Who We Are

Who We Are “Where Speed Development Begins” Coats Performance is the premier speed training service for Bloomington- Normal, Illinois.  We primarily service track and field athletes, but also work with other athletes involved in other sports.   When it comes to speed development, Coats Performance believes speed is often an area underdeveloped for many athletes. …

5 tips on Becoming a Better Coach

 5 Tips on Becoming a Better Coach Coaching is fun, stressful, and extremely rewarding if you’re in it for the right reasons. I often find myself critiquing my coaching style and approach daily. If you’ve been around me or have talked coaching with me you will find that this is not something I take lightly.…

Early Sports Specialization

Early Sports Specialization Early sports specialization seems to be the moneymaker these days, and why not? As numbers increase in youth development and travel leagues, surely someone has to take advantage of the naivety of many parents of athletes at this age group that think early specialization is “a must.”  Forking over hundreds of dollars…