About

Our Mission

We are a husband and wife team who are excited to help you succeed. Our performance training is for EVERYONE, not just those who run long distances or consider themselves elite. If you have a body and a brain, you can improve your fitness. Period.

Whether you want to increase your speed and/or endurance, become a more efficient athlete, keep your motivation in check or increase your confidence, run your local Couch to 5k or qualify for the Boston marathon, we are dedicated to helping you achieve all of these goals. We offer personalized online training plans to runners of all ages and levels.

You will receive:

  • A Prospective Athlete Questionnaire
  • Phone, Skype, or In-Person Initial Consultation based on your needs
  • Month-by-month training plans
  • Tips/Guidance on recovery, nutrition, injury prevention/working through injury
  • Additional services available (see Services tab)

Send us an email so we can get started together! We look forward to hearing from you.

Who We Are

Lauren Paquette

I am a professional distance runner and 3-time Olympic Trials Qualifier based in Memphis, TN. I ran collegiate track for Baylor University after graduating as a multiple state champion out of Arkansas. I have coached at the junior high, high school, and post-collegiate and recreational level, and spent some time coaching myself as well. I received a masters from the University of Tennessee in Sport Psychology and Advanced Coaching and have been consulting with athletes in the Memphis area toward making mental performance gains since 2014. I travel the globe to compete in professional track and road-racing events.

Max Paquette

I am a coach and sports biomechanist and Assistant Professor in Exercise, Sports and Movement Sciences at U of Memphis. I have been coaching runners of all levels (from 400m to the marathon) since 2006 and consult with high school, collegiate and professional track and field athletes and their coaches to optimize performance through coaching and injury prevention. I competed as a collegiate athlete in cross country and track at the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada). In 2008, I was a Canadian Olympic Trials finalist in the 3000m steeplechase.
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