Thank you for your time, Coach Johnson
Mick: I’ll start off with basic questions on how you got started and how you have developed your philosophy on training and racing. I’d like to send several follow-ups as we go along.
Jay: Preface to all comments: Collegiate freshman are the youngest athletes I have had the pleasure of coaching and while my favorite two weeks of the year are the two week of the Boulder Running Camps, I’ve never coached anyone younger than 18. I share this so that every coach, parent and young athlete who reads this interview understands that you can’t take what I’m going to say about training and transpose it onto a middle school or high school system. [Read more…]