The Canadian National Endurance Conference is a mere 3 weeks away. This is hands down one of the greatest opportunities ever on Canadian soil to hear from coaches and sport scientists who work with some of the world’s best athletes. If you are a coach, aspiring coach, or student of the sport, you should be in attendance. Check out the top shelf panel of speakers set to take the stage in Vancouver.
– Head Coach of the Nike Oregon Project in Portland, Oregon
– Former world-record holder in the Marathon
– Current list of athletes include Galen Rupp, Mo Farah, Amy Yoder Begley, and Dathan Ritzenhein.
– 30 year coaching career
– At the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Maria Mutola won Gold in the 800m and in 2004 at the Athens Olympics Kelly Holmes won Gold in the 800m and 1500m
– Head Coach of Cross Country and Associate Head Coach of Track and Field at the University of Arizona
– Currently coaches Bernard Lagat, arguably the United States’ greatest ever distance runner
Furthermore, The Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre stated the following on their website, “This conference aims to analyze and debate various endurance training systems, programs and approaches to help coaches better understand how to plan and develop successful endurance performances.” To learn more about The Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre, click here.
With the bar of Canadian distance running being raised, it is only appropriate to hear from some of the men who have contributed to this movement.
The Canadian National Program Coaches who will be in attendance are as follows:
- Wynn Gmitroski
- Brent Fougner
- Dave Scott-Thomas
For a complete schedule and pricing, click here. In short, the price could have been much steeper. Well done Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre.