Gary Droze

Tallahassee, FL

About Me

Education... Lake Howell High School US Air Force Academy (BS) Florida State University (MS) Accomplishments... Got Victoria Galano to marry me. PRs... Bass: 10 pounds 4 oz Speckled Seatrout: 7 pounds 2 oz Redfish (legal slot size): 8 pounds 13 oz Rainbow Trout: 5 pounds 6 oz Longnose Gar: 50 inches Mullet (cast netted): 5 pounds 5 oz

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
2 months ago Tallahassee Team Time-Trial (at ARP)
What time does this time trial start?
3 months ago Trying to contact Ryan Deak
Thanks for the help, Jason!
3 months ago Trying to contact Ryan Deak
I am trying to contact former Maclay School (Tallahassee, FL) distance standout Ryan Deak. I kno...
5 months ago State Thunderstorms
Any guesses for what the workaround will be if the storms hit tomorrow as forecast (10am - 7pm......
5 months ago Regional track meet and prom
These schedule conflicts offer a great opportunity for youngsters to weigh tough choices. Good p...
8 months ago We want TODD GRASLEY back!
Wow, Adair. That was a textbook administrative non-answer. No insight, no explanation. I s...
9 months ago What subject do you teach?
Anatomy & Physiology Exercise Physiology I'm one of the lucky ones who gets to teach what I a...
10 months ago lowest finish for a Florida boy or girl at the NCAA Cross Country Champioship
In 1981, Herb Wills finished 16th, almost half a mile in front of me.
10 months ago In case you missed it... direct athletics
$$$
11 months ago Girl Coaches & Nutrition
This is a topic that cries out for addressing at a FACA Clinic. As a coach of multiple athletes ...
11 months ago Consecutive trips to the state meet boys or girls
Maclay is now 23 consecutive years, for both boys and girls. I'm sure somebody has us beat by a ...
11 months ago Best Florida Cross Country Venues
I'll start the bandwagon for the Cougar Challenge in Tallahassee. Don't come if you want a nice ...
11 months ago 1A, 2A, 3A, Region 1
Can Girls' 1A Region 1 results be posted? They are not up. Meet Director Richard Fannin did a...
11 months ago Rules question for all of you knowledgeable coaches
@southforkrunning A few years back, the #16 and #17 runner from another school actually found ...
11 months ago Rules question for all of you knowledgeable coaches
Until recently, we could not run more than 7 in a district meet. The rationale for allowing 10 p...
11 months ago Sebastein river and dunedin invites relegated to a 3 mile run
District and Region and State will take care of all this freak-out over course accuracy. If you ...
11 months ago A last chance to run on the State Meet (FSU) course Oct 20
I recently got approval to host a college/high school meet at the ARP this Saturday morning. Loo...
1 year ago Plantes Ferry 10K Cross-Country Course
I'll be running USATF XC Club Nationals in December at Spokane's Plantes Ferry Sports Complex. C...
1 year ago 1st time that happened
That tops my best one... Back in the day, went to a race that started/finished at the Marianna...
1 year ago Fair?
JDPSU: Caster Semenya is intersex, not transgender. There's a distinct biological difference be...
1 year ago OFFICIAL MS State Meet Running Events Performance List(s)
Fixed.
1 year ago OFFICIAL MS State Meet Field Events Performance List(s)
My cellphone. HaHa. Thanks for the super-rapid response, Mike. I think you PRed! Gary
1 year ago OFFICIAL MS State Meet Field Events Performance List(s)
Mike, The 2018 qualifying standards indicate that 105-0 feet is the mark for boys' discus. Th...
1 year ago State Meet PV Coaching Credentials
Thanks, Doug. That's a great idea.
1 year ago State Meet PV Coaching Credentials
Both girls' and boys' pole vault will be conducted at the same time, on two separate pits, so... ...
1 year ago Uniform rule clarification
In the interest of preventing uniform DQs at next week's Region Meets, I'm looking for clarificat...
1 year ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Dan, you nailed it.
1 year ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Thanks, Ed. I have no doubt the kinks will be worked out. Bigger issue may be that more tha...
1 year ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Thanks, guys. I went back through my emails, undeleted my email registration confirmation from D...
1 year ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Doug, I was able to pull mine up until AFTER the meet. Now when I go to schedule and click on th...
1 year ago How do I access names of my "pool of eight" for state series relays?
Wonder if I'm the only one who did this...? Registered my relays on DA for district, including...
1 year ago Why Direct Athletics?
Jason, thanks for the forthright response and clarification. Young athletes...this is what pro...
1 year ago Prelims in 4x100 at district if only 8 teams entered?
I should know the answer to this question asked of me by a coach in my district. My brain says s...
2 years ago Maclay Mini Meet 3 2018
Yes. Send payment and I'll give you the password.
2 years ago COMPETE in 5 Meets
In my experience - when coaches have tried to get my athletes disqualified, based on the 5 meet r...
2 years ago Men's XC officially added to Tallahassee Community College
JUCO/Community College XC continues to expand in Florida. Programs have recently been added in J...
2 years ago Five meet Rule
Here's what I did (necessary because I have travel soccer players on both boys' and girls' teams,...
2 years ago Is this really happening in CC???
If Citrus Park Christian had a cross-country team before this year, I could see an issue with tui...
2 years ago 5 Meet Rule
Not a shame. Stupid rule. A pox on any shallow-thinking coach who scours results to get a rival...
2 years ago Is this really happening in CC???
Hey Paul, Thanks for the insight. Gotta lodge a gentle protest on your bid to separate public...
2 years ago Is this really happening in CC???
Bottom line is that FHSAA has been made aware of it (not from me), so if this approach is deemed ...
2 years ago Coaches - Most Impressive Workout you have ever had an athlete do?
In 2000, at the Brevard Running Camp, I took Michael Joanos (Leon HS) and Ryan Deak & Matt Katz (...
2 years ago Maclay Travel Soccer XC Special 2017
Herb, 4:30pm start tomorrow. Three circuits of hilly 1mi clockwise loop that starts on the gr...
2 years ago Men's XC officially added to Tallahassee Community College
UPDATE: The men's XC program is a definite GO this year. I can carry 5-7 on the squad the first...
2 years ago Men's XC officially added to Tallahassee Community College
Thanks to all the young men who have contacted me so far. A number of very impressive candidates...
2 years ago Men's XC officially added to Tallahassee Community College
For the coaches and runners who have been inquiring over the past three weeks, it is now official...
2 years ago Seniors/Coaches:: Tallahassee Community College XC Program poised to expand
Also, here is a link to our prospective student-athlete questionnaire: http://tcceagles.com/st...
2 years ago Seniors/Coaches:: Tallahassee Community College XC Program poised to expand
The Tallahassee Community College Cross-Country program can now offer tuition waivers to 2-4 athl...
3 years ago Coaches who whine
You guys nailed it! Ditto with parents (not mine!). The ones who crowd around the timers or f...
3 years ago (Potential) good news, regarding the schedule for State Track & Field Finals
...that's why State is generally not the place to expect a PR, especially if you are part of an e...