Scott Christensen

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stillwater_closeup* B.A. Biology, Gustavus Adolphus College.
* M.S. Exercise Physiology, University of Nebraska
* Presently the USTFCCCA Lead Endurance Instructor.
* Presently the USATF Endurance Special Projects Instructor
* Past 13 year Chairman of USATF Endurance Coaching Education.
* Past 15 year Lead Level 2 Instructor USATF Endurance Education.
* USA Junior Leader, World Cross-Country Championships, Switzerland, 2003.
* USA Senior Leader, World Cross-Country Championships, Scotland, 2008.
* Elite athletes worked with:
Ben Blankenship, 2002-2007. 2016 USA Olympian at 1500 meters, 8th in Olympic Final.
Luke Watson, 1993-1998. 1999, 2004, 2006 USA World Cross Country Championship Teams. Three time Olympic Trials finalist.
Sean Graham, 1993-1998. 2006 USA National Team: USA vs. Great Britain. Two time Olympic Trials finalist
* Only coach in U.S. high school history to produce four sub 4:00 milers as alumni.
* Have published 24 technical articles, two books and six online training classes.
* Over 60 state clinic endurance presentations.
* Minnesota State Boys Track and Field Team Champions: 8
* Minnesota State Boys Cross Country Team Champions: 5
* Over the past 20 years, top 3 team finishes at State Cross Country Meet: 14
* Over the past 20 years, top 3 team finishes at State Track and Field Meet: 12
* 23 Individual State Track and Field Champions, with 7 in the 1600 meter run.
* 1997 USA National Cross Country Champions
* 2011 Nike Cross Country Team Nationals, 10th place
* As an athlete myself I ran a personal best 2:30.24 for the marathon in 1984.
* Married, wife Shelly, daughter Megan.
* Hobbies: running, rock climbing, kayaking, fly fishing, alpine skiing