About The Clinicians










Front Row Left To Right: Gwen Wentland-Mikinski, Sharrieffa Barksdale, Lisa Owens, Juli Henner-Benson, and Torri Edwards. Back Row Left To Right: Mark Hollis, Kevin Young, David Pless, Terrence Trammell




2016 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 




Duncan Atwood
Duncan Atwood

Hometown: Seattle, WA
College/University: University of Washington
Events: Javelin
Career Highlights:
2X Olympian 1980 (boycotted by the US), and 1984
1979 - Gold Medalist - Pan Am Games
1987 - Gold Medalist - Pan Am Games
3-Time US National Champion
High School National Champion
Has Coached many accomplished elite athletes



Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis

Hometown: Freeport, IL
College/University: Olivet Nazarene University

Events: Pole Vault
Career Highlights:
2010 - US Outdoor Champion
2011- US Indoor Champion
2014 - US Indoor Champion
2015 - Bronze Medalist in the Pan American Games
2016 Olympic Hopeful with a PR of 19' 1 1/2"






David Pless
David Pless

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
College/University: Bates College
Event: Shot Put, Discus
Career Highlights
3-Time NCAA National Champion
10 Time All-American (shot, weight throw, discus)
2016 Olympic Hopeful in the Shot Put with a PR of 65' 1"









Terrence Trammell 
Terrence Trammell


Hometown: Atlanta, GA
College/University: University of South Carolina
Event: 110m Hurdles
Career Highlights
3 - Time Olympian (2000, 2004, and 2008)
2000 - Olympic Silver Medalist - 100m Hurdles
2004 - Olympic Silver Medalist - 100m Hurdles
1998 - NCAA Outdoor Championships - 2nd
1999 - NCAA Outdoor Championships - 1st
2000 - NCAA Indoor Championships - 1st
2000 - NCAA Outdoor Championships - 1st
2001 - World Indoor Championships - 1st
2002 - US Indoor Championships - 1st
2003 - World Championships - 2nd
2006 - World Indoor Championships - 3rd
2007 - US Outdoor Championships - 1st
2007 - World Championships - 2nd
2009 - US Indoor Championships - 1st
2010 - World Indoor Championships - 2nd
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 2017. 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.