Kevin Gilliam

Orange, VA

About Me

Just a dad who started following track field when his 7th grade girl went out for cross country. Now I'm addicted to the sport and somehow got roped into coaching although I know next to nothing.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
1 year ago Improvement
Due to the fact that girls tend to physically mature earlier than boys, I wouldn't expect to see ...
1 year ago Improvement
male or female? Everybody's different, but if you've been working hard and continue to work hard...
1 year ago Fluvanna invitational no girls results.
Somehow the complete results only show boys. I can't find girls results.
2 years ago Results
Hopefully girls shot put will be up soon. We had a state qualifier there. 500 meters isn't up for...
2 years ago Results
I was just joking. It's explained in the thread before this one. I don't know when it will be pos...
2 years ago Results
December 26.
2 years ago Holiday Track Classic Results?
Seems like a big meet not to have results up yet.
2 years ago Coaching high school football in greater Richmond is a 12-month job on a 3-month salary
@chcox My pay is ridiculously low. So are our football coaches' pay. All of the coaches' get p...
2 years ago How letters (pins and bars) work at your school.
I've been a part of athletic programs at several schools as an athlete or coach. Different school...
2 years ago Loriella Park hardest 5k in VA?
@TrialsVT When I retire (2 years maybe). I plan to put my statistics knowledge to use on tryin...
2 years ago How many runners are All-State? 7 or 15?
@gilmorep I know. The team sports name a few more than are on the field/court/pitch when the mee...
2 years ago State meet
I felt like it was really slow today. I wasn't there yesterday. Today it felt like a bog. My boy ...
2 years ago 5a boys?
Thank you so much for quickly getting it up!
2 years ago 5a boys?
It is killing us. We
2 years ago 5a boys?
Why is this one so slow getting posted?
2 years ago How many runners are All-State? 7 or 15?
I forget this every year.
2 years ago Cross Country State Qualifiers
I agree. Region has 8 or fewer teams, advance 2 9-12, advance 3 13-16, advance 4 17+ advan...
2 years ago Loriella Park hardest 5k in VA?
@AndrewSteenkamer It's not an easy course, for sure, but I didn't feel like it was unquestiona...
2 years ago XC a “TEAM” Sport
@mattymath I definitely feel like any all-Region kids (top 15) should go to states.
2 years ago XC a “TEAM” Sport
@Runnerhheaj Believe me, I understand that. My own daughter, when she was in high school, was ...
2 years ago XC a “TEAM” Sport
I have been thinking about the top five not on an advancing team rule and I really do not like it...
2 years ago Milestat vs Third Battle
It is indeed a well run meet. I can think of none I've attended that is run any better, equal may...
2 years ago Cross Country State Qualifiers
Does anyone know whatever came of this?
2 years ago All Area Meet Great Job FCS!
@frankrizzo It goes up on MileStat.com after we set our schedule and is often right in the mid...
2 years ago Milestat vs Third Battle
@cawitt I have taken my kids to both courses. For whatever reason we never ran that many PR's ...
2 years ago Tapering
I feel like I'm not good at getting my runners to peak when I want them to (Regionals for most of...
2 years ago Why it's hard to pull a cross country program up from the bottom.
Thanks, everybody. Nice to have some people on my side, especially from some of the legendary coa...
2 years ago Why it's hard to pull a cross country program up from the bottom.
I've been with my school's cross country program now for 10 years, first as a parent, then as an ...
2 years ago Registration entries.
Sorry, I didn't post back sooner. I figured it out. I'm not the brightest coach in the state.
2 years ago Chancellor/Courtland Invite
Just wanted to thank these guys publicly for putting on such a good meet. Tough course in tough c...
2 years ago Registration entries.
I e-mailed you.
2 years ago Registration entries.
The new interface for this is a mess. I am trying to enter teams in a meet, but after I enter...
2 years ago Orange's Darius Minor collapses and dies at University of Maine football practice today.
Darius ran a handful of meets for Orange's track team this Spring. https://dailyprogress.com/...
2 years ago New ADM numbers are out and I'm playing around with them.
Here's a link to the VHSL's plan for the regions starting in the 2019-2020 school year. I don't l...
2 years ago New ADM numbers are out and I'm playing around with them.
All of us track and cross country people probably long for the good ol' days of three classes, 4 ...
2 years ago Congratulations to my old school, L.C. Bird.
After going 30 years without a state title, you've now racked up three football, a basketball and...
2 years ago Former Orange County track coach dies in accident.
John Wright who coached track and field at Orange County High School and others died this weekend...
3 years ago Liberty Premier Invitational 2018
Just double checking that the schedule for the invitational is correct. I am taking a few people ...
3 years ago All State
@petecrys This just makes it so much harder for kids in cross country to get similar recognit...
3 years ago Thoughts on State Meets under realignment
@cawitt Heck, I never even liked them going to wild cards. When I first remember knowing anyt...
3 years ago County of Loudoun Championships
It's funny to see the effects of realignment on different sport. Half a decade ago we thought ...
3 years ago Stop the Ads!
@APettitWHS I agree. Ads for non-subscribers. Not for people who are paying you already.
3 years ago Winning state titles in totally different ways
In 5A, Albemarle takes the title with a tight pack, but no runner making all-state. In 4A Loudou...
3 years ago Thoughts on State Meets under realignment
@cawitt The old system was terribly broken for football. It was working fine for other sports...
3 years ago Thoughts on State Meets under realignment
@cawitt Why? Football is the ONLY sport that eliminates some teams before the playoffs start. E...
3 years ago Thoughts on State Meets under realignment
@Runnerhheaj This is actually a great idea I hadn't considered. I really like the idea that t...
3 years ago Thoughts on State Meets under realignment
@TruRunner2 I agree that 12 is the right number (I mean there are six classes so 72 schools e...
3 years ago Thoughts on State Meets under realignment
@rsullins I'm with you, but 1/3 rounded up. So 4-6 teams gets 2. 7-9 teams gets 3. 10-12 teams ...
3 years ago Thoughts on State Meets under realignment
I actually think the size of the meets is pretty good. 12 teams + 20 at-large runners per classif...
3 years ago Third Battle Invite
I'd just like to thank all the people who worked so hard to make this meet go. We really enjoyed ...