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MEET OUR COACHES

EVENT AND SPECIALTY COACHES WILL BE ADDED  - CHECK BACK SOON FOR UPDATES!


CELESTE GOODSON - ACE Certified Medical Exercise Specialist, USATF Level 1 Coach

DISTANCE COACH, STRENGTH & CONDITIONING, HIGH JUMP

Celeste has previously coached three years of high school cross country with her husband, received her B.S. in Fitness & Wellness and worked in numerous fitness/rehab settings as a trainer and is currently chasing the 3 hour marathon goal. Through her business ReCORE Fitness, Celeste has worked with many elite and Olympic Athletes as they return to running postpartum. Growing up, Celeste participated in summer track clubs and placed in state in high school track and cross country. Celeste has a deep passion for running, proper training, biomechanics, reducing chance of injury with smart programming, strength and conditioning. 


RYAN PETT

SPRINT AND JUMP COACH, STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

Ryan started running track and cross country in high school then went on to be a collegiate distance runner. Since then, he has competed in triathlons and most recently completed his first two marathons. Ryan has been involved in coaching athletes at the middle school, high school, and club level for the past 8 years. He believes that confidence and competitiveness are the two most important ingredients to being successful in track and field. Ryan lives in Fairview with his wife, Laura, who is almost faster than he is....almost.


JAMES TAMBURELLO - USATF Member

SPRINT AND MIDDLE DISTANCE, JAVELIN

James ran at Centennial High breaking the school record in the 800m with 1:59.87. He ran at Lipscomb and has competed anywhere from the 100 to the 800 and javelin. Their 4x400 relay team finished first at the Emory Crossplex Invite with a time of 3:21.79. His personal bests there in the 55m was 7.19 and 500m (108:52).


JEREMY NEFF - USATF Level 1 Coach

SPRINT AND MIDDLE DISTANCE, STRENGTH & CONDITIONING, HURDLES

Jeremy has been coaching and competing in running, cycling, and triathlon events for over fifteen years with multiple marathon and Ironman finishes.  Prior to moving to Tennessee for work, he was a co-founder of a non-profit race promotion company benefiting the rural communities of Northern Arizona, and co-founder of a sport-specific athletic training facility with a focus on running form, strength, and stability.  Former certifications include USA Weight Lifting, National Academy of Sports Medicine, and USA Track and Field.  He and his wife, Meg, met on their high school track team, have been married for 20 years, and lovingly impose the joy of running upon their 5 grateful children.


STACEY BAKER - USATF Member

MIDDLE & DISTANCE, STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

Stacey grew up running cross country, indoor and outdoor track, competing in middle and long distances.  She has a passion for fitness that includes running, weight lifting, and nutrition.  Stacey lives in Franklin with her husband and two children on their small farm.  She loves gardening, raising her chickens, and running with her Dutch Shepard, Judge. 

 


MICHAEL SIZEMORE - USATF Member

 SHOT PUT, DISCUS, LONG JUMP, HIGH JUMP

Michael competed in High School and College in the Discuss, Shot Put, Hammer, High Jump, 100M, 200M and 4x100 relay (unusual combination of events, I know). After college Michael has volunteer coached with multiple High School, Middle School and community programs, sharing his love for Track and Field. Michael moved to Tennessee in 2009 and has coached over a dozen athletes at Centennial High School in Shot Put, Discuss and High Jump. Michael lives in Franklin with his wife and 4 children (his oldest son and daughter compete for their respective schools in Track and Field).