In this episode of Coach to Coach, Scott Christensen breaks down the trends in coaching distance runners, explaining what trends are in and what trends are on their way out.
Christensen’s teams have been ranked in the national top ten eight times. He won the 1997 High School National Championship and his squads have captured multiple Minnesota State Championships. Four Stillwater alumni have broken 4:00 in the mile since leaving the program.
Christensen has coached 13 Minnesota State Championship-winning teams and 27 individual Minnesota State Champions. He was the USTFCCCA Endurance Specialist School junior team leader for the World Cross Country Team in 2003 and the senior team leader in 2008.
Christensen is a 14-year USATF Level II endurance lead instructor.