Camp Founder & Director

Jacob is a professional track and field athlete now living in Flagstaff, AZ. He is from Louisville, KY. In high school Jacob was a 12x State Champion.  He then attended UK where he was a 3x SEC Champion and 3x All-American. His lifetime best are 3:57, 7:50, 13:28, and 27:57 for the mile, 3k, 5k, and 10k. He now coaches 30+ athletes through Thomson Training.

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Camp Founder & Director

Jimi is the Head Cross Country Coach of Bethlehem High School in Bardstown, KY. Since his hire in 2017, Coach Burress has built the program from 1 girl and 5 boys, to a 70 runner roster. His boys team were Region Champions in 2019 and 2020 and finished both seasons top ten at the state meet. In 2020 his girls team won their first Region Championship in school history. His program is one of only a handful in the state with a top ten Girls and Boys team. Coach Burress has had a dozen athletes receive offers to run at the collegiate level.



Camp Founder & Director

Thomas is from Louisville, KY. He was a State Champion while attending St. X and went on to compete at UL and Bellarmine. Thomas went right into coaching after college, leading a youth team to 2 National Titles. He then helped coach his alma mater, St. Xavier, to a State Title this fall. Thomas now coaches 30+ athletes through Thomson Training.

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Senior Staff

Bailey was a 6x State Champion at Assumption High School and helped lead her team to 3 NXN appearances. She then went on to become an All-American while competing at the University of Louisville. Her personal best include a 16:15 5K.


  • Our camp counselors are all female and male collegiate athletes and KHSAA high school coaches.

  • Our counselors run at schools like UK, UL, Bellarmine, WKU, DePaul, and Xavier.

  • Each group will have 1-2 counselors to lead and teach them through the week.

  • We will maintain a 1:10 or better staff to camper ratio.

  • There will be a licensed Athletic Trainer on site 24/7 during camp.