Training the 400/800 Athleteby ITCCCA
Are you looking for new ways on how to train your 400/800 runners? Well, you've come to the right place! In this course, Coach Houston Franks reveals the steps you need to take to successfully train your 400/800 athletes. He covers topics such as training regimes, speed endurance, intervals, pace work, and much more! If you want your athletes to become faster and more successful through training, then this course is a must!
Houston Franks | LSU | Assistant Coach
Houston Franks joined the LSU Staff in 2019. He coaches the mid-distance and distance runners at LSU and also was named the Head Coach of the Cross Country team.
Franks comes to Baton Rouge with 20+ years of coaching distance runners under his belt. He served as the head cross country coach at Mississippi State dating back to 2011 and he has been on staff in Starkville with the track and field program since 2004. Prior to his stint at Mississippi State, Franks’ coaching career began at Southwest Missouri State University (now known as Missouri State University); he spent five seasons in Missouri and led the Bears to three Missouri Valley Conference women’s titles on the cross country circuit.