Gary is the distance coach for the highly successful Chico State cross country and track and field teams. His cross country teams have achieved D2 top 10 national rankings an amazing 24 times (11 for women, 13 for men).
Gary is also a highly accomplished distance runner with a 2:29 marathon PR. Gary was kind enough to share his coaching philosophies and training strategies in an interview conducted on 2/27/13. You can read part one here
In Part 2, we’ll learn about Gary’s thoughts on the role of nutrition, psychological aspects of performance, the acquisition of training knowledge, the most significant contributors to his teams’ achievement, and Gary’s greatest successes as an athlete and as a coach. [Read more…]