Olympian Jonathan Johnson is the founder and owner of JJ Ultimate Sports Training and has been running and coaching for over 20 years. His personal experience at the collegiate and professional level is invaluable. His approach to youth and adult training is superior due to his compassion and commitment to the youth's and adult’s needs. Coach Johnson is recognized globally as one of the leading experts and advocates in his field.
Johnson holds a USATF Level 1 Coaching Certification and is certified as a Personal Trainer, Sports Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Weight Loss Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He now focuses on passing his knowledge and expertise to others, looking to improve their skills. His unique, sport specific training programs have helped hundreds of others achieve amazing levels of success both on and off the track.
Johnson competed in Athens, in the 2004 Olympics for the USA in the 800 meter run. He also qualified to represent the USA in the 2003 World Championships, which were held in Saint-Denis, France. From 2001-05, Johnson competed for Texas Tech University. Upon completion of NCAA eligibility, he competed professionally as a track and field athlete, 2005-2010.
During his time in Lubbock, the Abilene native established himself as the greatest male track athlete Texas Tech has ever known.
•He was named All-American nine times and received 16 All-Conference awards including four consecutive Big 12 Individual Championships titles