Dan Pfaff is currently the Education Director and Jumps Coach at the newly created World Athletics Center in Phoenix, Arizona. To read more about the World Athletics Center, click here for my Interview with John Godina.
Previously, he was the Director of the Lee Valley High Performance Center in North London. His resume includes coaching 29 NCAA champions, 33 Olympians to seven Olympic medals and 45 athletes to the IAAF World Championships, where they have won 10 medals.
Prior to London, he was at the US Olympic Track and Field Training Centre in Chula Vista, California. At the Collegiate level, he was women’s track and field head coach at the University of Texas-El Paso and assistant coaching positions at the University of Texas-Austin and LSU.
Here is my Freelap Friday Five with Dan Pfaff back in 2012.
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In this podcast, he talks about highly specific training from sprinting to long & high jumping to NFL preparation. Here is the link to the original article.
Dan Pfaff Podcast on SportsCoachRadio
Presenter: Glenn Whitney
Broadcast Date: February 2014
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