Cliff Rovelto's Winter Clinic Series -- Long Jump/Triple Jump

Triple Jump/Long Jump Clinic - Sunday, October 19, 2008

Kansas State University Head Coach, Cliff Rovelto, will be conducting the clinic.  Coach Rovelto has been at KSU for 20 years and is world renown as a jumps coach. Also helping at the clinic will be current KSU track athletes, as well as, some of Coach Rovelto’s post collegiate athletes.

The cost is $75 per individual.  For additional information, call the KSU Track and Field Office at 785-532-6567.


This clinic is open to both coaches and athletes.  A tentative schedule follows. The emphasis is on education, but there will be an opportunity for the athletes to participate in drills and actual jumping activities if they wish.

While at Kansas State University, Coach Rovelto’s Long and Triple Jumpers have Accomplished the Following:

All-America Certificates 16

Conference Champions 14


2 USA World University Games Team Members

1 World Junior Team Member


Long Jump:

National Heptathlon Champion Shelia Burrell’s jump of 21’ 6 ” in the heptathlon at the USA 2002 Heptathlon Championships was the longest jump at the USA National Championships in either the open long jump or the heptathlon competition.


8 males over 25’

8 females over 20’


Triple Jump:

2x USA Indoor National Champion In the Triple Jump 2002 & 2003 Vanitta Kinard


2 Females over 46’ in Triple Jump in 2004

Chaytan Hill 46’10”

Vanitta Kinard 46’ 4


Vanitta Kinard placed third at the 2004 US Olympic Trials

Chaytan Hill was the NCAA Indoor Runner-up in 2004


3 Males over 53’ and 6 over 50’ while at Kansas State.

Jumpers attending are asked to bring whatever shoes they compete in, as well as, training flats.


Available for purchase will be video tapes professional made by Coach Rovelto.  They can be bought for $40.00.


The list of video tapes include:

1. Innovative Techniques for the High Jump

2. High Jump Drills for Women

3. Training the Combined Event Athlete


T-shirts will also be available for purchase for $10.00.


The seminar is subject to cancellation if the demand is not great enough.  If this happens you will be notified and your money will be returned to you on Thursday, October 16.


Schedule of Events
Long Jump/Triple Jump Clinic - Sunday, October 19, 2008

9:00 9:30 AM Check-in, Ahearn Field House, KSU campus


9:30 11:00 AM Introduction and Training Theory


11:00 12:00 PM Long Jump-Triple Jump: Warm-Up Routine

Running Mechanics


12:00 1:30 PM   Lunch on Your Own


1:30 2:30 PM Long Jump-Triple Jump:  Technique


2:30 - 3:30 PM Long Jump-Triple Jump:  Drills and

Approach Building


3:30 4:30 PM Question and Answer Opportunity

Registration Deadline: Thursday, Octoboer 16, 2008

Please clip and mail the form below or the attached .pdf to:

Kansas State University
Track Office/KSU Winter Seminar Series

106 Ahearn Field House
Manhattan, KS 66506-0306



2008 Kansas State Track and Field Jump Seminar
Long Jump/Triple Jump Clinic - Sunday, October 19, 2008

Registration Form

The Cliff Rovelto Winter Clinic Series at Kansas State University is a privately owned enterprise operated by Cliff Rovelto, coach of the K-State track and field team. It is not sponsored by or a part of Kansas State University.


Name ____________________________________  Circle One: Coach   -or-   Athlete

School _____________________________________



Please make checks payable to:

KSU Winter Seminar Series