MARY ELIZABETH AUDE'S RESUME
I am currently a Track Coach for Columbus High School in Columbus, Montana
I am Currently the " AAU DISTRICT SPORTS DIRECTOR of TRACK and FIELD for MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, UTAH & WYOMING
I started coaching in California in 1978 to 1985, Starting with elementary school athletes and Junior High athletes, and High School.
In 1985 I started the 1st and only TAC / USATF Youth CLUB in Billings, Montana
Yellowstone Valley Cheetahs/Rocky Mountain Flying Panthers Track Club, Inc 501(c)3
1986 to 1989 I coached track at Billings Central High School.
1990 I coached Track at Big Timber High School
In 1991 I started Billings Rocky Mountain Flying Panthers Track CLUB, INC /XC USATF Youth Track Club
I have been working with the Youth in TAC/ USA Track & Field SINCE 1985, for the last 32 years.
MY CAREER BEGAN on the NATIONAL LEVEL YOUTH DIVISION 1991 YOUTH CHAIR IN MONTANA ASSOCIATION; 8 YEARS
IN 1995 I STARTED WORKING as the HIPPING TENT COORDINATOR til 2011
REGIONAL COORDINATOR REGION XI; 10 YEARS
AT LARGE REPRESENTATIVE; 4 YEARS
WEST ZONAL REPRESENTATIVE; 9 YEARS to present on the
USA TRACK & FIELD NATIONAL YOUTH DIVISION EXECUTIVE BOARD
Current ANNOUNCER for AWARDS at the USATF YOUTH OUTDOOR and USATF HERSHEY JUNIOR OLYMPIC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
17 YEARS out of the 31 years I have spent with TAC/USATF I was the HIPPING TENT COORDINATOR
26 YEARS on the JURY OF APPEALS
I AM A MASTER LEVEL OFFICIAL #013388 IN 12 DISCIPLINES. I HAVE BEEN OFFICIATING AT ALL LEVELS OF TRACK and FIELD and CROSS COUNTRY, ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE for over 32 years. MY FIRST USATF NATIONAL MEET WAS in 1991 at the UNIVERSITY NORTH CAROLINA at USATF JUNIOR OLYMPIC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP as the HEAD OFFICIAL of LONG JUMP and TRIPLE JUMP. I have OFFICIATED on the NCAA DIVISION 1, including the NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP in BOISE, ID
In being a PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST, I work with football, track & field, baseball, basketball, soccer, etc I am currently a CERTIFIED USA Track and Field LEVEL 2 YOUTH SPECIALIZATION COACH, The USATF Coaching Education Level 2-Youth Specialization program is designed to address the needs of coaches who want an advanced course of coaching the youth athlete to their full potential. The Level 2 Youth Specialization program covered advanced sport science curriculum in four broad event areas with special attention given to the unique methodology needed to supervise the developing young athlete. I have been trained in the areas of growth and development, nutrition, training theory, sport psychology, and event specific sport science for the youth athlete, allowing me to coach our athletes as they do our USATF Elite and Olympic athletes. I have been coaching track for 35 years.
Certified SAFE SPORT.
If your ATHLETE WANTS TO GET A SCHOLARSHIP IN TRACK and FIELD, EVERY UNIVERSITY, and COLLEGE, NO MATTER NAIA, NCAA 1, 2 or 3 or JUNIOR COLLEGE, WILL ASK YOU...........DID YOU GET TRAINED BY A CLUB COACH?
YOU CAN CHECK with ANY COLLEGE!; THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT TO GET A GOOD SCHOLARSHIP.
I have been coaching track and field for over 30 years elementary, middle school, high schools and Youth Track Club. At present I am the Head Coach and FOUNDER of a Local Billings, Mt Youth Track Club, Rocky Mountain Flying Panthers Track Club, Inc a non-profit Organization. Athletes ranging in ages from 6 to 23, elementary, Junior High, High School, and College athletes.
USATF LEVEL 1 COACH from 1992 to 2010
USATF LEVEL 2 YOUTH SPECIALIZATION COACH 2010 to PRESENT
HEAD MANAGER for the IAAF WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2005 in Marrakesh, Morocco
ASSISTANT MANAGER/ ASSISTANT COACH for the IAAF WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2003, in Sherbrooke, Canada
THE WEST ZONE REPRESENTATIVE on the USATF NATIONAL YOUTH DIVISION EXECUTIVE BOARD/
LOCAL MEET DIRECTOR, as well as REGIONAL MEET DIRECTOR for USA Track and Field and USATF CROSS COUNTRY in the Montana Association and REGION XI
The COMMUNICATION CHAIR for MONTANA until 2013
VICE PRESIDENT of the MONTANA ASSOCIATION 4 YEARS.
BIG SKY STATE GAMES COMMISSIONER for Track and Field, 1986 to 1990
YOUTH ATHLETICS SUB COMMITTEE for WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT.
HEAD of the CULTURAL COMMITTEE
1991 to 2015 I HAVE WORKED ALL THE USATF JUNIOR OLYMPIC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.
SINCE 1992 to 2010 I HAVE WORKED ALL THE USATF YOUTH OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS and USATF CROSS COUNTRY NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS, (except 1).
1995 to 2011 I was the USATF YOUTH DIVISION'S HIPPING TENT COORDINATOR at ALL of the ABOVE MEETS for 17 years.
I HAVE BEEN TO ALL USA TRACK & FIELD ANNUAL MEETINGS SINCE 1991 to 2015 (missing 1).
In 2004 I was presented with the Youth Committee FRANK SEVIGNE AWARD, for my SERVICE and DEDICATION to Youth Athletics in USA TRACK and FIELD
In 2008 I received the prestigious USA TRACK and FIELD PRESIDENT'S AWARD, for my achievements and dedication have been an inspiration to the members of the USATF organization, and my efforts and leadership having played a vital role in the fruition of USA Track and Fields purposes and programs. Presented by President Bill Roe
* March 13, 2011 I facilitated the 1st ANNUAL BIG SKY HURDLE CAMP in Billings, MONTANA. Athletes from South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho and all different cities and towns in MONTANA