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HOKA One One Endurance-Cross-roads-Clinic

HOKA ONE ONE Endurance Crossroads Clinic
Sat, 5 August, 2017 – Sacramento City College

 presented by Coaches Choice Books and DVD’s


 2017 Speakers and topics to be announced in June..stay tuned!

Clinic Schedule:

8:00-9:00am – Registration in foyer of Lillard Hall, Sacramento City College
9:00-9:10am – Introduction and Orientation
9:20am-3:40pm – Seven 70 minute sessions in and Cross Country and Special Topics
3:50pm-4:50pm – Roundtable Panel discussion…bring your notepads and questions!
5:00pm-5:40pm – Special showing of the film Bannister: Everest on the Track
Check out the movie teaser

scroll down to bottom of page for 2016 Clinic presentation notes


Click here for detailed speaker bios

Peter Thompson – Renowned IAAF Endurance coach who has as enjoyed decades of success in both Europe and the US
topics: Growing Pains: The Effects of the Adolescent Growth Spurt on Biokinetic Energy Production and Cross Country – Building the Aerobic House

Louie Quintana – highly successful Arizona State Cross coach
topic: Arizona State Distance:  Cross Country Preparation and Training Structure

Matt Fitzgerald – Prolific author and runner on optimizing the mental preparation for endurance events
topic: Mind Over Muscle: The New Psychology of Endurance Performance

Al Baeta – Olympic team staff and multiple State JC Cross Country qualifier coach from American River College
topic: A Distance Runners Guide in Preparing for Competition

Bill Gregg – Davis Seniors HS’s long time coach whose programs has enjoyed phenomenal success in both Cross and Track.
topic: Building Successful Cross Country Team Management

Tena Harms – Successful endurance coach from Placerville’s El Dorado HS on the winning combination of effective nutrition.
topic: Eating Better on a Budget: A Nutritional Guide for the High School Athlete

Robert Grove – Highly successful coach at Vista Del Lago HS
topic: Building A Successful Team Atmosphere

Clinic Cost:

$65.00 – pre-registered by Thursday, 4 August at 9:00pm

$55.00 – School or club staffs or 2 or more by Thursday, 4 August at 9:00pm

$85.00 – registration at the door for individuals

Contact Peanut Harms at [email protected] for coaching staff discounts of 2 or more coaches prior to 3 August

What you get:

– all preregistered coaches will receive presentation notes of each session they attend
– HOKA t- shirts for the first 100 registrants
– A portion of the clinic’s proceeds goes towards scholarships for Pacific Assoc. Coaches to attend an Assoc. Level 1 School


Lillard Hall, Sacramento City College, 3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento, 95822.
Refer to the following link for clinic and campus location:
Driving: from Hwy 5: Exit at Sutterville Road (south of Hwy 5-Bus. 80-50 interchange), travel east until ‘T’ intersection at Freeport, turn left. At first light, turn right back onto Sutterville, turn left into SCC main entrance at the first light and park in west parking lot to your left.
From Hwy. 99: Exit at Sutterville/12th Ave. exit (south of Hwy 50-Bus 80), travel west until pass Hughes Stadium on your right. Turn right into SCC main entrance 100m after Hughes Stadium into campus, park in west parking lot to your left. No parking charges on weekends.
Air: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is 17 miles north of Sacramento City College; San Francisco international is 86 miles west. Hotel runs complimentary shuttles to/from airport. There is also SuperShuttle:, 800-258-3826. To/from Richard Road hotels: $14.00; direct to/from City College: $21.00


Governors Inn Hotel (210 Richards Road, Sacramento, 95811) $86.00 Special clinic rate. Reservations can be booked by calling (916) 448-7224 and asking for the ‘Endurance Clinic’ rate until 1 August. Airport transfers 8:00 am to 5:00 pm to/from SAC airport, Sacramento CC. Complimentary breakfast and wireless internet available throughout the hotel.
Hotel Info:

Further Info: Click here for a detailed-printable clinic flyer

Peanut Harms: [email protected], or Dave Shrock: [email protected]

2016 Clinic Presentation Notes

Al Baeta – A Distance Runners Guide In Preparing for Competition
Matt Fitzgerald – Mind Over Muscle
Robert Grove- Building a Successful Team Atmosphere
Tena Harms – Eating Better on a Budget
Louie Quintana – Arizona State Distance -Cross Country Preparation and Training Structure
Peter Thompson – The Effects of the Adolescent Growth Spurt on Adolescent Athletes
Peter Thompson – Biokinetics and the effects of the AGS (article)
Peter Thompson – Building the Aerobic House
Regretfully Bill Gregg’s  presentation is too large to post on this site.  Please email Dave at [email protected] if you wish me to email this presentation directly to you.

2015 Clinic Presentation Notes

Cross Country:
Bob Larsen – Improving the Threshold and Running Efficiency of Runners at All Levels
Patrick Shane – 12 Things You need to do as a XC Coach
Ben Rosario – Anatomy of a Championship

Travis Macy – The Ultra Mindset.pdf
Karl Meltzer – 100 Miles is Not That Far
Jen Benna – From Middle of the Pack to the Podium
Magdalena Lewy – Key Ingredients for Ultra Endurance Training (revised)

Sponsor and vendor links for follow-up

HOKA One One Shoes:

Coaches Choice Books and DVDs:

Athletics Universe (New balance apparel and sublimation uniforms) Billy Smith:
Running Warehouse (shoes and apparel)