Developing the Female Distance Runner . Understanding the journey: Junior high through High School and beyond. Introduction. Years of Experience I have noticed certain patterns coaching female distance runners. Head Coach at Warren East High School 1989-1994, 1995-2001
Developing the Female Distance Runner
Understanding the journey: Junior high through High School and beyond
-notices who the competition is.
-wonders if same results as past are possible, not as easy as it used to be.
- burnt out
-injuries (real / ???)
-Parents / self imposed
-season is usually below standards
-over do training trying to make up difference
-emotionally, physically, and mentally draining for all