MileSplit Coaches Corner Episode 2: Northport's Jason Strom



Coach Strom shares a moment with former athlete, national champion, and now Paralympic Gold Medalist Mikey Brannigan

This week's episode of the MileSplit Coaches Corner Podcast features Northport (NY) coach Jason Strom. Coming off of a successful outdoor track campaign in which his boys won the national championship in the 4x800 meter relay, Strom discusses last year's squad, notably the Claiborne twins, as well as what he's expecting for this season, what it was like coaching national champion and Paralympic Gold Medalist Mikey Brannigan, and some of the key pieces to Northport's recent string of success.

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Time Breaks:

Intro (0:00)

Northport, New York declassified and Coach Strom's background (1:25)

Living and studying abroad (3:45)

Recent successes - NBO 4x8 title, Claibornes, Northport twin power (5:15)

Tailoring training to each level of talent/ability (9:28)

Workout programs throughout cross country and indoor/outdoor seasons (11:08)

Training/racing in the various weather conditions (15:00)

Victory Running Camp (20:08)

This upcoming season outlook (25:00)

Mikey Brannigan (29:50)

Advice for coaches with national level or national level potential talents (36:03)

Lightning Round (37:10)

Closing (40:10)

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