Mike Schardein

Lexington, KY

About Me

I ran high school cross-country at Trinity High School from 1992-1994. After High school I ran for Georgetown College form 1995-1998.

Discussion Posts

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5 years ago questions for kytrack
The thing about ESPN documentaries is they are a Yin and Yang story. Is Casey in one because he ...
6 years ago Article Comment: Winning: A 35 Year Perspective
This is a very interesting topic. However, one must remember that endurance as determined by gene...
6 years ago Great Recruiting Article on Tennessee Site for Prospective College Runners
@steeplecoach So me the money
6 years ago what has been the biggest suprise of the day?
For me the biggest upset of the day had to be South Oldham winning the title. On paper it doesn'...
6 years ago Article Comment: What Girls State Records will Fall Saturday?
I think the records are safe this year.
6 years ago Varsity Boys course snafu and results
I have always loved the knee jerk reaction when things don't go as planned. I have never met a m...
6 years ago Article Comment: DeSales Invitational: Flashback 20 Years to the Beginning
Jonathan let me help you out. The 1994 Desales Invitational was held at Iroquois Park, on Sat Oc...
6 years ago Biggest team turnaround
Trinity has gone 11th 1955 to 3rd in 1956, and 10th in 72 to 3rd in 73.
6 years ago Greatest KY State XC Meet Individual Race
I think for me if I could back and watch the Trinity Invitational in 1980, when Buechler,Murphy, ...
6 years ago Workout Days
When I was at Trinity, we always did Tuesday-Thursday schedule. Tuesday was longer intervals and...
6 years ago Article Comment: Who is the Best Returning XC Boy in Kentucky?? Vote Now
I am going with Ethan Shuley.
6 years ago Dead Period
@professor I figured you or Crumbo would have bought a surveillance Drone by now for the dead per...
6 years ago Outside coaching, good or bad?
@jagibbs Since you seem to know some much about me let me sit you down and subtweet this, I have ...
6 years ago Outside coaching, good or bad?
I approach this issue on the fence for the most part. I believe that the majority of the top dis...
6 years ago Patrick Gregory
I second, interesting he didn't run for his high school this spring. Maybe he would have gotten ...
6 years ago Kentucky State Track Meet 2014
@SWXC1013 I think you must be thinking about 2012, in 2013 there was one DQ for a lane Violation....
6 years ago Region 1 AA 2014- Performance List
@BCrumbo I second those same thoughts.
6 years ago The Case Against School-based Sports
That's it I am selling the team's batons and other equipment today. The British have won and tru...
7 years ago School Policies on cold weather training
At Western Hills, we can still hold practice when school has been called with approval from the A...
7 years ago How hard is it to change a number?
I think we are moving in the right direction. Two national headlines this year. I can't wait un...
7 years ago New "post-game" activity recommendations
"that create rules and bylaws that have little to do with the greater good and/or protection of p...
7 years ago New "post-game" activity recommendations
Jason Frakes ( sports repoter for the JC), I thinked hit the nail on the head last night. He sen...
7 years ago Article Comment: Bluegrass XC Invitational High School Recap: Reinhart 18:00.79, Spencer 15:19
I think that is what most of us have been trying to say including the Professor, rankings are jus...
7 years ago Article Comment: Bluegrass XC Invitational High School Recap: Reinhart 18:00.79, Spencer 15:19
I have some words: Who cares!!! I mean maybe the ranking gods but really who cares. I mean look...
7 years ago Article Comment: KYtrackXC.com Pre-Season Coverage Blowout Starts Monday
Wait I thought St. X runners actually had the map to the shorter course, and everyone else was gi...
7 years ago Debra Moore of duPont Manual: Most Successful KY Coach of past decade?
I always believe one must be careful when ranking an individual into a group. I believe what Deb...
7 years ago Parent Sues Track Team
Interesting, as I have said many times playing a sport while in school is not a right. It's a pr...
7 years ago State meet entries per event
I have to agree with @cbeckerson here. What is the state meet really about and that is finishing...
7 years ago State meet entries per event
I just don't see it; I don't think we are that watered down at all. Yes are there kids that could...
7 years ago State meet entries per event
Why not just have a qualifying mark list all individuals hitting that mark or distance during a r...
7 years ago middle school KHSAA state qualifiers
I would say this year that having middle school state after KHSAA high School state is a plus, ju...
7 years ago Re-Alignment outline to be voted on July 23rd!
I am I the only one that doesn't have a problem with this Re-Alignment? Yes it's the 3rd region ...
7 years ago Article Comment: KHSAA Announces Major Changes to Middle School Sports: NO 6th Grade and Below to Co
I think a good spot to start really is what the current rules are for governing middle schoolers ...
7 years ago Article Comment: KHSAA Announces Major Changes to Middle School Sports: NO 6th Grade and Below to Co
I agree with Bcrumbo: After looking back to why I run middle school girls up: and lets tell the ...
7 years ago Article Comment: KHSAA Announces Major Changes to Middle School Sports: NO 6th Grade and Below to Co
I know a lot of schools would struggle but with the increased amount of middle school meets, and ...
7 years ago Re-Alignment
@ leeanderson: We get it you don't like private schools.
7 years ago Track Historian Buffs, I have a question for you...
Ok so going forward to answer the question as point total marks. After looking over a few indivi...
7 years ago Track Historian Buffs, I have a question for you...
I was actually wondering this the other day. But in terms of the State meet only. I figure any ...
7 years ago Becoming a National Elite
MileSplit US Second Team 16:30 for the CC 5000m,
8 years ago Biediger v. Quinnipiac U - Competitive Cheer is Not a Sport for Title IX Purposes - Effects?
So I brought this topic up yesterday during the cool-down run, to the whole team boys and girls. ...
8 years ago Franklin County Invitational 2012
I think a few individuals are way off base here. Do private schools have an advantage sure they ...
8 years ago Louisville NCAA Schedule
I think someone needs to go back and look over the results: Looking at Oklahoma State's top 7: ...
8 years ago importance of tempo runs
First, let me say I wish during my different stages of running High School, College and beyond th...
8 years ago What can be done to improve the competitiveness of public (or any) schools?
I will help this post move along. As an individual who ran for Trinity that won back to back tit...
8 years ago Franklin County Invitational 2012
Since Backofthepack keeps bring up Georgia. I thought I would do a little research ...
8 years ago Franklin County Invitational 2012
I think Grooms must be hacking our accounts to keep this going to boost the numbers on the site. ...
8 years ago Franklin County Invitational 2012
leeanderson "@calrunner1795 Are you or possibly Mr.Fraga implying that our students of faculty m...
8 years ago Franklin County Invitational 2012
Here is my point to this topic and discussion. Is there a disparity when it comes to private sch...
8 years ago Franklin County Invitational 2012
@backofpack I agree with your breakdown. But numbers can be made to say anything, remember I ...
8 years ago Franklin County Invitational 2012
@cbeckerson I have coached at Western Hills and Franklin Co. They both had an individual on sta...