Posts Tagged: running

Jun | 20
Contests, Events, Inspiration

Meet Brooks Inspiring Coaches Finalist Jim O’Brien

High school: Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California Accomplishments: 2011 Cross Country Men’s State Champions, NXN National Champions, USATF Jr. Olympics Cross Country Champions, and winners of the USATF Junior Nationals, Coached Ammar Moussa to the individual title at the 2011 USATF Junior Nationals where he qualified for the World Championships and eventually placed 32nd… Read more »


Jun | 15
Contests, Inspiration

Meet Brooks Inspiring Coaches Finalist Bill Gregg

High school: Davis Senior High School in Davis, California Number of years coaching: 14 years Accomplishments: Coached eight boys District Championship teams, eight girls District Championship teams, and one individual State Champion; Sacramento Bee Boys Coach of the Year 2000, Sacramento Bee Girls Coach of the Year 2006. What makes Coach Bill Gregg so inspiring?… Read more »


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 »


Jun | 7

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 »


Jun | 6

[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 »