Scott Simmons

Scott Simmons

April 05, 2023

Hillary Bor's Long Road to the Top of the American Steeplechase and Road Ranks

Hillary Bor is the three-time defending USATF champ in the steeplechase. He is also the American record holder at 10 miles. He's from a family of marathoners but got his start in the sport in the pole vault. What is next for this American star?
March 16, 2021

It's On Again: Emmanuel Bor and Paul Chelimo Will Go For The American Indoor 5000 Record on Thursday at 6 pm ET (23:00 CET)

Galen Rupp's 13:01.26 indoor record barely survived a record assault two weeks ago. Rather than run an indoor 10,000, Scott Simmons' runners are going to take another crack at Rupp's record on Thursday. This time, they are going for a negative split and hoping a race for glory over the final 1k gets the job done.
March 03, 2021

American Record Attempt: Can Paul Chelimo Become The 7th Man In History To Break 13:00 Indoors?

Only six men have ever broken 13:00 for 5000 indoors and four of them are all-time legends - Bekele, Gebrselassie , Komen and Kipchoge. Can Paul Chelimo become the 7th?
November 02, 2019

Scott Simmons Raves About Anthony Rotich's Potential: "I Honestly Think He's a Guy Who Can Medal on the World Stage"

Rotich, a 4-time NCAA champ in college, is now a US citizen and Olympic medallist hopeful according to coach Scott Simmons.
February 06, 2019

2019 NYRR Millrose Games Preview Podcast With American Distance Project Coach Scott Simmons

Scott Simmons explains his team's success.
February 05, 2019

Week that Was: Scott Simmons Keeps Developing Talent, 12,000 People Went to an Indoor Track Meet You've Never Heard Of

Plus how great was the women's race at US cross? a 41 year old woman Irish/Australian woman keeps running fast, and the mascot race in Germany.
February 14, 2017

Could a Cooling Wristband Be The Answer To Athletes Who Struggle with the Heat?

For years, scientists have been working on solutions to keep athletes cool before, during and after competition. We took a look at the dhamaSPORT, a new cooling wristband used by multiple U.S. Olympians in Rio which will also be used by several members of Team USA at the upcoming World Cross Country Championships in Uganda.
January 12, 2017

Preview of 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon: Elkanah Kibet Chases a Spot on the 2017 World Championship Team As Becky Wade Runs At Home

Ethiopians should get the win but there are several interesting American story lines. 27:54 man Jason Witt is also in the field.
November 01, 2013

Teammates Alisha Williams and Mattie Suver Hoping For Low 2:30s at 2013 New York City Marathon

The Scott Simmons coached training partners Suver and Williams talk about their New York preparations.