CEO and Head Coach of My Olympic Coach

LUIS ORTA

Luis Orta is a Rio 2016 Olympic marathoner.

 

Luis graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Masters degree in Sports Administration/coaching. He also received a bachelors degree in International Commerce and a second one in Hispanic Studies from UK. Luis has three different coaching certifications: USATF - RRCA and Lydiard.

 

Luis has competed in over 20 international championships including 4 IAAF World Championships, Panamerican Games, Centro American Games, South American Games and the Olympic Games of Rio 2016 representing his home country of Venezuela.

He is a 2:16:30 marathoner and currently holds the Venezuelan National Record in the Half Marathon with a time of 1:03:09 and the road 10k with a time of 28:39.

Luis, with the help of our professional staff is always one click away to help you achieve your running goals in an organized, fun and healthy way in English or Spanish.

ABOUT THE COACH

EDUCATION

Luis Orta graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Masters in Sports Administration and Coaching. He also has a Bachelors degree in International commerce and a second one in Hispanic Studies, both from UK.

Luis has three different coaching certifications: USATF Certified Coach

RRCA Certified Coach

Lydiard Certified Coach

Luis has helped over 100 athletes of all ability levels reach their Pb's. Luis is fluent In English and Spanish.

RUNNING

Luis has competed in over 20 international championships including 4 IAAF World Championships, Panamerican Games, Centro American Games, South American Games and the Olympic Games of Rio 2016 representing his home country of Venezuela.

He is a 2:16:30 marathoner and currently holds the Venezuelan National Record in the Half Marathon with a time of 1:03:09 and the road 10k in 28:39.

He has competed in events ranging from the 1500m to the marathon and has trained and learned in the world distance Meccas like, Kenya, Mexico and Boulder Colorado.

COACH LUIS ORTA

Luis has been helping people reach their athletic goals for the past three years.