NEWARK, Del. -- University of Delaware track and field head coaches Jim Fischer and Wendy McFarlane and their staff will host a one-day indoor track and field youth clinic on Sunday, Jan 17, at Delaware Field House.

The clinic, for girls and boys ages 13-19, will give participants the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the sprints, distance running, long jump, rotational shot put and discus events followed by active participation through drills and techniques.

The event will be held at the Delaware Field House on 621 South College Avenue in Newark from 2-4 p.m. The cost is $25 per participant and includes a free clinic t-shirt. Checks should be made payable to The University of Delaware.

The registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 15 at 12 noon. Registration forms are available at the UD athletics website at

Fischer, now in his 28th season as men's track and field head coach, also serves as UD's Director of Running Programs and will coordinate the distance running portion of the clinic. McFarlane, now in her second season as head coach at Delaware and a veteran college coach, will work with the sprinters. Other clinicians include UD staff members Larry Pratt (shot put/discus), Mike Roberts (long jump), and Chris Watson (pole vault).

For more information or to receive a registration brochure, contact McFarlane at 302-831-8738, by email at, or by mail at Wendy McFarlane, University of Delaware Track & Field, 134 Delaware Field House, 621 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716.