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2014 Rocky Mountain Cross Country Camps


The 10th annual 2014 Rocky Mountain XC Camps


Team Prep USA is excited to host their 10th annual Rocky Mountain Cross Country Camp in Crested Butte/Gunnison, Colorado. The summer camp will be held at the Western State Colorado University in Gunnison Colorado, just 30 minutes south of Team Prep USA's training center and headquarters. Western State Colorado University is home of the Division II perennial powerhouse Mountaineers distance programs. They have had over 50 national Champions and over 300 All Americans. Attendees of camp will have the opportunity to train at elevations ranging from 7,700 ft. to 10,500 ft. of the Colorado Rocky Elk Mountain Range. The Gunnison Valley of Colorado has become a Mecca, according to 'Nike' for athletes of all kinds to train. The beautiful trails and terrain available in this area are one to reckon with in North America. The weather at this time of year in Colorado is excellent as well. The first camp session will begin on June 29th at 12noon and last session ending on July 19th at 12noon.

If you’re flying in please arrange for flights into Gunnison Regional Airport (Free) or Montrose Regional Airport ($50 travel fee for each direction) for the start date of session attending. A staff member from Team Prep USA will pick up the camper from the airport. We should have some of the top high schoolers in the country again residing with Team Prep USA over the summer! Last year we had 40 states in attendance.

The camp is focused on morning shake outs with flexibility drills, extensive core training, lectures from elite runners and coaches, and afternoon runs on the trails of the Gunnison valley. The RMXC camps are designed for distance runners that will enable them to gain a base and be able to hit the cross country season “running”. The camp will also have an academic component, nutritional component, and how to build a desire within you. If you’re new to Team Prep USA, you can send your deposit of $300 to hold your spot, then we request that you send in 3 letter of recommendation. We have developed a large following so we try to protect the campers and clients that are already involved. We have a zero tolerance policy of breaking the rules. The camper goes home the next day on their parent’s expense if rules are broken. Team Prep USA supports the student-athletes that want to get it right and do not waste time on the kids that do not have a forward course in their development. Team Prep USA does have patience and cares but we feel in America that the kids that want more do not get the attention they deserve. We work very hard and play hard as well. Team Prep USA's track record is remarkable, just ask anyone that has been involved!


Any questions please contact Loren Donohue at Loren.Donohue@teamprepusa.com

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Last summer the Rocky Mountain XC Camps were an absolute success and we represented over 40 states and 4 countries! Our enrollment was at the highest ever with filling all slots and even turning student athletes away. It is fair to say now that the RMXC Camps have become the top individual elite select camps in the country! If you have been calling regarding info about Team Prep USA and have had a hard time reaching us, please try emailing us at Loren.Donohue@TeamPrepUSA.com as we have had large call volumes.

It is going to be an incredible time! You will be at the premier camp in the World when it comes to running. There are no other camps in the country that produce the runners like this camp does. We have set the bar like no other camps have in the past 5 years. 18 high school distance All-Americans have been produced through Team Prep USA in less then 4 years including 2007 Footlocker Champion Ashley Brasovan. Team Prep USA was at Nike Nationals this past Spring before summer camps started and set the bar even higher with 3 All-American finishes, 1 meet record, 1 national title, and one runner up finish.

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Tampa, Florida
December 27, 2013 - January 4, 2014


Team Prep USA will host their annual Winter Distance Project in Tampa, Florida again this year at the Cedarkirk Conference Center! The dates for camp are December 27th 2013 - January 4th 2014.

The Winter Distance Project is set up to get the Student Athlete ready for track season in distance running and also keeps in mind the development of a base season with some track workouts involved. The Cedarkirk Center is a nicely wooded campus with abundant supple trails, outdoor pool, and climate controlled lodges in which girls and boys will be in separate buildings. Team Prep USA’s reputation has been built on quality over quantity and a highly enforced no-tolerance policy of breaking rules. The program is an overall life building program with an academic reputation as well.

Any questions please contact Loren Donohue at Loren.Donohue@teamprepusa.com

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_________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ CAMP OPPORTUNITIES:
Please contact Loren Donohue (Loren.Donohue@TeamPrepUSA.com)for information about the following:
-Media relations internship
-Counselor positions
-Sport Management internship(s)

_________________________________________________________________ Director of Team Prep USA LLC Trent Sanderson will be willing to do a speaking engagement in your town throughout the year over 2 day period for the amount of $2500 - $5000. All trip cost will be included and it will be one of the most motivational experiences of your life! Please email me your questions because we will not take any more phone calls over the phone regarding speaking engagements. I am afraid we are booked up until October 1st on speaking engagements.

