Erik Thormaehlen

Boerne, TX

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
11 days ago SCRAP THE AREA MEETS and RANDOM THOUGHTS
@chrisschroder The original post in this discussion is very unclear to me. I can't even tell...
11 days ago STATE MEET OBSERVATIONS
@oldarmy Don't try to explain things to Chris Schroder! He has his own mile... if kids can ru...
3 years ago 2014 UIL State Meet Live Stream?
@markflo Can you explain why uil and flotrack didn't work out a deal? What got in the way?
3 years ago REGIONAL 800 AS A STRAIGHT FINAL??????????????????????????????
@chrisschrader Just trying to help out here.... Maybe since you're so unhappy about differ...
3 years ago Texas HS Cross Country and Track Participation
@Aggietom I know that Middle School Cross Country is not perfect, but it's a great place to ge...
3 years ago Texas HS Cross Country and Track Participation
@horn1chris That makes sense then. If you can't get the kids to participate in middle school...
4 years ago Texas HS Cross Country and Track Participation
@joey65 I made a mistake, the decline in participation in girls cross country was -5%, not 6....
4 years ago Texas HS Cross Country and Track Participation
This weekend I was on the NFHS website and started looking at the participation numbers in variou...
4 years ago Coaches... interested in your thoughts on this...
@old_army I don't like every part of your idea... but I wouldn't mind an area meet like they ...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@rraines Thanks for posting this, it is very informative on the history of the evolution of w...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@Aggietom Wow! I may hand this out someday at parent meetings. This post nails it right on t...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@SlinkeyMAC Wait a second! He improved you as a person? And to think, he was just making fu...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@BurkeBinning Sounds fair, somehow I missed your other post but just noticed it. Glad to hear...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@ all the kids out there... Did you read that kids? Coach Schrader coached a kid from 5:11 to...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@all My views on a private coach would be simple... your life, your right. However, that kid ...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@Chansen, He did that while girls were running the two mile and I've never said I thought 5K was ...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
Haha, meant no disrespect of course, and yeah they've done well on the small school side but i re...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@Banker Banker, I really don't care what the 4A and 5A do. What bothers me is when they get ...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
Rough eye-ball estimate (a little bit of counting) shows over 400 meets in the coverage section i...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@rraines The problem with saying that is that you don't know what percentage of meet results ...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@rraines Where are you getting these numbers... because when I look under the stats column an...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@rraines You've just about convinced me... except after seeing that I'm starting to think that...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@chansen You guys really need to stop putting words in my mouth... I'm not saying I can't get...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@rraines There are a lot of college conferences that run 5K at conference rather than 6K. Th...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@rraines And when you go and look at the 4A girls, it's the same: 2011 (4) - 11:10 2012 (5) ...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@rraines Thanks for the thoughtful reply. However, I don't think I'm being selfish because m...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@panhandlerunner Well, when I go look on a competing website and see that 5 out of the six me...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
@old_army If that's what 3A wants, then that's fine. I'm just saying that in talking to many...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
That's not a relevant example with the 3 on 3 comparison. Girls run a shorter distance in coll...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
I'm not at all unhappy with the success of my program. I'm just not willing to embrace a chan...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
Chris, I don't have to coach the "event", whatever that means. I'm a 1A coach and our girls run t...
4 years ago Time for all to run same distance
I don't think anyone will have trouble remembering how anti-5K I was last year when this issue ca...
4 years ago Region and State Start Times
Looking at several of the comments on here... I have to say I'd rather see us go to a Saturday mo...
4 years ago McNeil Invitational....new 5K and 3200m course this fall
@panhandlerunner Yes sir, how about y'all?
4 years ago McNeil Invitational....new 5K and 3200m course this fall
@horn1chris and @aggietom Thanks guys, I appreciate the reassurance. That's a long drive, and...
4 years ago McNeil Invitational....new 5K and 3200m course this fall
@Aggietom Well this is a problem for us because it's a four hour drive (one-way) to run the n...
4 years ago McNeil Invitational....new 5K and 3200m course this fall
@paras360 So the McNeil invite will be a different course than the state meet this year? I w...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@chrisschrader Chris, it's fairly obvious to a blind person that you are hyperdefensive to th...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@ETWarrior I appreciate the testimonial, but at the same time for someone to sit there and re...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@panhandlerunner I don't have a kid with a private coach on my team.
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@ETWarrior Yeah, you make good points about parent complaints in terms of practices. Of cour...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@chrisschrader Chris, this is not about being able or unable to coach a girl in a 5K. It's a...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@drarcher I think that is an interesting point as well. My only thought is that, like educati...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@chansen I worked at the jh level for two years before becoming a head coach. Are you a coach?...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@drarcher I think you make a good point. Although, I still think that 4K could be a better d...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@chrisschrader Are you saying that it does not take a greater physical toll on a person's bod...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@Aggietom It would make sense for it to be done that way. However, I asked because the number...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@chansen Yes... to all of that. I am very involved and supportive of my junior high program....
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@rraines It's all good... I'm not the kind of offended where I'm shaking the keyboard, lol. ...
5 years ago Girls 5K...Has it been good or bad?
@rraines I find your statement 'cross country as a sport may not have a place in small school...