Want to see how a coach of legendary high school 4×800 teams uses universal training principles to optimize running results? Check out this week’s interview with John O’Malley of Sandburg High School.
About John O'Malley
John O’Malley coaches cross country and track at Sandburg High School in the Chicago area, while teaching English during the day. John is well-known for the success of his 4x800 teams, and his slowest season-best time in the 4x8 since 2011 was 7:46.89. Sandburg’s average season-best time in the 4x8 since 2011 is 7:43.49. John has coached 15 different quartets to sub 7:50 (32 different quartets to sub 8:00), and has been a guest on a number of running-related training outlets.