Strength Training for Sprinters: Improving Athletes Globallyby Ryan Banta
In this course, you will learn the step-by-step methods of building a unique weight program for your athletes. Strength training is critical for all sports. However, it's the "when" and "why" that might be the most important factor in developing strength. Join me as I educate all coaches on how to keep athletes from getting stuck at performance barriers and provide proven methods to maximize their potential.
Ryan is the Author of the Sprinter’s Compendium, Member of Missouri Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (MTCCCA) Hall of Fame 2021, MTCCCA Coach of the Year 2021, former President of the MTCCCA, and has a Master’s in Positive Psychology from the University of Missouri.
Coach Banta is a successful high school coach. His athletes have achieved 122 school records (FR, JV, Varsity), 6 top-five finishes at the state championships, 6 district championships, 6 district runner-up finishes, 6 conference team titles, 222 state semi-finalist (sectionals), 157 state qualifiers, 2 state records (3200 and 4×800), 19 national ranked events, 147 All-state Medalists, 11 state champions, 18 runner-up performances, and 2 Gatorade athletes of the year all done in a single-gender at Parkway Central High School. HS coach of Olympian Emily Sisson.
Host of the Companions of the Compendium Podcast. Popular Clinician speaker, podcast guest, and contributor to numerous strength & conditioning-related websites. USATF Level II in Sprints, Hurdles, Relays, Jumps, and Endurance. USATF Emerging Elite Coach 2012.