What I have discovered, as running became a central aspect of living, was how the sport can transform a person physically, emotionally, mentally, and socially.
Over the last 20 years of running, I have experienced running through many perspectives. I have been the newbie and the seasoned runner; the young and older runner; the first time 5K'er and multiple marathon finisher; a coach and a student; a runner motivated by competition and a runner motivated by fun. I have learned so much through the journey that I do not think there is a type of runner that I can't help.
I have completed hundreds of races including marathons, half-marathons, triathlons, and other shorter distances. Some of my proudest moments as a runner include:
Sub 20:00 5K
Sub 3:15 Marathon
Half Ironman Finisher
Multiple Time Age Group Winner
Ran Thousands of Miles with Friends and Family
My philosophy for coaching is simple: