We demand the best from our Training staff so they can demand the best from you. They hold certifications from the Aerobic & Fitness Association of America, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Council of Exercise, the International Sports Science Association, the National Academy of Speed and Explosion, the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the National Strength & Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting, and more. They are well-versed in human movement, exercise technique, program design, and nutrition. They help you safely reach your current goals and then appropriately set - and safely attain - higher goals. And they are experts at holding you accountable. We proudly present them to you below (in alphabetical order).
Brandi Barbre, Training Director
Fleet Feet Training Director Brandi Barbre has more than a decade of experience coaching athletic performance, prescribing corrective exercise, and conducting metabolic testing. She has trained thousands of post-collegiate runners over a variety of distances, hundreds of school-aged runners, and dozens of professional athletes (18 NHLers, 11 NFLers, 7 MLBers, and 4 MLSers). Brandi has a Masters in Exercise Science from Southeast Missouri State University, has earned ACSM CPT, NSCA CSCS, and USAW Sports Performance Coach certifications, and is a marathoner (28 fulls; 32 halfs) and triathlete (2 70.3s), herself.
Barb Delgado, Training Educator
Barb Delgado has three loves: love of teaching, love of running, and the love of bringing the first two loves together. While a teacher (and coach) in the Fort Zumwalt School District, Barb received Teacher of the Year in 2005 and coached 3 State Champions and 16 All-State Athletes in Cross Country and Track and Field. Barb, herself, is a 7-time Boston Marathon Qualifier, the 2010 Little Rock Marathon Masters Champion, 3-time Quivering Quads Half Marathon Overall Female Winner, the 2013 Indiana Trail 50 Mile Overall Female Winner, the 2014 Berryman Trail Marathon Overall Female Winner (and course record holder), and the 2015 Road Runners Club of America Regional Masters Half Marathon Champion.
Allison Dodd, Training Assistant
Allison Dodd’s passion for health, fitness and injury prevention has always been strong, joining that with her education, she now has a great addition to the Fleet Feet Training Team. She received her B.S. in Exercise Science from Saint Louis University, and, more recently, earned a M.S. in Clinical Exercise Physiology from the University of Georgia. While in graduate school, she gained experience in group exercise coaching in both the fitness and rehabilitation fields. Allison is a member of Exercise is Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Currently, Allison is working towards her CSCS and Functional Movement Screen Certifications.
Andy Koziatek, Trail Running Head Coach
Andy Koziatek has a Masters Degree in Athletic Administration and Activities and is a USATF Level 1 certified coach. Andy's coaching resume includes stints at Marquette, Lindbergh, and Windsor high schools and William Woods University. During his tenures his high school athletes won a State Championship and multiple Conference, District, and Sectional Championships. At William Woods he worked with several Conference Champion teams, multiple All-Americans, and a National Champion. An elite runner, himself, Andy has marathon and half marathon PRs of 2:30:02 and 1:12:02, respectively. Andy is ideally suited to managing Fleet Feet's running and racing club and coaching Fleet Feet's trail running training program.
Courtney McDermott, Training Educator
Courtney McDermott has more than a decade of experience in the fields of personal training, group exercise, and coaching. She has taught kickboxing, cardio pump, cardio dance, basic yoga, power yoga, boot camps, and drill classes. She has coached cheer squads and dance teams and triathletes and runners. She has trained children and adults to help them reach their fitness and weight loss goals. Courtney has multiple ACE and AFAA certifications and is working on more. Currently, Courtney teaches Fleet Feet's RunFIT and Functional Flexibility classes. Courtney has run 10 full and 15 half marathons and is a 3-time Boston Marathon qualifier.