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The Coaching Runners Podcast helps coaches hone their craft via in-depth interviews with elite coaches and accomplished athletes, as well as sports scientists and strength and conditioning coaches. Jay Johnson hosts the show. Links and notes from each episode can be found at www.coachjayjohnson.com.

Jan 2, 2020

Jessie Magoto is my guest on this week’s podcast. She is the girl's coach at Minster HS in Minster OH, a town of 3,000 people. Minster has won four state championships in a row in cross country and won the track championship 2019. She has coached at Minster for 21 years. She coaches Sunni Olding who finished 10th and...


Dec 21, 2019

Kim O’Malley is a Youth Development Specialist with 20 years of experience designing and delivering leadership curriculum in a wide range of settings. Kim has been a public high school teacher, head cross-country and track coach, an outdoor trip leader, a parent education facilitator and a professional...


Oct 2, 2019

Alex Ostberg is currently entering his 5th year at Stanford University, where he has been an All-American in both cross country and track. This podcast is rooted in a presentation Alex did at the 2019 Boulder Running Camps titled, "The Ten Things I Wish I Knew As A High School Runner." Alex is passionate about both the...


Aug 11, 2019

Dr. Rebecca Breslow is a Sports Medicine physician in Boston, Massachusetts. She has specific interests in running and road race medicine, non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, sports injury prevention, fitness and exercise. 

A graduate of Yale University, Dr. Breslow did her medical training at Harvard...


Jun 16, 2019

Tonya McDonough is the girls cross country and distance coach at Iowa City Liberty High School in Iowa City, Iowa.

 

This conversation focuses on summer training for high school girls, specifically Tonya’s three juniors who want to make a jump this summer.

The starting point for the conversation is a brief overview of...