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A good first step for new or aspiring high school track & field coaches is to visit the National Federation of State High School Associations' website at www.nfhs.com. There you can order a copy of the latest “Track & Field Rules Book” for a minimal fee.
There are quite a few coaching guides available, including “The Athletics Congress's Track and Field Coaching Manual” by The Athletics Congress and Vern Gambetta and
“USA Track & Field Coaching Manual” by USA Track & Field and Joseph L. Rogers.
Two other coaching books with good reputations are “Coaching Track & Field Successfully” by Mark Guthrie and “Track & Field Coach's Survival Guide” by Edward Wallace, Jr.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|