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News and Announcements
Team Prep USA Clients have lite up the season in their season openers! view
Emily Bedell runs a personal record and wins by 22 seconds in her season opener, Kalia Urick won by over 30 seconds in her first meet of the season and also improved by 30 seconds from last year, Regan Tindell wins her first race of the season and is starting to crush people in her long run with the team, Erin Kelly wins by over a minute and 25 seconds and runs a minute and 10 seconds faster then last year at the meet, Nicholas Johnston runs over a 2 min personal record in his first meet of the season, Cat McColwry beats runners that she has not beaten before, Jack Schrager wins his first meet of the season and looked very strong, O' Jones runs 17:47 and looks very strong coming off two wins from the start of the season, Sean Daugherty has an incredible season opener with over a 2 min personal best at his first meet of the season to finish 6th out of 400 runners, Brandon Steed looked awesome at his first meet of the season in the relay pulling his team past two teams and running a huge PR in the next meet by 25 seconds, Grace VandeGrift made a move to Ohio and opened up with her first win.
Team Prep Clients run incredible over the past 2 weekends at FSU Relays, and Florida Relays view
7th grader - Emily Bedell runs 11:54 - 8 second personal record, 8th grader - Mallory Bane runs 11:44 -1st time, runs 5:10 at Florida Relays- 9 second personal record, Senior - Jack Linehan run 4 second personal record 4:28.5, Junior - Shelby Hayes runs 5:02 at Florida Relays, Junior - Jack Schrager run 4:31 tied his best for career, Junior - Monica Kinsella takes 9th out of 33 runners in the 1600m, Sophmore - Sean Daugherty runs 25 second personal record in the 3200m, Junior - Nicholas Harper-Johnston runs his best at 5:01 in the 1600m!
Former Team Prep Clients come up Huge at the University of Washington Huskie Invite. view
As the sun sets on Crested Butte, so does some of the former Crested Butte Athletes that have ran these streets in their Prep Careers. Their College years are off and running - Daniel Roberts lead for some of the way right til the end to get a provisional time for the NCAA in 7:57.68 and a 15 second PR, Emilie Amaro won her section in 9:33.35 to get a provisional spot in the NCAA and a huge Pr, Scherf got a provisional time in the 3k 9:19.25, Bosshard won his section in the 3k of 8:17.89 which was a huge personal record, Coburn ran a huge personal record for the mile in 4:53.27 to solidify her spot with the big girls of the NCAA.
Camille Logan signs Letter Of Intent with the University of Colorado! view
Local teams are now benefiting from Team Prep USA, By taking 2nd at the State Championships, Highest view
Ashley Brasovan, view
Ashley ran the 6th fastest time ever in the 5k tonight and set a new Nike National meet record of 16:18!
Emma Coburn, Shatters meet record at the 33rd annual Great Southwest Track Classic by 11 seconds view
Emma shatters meet record set in 2005 by 11 seconds in 7:00 flat for 2k Steeple!
Daniel Roberts Comes up Big in 1500m Win! view
Daniel runs 3:44.31 at Georgia Tech, which is just off 1.3 seconds for Olympic Trials 'B' Standard!
Emilie Amaro view
Runs Personal best in 3,200m of 10:28!
Erin Kelly - 'EK' view
Runs personal best by 34 seconds in the 3,200m from her "PR" the previous week, and Quailfies for State Championships!
Nicholas Johnston view
Runs 15 second personal record in 1600m at Regionals
Emilie Amaro takes 2nd at the State Championships in a Star studed field in Florida 4:54.20 Pr view
Emilie lead for 3 laps in the windy conditions, to get out kick in the final stretch
JacK Linehan Takes another 8 seconds off his 1600m time at Elevation view
Jack Linehan is having a fairy tale season, coming off hockey season. In a 2 month time Jack has dropped his time from 5:04 to 4:35.00 at Elevation.
Joe Bosshard view
Shatters Personal Best by 19 Seconds at Mt Sac Relays in 9:11.04 for 3,200m
Joe Bosshard view
Runs 12 second Personal Record at 2008 Mt Sac Relays 4:22.04/ 1600m
Emma Coburn view
Runs 9 second Personal Record at the 2008 Mt Sac Relays/ 1600m - 5:09.00
Camille Logan view
Struck Gold in California at the Arcadia Invite w/ 5:03.82.for the full mile and a 9 second Personal Record and a 17 second Record for the Season!
Jack Linehan view
Personal best in the 1600m by 18 seconds
Team Prep USA in the News
Making a stop in Boulder to work on former clients on the way back from the Colorado State Championships. Emma Coburn Jr American Record holder and Joe Bosshard are becoming the shinning couple of the University of Colorado Buffaloes
Anna Dailey from Garfield High School wins big at the Washington State XC Meet in a stellar win of 17:58 and a new PR beating everyone by at least 19 seconds after spending the summer with Team Prep USA and finishing 54th the previous year.

