Dr. Jack Daniels’ VDOT Coaching Clinics

Join Dr. Jack Daniels at the next VDOT Coaching Clinic & Certification and learn more about the exercise science principles successfully used by thousands of athletes across the world.

Following the seminar, coaches will have the opportunity to boost their resumes and become certified by the “World’s Best Running Coach.”

Also Includes

  • Signed copy of Daniels’ Running Formula (option)
  • Welcome packet handouts
  • One month free trial of VDOT Coach app
  • Access to the VDOT O2 Certification exam

Your Host – Dr. Jack Daniels

Dr. Jack Daniels is two-time Olympic medalist in the Modern Pentathlon and world-renowned exercise scientist. Named “The World’s Best Running Coach” by Runner’s World, he led Cortland University runners to eight NCAA Division III National Championships, 31 individual national titles, and more than 130 All-America awards. Dr. Daniels has coached seven athletes to the U.S. Olympic team and advised dozens of Olympians and medalists. He is world-famous for writing Daniels’ Running Formula, a 1998 book outlining his unique training philosophies.

According to Runner’s World Magazine, Dr. Daniels “has had a bigger influence on training-for-running than anyone. He might be considered the Albert Einstein of the sport.”

Clinic Itinerary* 

Coaches of all levels are welcome.

Program Itinerary:
8:30am – Check in
9:00am – Welcome address
9:15am – Dr. Jack Daniels, Training For Endurance Performance, Part I
11:30am – Managing Your Athletes’ Training
12:00pm – Lunch (on your own)
1:00pm – Featured Guest Speaker, Penny Werthner
3:00pm – Break
3:15pm – Dr. Jack Daniels, Training For Endurance Performance, II
5:00pm – Networking

*Clinic Itinerary is subject to change.

Clinic Date & Location

Sun, Dec. 2nd in Portland, OR at Evolution Healthcare & Fitness

Featured Guest Speaker – Penny Werthner

Penny Werthner, PhD, is Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Her research is in the area of life-long learning from a pedagogical perspective, particularly in the area of high performance coaches; women and sport; and the use of heart rate variability biofeedback and neurofeedback for optimal performance in high performance sport. She is a former Olympic athlete in Athletics and has worked with coaches and athletes (freestyle skiing, speed skating, ice hockey, athletics, diving, canoe/kayak) over the span of 12 summer and winter Olympic Games, from the 1988 winter Olympic Games in Calgary, Canada to the more recent 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeong Chang, Korea.

Penny represented Canada at the 1976 Summer Olympics in the women’s 1.500 metres. She claimed the bronze medal in the women’s 800 metres event at the 1971 Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia, followed by a bronze in the 1.500 metres in 1979.

Werthner is one of Canada’s most distinguished consultants in the field of sport psychology and recognized as one of CAAWS Top 20 Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity. She has written dozens of peer-reviewed papers and parts of books. She serves as a reviewer for various journals, such as Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, and Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, and is a member of the editorial board of the Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching. She is the current Chair of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA/ACPS), is a member of the International Council for Coach Education, is an advisor to the Coaching Association of Canada Women in Coaching Program and is a learning facilitator for the National Coaching Certificate Program (NCCP).


Questions? – Email [email protected]

 VDOT O2 Clinic Cost

$179 USD without book (Already have copy? Bring and get signed!)


$199 USD w/signed copy of 3rd Edition of Daniels’ Running Formula