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The Track and Field Exchange Podcast is the Caribbean’s first track and field podcast. On the Track and Field Exchange, co-hosts Donald Smith and Noel Francis focus on 100% Track and Field in the Caribbean and global space. The Podcast uses this space to bring all that you need to know about events, current affairs and things to come in the track and field world.
 
Every runner has a story, whether it’s about overcoming obstacles, breaking through challenges and barriers, humorous events, and sometimes embarrassing circumstances. Stories From the Run is a storytelling community and podcast focused on conversations with runners of all calibers about their adventures on the road or trails. www.storiesfromtherun.com
 
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For this episode we welcome Ohio State Associate Head Coach Joel Brown. We discuss Joel's long professional hurdling career, his start into coaching and the development of 200 runner Anavia Battle. 1:30 Track & Field can humble you quick ... give us an instance where you realized there are levels to this. 3:30 Give us your evolution as a hurdler, h…
 
This week we welcome Coach Abigi Id-Deen form the University of South Florida. Abigi talks to us about his coaching journey, the development of some star pupils and his 400 hurdles philosophy. 0:50 Track & Field can humble you quick ... give us an instance where you realized there are levels to this. 7:30 How has your college career influenced the …
 
We are BACK with Season 2 of the 1 Track Mind podcast! Our first guest this time around is Coach Ken Harnden, sprints & hurdles coach at the University of Tennessee. We talk about Ken's upbringing in Africa as well his athlete & coaching path. He is a 2x Olympian and 3x World Champs competitor and has now coached numerous NCAA champions, countless …
 
In this episode, Christopher discusses his Tokyo 2020 experience from his nerves before the event to his biggest accomplishment, making the 400m final at the Olympics. He also speaks about his mindset in making it through the various rounds of the 400m and the mile relay and not focusing on the lack of crowds at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium. The …
 
In this episode, our host, Donald Smith discusses “Common Injuries in Track and Field Athletes” with our guest, Dr Jason Strachan. Dr Strachan is a Senior Medical Research Associate with extensive experience in orthopaedic surgery. Dr Strachan is trained in orthopaedic surgery, emergency medicine, sports medicine, and paediatrics. In 2016, Dr Strac…
 
In our first episode, our hosts, Donald Smith and Noel Francis discuss Tokyo Previews: Must Watch Events and Jamaica’s medal predictions The duo discusses the possibility of a 1,2,3 for Jamaica in the women’s 100m. Medal prospects for Jamaica including the 100m, 200m women, 400m women, 400m hurdles women, triple jump women, long jump men,100m hurdl…
 
We have a some very special guests for you today and we’re going to talk about Racing Across America, overcoming obstacles, The Speed Project, Running For Charity, Cheetos… and a few other things along the way.So, as we like to say… Let’s get to it!Farrah Carbonell - Insta: @far.rah @24x7movementLaura Barnard - Insta: @muuvbikeswww.storiesfromtheru…
 
We welcome Tara Mardigan who shares some amazing stories of accidentally PR'ing a Half, slipping on a banana during the NYC Marathon, and running the Boston marathon as support for a Stage IV neck and cancer patient. Oh yeah, we talk about nutrition too.There's a lot going on here, kick back and enjoy!Follow Tara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/th…
 
We have one cool cat on the show today and one of the best middle distance runners in the United States and the World. Craig Engels is only 26 years old, but already has an impressive resume as a world-class middle distance runner. He is the 2019 USATF 1500m National Champion in a race where battled the reigning Olympic Gold Medalist, Matt Centrowi…
 
Oh boy, do we have a good episode for you this week on The Just Athletics podcast. Our guest, Don Kardong, has his fingerprints all over the American distance running scene the last 50 years. Don had a remarkable career at Stanford University, where he held school records in the 2 mile, 3 mile, and the 6 mile, graduating in 1971. Some of the big ac…
 
