Coach Hammond

Patrick Hammond M.A. Sports Psychology - Co Founder & Head Coach

Coach Hammond earned his Masters Degree in Sports and Performance Psychology from the University of the Rockies and is a USA Track and Field Level 1 certified coach.

As a runner in college he competed at Western Kentucky University, where he helped his team win a Division IA Cross Country Sun Belt Conference Championship.

After graduation Patrick went on to compete in triathlons. He also became the Assistant Coach at a high school track and cross country team in Kentucky for two years. During his stay there, he helped both the women’s and men’s cross country teams finish 1st and 2nd place, respectively, at their Regional Meets (the highest for both in school history) and 4th and 12th place at the state level.

In June of 2012 Patrick moved to Hoboken, New Jersey with his wife and began working at JackRabbit Sports a running, triathlon, and yoga specialty store in New York City.

Today Patrick continues to work at JackRabbit as a Senior Floor Manager and Form Clinic Instructor. He has cofounded Educated Running with the intention of helping runners reach their full potential, and learn about their sport.

Additionally, he is the Sports Psychology Consultant and Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach at Stevens Institute of Technology. Patrick uses his knowledge in Sport Psychology to help advance the athletes at Stevens Institute to their optimal level. In the cross country season of Fall 2013, Stevens Institute finished 13th overall as a team at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Regional Meet (best in school history). During their 2014 Indoor Track season, Stevens Institute Men/Women finished 3rd  in their respective Indoor Championships.

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