//Coach Profiles

“I Felt Strong And Ran With Confidence”

By | August 7th, 2018|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

We love featuring great teamwork on the blog. Lillian Park and VDOT Coach Leah Rosenfeld have developed a great coach-athlete relationship over the past year and a half. This weekend Lillian's PR streak continued with a new personal best at the Juneau Half Marathon. It's clear the trust and respect they have for each other [...]

The Coach-Athlete Relationship Is Key

By | August 2nd, 2018|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles, Testimonials|

The coach-athlete relationship is key when training for optimal performance. It takes more than just good workouts and advice. Here's a great outcome as a result of understanding and appreciation from both sides of the relationship. VDOT athlete Bradley Geilfuss set a new PR by almost 6-minutes (1.6 VDOT points) at the Mountains 2 Beach [...]

VDOT Coach Spotlight

By | July 26th, 2018|Coach Profiles, VDOT Marketplace|

Today, all coach subscribers on VDOT O2 have the option to create a VDOT Marketplace profile to market their expertise and training products. Because VDOT is a trusted coaching brand worldwide we're starting to see more and more transactions every week.  Our goal with the marketplace is to enable coaches to scale their coaching business and to provide athletes everywhere [...]

An Interview With VDOT Coach Stephen Scullion

By | May 25th, 2018|Coach Profiles|

Steady Progress We caught up with Stephen Scullion fresh off his PB at the London Marathon. Stephen finished 12th overall in 2:15:55 (74.4 VDOT) under challenging conditions [Full Results]. In fact, to show you what a huge effort it was we did a temp adjustment (72 degrees) on the VDOT Calculator and it converts to [...]

Jake Hurysz Launches Online Coaching Service

By | April 24th, 2018|Coach Profiles, VDOT Marketplace|

We're excited to have Coach Jake Hurysz join the VDOT Marketplace. Jake is currently a volunteer assistant at the University of Mississippi. He still holds the school record in the mile (3:58) at the University of Colorado where he was a multi-time All American in XC and Track. Because of his athletic talents Jake was [...]

VDOT Coach Spotlight: Matt DeBole

By | February 20th, 2018|Coach Profiles, VDOT Marketplace|

Matt DeBole is currently a featured running coach on the VDOT O2 Marketplace. Matt's coaching bio is unique when you think about his experience as an athlete, coach, and physical therapist. This combination is hard to come by when searching for a running coach. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of [...]

An Interview With VDOT Coach Nick Hilton

By | January 23rd, 2018|Coach Profiles, Training Talk|

We caught up with VDOT Coach Nick Hilton fresh off his victory at the Disney Marathon. Nick was the first American to win there since 2004. We're especially excited because he's actually the second coach on the app to win a large marathon in the past two months (see Tim Ritchie's interview here). Not only [...]

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