McMillan's Guide to High School Cross Country


Let's get you set up for success!

In this video series, I'll walk you through my key principles of training for high school runners. You'll also see my 20-week training plan and hear about the pitfalls that foil many runners and coaches. I applied these principles to achieve my own success and will now pass them along to you.


Three Part Coaching & Training Guide

Apply these principles, organize your training plan and learn from these common errors to take your team to the next level.

Part 1: My 9 Principles for HS XC

Part 1 details my 9 principles for training high school cross country runners. If you apply these principles, you give yourself and your athletes the best chance at success. These are the same principles that I used when our team won both the men's and women's titles at the USATF Club Cross Country Championships.

Part 2: 20-Week Training Plan Walk-Through

Let's get down to brass tacks. In Part 2, I'll present my 20-week high school cross country training plan. I'll overview the phases I use, the types of workouts within each phase and the flow of the plan from early season to peaking for your championship race(s).

Part 3: Candid Questions From a HS Coach

A high school coach came to my house. We sat on the back patio and chatted about coaching high school cross country. Part 3 includes this interview and my answers to his questions - common questions that I get all the time from cross country coaches.

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- Principles of training for high school cross country
- 20-week training plan
- Faults and fixes for common errors high school runners make


Q: How do I get my high school training guide?

A: After you sign up, you’ll be sent an activation email. You’ll then access the McMillan’s Guide to High school Cross Country page (just go to the My Videos button at the top of the website) and all the instructional videos and training plan are listed there.

Q: Do I get the 20-week plan with the video?

A: Yes! I put my 20-week high school cross country training plan on the video page. And in the video, I’ll walk you through the plan. You can then modify the plan based on your particular needs.

Q: I prefer a DVD. Can I buy it that way?

A: Yes! We have DVDs available. Just look below for the option to buy the Guide to High School Cross Country on DVD.

Q: Can I really email you if I have questions?

A: Yes! I’m here to help if you need it. Just click the email link in the video page and send me know your questions.

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