The Woodlands High School

Dan W Green

Education: BS from the University of Houston, Masters of Education from the University of Houston, Level II certified in endurance events.

Athletics: Ran at the University of Houston, lettered in Track and Cross Country Post collegiate running track and roads. Won several Gulf AAU 20K, 30K, 15K, Won the first Houston Marathon. Coaching: 34 years, past 29 at McCullough/The Woodlands High School as the head Cross Country and Track and Field coach.

Coaching Record: Cross Country: at McCullough/The Woodlands High School 26 District Champs, 23 Regional Champs, 12 State Championships and 6 runner-ups. 2003 Ranked 1 st in the Nation, ranked in the top twenty five Nationally most years. 8 athletes Qualified for the Foot Locker Nationals a total of 11 times. 6 State Individual Champions. National Cross Country Coach of the Year 2003 Track and Field: at McCullough/The Woodlands High School 21 District Champs, 1 Regional Champ, 1 State Championship and 1 Runner-up. We have had 40 individuals Qualify for the State meet.

Summer training philosophy : Summer training is vital for team success in the fall. To be a State or National contender today, teams must take every opportunity to be prepared for the season. With the season starting in September, the only time to get the base training necessary is summer. This is not a time to race; it is a time to get miles.

Our summer is divided into two phases: May and June (8 week training period) and the third week of July until school starts.

Key workouts : I like steady state running, 3 to 6 miles and long runs at this time of the year.

Mileage : The number of miles we run varies with the age of athletes we are working with. We have some running 17 miles per week and some at 60 miles per week.

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