Category: Coaching

  • Nico Young Goes Sub-13 in the 5K!

    Nico Young Goes Sub-13 in the 5K!

    Nico Young is the fastest 5000m runner in the college ranks. Move over Graham Blanks. On Friday, January 26, the Northern Arizona University junior shattered Blanks’ record time of 13:03.72 by running¬†12:57.14¬†at the John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University. Nico Young’s Pre-Meet Training Okay. Nico is definitely a stud. He’s just run a 5K…

  • Coaching the Modern High School Athlete

    Coaching the Modern High School Athlete

    As a high school running coach for over a decade, I’ve witnessed the growing tension between the long-term nature of athletic development and the pervasive culture of instant gratification. We live in a world of “likes” and immediate feedback, where results are often expected overnight. This mindset can create challenges for coaches and athletes alike,…