Author: Ryan Banta

Ryan is a successful high school coach. His athletes have achieved 76 school records, 2 top four finishes at the state championships, 3 district championships, 107 state semi-finalist (sectionals), 63 state qualifiers, 2 state records (3200 and 4x800), 14 national ranked events, 34 all state performances, 8 state champions, 7 runner up performances, and 2 Gatorade athletes of the year. Ryan is a USATF level II coach in the sprints, hurdles, relays, and endurance and recently earned a USTFCCCA track and field technical coaching certification.

With the last day about to begin its easy to say this World Championships has been a wild ride. Probably the most surprising story of these World Championships has been…

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Along time ago when I was super young and yes super dumb I got my first head coaching job. The program I was given had been on an upswing over…

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In the book Supertraining a interesting Periodization Model was brought to light based off Yuri’s research on the Long Term Delayed Training Effect (LDTE). In his research it was discovered…

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In this most recent installment of different periodization models we examine the Tschiene Model. In modern track and field the Tschiene model can be seen used often by our speed…

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