Dr. Luciano Medina, PhD   Coach Medina NYC

NYC-based dynamic coaching duo! We provide you the experience of a professional distance runner and an elite level coach. We work with individuals seeking to achieve big long-term goals in the marathon distance such as running a BQ, a first Sub-3 or Sub-4, or achieving the Olympic trials standard. We also coach athletes of all abilities chasing PRs from the mile to the marathon and everything in between.


Coach Medina, USATF Level 3/IAAF Level V Elite Coach
From coaching collegiate athletes to professional distance runners, I have continuously challenged and enhanced my coaching knowledge. From a first time marathoner to a world championship competitor, I coach to maximize effectiveness so you never have to settle for less than your best.

Coach Medina is a former Head Men and Women Cross Country Coach (NCAA Div III) and Assistant Track and Field Coach at Polytechnic University and, presently, a Professor of Mathematics at NYU’s renowned Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. With a Doctorate degree in Mathematics and Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, he uses his strong academic background to keep up with current research and mentors both athletes and coaches towards their endeavors.


New York, NY
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Run Analysis

Sport Types

Running, Personal Training, High School Cross Country, Collegiate Cross Country


English, Spanish, French

Athlete Requirements

Athletes of all levels are welcome!


New York, NY
United States