2008-present: President and founder of Great Strides, LLC Coaching and Consulting. Coach over 150 individual clients (beginner to sub-elite). Prepare individual training plans, answer training questions, accompany runners on training runs, pace runners during races, provide physical and mental strategies to successfully complete distance races, with staying healthy and having fun as primary goals.
2009-2013: Head Coach of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s Team Challenge Distance running program. Prepare training plans and lead group training for half marathons.
2008-2012: Official Coach of the New Jersey Marathon: Pro Bono work, prepare training plans and answer training questions for runners preparing for the New Jersey marathon weekend events (half-marathon, full marathon, team relay).
2008-2013: Official Coach of the Prince Edward Island Marathon: Pro Bono work, prepare training plans and answer training questions for runners preparing for the PEI marathon weekend events (5K, 10K, half-marathon, full marathon, team relay).
2013-2014: Head Coach of Fleet Feet Marathon team, North Wales, PA.
1980-2004: Soccer Coach: Various levels from youth to adult. Prepare conditioning workouts and strategic workouts.
Coach's Running Experience and Accomplishments
Runner since 1977. Completed 103 marathons (3:15 personal best), 12 ultra-marathons, and over 20 half-marathons (1:28 personal best). Numerous other races at various distances.
Qualified for and completed Boston Marathon (2007-2016). Qualified for 2017.
Completed Quadzilla (4 marathons in 4 consecutive days in California and Nevada) 2006.
Completed JFK 50-mile footrace and Dirty German 50 miler.
Age group award winner – several races.
Official Marathon Pacer for New Jersey Marathon, Baltimore Marathon, Shamrock Marathon, and Prince Edward Island Marathon.
Individual pacer for club runner completing 2005 Umstead 100-mile footrace.
Past-president Ambler Area Running Club (2006).
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