career Highlights:
2-Time Olympian (2004, 2012)
3-Time US Outdoor Champion (2003, 2004, 2012)
2004 US Indoor Champion













Dwight Phillips
Dwight Phillips

Hometown: Tucker, GA
College/University: Kentucky; Arizona State
Events: Long Jump, Triple Jump
Career Highlights:
2-Time Olympian (2000, 2004)
2004 Olympic Gold Medalist - Long Jump
4-Time World Outdoor Champion - Long Jump (2003, 2005, 2009, 2011)
2003 World Indoor Champion - Long Jump
3rd Place World Outdoor Championships - Long Jump (2007)




 



Lauryn Williams
Lauryn Williams

Hometown: Rochester, PA
College/University: University of Miami
Events: 100m, 200m
Career Highlights:
3-Time Olympian (2004, 2012, 2014 - Winter Olympics)
2012 Olympic Gold Medalist - 4x100m Relay
2004 Olympic Silver Medalist - 100m
2014 Olympic Silver Medalist - Bobsled
2005 World Outdoor Champion - 100m
2-Time World Outdoor Champion - 4x100m Relay (2005, 2007)
2nd Place World Outdoor Championships - 100m (2007)
2nd Place World Indoor Championships - 60m (2006)
2004 NCAA Outdoor Champion - 100m
2003 Pan Am Games Champion - 100m, 4x100m Relay
2002 World Junior Champion - 100m
2nd Place World Junior Championships - 4x100m Relay (2002)
2002 US Junior Champion - 100m



Kevin Young
Kevin Young

Hometown: Watts, CA
College/University: UCLA
Event: 400m Hurdles
Career Highlights
1992 Olympic Gold Medalist
World Record Holder - 400m Hurdles (46.78)
Only person to run sub 47 seconds in the 400m Hurdles
1993 World Champion - 400m Hurdles
Finished 4th in the 400m Hurdles at the 1988 Olympic Games 
First Ever ESPY Award Winner in Track and Field
Inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame (2006)





*The above clinicians are confirmed for 2014. However, please note that the list of clinicians is subject to change due to injury or scheduling conflicts that may arise. If a clinician has to cancel, we will make every effort to replace them with someone of equal expertise.