Dan Dearing

Jacksonville, FL

About Me

Ran at Bolles in 1994-95 for coaches Mike Shupe and Rob VanCleave. Ran track and played football at Davidson College in 1995-96 and 1996-97. Ran track at University of Florida from 1998-2000. Assistant track and XC coach at Oak Hall from 2000-2001. Assistant coach at Bolles 2002-2003. Head Coach at Bolles 2004-current.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
8 months ago Five meets requirement and javelin
To be clear, USATF has a rule about sharing implements, but not the NFHS. High School meets -...
8 months ago javelin on grass
[quote=ohfpygmy]Good ol' 1" spikes in your Javelin boots. That's what they're for. G Dixon B...
10 months ago 2019-20 FACA Coaches Clinic - Daytona Beach, January 9-11, 2020
I have updated the schedule above with some more current details. Final version will be up tomor...
10 months ago 2019-20 FACA Coaches Clinic - Daytona Beach, January 9-11, 2020
Sorry - I believe that the block of rooms for the FACA block sold out prior to the cutoff date. ...
11 months ago 2019-20 FACA Coaches Clinic - Daytona Beach, January 9-11, 2020
Coaches, I have listed below a DRAFT version of this year's schedule. I will update this thread...
2 years ago Carol City's 3:11.50 is super but Miami Killian in 1969 was even better
Thanks Geoff. I will defer to your expertise on these issues of past performances and undoubtedl...
2 years ago 7th & 8th graders ??
For my particular District (which has Bolles and Episcopal using Middle Schoolers), whether we c...
2 years ago Bolles Bulldog Classic Entries - due tonight!
Also - since the 1600m race at The Bulldog Classic has become one of the premier races of the sea...
2 years ago Bolles Bulldog Classic Entries - due tonight!
Heat Sheets are available here: [url=http://halfmiletiming.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/030119...
2 years ago Bolles Bulldog Classic Entries - due tonight!
The 2019 Bolles Bulldog Classic is looking like another fun, competitive meet. We are expecting ...
2 years ago Javelin Rules - Foul if tip doesn't make first contact?
Above is correct. FYI - This rule is different between the High School and collegiate level.
2 years ago 2019 FACA Track and Field Clinic - Daytona Beach January 10-12
[quote=geoffpietsch]@dddd I checked the website and can't find anything posted from the clinic...
2 years ago 2019 FACA Track and Field Clinic - Daytona Beach January 10-12
These votes DO NOT mean that these changes will happen. They mean that I will bring them up for ...
2 years ago 2019 FACA Track and Field Clinic - Daytona Beach January 10-12
I want to say thank you to all who attended our FACA Track and Field Clinic in Daytona this past ...
2 years ago What subject do you teach?
20th year coaching high school. I've coached just about all the events at this point and am not ...
2 years ago FHSAA Reclassification 2019
Unrelated to the discussion above but still under the same OP topic I took some very general a...
2 years ago 2019 FACA Track and Field Clinic - Daytona Beach January 10-12
We are excited to announce the schedule for the 2019 FACA Track and Field Clinic, held at the Day...
2 years ago FACA Clinic
The dates on that link are incorrect. The Correct dates are January 10-12. We will start Thursd...
2 years ago Tyrone Gayle
So sad to hear this. Tyrone worked for me for a few years and was truly an inspirational person....
2 years ago At-Large Impact at State Meet
[quote=CoachRaposo] Issue 3: 100m and 4x100m are too close in the schedule. Solution A: Switch ...
2 years ago At-Large Impact at State Meet
I am not going to wade deep into this fray, but I will dip my toe in to clarify a couple of facts...
3 years ago JAC Distance Classic
Races are beginning to look good for this. Don't forget to register if you are looking for a fun...
3 years ago FHSAA Hall of Fame
• Gary Droze, one of the most successful track & field and cross country coaches in FHSAA histo...
3 years ago State Meet 3200
This is not related to the OP, but I have a small suggestion that would help to even out the bala...
3 years ago 2A Region 1 meet information