O' Wins MSL title with sprint to Finish! O' is learning how to race!
Kaila Urick Gets Athlete of The Week in the Star Tribune State Paper, and the expected showdown did not happen in Kaila winning by 25 seconds!
Erin Kelly is becoming a star overnight! Erin ran a full minute and 10 seconds faster then last year at her open meet and won by over 600 meters in her debut of her Jr XC season!
Team Prep USA Clients are just crushing the competition for the 2009 XC Season, Emily Bedell, Kaila Urick, Nicholas Johnston, Erin Kelly, Olivia Jones, Brandon Steed, Sean Daugherty, Regan Tendell, Jack Schrager, and Cat McColwry
American Record Holder Jenny Barringer and Junior American Record Holder Emma Coburn relax on the strip in Boulder while getting ready for Nationals!
Erin Kelly Wins State Title and breaks School record and runs 38 second Personal Record from last year after taking 2 mins off her time from the start of last year!
Shelby Hayes just runs away from one of the most stellar fields in the nation in the 1600m Florida State Championships and does it in dominating fashion!
Emma Coburn Sets Jr American Record!
'Nike' - list Gunnison, Colorado as one of the best places to train in America!

Shelby Hayes runs 9th leading time in the Nation for the 1600m!
Justin Vilhauer runs personal best of 4:15.35 at Mt Sac and runs 9:02 the week before.
Shelby Hayes is ready for the State Championships in Florida, coming off Mono and not having any winter to train, has gotten herself into State Title Shape, now we sit and Wait, and let the games begin.
Hannah Smith is now a National Champion for 2009!
Robert Jackson, staff member with Team Prep USA and from Yale University works on Academic Progress at Spring Distance Project on March 28th, 2009 between races and training.
Camille Logan rises back to the National scene after her bout with Mono, by running a 11:02 and now ranks 3rd in the State of Colorado in all classes!
Team Prep Clients lit the track on fire this past weekend! Mallory Bane, Emily Bedell, and Sean Daugherty all ran personal records this weekend!
Crested Butte Community School ranks at the highest in the State for its Academics!

Sean Daugherty - comes up with huge Personal Record in first Indoor meet of Season at 10:01 - over a minute personal best!
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Team Prep USA All Stars
Deena Drossin & Coach Trent Sanderson @ World XC C
Thanks for Coaching me to 2 High School National Titles/ 1 National Record
2 - Time Footlocker National Qualifer - 2 Time All American
Thanks Coach, I could of not have done it if God had not put you in my life, man - Thanks for all of your support - 4 - time High School All American & ACC Champion
Adam Lenz, Sky Rockets to the National scene in 2007 and becomes a 2007-All American
Your Training and Insperation allowed me to make Footlocker Nationals
2 Time Footlocker Finialist & All American
Emma Coburn ran the 5th fastest time in History at Nike Outdoor Nationals 2007
Thanks Coach Sanderson, You helped tremendously in lowering my 2mile from 10:36 to 10:13 in one season! Footlocker National Champion 2007
Coach Sanderson, You are so amazing for coaching me when no one else would! My 800m time went from 2:18 to 2:03 !
Involve yourself with the people, that inspire you, Thanks Coach - 10k Jr. American Record Holder - Harvard Alum 2009
4:48 Miler - High School - All American
Coach Sanderson, You changed my life, and took the time to make a major impact in it. Jordana Whittington, University of Hawaii
Thanks for Coaching me to an 2007 All American!
Joe Bosshard runs a 19 second (PR) at Mt Sac Relays of 9:11.04
Hannah Smith Makes the commitment this summer and Fall with Team Prep USA and Wins 2009 Nordic National Title!
Trent, I can't thank you enough! You've put me in a whole new mindset about running! I'm a much better runner both mentally and physically because of You! 2008 Footlocker Finialist!
Thanks Coach Sanderson, You have made running a profession for me that would'nt of happen otherwise!
2009 Footlocker Finalist! You have to be willing to do what others want do! Thanks Coach Sanderson for giving me that insight!
Where are they now?
The college placement and professional development has become the strength of our organization. Team Prep USA LLC helped clients earned Scholarships and Acceptance to the following Universities and Colleges:

