Joe Vigil


Joe is one my mentors and acontinual inspiration to me. Tuesday evening I got a call from Joe. Itis always great to hear from him. He is a precious resource, a greatcoach, scientist and person. I wanted to ask me some questions about training, specifically the origins of the SAID Principle. I was takenaback, because here is the guy I learn from asking me my opinion. Thebottom line is here is PhD coach of tremendous athletes always tryingto learn. We could all learn a lesson from this. No matter how you knowyou should never stop learning. Joe has a PhD in exercise physiologyand at least two master degrees yet he still does one hour a day ofprofessional development reading daily, usually at 4:00 AM. He is now helping with Ryan Hall’s training, watch out for this kid in the long run (no pun intended).

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Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
Vern Gambetta


Athletic Development Coach & Consultant. Founder of GAIN Network. Proud dad. Love to read everything.
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