Talks covered by this speaker
Offseason Programming: Considerations and Designs
Podcast with Dan Pfaff & Dan Fichter
Categories covered by Dan
About this Speaker
Internationally experienced and recognized educator/coach with forty-five years of multifaceted work. Background in directorships of international training centers, coaching staff development, Division I intercollegiate track and field as a head coach, as well as numerous assistant coaching and teaching positions. Extensive experience as a lecturer and curriculum designer for international, national, regional, state, and community level sports theory symposia and schools. A highly qualified leader with demonstrated abilities in integrated support team management, coach and support staff development/mentoring, and community relations. Actively involved with consulting services to a number of professional teams, support staffs, and individual athletes in a variety of sports both domestically and internationally. Internationally recognized as a high-performance center director having served domestically and internationally.
Tutored fifty-three Olympians (ten medalists), fifty-eight World Championship competitors (eleven medalists), and five world record holders. Directed athletes to fifty-seven national records. This includes two Paralympic Gold medalists and two Paralympic World Records.
Coached at 10 Olympic Summer Games and served on five Olympic Games coaching staffs (five countries) and ten World Championships staffs (six countries).
Lectured in thirty-seven countries and published in over twenty countries.
Appointed coaching education curriculum chair for both the United States Track and Field Coaches Education Schools and the NACAC Caribbean Basin Project. Lead instructor for each organization at the Level I, II, and III schools.
Provided consultancy to players and teams in the NFL, MLB, NHL, PGA, Canadian Winter Olympic Programs, WTA, AFL and European Soccer Leagues.
Coached twenty-nine NCAA individual national champions and one hundred fifty All-Americans.
The lead staff member on teams that have won seventeen NCAA National Team Championships (fifteen women, two men).