Coaches


Personal Coaching

When you’re ready to take your training and performance to the next level, it’s time to get a coach. A personal coach can review your history and customize a training schedule that works for you: maximizing your strengths, addressing your weaknesses, and keeping you healthy. Coaches keep you accountable and pick up on issues that you might overlook. Here’s a short list of coaches we know well and recommend.


Nikki Rafie

NikkiNikki is a two-time Olympic Trials qualifier and former Portland Marathon champion. Nikki will craft an eight-week program based on your profile and your goals. All abilities. Click here to read more about Nikki’s services.

Email: [email protected]


Brent MacDermot

BrentBrent is one of our resident coaches at PRC. He has years of running and coaching experience. He’s worked with athletes from preps to Olympic Trials qualifiers.

Email: [email protected]


Greg Mitchell

Greg MitchellA 10-time US masters champion on roads and off, Greg also holds an American record on the track. In addition to coaching individual runners of all abilities, Greg has coached extensively at prep and collegiate levels. Greg is the head cross-country coach at Mountainside High School in Beaverton.

Email: [email protected]


Scott Fauble

A standout runner at the University of Portland, Scott now runs professionally for Hoka NAZ Elite in Flagstaff. He is a 2016 Olympic trials qualifier with a half-marathon best of 1:03:59 and 10,000m PR of 28:43.70.

Email: [email protected]


Jake Stout

Jake achieved All-America honors in track and XC at Willamette University. He is a physical therapist with degrees from Boise State & Washington. Jake coaches runners at Portland’s Roosevelt High School. He offers coaching through ekiden.

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