Apprentice Coach Program (ACP)

The highly successful ALTIS Apprentice Coach Program is back for the 2016 – 2017 season! Come join the ALTIS community for an action-packed week of formal and informal learning, surrounding all things track & field and sports performance.

Learn from Expert Coaches:
Dan Pfaff, Stuart McMillan, Kevin Tyler, Greg Hull, Andreas Behm, Kyle Hierholzer, Ricky Soos.

Observe and Interact with World-Class Athletes:
Watch the training of Andre De Grasse, Fabrice Lapierre, Aries Merritt, Melaine Walker, Greg Rutherford, Queen Harrison, Chanelle Price and many other ALTIS athletes.

Attend Cutting-Edge Presentations:
Awesome presentations featuring Dan Pfaff and the rest of the ALTIS Staff, as well as two guest presenters each Program. Special guests in the past have included Dr. Kelly Starrett, Dr. Nick Winkleman, Dr. Matt Jordan, Brett Bartholomew, Dr. Jeremy Koenig, Loren Landow, Buddy Morris, Derek Evely, and Dr. Gerry Ramogida – and upcoming 2017 guests include Boo Schexnayder, Jeremy Fischer, and Brad Stulberg.

Participate in Lively Discussions:
Our famous Pool-Side Chats take place at the end of every day. This is a 90-minute informal roundtable discussion, where guests are encouraged to ask anything and everything – typically fostering excellent, unique, and interactive discussions around a multitude of topics.

Where: Phoenix, AZ
When: 9:30-5:00 M-F; 9:30-2:00 S (a week each month from November – June)
Cost: $1,295 per participant

Sample ACP Day:

Time Activity Location
9:30am Pre-Session Therapy PVCC
10:00am Track Training Begins PVCC
12:15pm Strength Training Begins EXOS
1:30pm Lunch EXOS
2:00pm Presentation – Dan Pfaff EXOS
3:30pm Pool Side Chat EXOS
5:00pm Day Concludes EXOS

If you are interested in becoming one of over 150 coaches from over 20 countries to attend our Apprentice Coach Program – please book your spot now!

Confirmed Guest Speakers for 2017

June 5-9*
Shawn Myszka
Tyler Goodale
Doug Kechijian
Brad Stulberg
Steve Magness
Dr. Marc Strickland

* we are hosting an ALTIS meet on Saturday the 10th. Course participants are welcome to attend!
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In a new addition to the ACP, this year we are allowing ACP guests to register for an additional three lectures by Dr. Gerry Ramogida on our Performance Therapy Program (when available) to really make the most of the visit.

For information on local accommodations and travel, please contact Coach Kyle Hierholzer at