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Distance Clinic feat. John McDonnell and Joe Vigil 2/21 @SM Northwest
Joined: Sep 2008
raining Run Kansas City will hold a one day conference with renowned coaches Dr. Joe Vigil and John McDonnell. Speakers will be discussing distance training with coaches, college athletes, and parents of athletes. This event is sponsored by Skechers Performance Division (50 pair of shoes will be given away the day of the conference), and Frogg Toggs. The agenda is as follows: Registration 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. [url=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/training-run-kansas-city-conference-2015-tickets-14856551345?ref=enivtefor001&invite=NzM2OTMzMi9qbWFkaXNvbkBtaWxlc3BsaXQuY29tLzA%3D&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformal001&utm_term=eventpage]Online Registration[/url] Coach Joe Vigil, Ph. D. 9:00 -10:15 a.m./Championship Cross Country Training: National Coach of the Year on 14 different occasions. He also produced 425 All Americans and 87 individual national champions during his tenure at Adams State.Vigil has also had success in coaching post-collegiate athletes, including 2004 Olympic Bronze Medalist in the marathon, Deena Drossin Kastor. Her training partner Meb Keflezighi received the Olympic Silver Medalist 2004. John McDonnell 10:30-11:45 a.m./Training Thru Cross Country and Track: The most successful coach in the history of American collegiate athletics. He amassed a staggering résumé of accomplishments, including forty national championships (eleven cross country, nineteen indoor track, and ten outdoor track), the most by any coach in any sport in NCAA history. His teams at University of Arkansas won the triple crown (a championship in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track in a single school year) a record five times. Catered Lunch 11:45 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Justin Wrigley 1:30 - 2:45 p.m./The Saints Distance Culture: Wrigley has been coaching at Saint Thomas Aquinas since 2001. He started as an assistant cross country and track coach and is now the head coach for both programs. He began head coaching duties for cross country in 2006 and track & field in 2014. Cross Country Team State Champions: Girls: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Boys: 2006, 2008 and 2014. Track and Field Team State Champions: Girls: 2014 Coach Joe Vigil, Ph. D. 2:45 - 4:00p.m. Optimal Training Methods Question & Answer Roundtable 4:00 -5:00 p.m. For questions regarding the conferece call Rob McLeod 816-547-8709.
Joined: Oct 2009
I'm stoked! If you're a distance coach this will be well worth the trip. Don't miss out!
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