Pat Crandall

Jacksonville, FL

About Me

Jumped and hurdled for Stanford. Been teaching English and coaching track at Episcopal since 1993. Bound to get good at it soon.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
3 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
The bottom line here is . . . the Advisory Committee, representing boys and girls coaches from ea...
3 years ago Additional Qualifiers for State Meet
[quote=JupCoach]Sorry, but that is unacceptable. The kid that gets the wind advantage goes?? But ...
3 years ago Additional Qualifiers for State Meet
[quote=JupCoach]Nobody has yet answered this question![/quote] Already asked and answered. The w...
3 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
[quote=dddd]s that if a person comes into a meet as the 5th or 6th ranked runner, they aren't goi...
3 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
Q 1. I am surprised no one else has commented on the wind readings answer. So if they will be no...
4 years ago Cross Country Clinic Agenda 2017
[quote=coachmcwilliams]Great line up![/quote] All of whom are going to say, and I paraphrase - r...
4 years ago Javelin approved for 2018?
[quote=LFCSumner3] 1.many of the questions I have brought up are serious questions that should b...
4 years ago Javelin approved for 2018?
[quote=LFCSumner3]@multijumps I want to see the hammer, weight, steeple, coaches 4x1 for team tie...
4 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
[quote=dddd][quote=gpc3]To clarify Pat's answer above, what was discussed was that ties in field ...
4 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
Q. 1. How will they handle multiple people being tied in the HJ or PV for those 8 spots? 2. ...
4 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
[quote=LFCSumner3]@gpc3 And you still respond without answers.[/quote] Give me the discrete ques...
4 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
[quote=LFCSumner3]I do hope for chaois because I see the major potential for it. Not talking abo...
4 years ago Javelin approved for 2018?
[quote=Coach_PTS]  Rubber tip javelin  Wouldn’t be in states until 2020  Would be ...
4 years ago Additional 8 "at large" athletes based on regional performances added to top 4 to make states
As has been discussed ad infinitum, ad absurdem, ad nauseam . . . anyone can cherry-pick examples...
4 years ago Clarifying Issues at the State Meet - FHSAA
[quote=HMTDusty]So you will pay for a subscription![/quote] Exactly! Who's going to pay for some...
4 years ago Clarifying Issues at the State Meet - FHSAA
I'm confused; if times don't matter that much, why does every single track site spend so much tim...
4 years ago Rain or Shine here we come..
I sure hope that HJers realize that they can wear HJ shoes with heel spikes. I jumped in rain man...
4 years ago Clarifying Issues at the State Meet - FHSAA
[quote=edwardjthompson]I have heard concerns about this issue and it was brought up at last year'...
4 years ago 2A Region Girls PV
Two of the four 2A regions have finished their Girls PV and here are the top 10 of each region. Y...
4 years ago Runways and triple jump boards
There is are indeed only 'guidelines'. No requirements. If you only have one runway, they could b...
4 years ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
[quote=dcoach]Dumb question, but is it a costs savings that made the powers to be of holding all ...
4 years ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
[quote=mbecker]when 12 teams come off the final turn switching orders trying to hand off batons. ...
4 years ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
[quote=mbecker]heres the big question... plain and simple are we all trying to . . . [/quote] I...
4 years ago Metric Opening Heights
[quote=peterwho]For more formal meets (District, Regional, State and county, for example), the st...
4 years ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
[quote=GaryDroze]hangout where calcium ions chill until they are prompted to give a high-five to ...
4 years ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
[quote=multijumps] It had everything to do with moving toward true championship style competition...
4 years ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
[quote=RayRodriguez]The consumed oxygen is regenerated during the race?[/quote] Yes. In aerobic ...
4 years ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
[quote=mbecker]If the goal is to coddle sprinters to get fastest times possible, then a bad idea....
4 years ago Metric Opening Heights
[quote=peterwho]USATF has a table for the opening heights by age group. It appears that for G14-...
4 years ago Metric Opening Heights
Since meets can have widely varying opening heights, depending on the capabilities of the entrant...
4 years ago Metric Distances for Field Events
I'm as addicted to feet and inches as the next geezerly dinosaur, but even I can find no rational...
4 years ago No 2017 track meets at Episcopal Jacksonville
In case you were counting on coming to one of our spring meets, our sports complex is under recon...
4 years ago Are you in favor of the new rule implementing the use of metric measurements in all field events?
Not for long. In one year it will be the norm and everyone will wonder what took us so long.
5 years ago Adding Option C to simple State Meet Survey question
[quote=GaryDroze]Track advisory committee meeting is next Monday. I want to present your opinion...
5 years ago 2 Day Meet
[quote=jlafollette]FHSAA said it was a rolling schedule and that's it.[/quote] Rolling schedule ...
5 years ago 2 Day Meet
I find the discussion 'interesting' about effects of having the qual round being a day before the...
5 years ago Fhsaa state championship meet
Championship meets should ALWAYS be run with the wind. Records are nice, but super slow times, as...
5 years ago State meet parking
I looked out around 2pm and the line to buy tickets to get in was HUNDREDS of people deep.
5 years ago Nike Pro Spandex Shorts?
There's a big difference between it's legal and no official made the call. At the State M...
5 years ago FHSAA Outdoor State Finals 2016
[quote=fredmar66]Just saw heat sheet for state finals.[/quote] http://www.fhsaa.org/sites/defa...
5 years ago 2016 Coaches Survey
We had Javelin in my Connecticut high school and as long as you are away from others, it's a grea...
5 years ago 4A Qualifying
[quote=mbecker]it wouldn't be helpful to developing track elsewhere. We need to do everything we...
5 years ago 800m
I don't know who made it, but it's been long overdue. An 800 with 2 per lane is very doable and g...
5 years ago 4A Qualifying
This debate is so tiresome, because some districts and regions are so OBVIOUSLY superior in some...
5 years ago You have got to be kidding me....4A Region Girls 300 Meter Hurdles FINAL
What disturbs me is that SOMEONE from that school had to see it and NO ONE said anything?! Someth...
5 years ago You have got to be kidding me....4A Region Girls 300 Meter Hurdles FINAL
I think if you send the video link to Ed Thompson at FHSAA, he can apply the common sense 'rule' ...
5 years ago 2A Region 1
Bumping for those who haven't seen that the heat sheets are available.
5 years ago 2A Region 1
Heat sheets up: http://halfmiletiming.com/event/fhsaa-class-2a-region-1-2/
5 years ago More Districts of Doom and Regions of Death...
[quote=GaryDroze]I submit that failing to advance does not make our kids failures. Life goes on....
5 years ago More Districts of Doom and Regions of Death...
I'm totally down with place qualifying AND qual standards. Best of both worlds. I have long been ...