Coach Joe Newton is known for more than just creating GREAT runners, he creates fine young men as well. Here’s a clip of Coach Joe Newton talking about his approach to teaching young men through basic human values.
Before heading out for the Bejing Olympics last year, legendary distance Coach Joe Vigil took time our of his busy schedule to watch The Long Green Line. He said this about it: “Everyone in America who loves distance running should see The Long Green Line. It is a fascinating document which vividley portrays the influence [...]
Here’s a repost – a fun one for Friday. We didn’t have any place in the film for this clip, it didn’t quite suit the tone, but we thought the internet would enjoy it. This takes place after York was challenged by New Trier’s cross country team a game of Ultimate Frisbee. New Trier said [...]
Here is some excerpts from one of our interviews with Lord Sebastian Coe, the chairman of the London 2012 Olympic Committee. Coe spent 6 weeks training with York High School before the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Newton will often reference Lord Coe, and his book Run Free when speaking to his team. More [...]
A few weeks back we posted an interview with former assistant coach from York High School, Charlie Kern, who was featured in The Long Green Line. Here’s the interview if you forgot: CHARLIE KERN WINS MASTERS We wanted to repost an amazing outtake from LGL. Charlie Kern, talks to the boys about the value of [...]
Just wanted to remind you of a great Newtonism. This is a repost but many of you probably haven’t seen this. ONE OF COACH NEWTON’S Yoda-like musings on stress.
If you’ve seen The Long Green Line you’re familiar with then Assistant Coach Charlie Kern. He was Joe Newton’s right hand man and a very wise one at that. Coach Kern was instrumental in leading the 2005 York cross country team to win their state championship. For those of you not familiar with Kern, here’s [...]
Maybe you didn’t know know this but not only does legendary high school cross country coach Joe Newton work with kids, he is also the author of several books on coaching cross country. Here’s a link to one of them on Amazon. If you search under his name you can find more. They been have [...]
Congrats on your Graduation, Connor. Connor Chadwick struggled to run just a short distance when he joined York High School’s cross-country team as a freshman almost five years ago. He was born with cerebral palsy, wore casts on his legs as a little boy and then leg braces night and day until just before he [...]
We didn’t have any place in the film for this clip, but we thought the internet would enjoy it. York was challenged by New Trier’s cross country team – to play Ultimate Frisbee. New Trier said that they wanted, “to beat York in something.” After the game (York lost), the boys still wanted to compete. [...]