Armory Indoor Track & Field Camp

Saturday, 27 Mar 2021 @ 8:00 AM Past Event
Armory Indoor Track & Field Camp
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The Fall 2020 Armory Indoor Track and Field Camp is now available! After very successful camps for four years running, we are back for our annual fall camp to help high school track & field athletes prepare for the indoor season. This camp will feature some of the best coaching minds in the sport and some of the finest American athletes in track & field.

The event will take place at the historic Armory in New York City, located at 216 Fort Washington Ave in Washington Heights. The Armory is home to one of the finest indoor track & field facilities in the world.

The structure of the event will follow the November 2019 camp format by featuring a morning and afternoon session. This will allow all student-athletes the opportunity to register for more than one event or attend for just a half day.


Early Bird Registration Pricing (6/1/20 - 9/15/20)$85 per session (morning and/or afternoon): includes one session of instruction, camp shirt, bag and access to digital instructional information provided by camp coaches.

Regular Registration Pricing (9/16/20 - 10/31/20)$110 per session (morning and/or afternoon): includes one session of instruction, camp shirt, bag and access to digital instructional information provided by camp coaches.

Late Registration Pricing (11/1/20 - 11/20/20)$135 per session (morning and/or afternoon): includes one session of instruction, camp shirt, bag and access to digital instructional information provided by camp coaches.

Coaches Pass$50 for whole day: includes full day of instruction, camp shirt, and access to digital instructional information provided by camp coaches.

*In order to be a part of both sessions (morning and afternoon) or to be involved in more than one event group, each student-athlete must register for both sessions. Registration for one session, does not grant access to the full day



Session #1:

7:00-8:00am: Morning Session check in & day of registration

8:00-8:20am: Welcome & staff athlete and coach introductions (arena floor)

8:20-8:30am: Split into groups and warm up

8:30-11:30am: Individual group work

11:30-11:40am: Recap of session

11:40am-12:15pm: Mix and mingle with pro athletes and coaches

Session #2:

12:30-1:30pm: Afternoon session check in & day of registration

1:30-1:50pm: Welcome & staff athlete and coach introductions (arena floor)

1:50-2:00pm: Split into groups and warm up

2:00-5:00pm: Individual group work

5:00-5:10pm: Recap of session

5:10-5:45pm: Mix and mingle with pro athletes and coaches



Mike McCabe: McCabe is the in his 15th season as the head coach of the NJ powerhouse program, Union Catholic. McCabes teams have won numerous county, state and national titles and produced some of the countrys top track & field athletes including Sydney McLaughlin. Additionally, McCabe was named the US Girls High School Coach of the Year in 2018-19 for all sports.

Robin Reynolds: Reynolds was a part of the University of Florida's national champion 4x100 and 4x400 teams in 2015. She was also a 16x All-American for the Gators and currently competes on the professional track and field curcuit.

Najee Glass: Glass helped the University of Florida capture a national title in the 4x400m during 2013 and earned NCAA All-American honors 16 times! He now competes professionally and finished 7th at the 2016 US Olympic Trials.

Maya Stephens: Stephens is a former standout at St Johns University where she rewrote the record books in the sprints. The native of Toronto, Canada has represented her country at the 2019 World Relays and the 2019 World Championships.


Andy Capellan: Capellan is the head track and field coach at New Rochelle High School. Since 1975, he has led his teams to claim 44 County Championships, 50 League titles and 37 Sectional Championships for Section One Class A/AA across the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Dwayne Evans: Evans has coached multiple New York state and city champions and is currently an assistant indoor track and field coach for Team Jamaica. He was an All-American hurdler while at Ohio State.


Bart Sessa: Sessa coached the Syosset boys team to 10 consecutive Section 8 cross country championships from 1996-2006 and guided his 2005 team to an indoor national record in the 4x800.

Mary Cain: Cain is a native of Bronxville New York where she became one of the most decorated high school athletes in the history of track & field. Mary has restarted her career this year and competed in the pro field in the Dr Sander Invitational in January 2020.

CeAira Brown: The native of Philadelphia, Brown now runs professionally for Hoka One One NJNY Track Club after a successful career at Hampton University. Brown most recently finished 8th at the 2019 World Championships in Doha.

Kenyetta Iyevbele: Iyevbele is a native of Charlotte, NC and went on to be a 2 time All-American at NC State in the 800m. Currently she is a part of the Hoka One One NJNY Track Club specializing in the 800m.


Dominic Zanot: As head of the boys track and field program at Harrison High School, Zanot led his team to their 8th consecutive League Championship, and the 10th in the last 12 years.

Keturah Orji: A native of Mt. Olive New Jersey, Orji is the winningest track & field athlete in NCAA history. She won 8 individual NCAA titles, was named the 2018 Bowerman award winner and placed 4th at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Thomas Johnson: Johnson was a star long and triple jumper in high school and was a 2x New York State Champion. Johnson went on to compete for UMBC where he was a NCAA Regional Qualifier in the triple jump.


