July 2018

Guide for the College Bound Athlete

07/17/2018 ~ Tuesday Registration Ends: 07/17/2018$60.00 | University of Washington Campus Seattle, WA 98105


We are excited to continue our extremely popular workshop for the College Bound Student-Athlete.  This workshop is intended for high school athletes, parents, and coaches that would like to learn how the process of becoming a recruited student athlete works.  Coach Drake will address what it takes to be a recruited athlete, how to get a scholarship, NCAA rules around recruiting, NCAA Eligibility Center, and Financial Aid.


Coach Drake is currently the Associate Head Track/XC coach at the University of Washington.  Coach Drake was a middle distance runner at the University of Colorado, and coached at Colorado for 7 years.  In 2002 Drake moved to the Northwest and was the Head Cross Country coach for Washington State University before joining the Husky staff in the summer of 2009.  JD has coached and observed many great athletes during his coaching tenure and is excited to share his knowledge of college athletics with you.  With over 25 years of experience in the world of college recruiting Coach Drake will give you all the knowledge you need to navigate the world of becoming a college student athlete.


Workshop Schedule

5:45 am 6:00 pm              Check in

6:00 pm 6:30 pm              What it takes to compete at the next level

6:30 pm 7:30 pm              NCAA Rules and Requirements

7:30 pm 8:00 pm              Scholarships and Financial Aid

8:00 pm 8:30 pm              Questions



Exact camp location to be determined.  Please arrive on time, as we will begin our presentation at 6:00pm



The workshop will be held at the University of Washington.  Exact location to be determined.

Campus Map


Parking Information

Parking is free on Sundays, unless there is a UW event. More information on parking will be sent out as we approach the event.  Check out the link below for more information about parking.

Parking Information


Miscellaneous Information

Refund policy:
Should you register for camp and later decide you are unable to attend, you may receive a refund IF YOU PURCHASED CANCELLATION PROTECTION and your request is at least seven (7) days prior to the start of camp/clinic. No refunds will be issued IF cancellation protection was NOT selected and purchased online. Your refund will be sent to you in the form most likely as a check to the address we have on file. Please be advised refunds may take 4 weeks to process from the date of your request. You may however, request a credit for a future camp/clinic run by Washington Track Camps, LLC. A voucher credits you the full amount of the camp (no admin fee deductions) and you are able to then apply this voucher with paid camp fee to a future camp. Send any questions regarding refunds to jzdrake@gmail.com


Contact Information

Email jzdrake@gmail.com or call our camp director at 206-240-3343.


Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily; this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.