Our guest today Coach Elisha Brewer. She is long-time Kansas Jayhawk assistant coach and first Arkansas student-athlete to run under 13 seconds in the 100 Hurdles: 1:00 Evolution of a Coach and 15 Years at Kansas 4:00 Mentors 9:30 Experiences of being a Student Athlete at Arkansas 13:00 At what point did you decide you wanted to coach? 16:00 How do…
 
Who is on your Mt. Rushmore in terms of distance runners in the history of the United States? Chris, Dave, and Josh all give you their Mt. Rushmore on the men's side, the women's side, and overall in terms of American distance running. These guys bring it like Stephen A. Smith on ESPN. Disagree with them? Get on the social media and let us know. We…
 
We are fortunate to have running royalty as this week's guest of The Just Athletics podcast. A true hero in Joan Benoit Samuelson. Joan, of course, is the 1984 Olympic Champion in the marathon, the first time the distance was ever contested for women at the Olympic Games. She was also a two-time winner of the Boston Marathon and a winner of the Chi…
 
On a very special episode of The Just Athletics podcast we bring on Amy Flora to dive into her background as a five-time Oregon State Champion and state record-holder at the High School level for Myrtle Point in Coos County or legendary coach Pat Towne, her time at the University of Washington as a student-athlete, and her time as a middle school a…
 
The Men's 800m final at the 2008 Olympic Trials in Eugene, OR was nothing short of epic and we have an epic podcast to reflect on that amazing race for our millions of listeners. A race that people often cite as one of their favorite races of all-time. Christian Smith and Andrew Wheating join us to look back on the race, you know two of the guys wh…
 
We are rocking 2021 so far with amazing guests. This week we bring on one of the best coaches in the country in Scott Christensen of Stillwater High School in Minnesota. Scott is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, where he majored in Biology for for his undergrad and went on to study Physiology and earn his masters degree at the …
 
We have an all-timer for our millions of listeners. We bring on an incredibly influential and successful personality in our great sport. Jeff Johnson is famously known as Nike’s first employee and is a big player in the company’s rise to the giant brand it is today. He went to Los Altos HS in California … Continue reading Episode 53 – Jeff Johnson …
 
We decided to kick off our 2021 campaign with something a little different. We bring on two guests who were involved in the 1998 dueling biopics about Steve Prefontaine to discuss and compare the two films. Jeff Atkinson joins us. Jeff both had a part, a speaking line no less, in the movie “Without Limits” … Continue reading Episode 52 – “Prefontai…
 
This is an excerpt from Alex's presentation at the Boulder Running Camps 2020-21 Winter Virtual Camp. It's a fantastic presentation and both the athletes and coaches who were fortunate to learn from Alex. If you're a coach and you want your athletes to learn from coaches like Alex have them (and their parents) visit BoulderRunningCamps.com and lear…
 
In this episode, Jay Johnson explains why he doesn't use the term speed work. He goes into detail about how he thinks coaches should use the term speed. It's his contention that the term 'race pace work' can often be used to assign training to athletes. Check out Jay's other podcast, Running with Coach Jay, to hear his views on why this term is als…
 
Alex Lyons is a tremendous coach and I'm so happy he not only joined me on the podcast, but that's he's part of the Boulder Running Clinics 2020-21 Winter Webinar Series. Alex is the girl's coach at Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Illinois. The girls have had tremendous success in both cross country and track during his time as the head co…
 
After last week’s glitch in the Matrix, Chris and Dave return for one of the best shows ever with an incredible guest. Want to be inspired? Check out this episode with American Record Holder Courtney Frerichs. We delve into Courtney’s incredible rise from being a 2:24 800m runner in high school to one of the … Continue reading Episode 51 – Courtney…
 
For episode 20 we welcome Coach Debbie Ferguson McKenzie from the University of Kentucky. Debbie is a member of the famed Bahamas Golden Girls 4x100 Relay. After a decorated professional career we sit down and talk with her about her transition into coaching: 2:30 - Decorated Professional Track Career 8:50 - Longevity in the Sport 11:30 - Getting I…
 