Priscilla Frederick: Frederick competed in the 2016 Olympics and earned silver at the 2015 Pan American Games for Antigua and Barbuda. She also was a 2x All-American while at St John's University.

Amina Smith: Smith was an NCAA All-American high jumper at the University of Maryland in 2014. She has continued with an impressive pro career where she has placed 7th or higher at every US Championship indoor and outdoor from 2016 to present including a 4th place finish at the US Olympic Trials in 2016. Smith is from Lusby, MD.


Matt Ellis: Ellis is the owner of Primal Athlete Training Center and Elite Throws Coaching based out of Rhode Island. He threw the shot and discus at Stonehill College in Massachusetts. Ellis has held overnight and weekend camps all over the United States, coached 16 RI state champions in the shot put and discus, and has produced over 750 how-to throwing videos on his YouTube channel Elite Throws Coaching.

Scott Menin: Menin is the head throws coach for AOC, an AAU club team in Pennsylvania that has produced national medalists in 21 of his 22 years, along with three national champions. He also coaches the throws at Cheltenham HS, which has won six AAA girls state championships.


Tim St. Lawrence: St. Lawrence is director of the acclaimed Hudson Valley Flying Circus and has coached 10 athletes to jump over 16 feet, included a former New York state record holder.

Lawrence Johnson: Johnson is one of the most decorated US pole vaulters in history. In his career he was a 4x NCAA Champion, 7x US Champion, World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist. He is also the Indoor American Record Holder.

Stephanie Duffy: Duffy is one of the greatest high school pole vaulters in New York State history, winning three state championships and achieving All-American status while at Washingtonville HS. She went on to compete for the University of South Florida, where she was the Big East Champion and an NCAA Provisional qualifier.



Dalilah Muhammad: Muhammad is a native of Queens, New York and has gone on to become the greatest female 400m hurdler in history. Dalilah won the 2016 Olympic gold medal in the event and followed that up by winning the 2019 World Championship setting the world record in the process.

Sydney McLaughlin: McLaughlin has quickly become the face of track & field after making the 2016 US Olympic Team at just 16 years old. Since the Olympics she has broken numerous high school, college and U20 records in the sprints and hurdles.

Lisa Morgan: Morgan averaged three division one scholarship-athletes per year while coaching at Columbia High School from 2008-2015. She is currently the assistant track and field coach at Texas Christian University.

Will Claye: Claye is one of the greatest long/triple jumpers in the history of track & field. At the 2012 Olympic Games Claye became the first athlete since 1936 to win a medal in both the long and triple jump in the same games.

Ajeé Wilson: The New Jersey native has quickly become one of the most decorated US middle distance runners in history! Wilson is the current indoor and outdoor American Record Holder and was the anchor of the US 4x800m team that broke the World Record at the 2018 NYRR Millrose Games.

Queen Harrison-Claye: Harrison-Claye is a native of Richmond, Virginia where she became one of the top high school athletes in the country. She is the only athlete in NCAA history to win both the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles at the same championship. She was a member of the 2008 US Olympic Team after her sophomore year at Virginia Tech.

Drew Hunter: Hunter is the national record holder in the high school indoor mile, running 3:57.81 at The Armory in 2016. He has since gone on to a successful professional career directly out of high school, winning the national championship over two miles earlier this year. Most recently, Hunter qualified for his first Team USA in the 5000m, for the 2019 World Championships.

Athing Mu: Though just a senior in high school in 2019-20, Mu has burst onto the scene as one of the most exciting mid-distance runners in the world. At the 2019 USATF Indoor Championships she broke the American Record on her way to victory in the 600m.

Olivia Baker: Baker is from South Orange, NJ where she was part of the elite program at Columbia High School. Baker went on to Stanford University where she was an 11x NCAA All-American and one of the most decorated mid-distance runners the Cardinal has ever had. Baker now runs professionally for Garden State Track Club and just missed making the 2019 USA World Championship team in the 800m.


Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, this camp is reserved for athletes in grades 9-12.

Will the camp be active practice sessions or just lecture?

The camp will be a mix of both. All attendees will learn about the events from the staff members, but will also go through a series of drills and practice sessions during the camp.

Can I participate in more than one event group?

Yes! An athlete can register for one event group in the morning and another event group in the afternoon.

What should I bring?

Athletic wear, running shoes, spikes (no spikes will be allowed in the shoes), water bottle

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Armory is located on Fort Washington Ave between 168th & 169th Streets, one block west of Broadway. It is accessible off the West Side Highway or the FDR. The Armory is also in close proximity to public transportation. Below is a listing of the different ways available to access the Armory.

Subway: We are located one block west of the 168th Street stop off the A & C trains (168th street stop on the 1 train is out of service).

Bus: The M4 stops directly in front of our building on Fort Washington Avenue. M100, Bx7, M5 and M3 have stops one block west of the Armory on Broadway & 168th Street

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact: Aaron Robison, or 212-923-1803 x7028

What's the refund policy?

30 days prior to the event.
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