The Relay Mess


What the hell, I might as well weigh in everybody else has. The relays in the USA Track & Field have sucked off more resources in term of time, money and personnel in the last 16 years than any other three events. The solution is simple put a coach in charge who knows what he or she is doing. I have two suggestions: Gary Winckler or Brian Fitzgerald from Rio Mesa High school in California. They have had proven success without great talent. They are technically sound. Last but not least- When are the athletes going to take ownership?

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


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