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Sam Sharp, Alexandria, VA Speed & Agility Coach

Sam Sharp

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USATF Level 2 Coach; former Division I athlete with running experience from the 100m to the marathon; head track coach at Wakefield HS; NSPA certified speed & agility coach. View all coaching experience

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The percentage of time Sam Sharp responded to client inquiries within 48 hours in the last 3 months.
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Packages

Single Session
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Sam. 50-60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$105 1 session + applicable fees

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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Sam. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$900 10 sessions ($90/ea) + applicable fees

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  • Georgetown University (DC)

  • 2 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Vertical Jump, Shuttle Run, Cone Drills, Broad Jump, 40 Yard Dash

  • Vertical, Lateral Quickness, Footwork, Explosion, Acceleration

Credentials

  • Georgetown University (DC)

  • 2 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Vertical Jump, Shuttle Run, Cone Drills, Broad Jump, 40 Yard Dash

  • Vertical, Lateral Quickness, Footwork, Explosion, Acceleration

More About Coach Sam

I am a USATF Level 2 certified coach in endurance events, USTFCCCA certified Jumping Events Specialist, the head cross country coach at Wakefield High School, and former assistant coach for track and field at School Without Walls High School in Washington, DC, working primarily with distance runners. I am a member of the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association and hold CPR/AED/First Aid certifications from the American Red Cross. I help runners and team sport athletes improve their endurance, acceleration, technique, and strength. In addition to track athletes, In addition to track athletes, I've worked with lacrosse, baseball, basketball, football players and gymnasts. I am a certified Speed & Agility Coach by the National Sports Performance Association.

I have competed in events from the 100m to the marathon. I still hold several school records at Cincinnati’s renowned Moeller High School. An achilles injury ended my competitive running career at the University of South Carolina with personal bests of 1:54 for 800m and 15:57 for 5K. I have won races or age group honors on the track, road, grass, and dirt. I started competing in USATF Masters Track meets in 2021. I'm a 3x National Champion, 4x Regional Champion, and 5x All-American.

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Sam Sharp, Alexandria, VA Running Coach
Sam Sharp

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USATF Level 2 certified Coach and former Division I athlete with running experience from the 100m to the marathon; head XC coach at Wakefield HS in Arlington, VA View all coaching experience

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Fast Response Rate: 100%
Training Locations
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West Potomac High School, 6500 Quander Road, Alexandria, VA
Belle Haven Park, Virginia, Mount Vernon Trail, Alexandria, VA
Chinquapin Park Recreation Center & Aquatics Facility, 3210 King Street, Alexandria, VA
Coach is willing to travel up to 25 miles

Packages
Single Workout
In-Person Training for a single athlete
One 60 minute in person session.

Session Length: 1 hour

$65
1 session
+ one-time fee
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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete
10 session package with Coach Sam. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$600
10 sessions ($60/ea)
+ one-time fee
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Online Consultation
Online Training for a single athlete
30 minute online session

Session Length: 30 minutes

$30
1 session
+ one-time fee
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Credentials
College / University
Georgetown University (DC)

Coaching Experience
1 years

CoachUp Accreditations
Qualified Private Coach
Passed Coach Course

Services
Ages
Adults, Teenagers

Events
Middle Distance, Marathon, Long Distance, Cross Country

Specialties
Stride, Pacing, Gait, Form

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Coaching Experience
Athletic Highlights
Session Plan
Workouts begin with a light warmup and introduction to the day's training goals. After completing dynamic running drills to dial in form, we begin the running workout. Before cool down, we'll go over tips and exercises to complete before the next session

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Client Reviews

Coach Sam is terrific! My daughter loves coming to his sessions and is eager for each one. We are enrolled in the ongoing training sessions and are so thankful to have found such a great coach.

Very engaging and experienced. Highly recommend.

My ten year old immediately took to Coach Sam. He’s engaging, approachable, and inspiring. After a great workout he asked when his next session would be. He can’t wait to get back out on the track with Coach Sam! Thank you!

Coach Sharp is fantastic! He is a very involved coach. He demonstrates all drills and exercises. He is extremely knowledgeable in the field of running, providing assistance with all distances and types of running. Not to mention, he’s incredibly personable, fun, and easy to work with.

Coach Sam did an amazing job with my 7-year-old daughter! She can be very timid, especially when out of her comfort zone, but Coach Sam is so personable, and fun-he had her practicing her victory dance on day 1! He did such an excellent job encouraging her, which helped her gain more confidence in her ability!
After my daughter’s first session with Coach Sam, she told me that she enjoyed it more than any practice she’s had with her league!

Great session. Coach Sharp was very personable and welcoming. He was able to evaluate and help my son with some good training drills. This gave him confidence to compete on the field.

Coach is amazing! Very patient training my 7 year old in track and field. He has a lot of different techniques and methods that helped improve my child times in his track meets.

Coach Sam has done a few sessions with my 10 year old son. He was patient and calming immediately and my son loved the sessions and we can already see the benefit out on the soccer field.

Coach Sam did a great job working with my daughter. She is a high school freshman and plays softball, She wants to work on increasing her speed. Coach Sam communicates well with teenagers and has great knowledge. My daughter was very happy with what she learned and is looking forward to her next session!

Great workout Coach Sam is very informative patient and kind he jumps right in from start to finish with an amazing routine with all the knowledge and tools for greatness this was my son’s s first session and many more to come we both enjoyed ourselves I see nothing but progress and success in my 6 yr old’s future

Great first session. Love positive feedback and your focus on the basics.

Sam is an excellent and attentive coach. He has helped my son exponentially after only a few sessions. We are extremely grateful to have the opportunity to work with him!

Coach Sam is very knowledgeable and super attentive. My daughter loves the way he was coaching.

We will be working with coach Sam!

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I came to Sam with an unusual request - get faster for Dog Agility and he has gone above and beyond in helping me. He familiarized himself with agility so he could provide me with training and exercises to help me achieve my goals. He is patient and encouraging and keeps the sessions fun. I cannot say enough good things about my training with Sam, I’m so glad I found him and have started getting serious about my goals.

Coach Sam has been a huge help. My son is learning so much from Coach Sam. We're two sessions in and I can really see a difference.

Coach Sam is an excellent coach. He coaches both of our kids and we saw improvements after just one session. He is a master motivator and clearly knows his stuff. It’s been a blast working with Coach Sam.

Coach Sam is dynamic! Sam is personable and caters his sessions to the client's need. Coach Sam is friendly and easy-going in personality style- it was natural for my son and Coach Sam to build rapport. My 12-year-old is looking to improve his technique, increase his speed, and "explode" on the football field. I liked that Sam has experience working with a variety of athletes- not just track and field athletes. After his 1st session my son replied that Coach Sam was "really good " and that he learned alot. My son was able to tell me takeaways that he learned from his 1st session. We are looking forward to future sessions with Coach Sam!

Coach Sam has been fantastic with our 12 year old daughter. She’s a gymnast and her goal is to improve her running technique to achieve powerful vaults. Sam is a great listener and he also took the time to explain the basics to our daughter and provide concrete feedback. I’m writing this with my daughter and she says - “he’s nice and he did good drills!”

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Sam is an amazing coach. He is training our daughter, and she is enjoys it so much. He is patient and makes the sessions fun while being really effective. Her goal is to improve her speed and agility on the soccer field and we are already seeing the difference both physically and mentally. He has a very positive attitude which is rubs off on the people he trains.

Great session for the kids! Timely, thoughtful, technical and accommodating.

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