Speed-Based Training for Distance Athletes

by Tony Holler
Speed-Based Training for Distance Athletes


Speed is an important part of any distance runner. Coach John O'Malley and Tony Holler tackle some important subjects, with outlines and drills that will help develop and mold your athletes. This course will be beneficial whether you have/are a beginner or experienced runner. Get excited! This is truly an amazing, informational packed gem!


The Coach


Tony Holler

Head track coach at Plainfield North High School. 42 years experience coaching football, basketball, and track. Member of Illinois Track & Field Hall of Fame and Co-director of Track Football Consortium with Chris Korfist


35 years of classroom teaching, presently teaching Honors Chemistry at Plainfield North High School in Plainfield, IL.
35 years of coaching football, basketball, and track. Presently Head Track Coach and Head Freshmen Football Coach at Plainfield North.
Member of Illinois Track & Field Hall of Fame
Co-director of Football-Track Activation Consortium (along with Chris Korfist)
Winner of 39 consecutive freshmen football games and the streak is still alive.
Winner of 3 IHSA State Track Championships and 8 total trophies (top-3 finishes).
Winner of 14 “Coach Of The Year” Awards.
Coached 8 individual state track champions and 7 relay state champions.
Speaker at 25 different track clinics in Wisconsin, Indiana, and Illinois.
Author of 45 blogs for ITCCCA (Illinois Track and Cross Country Coaches Association).
Conducted speed camps since 1997.
Son of Don Holler, a 47-year basketball coach at the high school and college level.
Father of Alec Holler, hurdle coach at Edwardsville H.S., winners of the Illinois state title in 2015.

Ratings and Reviews (5)

Mike Chapman

Great Discussion of Distance

Dec 10, 20 12:01 PM

Johnny Peterson

It was great information

Jan 9, 21 07:33 PM

Michael Morin

Good Feedback for coaches on why its important for middle distance runners to incorporate speed training consistently throughout the season.

Apr 29, 23 02:09 PM

S Sanderlin

The information in this course is groundbreaking and makes me aware of lack of attention to speed work coaches have done in the past. I plan to implement the information from this course and hope to replicate the success already achieved by these coaches.

Nov 21, 23 05:31 PM

Robert Rainey

Very informative

May 19, 24 07:46 AM

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Course Info

Rating: (5)
Caterory: Track and Field/Distance
Bookings: 438
Videos: 37