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Cross Country Certificate

The Cross Country Certificate was built to provide the hard-working athletes with a nice memory of their accomplishments each season.

​*Drop-down selection: *Customizable Awards/Honors: *Season Performace Table!

  • Let your athletes walk away each season with a nice memory of their accomplishments.   

  • Use the table as a tool to keep track of each season's performance for your team.   

  • The data table calculates the race pace for each meet to help with workouts.

I had noticed a lot of coaches looking for certificate ideas for their awards banquet.  I decided to make an easy tool that allows a coach to sum up the season's performances with an attractive certificate and make it easy to use.

The Application runs using Microsoft EXCEL

  • Keep a detailed record in an expansive table of each athlete's performance by meet.  

  • The Data Table allows the coach to maintain a lot of information if desired.  Things included are:  Race Times, Race Pace, Avg Time, Avg. Pace, Season Best, Points Scored, Total Points, Avg Points, and Awards or Honors achieved.

  • The Data Table is set up to automatically calculate the race pace based on the course distance.

  • The information displayed in the Certificate is all linked to the Athlete's name.

  • The font can be changed with a click of a button, but there are only a few select fonts that are similar in size and won't destroy the layout.

  • If certain pieces of information are not used, they can easily be blanked out so the printout is nice and clean for all athletes.

  • Eliminate typing errors or accidental misspellings on the certificate.

  • There is also a worksheet to a List of athletes by Sex and by Class if desired.

  • The coach can drop in their own clip-art if desired.

  • The terms used can be customized by the coach or arranged in a different order.

  • ​​Enter school name, mascot, or desired information at the top. 

  • Enter the Year on the right.

  • Click the drop-down for Athlete Name and select the desired athlete and the information below will fill in automatically.

  • Blank out any lines not being used.

  • Information titles displayed are selected from drop-down lists.

  • Font can be changed with limited selections at the click of a button.

Meet Times and Season Data

Meet Performace Times - Enter the athlete's performance in mm:ss.0 and the course distance at the top.

Season Data - This area automatically calculates the athlete's Season Avg., Season Best, Total Points and Avg. Points.  (be aware that a short course will have faster times)

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Pace and Athlete List

Meet Pace - the pace of each race will autimatically be calculated based on time and course distance.

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Athlete List - this worksheet allows the coach to generate a Team list by Sex or by Class.

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Season Stats

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  • Print an updated Season Statistics whenever desired.

  • Can be customized to include other Statistics like Letter Points.

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These are just samples of the tools that can be utilized by the coach to document the athlete's performance each season and help the coach with managing information and helping monitor the athlete's progression for proper workouts.

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