There are stark differences between the US and UK youth cross-country training systems, neither of which are ideal. This article describes the strengths and weaknesses of each system and suggests how we might use the strengths of both to create successful all-around athletes.
About Ricky Soos
Ricky Soos is the Lead Middle and Long Distance Coach at ALTIS. As an athlete, he represented Great Britain in the 800m at the 2003 World Championships in Paris, France and again at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004. Soos completed his studies with a degree in Physical Education and Sports Science from Loughborough University.