2017 UW-Eau Claire Throws Clinic
Sunday, January 15 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. | $40
This is a developmental camp to help high school-aged throwers and also for coaches of all levels to improve their teaching. The camp is designed to teach throwing progressions, techniques and to give assistance in developing training techniques to continue development as a thrower. Coaches for all levels are welcome and will be admitted for free.10:45 a.m. Check-in 11:00 a.m. Introduction of Staff/Instructors Break into groups for the day 11:15 a.m. General Warm-up of all groups 11:30 a.m. Throw session #1: Progression/Drills/Open throwing 1:00 p.m. Video analysis of session #1 1:45 p.m. Throw session #2: Progression/Drills/Open throwing 3:15 p.m. Video analysis of session #2 3:30 p.m. Women break out session (body image) 3:45 p.m. Training (weight room/plyometrics), Question/Answer
Paul Conlin, Head Throws Coach UW-Eau Claire
- Conlin is beginning his 22ndseason as the Throws Coach at UW-Eau Claire. While at UW-Eau Claire, Conlin has coached 45 All-American titles, including six NCAA Division III National Champion titles.
- As an athlete, Conlin was a 4-time WIAC conference champion, five-time individual All-American, and a 3-time National Champion, winning both the 1992 Division III indoor and outdoor shot put crowns. He still holds the UW-Platteville indoor shot put record of 60' 3 3/4" and the Pioneer and WIAC outdoor shot put record of 62' 7 1/4". Conlin is a member of the UW-Platteville Athletics Hall of Fame and was named to the WIAC All-Time Track & Field Team.
- Conlin’s athletic career was highlighted by receiving a National Ranking of 10th in 1993 by Track and Field News, a year in which he placed 2nd at the Drake Relays, 4th at the Olympic Festival, and 11th at the USA Track and Field Championships.
Roger Steen, Assistant Throws Coach UW-Eau Claire
- Steen is beginning his 2nd season as assistant throws coach at UW-Eau Claire.
- Steen qualified and threw the 2016 USA Olympic Trials in the shot put with a personal best throw of 65’6.25”. At the Olympic Trials Steen placed 20th.
- While competing for UW-Eau Claire Steen was a 2-time National Champion in the shot put and a 5-time All-American.