by: Jim Woods, M.Ed
Jim is a sports performance enthusiast. His hobby is coaching a number of high school and college athletes who request his help to increase training performance measurements. He concentrates on speed and power. For several years he sponsored and coached USATF summer track and field teams. He has had athletes qualify for the USATF National Junior Olympics, set high school and state track and field records, and compete at the NCAA D-1 level. In football he has trained athletes who became NJCAA and NCAA D-II All-Americans as well as compete in the NFL.
Woods lettered four years as a two-sport athlete at an NAIA college. In his senior year, he was nominated for the college’s Athlete of the Year. Following college, during his military service he was the USAF Discus Champion.His formal coaching experience included six years at the NAIA and NCAA D-II levels. He recruited and was the position coach for three NFL draft choices, one drafted in the first round. Jim was one of the first coaches assigned to a position as Strength and Conditioning coach at the NCAA level. His program was adopted in the university’s curriculum for the physical education weight training classes. In track and field, he concentrates primarily on the throwing events and speed.
by Bill Hauldren
Bill is the site owner, webmaster, photographer, writer and just about everything else here at MiamiCountySports.com. A pretty decent athlete in high school (weren't we all?), Bill was eight time letterwinner at Paola High School, an All-League selection in Golf, Football and a Basketball as well as All-State in Basketball his senior year. Bill played Basketball at Fort Scott Community College before obtaining his Jounalism Degree from Kansas State University. We're not really sure this qualifies him for anything, but hey, he owns the place, so we'll have to let him give an opinion or two also. We hope you'll enjoy his "View from the Cheap Seats."