May Clinic: Track and Field

Military Adaptive Sports Program presents to you our May Track & Field Clinic. Connect with MASP Coordinators, learn more about adaptive Track & Field activities and get great information from professional Track & Field Coaches. Warrior Games Army Track Coaches show you what stretches and exercises you should utilize to improve your form and game.

About The Coaches:

Coach Rodney Carson: Since 2012, Coach Carson has been coaching with Team Army and Team Marine Corps wounded warriors athletes, in preparation for the Department of Defense Warrior Games Head Track Coach, Assistant Track Coach, Ultimate Warrior Coach and Coach Manager. He is also part of the coaching staff, twice as a Track Coach, at the Invictus Game with Team USA.  During this unfortunate, unforeseen and unknown crises, it is our hope with this virtual clinic/camp we can Engage, Encourage & Empower you with our information and picture content.  

  • Certified Personal Trainer, California State University Hayward Health & Fitness Institute 
  • Certified USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach
  • Certified USA Para-Powerlifting Level 1 Coach
  • Certified TRX Suspension Trainer, Qualified Force Level 2 Instructor
  • Certified TRX Rip Trainer, Qualified Level 1 Instructor
  • Certified CrossFit, Level 1 Instructor
  • Certified Marine Corps H.I.T.T. High Intensity Tactical Training Instructor
  • Certified Kickboxing Instructor, United World Muay Association 
  • Mixed Martial Arts Coach – UFC GYM Folsom & Rocklin, CA
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach – Basic Training – Boot Camp Fitness Program 
  • Strength & Conditioning/ Track Coach – Roseville High School
  • Strength & Conditioning/ Track Coach – Holy Family Catholic School 
  • Strength & Conditioning/ P.E. Coach – Visions in Education
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach – Marine Corps Recruiting Sub Stations S. Sacramento & Roseville, CA
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach – USA Paralympic Sport Club Sacramento, Military & Veteran Programs
  • Member, IDEA Health & Fitness Organization
  • Presenter, IDEA World Fitness Convention
  • Member, National Federation High School Coaches Association
  • Member, USA Track & Field Association
  • Member, USA Police Decathlon Team
  • Decathlon Champion, World Police & Fire Games 
  • Decathlon Champion, International Law Enforcement Olympics
  • 3x Decathlon Champion, National Police Summer Games
  • 3x Decathlon Champion, California Police Games 
  • Gold Medalist – 100, 200 & 400 Meter Sprints – International Masters Track Circuit 
  • Gold Medalist – 400 & 1,600 Meter Relays – International Police & Fire Track Circuit 
  • 3x CIF California High School State Track & Field Championship Competitor 
  • Nike & Power Bar Sponsored Athlete, Decathlete & Sprinter
  • Certified C.P.R. and First Aid Training, American Red Cross

Coach Gil Wheeler:  Team Army Track Coach

  • 2018 Warrior Game Head Track Coach
  • 2017-18 Army Trials Asst. Track Coach 
  • USATF Level 1 Certification
  • NCAA Division 1 (UTEP) Track & Field
  • United States Bobsled World Team (Push)
  • United States Bobsled World Jr. Team (Driver)

 

 

 

Day 1: Dynamic Warmup

The purpose of a Dynamic Warmup is to get your body and mind ready before a workout. This prepares your body and prevents injury. Follow Coach Carson and his daughter during this warm up!

Day 2: Drills and Exercises

Team Army Warrior Games Head Track Coach and Track Dad, Coach Carson, and his daughter share exercises to get you ready for the track!

Day 3: Field Exercises and Live Discussion

Coach Gil Wheeler shares his knowledge of Field exercises with you! Perfect your form or learn the how-to’s for field events.
Live discussion about Track and Field with MASP team and Warrior Games Track and Field Army Coaches.