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The HBCU Experience: Coaches Panel by LRT Sports

LRT Sports hosted a panel of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ Coaches to help educate prospective student-athletes. This inclusive Q&A representing both Men and Women’s athletic programs aims to shine a light on the countless opportunities provided both academically and athletically at HBCU institutions. Coaches panel: Southern University and A&M College Head Baseball Coach Kerrick

October 15, 2020 Keirsten Sires

Former George Washington Track & Field Athlete | My Struggle With an Eating Disorder and My Recovery

Our mental health series is dedicated to sharing stories of student-athletes who want others to learn via their personal experiences. This story is about Miranda DiBiasio’s experience is with an eating disorder, mental health, and body image. She is a track & field athlete who graduated from George Washington University. If you have a mental

September 28, 2020

An Athlete’s Mental Health Story and How it Impacted the Relationships Around Her

Gianna Salzbrunn is a  senior on the Track & Field at Eastern Michigan University. Gianna was going through the typical schedule of a student-athlete but became quickly overwhelmed. She started her college experience, dealing with her grandfather’s illness, putting her dog down, and starting college. However, during one practice, she showed negative emotions, and her

September 21, 2020

All-American Pole Vaulter Shares His Story on Finding the Right Coach

Chris Nilsen, the University of South Dakota junior and three-time NCAA title pole vaulting champ, reached new heights in the 2018-19 track and field season.  In April, Nilsen beat the 2016 Olympic bronze medalist and 2017 World Champion Sam Kendricks to win the pole vault at the 110th Drake Relays. He cleared the bar with

November 25, 2019

Lane College Cross Country Receives NCAA Sanctions in Response to an Ineligible Athlete Competing Under a False Name

The women’s cross country and track and field programs at Tennessee’s Lane College are facing two years of probation along with other sanctions as a result of NCAA violations committed in the 2016-2017 season. An incident involving an ineligible athlete competing under a false name led the NCAA DII Committee of Infractions to investigate the

February 11, 2019

Olympian and World Champion Georganne Moline Talks About the Importance of the Coach-Athlete Relationship

Amidst her incredible collegiate career at the University of Arizona where she placed second in the NCAA finals, Georganne Moline earned a spot on the roster for the 2012 Olympics as the youngest competitor in the 400m Hurdles. After an impressive fifth place finish in London, she went on to earn the title of World

February 1, 2019

6 Tips and Tricks for being a Well-Rounded Track & Field Athlete

Track & Field is one of the oldest sports that we have; it’s been around since ancient times. The sport was established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.  Track & field also include road running, cross country running, and race walking. Most track & field events are individual sports. And they only have

November 20, 2018

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