Dan Pfaff | Jumps | NOTES
Dan Pfaff is an internationally experienced and recognized educator/coach with forty five years of multifaceted work. Background in directorships of international training centres, coaching staff development, Division I intercollegiate track and field as a head coach, as well as numerous assistant coaching and teaching positions.
Coach Dan Pfaff has tutored 49 Olympians including nine medalists, 51 World Championship competitors (also nine medalists), and five world-record holders. He has directed athletes to 57 national records across a multitude of events. Several of these athletes were in the Paralympic side of sport.
Dan has served on five Olympic Games coaching staffs in five different countries and nine World Championships staffs for six different countries. He has lectured in 27 countries and is published in over 20 countries.
He is the former Coaching Education Curriculum Chair for both the United States Track and Field Coaches Education Schools and the NACAC Caribbean Basin Project, as well as being the lead instructor for each organization at the Level I, II, and III schools.
During his NCAA coaching career, Dan has coached 29 NCAA individual national champions and 150 All-Americans, and has been a lead staff member on teams that have won 17 NCAA National Team Championships, fifteen women and two men.
Dan is currently consulting with ALTIS as the Head Coach after a successful 3 year stint in London with UK Athletics, where he coached Long Jumper Greg Rutherford to Olympic Gold.
He is also actively involved with consulting services to a number of professional teams, support staffs and individual athletes in a variety of sports both domestically and internationally. Internationally recognized as a high performance center director having served domestically and internationally.