| Ep 576 – Track & Field Coaching Legend, Dan Pfaff

Author / Cali Hinzman

1 Hours 45 Minute Listen

“I am building a fire, and every day I train I add more fuel.”

This week a legend joins John and Tex to talk about his history training track and field sport athletes. Dan Pfaff stumbled into this niche after coaching at the high school level, then college, and eventually began training Olympians. His voice and command presence reflects the seasoned coach he has become after decades working with athletes.

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Dan Pfaff was doing med ball work and plyometric complexes long before it was popular. He credits athletes of antiquity and isolated athletes with the creativity of these training tools. It was his passion for researching power based programs that led him to successfully train track and field athletes all the way to the Olympics…and he’s still doing it.

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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.

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