How elite running can benefit your kids and enhance your relationship - Gail Williams

Inspire to Run Podcast

Apr 29 2022 • 32 mins

#050 - Elite running can provide many benefits for kids and for you as parents. Learn how Gail Hill Williams founded an elite running program and brought accountability, drive, and a winning spirit to youth over the years.

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of an elite running program
  • Benefits of youth running for children and parents
  • How to know if an elite running program is right for your child


Today's Guest
Gail Hill Williams

Gail is a head coach and sprinter coach at the Danbury FLYERS Elite. Gail has over 10 years of being involved in Youth Track and Field she co-founded two successful Fairfield County Connecticut Middle School Track and Field Programs. As Head Coach, Williams has developed over 500 athletes that have gone on to be Conference, State, National, and International Champions.  Some of which are current record holders in their respective events and some of which have gone on to compete at Nationals as freshmen in High School.

Coach Williams is an AAU certified Coach in the areas of Positive Coaching Alliance and SafeSport.  She is also a seasoned USATF Certified Official-that specializes in officiating High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, and Shot Put and has served as Assistant Meet Director for the prestigious CT Nutmeg Games for several years. As a current athlete, Gail is a USATF Masters medalist in the 55m, 200m and Shot Put.


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