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Kayla Matlock

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Coach Profile

  • UESCA Running Coach
Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Level of Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Other Areas of Specialization
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Form Analysis
Coaching Experience

3-5 years

About Kayla

I have been coaching a total of 5 years (so far). I have coached middle school athletes to adults in distances from the 100 meter dash to the half marathon. I was a part of a State Runner Up team for both cross country and track. I have coached several first time runners in road races who exceeded their goals and expectations.

I have a Bachelors of Science in Sport Wellness and a Masters of Education in Secondary Education. I have been a school teacher for 4 years and now I get to coach running full time!

I started running in middle school. I qualified for state in multiple track events

Coaching Philosophy

I believe you have a reason why you run, so your training plan needs to be unique to you. Running takes time, but consistency and small increases can lead to big improvements.
Communication with your body and your coach are essential to your success. Oh – and a day or two off, won’t hurt your progress!
I start runners at their current fitness level and work with them to meet their goals using my background in exercise physiology.