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Brentwood High volunteer coach pushed parents to pay him fees, internal investigation finds Aug 8, 2017

I do not have any first hand knowledge of this incident, but I have had a lot of people asking about it.  The Williamson County school board reviewed policy Monday night after an internal investigation found that a former Brentwood High School volunteer assistant cross country coach pushed families to pay him in order to have their  children remain on the team, according to a school district investigation.Former volunteer assistant coach Guy Avery charged about $400 per child a month, the investigation states.Avery, who was a volunteer coach for fall 2015 and fall 2016, agreed not to receive compensation except for reasonable, documented reimbursements, according to a signed volunteer agreement. (via

What Are Tempo Runs? Nico Composto Aug 1, 2017

Tempo runs, also called threshold runs, should be a staple for runners of every distance from the 1500m to the marathon. Here are the basics you need to know about tempo runs.