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 fortunate to work with some of the best coaches in the country, like Mark Wetmore and Frank Gagliano. His philosophy captures the essence of VDOT’s ‘max benefit out of the least possible stress.’

“I am a big believer in working out a little bit less aggressively than some coaches. I believe that being 80% fit and 100% healthy is more important than the opposite of that scenario. We will work to build your mileage and specific endurance based on races we have planned out together.”

Jake now sells a private coaching subscription and several training plan options through VDOT O2. He’s ready to coach all distances and runners of all levels. You can learn more about his services on his coaching profile page.

“Jake Hurysz is one of the most knowledgeable individuals I know in the sport of running. I regularly consult him for advice.” – Pat Mortensen, collegiate distance runner