LUIS ORTA

(CEO & HEAD COACH OF MY OLYMPIC COACH)

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Luis Orta is a Rio 2016 Olympic marathoner. He 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 four different coaching certifications: USATF, RRCA, Lydiard and Vdot/Jack Daniels.

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Luis has competed in over 20 international championships including 6 IAAF World Championships, Pan-American Games, Central 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.

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ABOUT THE COACH

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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 four different coaching certifications, and has helped over 150 athletes of all ability levels reach their Pb's. Luis is fluent both in English and Spanish.

RUNNING

Luis has competed in over 20 international championships including 6 IAAF World Championships, Pan-American 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.

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.

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COACHING

Luis founded My Olympic Coach back in 2018, after establishing himself in Boulder, Colorado.

 

Since then, he has been coaching athletes from more than 25 countries across the world, helping them succeed in the sport of running.

He uses his knowledge as an Olympian and his education to help his athletes improve their performance and their competitive development daily.

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