But how do we know if there are 1 runway or 2? 1 circle or 2? It makes a difference for when we...
3 years ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
[quote=GaryDroze]By the way, count me among the coaches who initially supported the "pool of eigh...
3 years ago FHSAA Series Registration
For meet directors with experience at running postseason meets, moving to DA feels like a move ba...
3 years ago Huge gaps in Florida Track & Field State Series History on mile split & FHSAA.org
It's a project that I have been hoping to start tackling, but haven't had time yet. I went to th...
3 years ago Jaeger results and others?
Jason, just so I understand, what format could the timers send you that would be able to be uploa...
3 years ago Bolles Bulldog Classic 2018
Congratulations on your son's win! Please check with your coach. Procedures for T Shirts were...
3 years ago 4x4 and 4x8 Freeze Rule
This is a great example of a guideline that should be followed to help reduce issues during a rac...
3 years ago Athletes and Coaches - Learn By Doing Clinic at Embry Riddle this weekend - FACA+
The weather is looking better for tomorrow. We look forward to seeing everyone out at Embry Ridd...
3 years ago Athletes and Coaches - Learn By Doing Clinic at Embry Riddle this weekend - FACA+
As part of our FACA Coaches clinic beginning in Daytona tomorrow, we will be having our third FAC...
3 years ago Region sites up on FHSAA webpage-- ABSOLUTE CRAZINESS!!
From what I understand, the cause of the FHSAA's decision to have double regionals is the require...
3 years ago 2018 FACA Track & Field Coaches Clinic - Daytona Beach January 4 - 7
UPDATE: We have finalized the schedule for speakers and opened up registration for the FACA+ c...
3 years ago 2018 FACA Track & Field Coaches Clinic - Daytona Beach January 4 - 7
The 2018 FACA Track and Field Coaches Clinic will again be held at the Daytona Beach Hilton Ocean...
3 years ago All region meets to be "doubles" and on Wednesday or Thursday week before state track meet
[quote=CoachRaposo] @dddd An outcry from whom? What individuals? Coaches from distance heavy sch...
3 years ago All region meets to be "doubles" and on Wednesday or Thursday week before state track meet
[quote=TJump69]@dddd Running sprinters back to back is just as unhealthy as doing it in any other...
3 years ago All region meets to be "doubles" and on Wednesday or Thursday week before state track meet
Ken, You bring up some excellent points and please believe me that every one of them (and many ...
3 years ago Is this really happening in CC???
@coachbutler Doug - I could be wrong, but I believe if that situation happened now instead of...
3 years ago Additional Qualifiers for State Meet
Just my opinion - If the state meet is going to award points for the top eight places and thos...
3 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
I think what you are going to find is that if a person comes into a meet as the 5th or 6th ranked...
4 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
[quote=gpc3]Q. 1. If ties in the verticals bring more than 8 at-larges to the Final, the ties ...
4 years ago Rankings and Database Issues
I feel like we just had a visit from the "ghost of Florida Runner's Zone past"
4 years ago Discus issues??
Just to be clear, is that video from the throw that the record was set on? He had six throws and...
4 years ago Just Imagine.......
Of course the jumps were positive. They have multiple pits/runways and chose to go the direction...
4 years ago Girl Power! Historic State meet for Florida Distance Runners!
@jdpsu It's also worth noting that Blair and Collier actually ended up with five gold medals t...
4 years ago UPDATE: Contenders for State Distance Triple (800/1600/3200)!
@jdpsu Blair also won the distance quadruple.
4 years ago High Schoolers to go sub 1:50 in 800 & sub 9:00 in 3200
[quote=jdpsu]I wonder what it might be for girls? I would think maybe sub-2:05/10:15? Mary Ca...
4 years ago FHSAA 2A Reg4 - 2 Days - Unfair?
What you are missing is that next week, the teams from all the regions have to compete against ea...