Nearly all of the American pro training groups are led by white men.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Shelia Burrell, Shalane Flanagan, Lauren Fleshman, and other pro coaches talked to Women's Running Coaching Collective about their experiences, plus the state of their profession and our sport.
Men can coach women, and women can coach men. But something special happens when women lead women.
From how to get your first job to overcoming the biggest obstacles, 12 current and former collegiate coaches offer their tips for making it in this competitive field.
The director of track and field and cross-country at University of Southern California has won big—but won’t rest on her accomplishments.
The women’s track and field head coach at North Carolina State has built a thriving, supportive community.
The director of cross-country and track and field at the University of Toledo sees it as her role to boost others.
The head coach of men’s and women’s cross-country teams at the University of Illinois encourages her athletes to strive for hard goals, regardless of the outcome.
The head coach of track and field and cross-country at Southern Methodist University sees power in progress.
The former American record holder shares her passion for the sport as associate head women’s cross-country and assistant track and field coach at Iowa State University.
Overcoming a collegiate injury was just one stepping stone on Funke-Harris' path to becoming a running coach at Amherst College.