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Tom Schwartz, also known as Tinman, has over 30 years of coaching experience. He has worked with youth runners, masters, and professionals. Tom has developed dozens of D1 collegiate athletes, national champions, and national record holders and works with athletes across every distance and on every terrain from the track, road, to trail.
Tom has a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Coaching, a master’s in Human Performance, an MBA, and is currently working on his PhD in Health & Human Performance. You might recognize Tom as the coach of Drew Hunter, one of the fastest high schoolers ever a few years ago. Drew is now running professionally for Adidas on the Tinman Elite team in Boulder, CO.
In today's podcast, we talk about all the things that make teams special and how Tom works with his athletes to create a greater good in our world. We cover topics on:
- Elements of a successful team
- Life skills we can learn from running
- Delayed gratification
- Self discipline
- Coaching athletes of all ages, abilities, and events
- Tom's training philosophy to "keep the ball rolling"
And of course, Tom shares so much wisdom and inspiration for all of us involved in the sport.
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