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About Dan John
Dan John has been teaching and coaching for well over thirty years. He is the former Strength Coach and Head Track and Field Coach at Juan Diego Catholic High School in Draper, Utah He remains a full-time on-line religious studies instructor for Columbia College of Missouri and contributing writer to Men’s Health. Originally from South San Francisco, Dan came to Utah to throw the discus for Utah State University and recently returned “home” after 35 years away. He currently lives in Burlingame, California.
Dan has Masters degrees in history and in religious education, as well as intensive work at the American University in Cairo, University of Haifa, and Cornell. Dan has written articles for Catechetical Update and Utah Historical Quarterly, as well as being a columnist for the Intermountain Catholic. Dan was also a Fulbright Scholar in 1985.
In addition, Dan writes articles for a variety of strength magazines and publishes a little newsletter called Get Up, which registers up to a quarter of a million hits a month. If you sneak over the border into Utah and want to work out, give him a shout.
At home, he is humbled by his lovely wife, Tiffini, whose middle name is not “long suffering” no matter how often it is repeated, and his two daughters, Kelly and Lindsay.
In his athletic career, among many other championships and records, Dan has won the Master Pleasanton Highland Games twice, American Masters Discus Championships several times, the National Masters Weightlifitng Championship once and holds the American Record in the Weight Pentathlon.
Dan John - Pleasanton Challenge Caber 2007
Personal Bests in Competition
- Snatch 314
- Dead lift 628
- Clean and Jerk 385
- Clean 402
- Discus 190′ 6″
Multiple State Champion (California and Utah) Discus, Hammer, Shot, Highland Games and Olympic Lifting.
Coached Multiple State Discus Champions (Utah) without a discus ring or throwing field.
Coach at John Powell Discus Camp since 1994.
Never Let Go by Dan John
Never Let Go
Coach Dan John breaks down the most complicated concepts of strength training and high-performance athletics in his personal, no-nonsense, thought-provoking and motivating style. Workout routines, Olympic lifting guidance, Highland Games, track and field and Strongman events are all covered, in addition to weight training philosophy for the general public.
- How to get stronger, faster and leaner
- Simple steps to great conditioning
- What it takes to compete at high-level athletics
- Dan John's top training tips
- Effective workouts to carry you through your training seasons
- Variations of the classic 5x5 workout
- Sample kettlebell and barbell workout combinations
- Outdoor cardiovascular training options for athletes
- And much more...
For more information on Dan John, please visit his website: danjohn.net.