Mick Grant is our featured coach for the month of March in Season 1.
Mick is the co-author best seller “The Youth and Teen Running Encyclopedia” with John Molvar.
Coach Grant is now retired from the Lynx Elite Athletics club, a club with alumni such as Russell Brown, Chantelle Dron, Harry Norton, Keely Maguire. His program has produced Footlocker qualifiers, National Scholastic Indoor Champions, a Golden West Invitational mile champion, a Youth World Championships qualifier, a Junior Pan Am Games qualifier, several USATF Junior Olympics Champions.
His guiding principles in his coaching are as follows.
Rule 1, Have Fun
Rule 2, Stay Healthy
Build Base, Learn Pace, Execute Race
Train to run negative splits in practice, workouts & races
Increase mileage, train for long term development
No improvement without recovery
Thanks for sharing your training with us this month Coach Grant and we look forward to hearing what you have to say in both the interview and Q&A.