University of Colorado
Florida State University
Duke University
Boston College
Emory University
Brown University
Harvard University
University of North Carolina
Tulane University
Carnegie Mellon University
University of Arizona
Pepperdine University
MIT
Stanford University
University of Virginia
Dartmouth College
University of Utah
University of Kentucky
Puget Sound College
Mississippi State University
University of Arkansas
Cedarville University
Bucknell University
University of Michigan
Columbia University
California at Berkley
Princeton University
Florida International
Oberlin College
Southern Methodist University
Western State College
Dartmouth College
Middleberry College
University of Minnesota
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Michigan State University
Northwestern University
Wake Forest University
University of Washington
University of Oregon
University of Florida
Santa Clara University
"Trent is one of the top distance coaches in the country. I've watched him build champions on the high school, college and open levels. The guy can flat out coach distance"
Braman- 3 Time National Coach of the Year(06,07,08
"Champions are built in the Off season! Trent consistently sets the bar for the high school elite distance world. I would make sure my kid was apart of the Off Season with Team Prep USA! " Legendary Pat Tyson
Legendary Pat Tyson - Steve Prefontaine's roommate
"Coach Trent Sanderson is doing a excellent job of helping young runners reach their potential in distance running. He has helped many athletes earn athletic scholarships to top Division I cross country / track & field programs."
Duke University Kevin Jermyn
“Coach Sanderson was instrumental in the development of an athlete we are excited to have joining us next fall. Our recruitment of her quite likely wouldn’t have happened without his sound advice to both parties. He is a professional.”
University of Colorado / Mark Wetmore
“What an amazing opportunity Trent Sanderson gives to young athletes who are eager to take their running and competing to the next level. He certainly has a strong connection with our sport and a keen knowledge for building success on the cross country course and the track”
Kelly Strong- U of W 2008 XC NCAA Champions!
I think one of the best things Trent provides athletes is a progressive program that will allow student athletes to keep improving at the next level. So many of the club coaches over train their athletes and they just never get much better once they sign a scholarship. Trent's athletes have a nice background in the sport but they are not over cooked!
Coach Waters - 2009 National Track Champions!
"It is rare to find such a high quality, informed, and well connected coach at the high school level. Coach Sanderson is the type of coach every good high school runner wishes they had in their school."
University of Kentucky / John Mortimer
"Coach Sanderson does a great job of laying a foundation of knowledge of distance running in young athletes. The more equipped they are to understanding the sport, the easier the transition into college. I also trust Trent's opinion and outlook on athletes. He has been a great resource for me throughout several recruiting processes."
University of Virginia / Todd Morgan
"Coach Sanderson has done alot for the sport in developing and mentoring talent... Go Trent!"
Coach Karen Harvey '08 ACC Coach of the year!
"I continue to be so impressed by Coach Sanderson and his staff at Team Prep USA! Trent student-athletes are well prepared both mentally and physically and always seem to get it done in the classroom as well."
Coach Brad Hunt
"Trent has been passionate about distance running for quite some time and has truly made a name for himself as a coach. He has worked with and helped so many runners improve over the years. Every athlete of his that I have recruited, has spoken very highly of him and his training program, and so many have had tremendous improvements and success."
Brown University / Craig Lake
"Trent Sanderson is one of the finest distance coaches in the U.S.A. His ability to work with and attain improvement from young athletes is remarkable."
Western State College / Dr. Duane Vandenbusche / 3
Trent is very well connected to the running community. For those student-athletes that are trying to become part of a competitive college program, Trent is a great place to look for guidance. He'll help them understand the process and the level of commitment it requires to be successful.
Michigan State University / Rita Molis
I have seen Trent Sanderson take emerging high school athletes and develop them into Footlocker Finalists. Most coaches dream to have one athlete make it to nationals in a career, while Trent does it annually.
University of Arkansas / Lance Harter
"As a college coach, I truly appreciate a coach like Trent Sanderson that provides two great services for our sport. First, he does a great in coaching the athletes in his program. Secondly, and equally important, he is a great advocate for them in their college search. His students are really in a win-win situation."
Dartmouth University / Barry Harwick
"Trent Sanderson has the gift. He knows running. He understands young people. He is the most motivated coach I have ever met. I know him well."
Paul J. Meyer/ Motivational Speaker - "New York Ti
 
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