Making Champions Of Others
Coach Weber has over 30 years of successful coaching experience at many levels. He has coached high school state champions, state championship cross country teams, U.S. Olympic Trials qualifiers, and an American Master's record holder. He also coached a Paralympic athlete to a Gold medal in the world championships and a world record.
High School Coaching
In his last nine cross country seasons as head coach, coach Weber has coached 9 Washington State High School State Championship cross country teams,17 league cross country championships, and 16 district championships. He also coached other state podium teams during this same time period including three runner-up team placings at the Washington State High School cross country championships.
Coach Weber was named by his peers as a Washington State High School cross-country coach of the year 4 times in his last nine seasons as a head coach. During this same period, coach Weber coached three individual Washington State High School cross-country state champions. He was named as one of two Washington State High School girls cross-country coach's of the decade by "The Runner" in December 2019.
In his last nine years of serving as a head coach, coach Weber's teams have won nine outstanding girls' team academic awards from the WIAA, including the Washington State Academic State Championship in their division during the 2018 season.
His boy's teams have won distinguished academic or outstanding academic team awards eight out of the last nine years.
In track, Coach Weber has coached individual state champions in the 800
meters,1600 meters, and 3200 meters with numerous podium finishers. He also
coached the mid and long-distance teams on several state championship and
podium placing track and field teams.
Coach Weber currently coaches cross country and track at Pope John Paul II High School in Lacey, Washington. He came out of retirement in 2018 to coach cross country at Pope John Paul II High School after coaching at Northwest Christian High School for seven years.
The Pope John Paul II Girls cross-country team won the state cross-country championship in their second year with a full team in 2019.
According to Washington State Cross-Country Historian Rod Wilcox, "Pope John Paul II not only returned (to the state cross-country championships in their second year as a team) but ran away with the state title. This is probably a record but not even I track years of existence compared to titles". The JPII boy's team finished second at state in 2018 and 2019.
Coach Weber also helped start the first-ever Track and Field program at Pope John Paul II High School in 2018. He assumed the head coaching duties in 2020.
Pope John Paul II High School in Lacey, Washington is a relatively new college prep high school that is ten years old.
Coach Weber's career includes coaching a Master's runner to American Track and Field records. Coach Weber has coached several athletes to the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials as well.
Coach Weber is a certified running fitness coach and has taken USA Level 3 coaching
classes from some of the best middle and long-distance coaches in the world.
During his running career, Coach Weber was a nationally ranked USA miler and all-time record holder of The Original Ultimate Runner Competition—a 10k, 400 meters, 100 meters, mile, and a marathon all run on the same day.
Coach Weber scored higher than ultra-marathon national record holders, national road racing champions, Olympic runners at 1500 and 5000 meters, Olympic marathon runners, and many other athletes in setting the all-time record in the original Ultimate Runner Competition.
All information on the CoachWeber.org site is copyrighted in 2020.
This is the cover of Tony's book which is available at Amazon.com..Tony is one of the most inspirational runners of all-time.I served as Tony's sports agent. Check out the upcoming movie about Tony's life story which includes parts of his business relationship with Ross Perot and his Paralympic Gold Gold medal finishes with coach Bryan Hoddle. You read more about Tony and his upcoming movie here: https://www.coachweber.org/Tony-Volpentest.html
You can read more about coach Weber's personal running background including the original Ultimate Runner Competition here: https://www.coachweber.org/The-Original-Ultimate-Runner.html