×
Christopher C., Linganore-Bartonsville, MD Track & Field Coach

Christopher C.

SILVER

Background Check Verified

Learn More

Utilizing over 10 years of experience as a professional Track Athlete and Coach, I help people become better human beings through speed, strength, and skill acquisition. View all coaching experience

Questions for Coach Christopher?
Message Coach
Fast Response Rate:
The percentage of time Christopher C. responded to client inquiries within 48 hours in the last 3 months.
N/A
Training Locations

Packages

Online Coaching Standard
Online Training for a single athlete

This package is 1 phase (3 weeks) of customized running/plyometric workouts. We will do a consultation and then I will write a plan to fit your goals based on what you have access to.

Session Length: 1 minute

$60 9 sessions ($7/ea) + one-time fee

Book Now
Online Coaching Elite
Online Training for a single athlete

This package is 1 phase (3 weeks) of customized running/plyometric work and weekly video analysis through Coach's Eye/phone consultation. We will do a consult to begin and then I will send you a plant to fit your needs and... See More

Session Length: 1 hour

$120 9 sessions ($13/ea) + one-time fee

Book Now
Trial Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Christopher. 75 minute session length

Session Length: 75 minutes

$80 1 session + one-time fee

Book Now
Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Christopher. 75 minute session length

Session Length: 75 minutes

$210 3 sessions ($70/ea) + one-time fee

Book Now
Standard Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Christopher. 75 minute session length

Session Length: 75 minutes

$325 5 sessions ($65/ea) + one-time fee

Book Now
Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Christopher. 75 minute session length

Session Length: 75 minutes

$600 10 sessions ($60/ea) + one-time fee

Book Now
  • California University of Pennsylvania (PA)

  • 12 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Sprints, Middle Distance, Marathon, Long Distance, Jumps, Cross Country

  • Form, Sprinting, Running the Curve, Pacing, High Jump, Baton Handoffs

Credentials

  • California University of Pennsylvania (PA)

  • 12 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Sprints, Middle Distance, Marathon, Long Distance, Jumps, Cross Country

  • Form, Sprinting, Running the Curve, Pacing, High Jump, Baton Handoffs

More About Coach Christopher

I have been coaching on some level since I was in high school. In addition to being a 2-3 season athlete, I helped coach elementary school kids in basketball. Since then I have coached private running, private speed/agility, private personal training, High School XC, High School Track, and private team training for strength and conditioning. I have a Masters Degree in Exercise Science and held a NASM CPT out of college. I have the most experience working with High School, Middle School, and College athletes. Over the past 7 years I have helped 17 sprinters qualify for New Balance Nationals. I have helped 8 athletes medal at the MPSSAA State Track Championships. I am also a High School Science Teacher in Columbia, MD.

I am a 5-time NCAA D-2 All American in distances from the 3k up to the 10k. I won the PSAC 2008-2009 Sportsmanship of the Year Award for helping pace a competitor to a school record and national qualifying time in our conference championship meet. I was a multiple time D-2 Conference and Regional Champion. I held a top 80 world ranking in the Indoor Track 3000m in 2009. As a college athlete I ran in 2 USA Track and Field Championships. After I graduated, I was able to garner a contract with a Reebok training group in NC called Zap Fitness. I ran professionally for 3 years. During that time, I hit the time qualifying standard for the Olympic Trials in the 10k and Marathon. In 2012 I ran in the Olympic Marathon Trials.

Attention = Intention. Every session begins with a conversation. I walk the client through the plan for the session and get feedback from them to determine if we need to alter the plan. After that, we execute a 5-10 min warm up involving dynamic mobility, neuro-muscular activation, and movement prep. All these are aimed at the movements we will focus on that session. Then we do the most taxing portion of the session depending on the focus that day. After we hit the primary exercises, drills, reps, etc, we will finish the stressful portion with conditioning in the same energy system. We always end the session with mobility work and a debriefing. Did we accomplish our goals? How did the client feel throughout the session? What needs to be done between now and the next session? I use training as a tool for the athlete to improve their fitness and abilities as well as to see themselves more clearly.

Action Photos

Client Reviews

Coach Clark was by far my favorite and best coach I have had through my entire sports career. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable about distance, sprints, and field events, but he is also a tremendous leader. He's extremely committed to getting the most out of his athletes, not only within the sport but also outside of it. He also brings the same competitive attitude and mentality to practice every day. He has this energetic aura that rubs off on everyone around him. No matter what's going on in his life, he makes sure he can be a figure his athletes can rely on to stay strong and keep focused. I can genuinely say I've never developed a closer relationship with any coach than I had with coach Clark, and for that I'm extremely grateful. I'm able to take lessons I've learned from his coaching and carry them into my life outside of track.
Share This Coach

CoachUp's Got Your Back
  • Runs Sex Offender screening on every coach
  • Ensures high quality coaches with verified reviews
  • 100% money back guarantee
  • Offers 24/7 support and helpful Athlete Advisors
  • Easy payments via credit card, no need for cash
  • Provides convenient scheduling with calendar integration
  • Enables automated reminders before training sessions
  • Captures post-session feedback directly from your coach

Questions? We can help.