We jump to another dimension with two mystery guests and dive into their backgrounds as athletes and coaches. We won’t ruin the surprise, so check out this long and fun episode. Subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher or Spotify to get future episodes and please follow us on Twitter @just_athletics and like us … Continue reading Episode 50 – Mu…
 
John O'Malley is the boy's cross country and track coach at Sandburg High School in Orland Park, Illinois. He is the only person to have coached two Footlocker national champions. On the track, his boys ran an average time of 7:44 in the 4 x 800m for seven consecutive years (averaging 1:56 per athlete). John is part of a panel discussion on burnout…
 
Jonathan Dalby is the girl's and boy's coach at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. His teams have won multiple state titles in cross country and have made multiple NXN appearances, including in 2017 when the boys were third and the girls were sixth. Jonathan is part of a panel discussion on burnout as part of the Boulder Runni…
 
Kim O'Malley is a former high school coach - nine years in both California and Colorado - who is a content developer for Girls On The Run International. Kim is part of a panel discussion on burnout as part of the Boulder Running Clinics Winter Webinar Series. This is a series of 12 webinars, each roughly 90 minutes, that you can attend live or watc…
 
Jessie Magoto, the girl's cross country and track coach at Minster High School, in Minster, Ohio, is my guest on this episode. We discuss burnout in both coaching and teaching. Jessie explains how she keeps her energy high throughout the year. Jessie is part of a panel discussion on burnout as part of the Boulder Running Clinics Winter Webinar Seri…
 
This week’s episode of the Just Athletics podcast we bring on one of the best young High School coaches in the country and a coach who has a little bit of experience being part of a successful program at arguably the greatest high school program of all-time at York High School. Eric Dettman is the … Continue reading Episode 49 – Eric Dettman…
 
We got a big episode here, both in length and impact. We bring it back to having an active coach on and someone who we heard speak a week ago and just had to get on the pod. Daniel Caulfield blew us away on the Portland Coaches Social and he repeated that again on this … Continue reading Episode 48 – Daniel Caulfield…
 
This episode we are joined by long-time Hampton Head Coach Maurice Pierce. Coach Pierce has won over 30 conference titles over his coaching career and mentored several athletes to international success... 1:35 Staying Power at Hampton & Coaching Journey 9:00 Rich Track Culture in Virginia 14:10 Coaching at an HBCU 19:50 Switching Conferences to the…
 
The guest this week is an athlete known for his fierce competitiveness on the track, but the pod allows us to see another side of Mr. Ben Blankenship. Ben competes for the Oregon Track Club Elite team in Eugene, OR, where he is coached by Mark Rowland. He grew up in Minnesota and ran at … Continue reading Episode 47 – Ben Blankenship…
 
We have another amazing guest this week, another athlete currently focusing on the longer stuff, this time the marathon. Kinsey Middleton, formerly Gomez, was born and raised in Coeur d’Alene, ID. She was a seven-time State Champion at Coeur d’Alene High School, coached by Cathy Compton. Actually missed Foot Locker Nationals by just one place … Con…
 
Coach Calvin Robinson from Texas Tech is our guest this week. We discuss him going from a jumper and jumps coach to becoming one of the nation's best sprints coaches and his development along the way: 3:20 Coaching Journey for Jumper to Sprints Coach 8:45 Impactful Coaches 15:00 Winning an NCAA Team Title 20:45 Divine Odurudu and Developing the 200…
 
After a week off, we are back with an exciting guest who gives us some insight into the Ultra/Trail world and beyond. David Laney had humble beginnings in the sport of running at Central Catholic High School, where co-host of the show Dave Frank was his coach. David never made his high school’s varsity team … Continue reading Episode 45 – David Lan…
 
Join us for a conversation with 2 x Nike Coach of the Year Lawrence "Boogie" Johnson. Boogie has coached Olympic and World Champions in Brianna McNeal & Dalilah Muhammad along with another slew fantastic hurdlers ... also check out his cool Hurdle Mechanic clothing line: https://hurdlemechanic.com/ 1:30 Background and Mentors 10:45 Running at Arkan…
 
