John Godina

ALTIS partners with Connor Sports

Phoenix, AZ - June 1st, 2016 - ALTIS is proud to announce a new partnership introducing Connor Sports as their official Track Surface Provider. Connor Sports, a US market leader in sports surfacing, have designed more sports surfacing systems than any other U.S. sports surfacing manufacturer. They boast a client base of international federations, Olympic organizing committees, professional sports teams,...

ALTIS Aberdeen launched

Phoenix, Arizona - March 25, 2016 - ALTIS today announced its latest expansion, with the launch of ALTIS Aberdeen - Scotland. In conjunction with five established Aberdeen-based partners, the inception of ALTIS Aberdeen heralds a significant step for the Phoenix-based company, as it expands its provision into Europe. With sites already in the USA, Canada and China – the latest...

Godina looks to global future for ALTIS

After an outstanding IAAF World Championships in Beijing that saw 17 ALTIS athletes compete, we sat down with CEO John Godina for an insight into ALTIS. "For me, it really does mean everything," reflected Godina who founded the ALTIS back in 2008, originally as the World Throws Center. "I think its purpose is based in a noble pursuit of trying...

Gill Athletics set to become title partner of Apprentice Coach Program

We are excited to announce that beginning in March, our hugely popular Apprentice Coach Program (ACP) will welcome a new title partner in long-term friends of Altis - Gill Athletics. "After years of successful partnership with Gill Athletics, we at Altis are excited to further enhance our educational offerings through an expanded relationship” explained Altis CEO and Founder, John Godina....

Altis goes to Canada, eh!

There has been much change in the Canadian track and field landscape in the last couple of years. As a result of these changes, elite training options have been geographically altered. In recognition of this fact, Altis has added a Canadian base to its growing International presence. Besides the central hub in Phoenix, Arizona, there are now Centers in Shanghai,...

A pocket guide to coaching wisdom

This past week saw the final Apprentice Coach Program of the 2013-14 Season. What began in the fall as a fairly unstructured, informal opportunity for coaches to spend time in an elite environment has morphed into undoubtedly the premier track & field coaching education experience in the world. A program geared towards all levels of coach from all sports (although...

An interview with Altis Assistant Throws Coach – Nick Sheuerman

A former collegiate thrower who has coached in facilities from Iowa to Wales - Coach Sheuerman has a colourful background and a story to tell. As Assistant Throws Coach at Altis, Nick is tasked with coaching the Semi Professional and Scholarship throwers, as well as being heavily involved in directing and organizing the Apprentice Coach Program and newly created Intern...

Tyler Goodale on a week at Altis

Tyler Goodale is Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific where he works with national team athletes from Rowing Canada, Swimming Canada, Diving Canada and Rugby Canada. A graduate of both the University of Manitoba and the University of Victoria, Tyler is also a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA, as well as a...

A chat with Welsh National Performance Coach – Scott Simpson

As part of Altis' partnership with Welsh Athletics, we have been welcoming groups of athletes & coaches from Wales onsite for training camps for the past 6 months. Having just said goodbye to our final group prior to them commencing their final tuning for the Commonwealth Games in July, we sat down with National Performance Coach – Scott Simpson for...

An interview with Dustin Imdieke

A rising star in the coaching profession - Dustin Imdieke is Assistant Sprint-Hurdles and Jumps coach at Altis, working trackside in assisting lead coaches Dan Pfaff, Stuart McMillan, and Andreas Behm. In addition to coaching at Altis, Dustin has also coached at Paradise Valley Community College since 2008, serving as the Head Coach since 2013. During this time athletes working...
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