Chad grew up in upstate New York and was coached by former Virginia Tech runner, Robb Munro. With Munro’s guidance he earned a scholarship to the University of Oregon. At Oregon he broke 4 minutes in the mile working with Coaches Lanana and Andy Powell. He transferred and went on to run at Oklahoma State University under Coach Dave Smith. At OSU he helped lead the team to four Big 12 Titles and was the 2015 NCAA DI 1500m Champ. He earned his B.S. in Business at OSU.
Professionally, he signed with Asics and moved to Boulder, CO. He ran at the Olympic Trials, raced internationally in Europe and won domestic meets such as Payton Jordan, Mt. SAC and Drake Relays. Chad often struggled with injuries throughout his career and that’s had a profound impact on how he coaches.
Using the experience gained from training, racing and navigating world class running he developed a coaching system in 2020. As well as studying from some of the best coaches in the sport and staying current on all literature he’s helped dozens of runners reach their potential.
Adidas / USA
Kaela was born in Denver, CO and set high school state records in Colorado. She went on to have a stellar career at Oklahoma State University. In 2016 she was the NCAA DI Mile Champion, runner-up in the 800m and broke the NCAA 1000m record. Kaela helped lead the OSU team to it’s first ever Big 12 Title in program history. She earned her B.S. in Business while studying at OSU.
As a professional she signed with Adidas in 2017. She has placed top 4 at the USATF Track Championships four different times, two Olympic Trials and 5th at the Rome Diamond League. She brings a fiery passion and playful spirit to practice everyday.
Saucony / USA
Sky was born in Grand Junction, CO and ran at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs where she was a three time NCAA Division II Champ in the 800m. She’s an all around athlete and played basketball in college at Fort Lewis College. When she joined our team she immediately improved her 1500m by an incredible 11 seconds over one season and beat her 4-year-old 800m PB. She has also competed at the U.S. Olympic Trials twice. She earned her Masters in Psychology at UCCS.
Sky grew up on a ranch and it’s easy to tell as she loves to work hard, never complains and changes her shoes faster than any person on earth.
5k (Road)- 16:05
Unafilliated / Canada
Kristen was born in Toronto, CAN and in high school ran the 400 Hurdles & 400m. When she went to run at Embry Riddle University in Florida she converted to the 800m. This translated to her breaking the NCAA DII Indoor 800m record and finishing runner up at NCAAs. She earned her Masters in Aerodynamic Engineering.
She moved to Boulder to train and works full time as a thermodynamics engineer. When she joined our team in 2022 she had an ongoing plantar problem. After many months of work and diagnosis she is back running and gearing up for a bright 2023 and on.
Performance Enhancement Specialist Advisor
Head Athletic Trainer – Ohio State University — Track and Field / Cross-Country
M.A. Exercise and Sports Science – UNC Charlotte
Jones has worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for Oklahoma State University and Ohio State University for the last decade. In this time both men’s and women’s teams have won numerous conference titles and NCAA trophies.
Sean has been an invaluable advisor and friend to the group. He’s helped keep both our professionals and virtual athletes healthy and running.
Physical Therapist – Altitude Physical Therapy (Boulder, CO)
D.P.T – Dartmouth College
Bridget was born in raised in New Jersey and is an Ivy League Grad, running for Dartmouth College as an NCAA Division 1 Athlete for 4 years. She now works at Altitude Physical Therapy in Boulder, CO. She still trains and primarily runs the 10k and Marathon.
Bridget is our primary therapist for our professional group in Boulder and always gets the job done. Having both the personal experience side and high level education of a Doctorate she is fantastic at evaluating injuries, treatments and advice for our online athletes.
University of Oregon, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Masters Biomechanics – University of Oregon
“Coach Rad” as he is affectionally referred to by most of his athletes is a true guru of sports performance. All of our weight programs and many drills are based on Radcliffe’s training. He’s been coaching for over 30 years and has coached numerous Olympic medalists, NFL 1st Rounders, NBA, MLB players and thousands of All-Americans. He’s worked with other notable teams such as Oregon Track Club Elite and the Canadian Olympic Women’s Hockey Team.
Elite Massage and Injury Rehab (Boulder, CO)
B.A. Psychology – University of Colorado
Grace Leger is our primary massage therapist in Boulder. She does fantastic deep tissue work to keep us at our best.
As an athlete herself, Grace first became interested in massage and bodywork after she experienced a variety of injuries during her running career. She is able to understand the difficulties that come with being injured, especially when you are unable to do what you love. Grace also has a strong passion for sports psychology and will be attending a sports-psychology doctoral program in the future.