Jun | 10
Brooks Athletes, Inspiration

How to Land a Job at Brooks

Recently I sat down with Brooks’ manager of human resources, Teresa Ritter, who offered tips on building a career in the footwear industry. Brooks is one of the best places to work on the planet and that’s because of the amazing people we have at this company. Run Happy! 1. What types of jobs are there… Read more »

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Jun | 7
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Inspiration

Meet Brooks Inspiring Coaches Finalist Ken Hans

High school: Leonardo DaVinci High School in Buffalo, New York Number of years coaching: 12 years Accomplishments: Coached team to six league championships, seven individual district championships, and three state championships; also earned numerous New York State Scholar Athlete Team Awards, Team Sportsmanship Awards, and had multiple Western New York Scholar Athletes What makes Coach… Read more »

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Jun | 6
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Inspiration

[Video] Brooks Asks Will You Marry Me?

This past weekend, track coach Jon Sands needed help asking his girlfriend Cochleen Baker to marry him at the Maryland State Track meet where he was coaching. Luckily, Brooks was there to lend a hand. Using Brooks Go Cards and student athletes as sign holders, Jon asked his girlfriend of nine years to marry him…. Read more »

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Jun | 3
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Events, Inspiration

Meet Brooks Inspiring Coaches Finalist Clint Shultz

High school: White Mountain School in White Mountain, Alaska Number of years coaching: Three years Accomplishments: Coached three state qualifiers, one individual regional winner, as well as won a regional team title for small school teams. What makes Clint Shultz so inspiring? As stated in his nomination, “not only does he coach, but he believes… Read more »

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Jun | 1
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Contests, Events, Inspiration

Meet Brooks Inspiring Coaches Finalist Amy Pitzel

High school: Taylor High School in Katy, Texas Number of years coaching: 6 years Accomplishments: Cross Country Regional Team Qualifier, Two Individual State Qualifiers, 2011 Congress Avenue Mile coach, and board member for the Cross Country Coaches Association (CCCAT) What makes Amy Pitzel so inspiring? With 64 Inspiring Coaches nominations, the most of any nominee,… Read more »

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Jun | 1
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Events, Inspiration

Happy National Running Day!

June 1st is National Running Day , a celebration of the sport and a reminder of how important running is in our lives. Over 40 million Americans are runners and it is one of the most popular high school sports, second only to football. As a way to celebrate National Running Day, share with your… Read more »

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