We are joined today by UCF Head Coach Dana Boone. Dana details her transition from jumper to sprints coach and from Assistant to Head Coach and provides insight into her training philosophy: 3:10 - Coaching Stops & Journey 9:10 - Mentors 13:00 - Difference between Assistant & Head Coach 18:30 - Influences in Head Coaching 24:50 - From Jumper to Spr…
 
We just keep rolling! This week we have one of the best coaches in the world in Pete Julian of Nike. Chris and Dave dive into Pete’s family history in the sport and his journey from growing up in Ashland in a track family to becoming a successful collegiate and professional athlete to becoming the … Continue reading Episode 44 – Pete Julian…
 
Today we are joined by long-time Florida Strength Coach Matt DeLancey. In this episode we discuss all things strength and power related... 1:00 Journey is Strength & Conditioning 4:00 Mentors 7:30 Speed & Power Philosophy 12:40 Developing Sprinters & Hurdlers 17:35 Lessons from Swimming & Volleyball 22:30 Strength is Just One Variable 24:55 Individ…
 
He returns! Our former co-host and co-founder, Josh Rowe, returns to the show to chat with Chris and Dave about a wide range of topics, but mostly about Josh’s involvement with the National High School Track & Field Hall of Fame and his work with the Nationals Scholastic Athletics Foundation. Josh, who was high school … Continue reading Episode 43 …
 
If Bill Simmons is the pod father, then our guest for episode 42 should be referred to as the lord of the zoom call. We are thrilled to have Albert Caruana as our guest, who also happens to be an amazing high school coach and influential blogger and journalist in the sport. Albert, who is … Continue reading Episode 42 – Albert Caruana…
 
This week we are joined by Coach Lennox Graham of Clemson University. We discuss Lennox's Jamaican coaching roots, hurdle philosophy, the difference between being a head vs assistant coach and the development of World Champion Danielle Williams 1:30 Coaching Career in Jamaica 5:45 Coming to the US as a Coach 10:30 Differences being a Head vs Assist…
 
On this episode we welcome long-time Miami Head Coach Amy Deem. Amy has been a staple of NCAA and international track for years, culminating in appointments to lead Team USA. We talk about her evolution as a coach, special athletes she has worked with, hurdle technique, as well as the mental and culture sides of athletics. 1:30 Longevity at Univeri…
 
We decided to follow an American Record Holder, Olympian, and one of the best athletes in the world with Thor Esbensen, who is renowned in his own right. Coach Thor Esbensen is the Head Cross Country and Co-Head Track & Field Coach at Wilson High School in Portland, OR, where he has was named to … Continue reading Episode 41 – Thor Esbensen…
 
We have a special release podcast today, and it is HUGE. Chris and Dave sit down with multiple American Record Holder and one of the best athletes in the world, Shelby Houlihan of the Bowerman Track Club. We really considered just introducing Shelby as simply “here is Shelby Houlihan,” but in case you don’t know … Continue reading Episode 40 – Shel…
 
Today we are joined by longtime Baylor stalwart Mike Ford. In this episode Mike talks to us about his running and coaching career, in particular what it was like to be around Sanya Richards, Jeremy Wariner, Darold Williamson and Tiffani McReynolds. 1:45 - Growing up in Rochester, NY 13:45 - On the late Cedric Walker 21:30 - Heading to Waco, TX 29:2…
 
Another weekly edition of the Just Athletics podcast coming at you and we have another amazing guest to learn from. We are thrilled to have Jason Retz, one of the best high school coaches in the country. Jason coaches at St. Joseph-Ogden High School in St. Joseph, Illinois, where he has been since 2013. He … Continue reading Episode 39 – Jason Retz…
 
This Thursday edition of the Just Athletics podcast we welcome back a returning guest in Jay Johnson to discuss the release of his new book, “Consistency is Key:15 Ways to Unlock Your Potential as a High School Runner.” Jay is one of the most influential coaches in the country and his next book is already … Continue reading Episode 38 – Jay Johnson…
 
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