John Hayes
 
Former UT distance coach and current coach of Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano
Scott Simmons
 
Current coach of the American Distance Project and 5-time National XC Coach of the Year

Simmons has been a master of preparing athletes for peak performance at the right time. With five back-to-back NAIA national xc team titles, 40 US and collegiate individual national champions, and 39 US national team qualifiers, his progressive developmental training philosphies prepare his athletes for success when it counts the most.

Bart Sessa 
 
Former Syoset High School boys coach and coach of national 4x800m HS Record Holders
Vali Tomescu
 
Former national distance coach of China & Romania and coach of Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist

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Elevated Sport Consultancy has pulled together some of the most respected and successful coaches in the sport of distance running to help teach and guide you and your teams to maximum performance.

Hayes is recognized as a master coach in preparing his athletes for peak performance. Most recently, Hayes directed Leo Manzano's onto Team USA in the 1500m for the World Championships to be held in Beijing, China.

- 3 US National 1500m Champions in six years

- 3x Regional Cross Country Coach of the Year

- 2x Big Sky Conference Cross Country Coach of the Year

- 52 NCAA National Qualifiers

- 24 NCAA All-Americans

- 7 NCAA Champions

- 9 NCAA Cross Country Championship Appearances

- 16 Top-12 NCAA national team finishes

- 15 Conference

- (more biographical coaching history) 

Simmons has been a master of preparing athletes for peak performance at the right time. With five back-to-back NAIA national xc team titles, 40 US and collegiate individual national champions, and 39 US national team qualifiers, his progressive developmental training philosphies prepare his athletes for success when it counts the most.

Simmons has been a master of preparing athletes for peak performance at the right time. With five back-to-back NAIA national xc team titles, 40 US and collegiate individual national champions, and 39 US national team qualifiers, his progressive developmental training philosphies prepare his athletes for success when it counts the most.