Gryphon Coach to Write Regular Column for Globe and Mail

March 07, 2011 - In the News

Dave Scott-Thomas, head coach of the University of Guelph’s track-and-field and cross-country teams, will write a new column for the Globe and Mail.

In his column, scheduled to run on alternate Mondays this spring, Scott-Thomas will tackle readers’ questions about running. This week, he writes about benefits of running slower but longer.

The U of G running expert has also provided advice to readers through the national newspaper’s online chats.

Since arriving at Guelph in 1997, Scott-Thomas has won 22 Coach of the Year Awards from Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and 19 from Canadian Interuniversity Sport. He has also received the Fox 40 OUA Coach of the Year Award three times.

The Gryphon cross-country program is now recognized as Canada’s premier distance program for men and women. Scott-Thomas also coaches at the National Endurance Centre-Guelph, where he works with one of the strongest groups of national team athletes in Canada.

Scott-Thomas is a Level IV certified coach. He has coached Olympians and 17 National teams.

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