Sprint Training - Intro to Feed the Cats

by Tony Holler
Sprint Training - Intro to Feed the Cats


Sprints - Feed the Cats

Coach Holler talks us through his training plan creation process called Feed the Cats. This idea of training helps to make your athletes faster without overworking them. 


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 (16)

Deon Kelly

Great information.

Sep 30, 20 06:39 PM

Rossa Martin

really good some good nuggets, it could probably be categorised better into clear headings and subheadings if you know what i mean but keen to learn more, makes sense and sounds really good

Oct 19, 20 09:00 PM

Terrence Staples Sr.

This is a great introduction.

Oct 18, 20 04:45 PM

Brad Cooley

Great intro, looking forward to the full program.

Jan 3, 21 06:52 PM

Johnny Peterson

👍🏾 great

Jan 18, 21 10:39 AM

William Buckley

A great introduction to Coach Holler's philosophy and why it works.

Mar 10, 21 03:21 AM

Michael Sandoz

Awesome course. Has specific drills you can use and he breaks down the mechanics of running and how to improve them. FTC!

May 14, 21 10:21 AM

Sumit Kumar

Great knowledge

May 25, 21 12:38 PM

Adrian Klemens

Great introduction to the FTC philosophy. Very inspiring and looking forward to undertaking many of the other courses available.

Dec 26, 21 11:56 AM


Feb 25, 22 10:36 AM


Love it! Simple but Effective

Jun 28, 22 06:54 PM


Love it! Simple but Effective

Jun 28, 22 06:54 PM

Jake Pitcher


Dec 7, 22 07:17 AM

Jake Pitcher


Dec 7, 22 07:17 AM

Shaun Ryan

Awesome info... happy, healthy and 10m!

Dec 24, 22 02:08 PM

Ashley Reedy

Solid information! Coach Holler does such a great job explaining the how and why of FTC.

Jan 1, 23 09:04 AM

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Rating: (16)
Caterory: Track and Field/Sprinting
Bookings: 1048
Videos: 9