Prize Running 

Traci Barnes

"I highly recommend prize running with Matt Aguero. It doesn't matter if your young or older or what skill level you are at. I started running at 49 years last July. I hired Matt as my coach to help me get to my first half marathon in March. Not only did I complete that half but I finished 4 half marathons in two months. I have rehired him for another year to help me reach my goal of running a full marathon. He will look at your personal skill level, your medical history, etc and work out a training plan for you. I check in with him once a week and he is available if I need advice more often. Matt Aguero is a fantastic coach! you can spend money on more shoes and equipment etc or you can get a coach--- it's really a no brainer!"

Traci Barnes - Owner Days Inn & Suites Poteau Convention & Visitors Bureau

Dominique Traverse

Monika Kalicinska

Corey Duquette

Josh Stewart

Lorena Valdez

"Thanks to Coach Aguero I got the opportunity to “fulfill my American dream”.  I am a native of Poland and I have been a decorated runner in my home country. I became a much better runner under his supervision. I won my first marathon ever with a time of 2:50:52.  I could not have had a better coach, who knows each aspect of running and sport training, including sport diet and injury prevention. Moreover, he is not only a great coach but a mentor as well. Without his priceless support and advice I would not be able to accomplish what I have done."

Monika Kalicinska - NAIA National

Champion - Marathon & World's Fastest Indoor Marathon

"Some of my greatest experiences as a college athlete were made possible by Coach Matt. Not only did he strengthen me and support me as an athlete, he strengthened me and supported me as a person and a friend. Coach Matt taught me that practice, personality, and prayer are crucial key elements to succeeding as an athlete. You have to prepare your body physically, mentally, and spiritually." 

Dominique Traverse - all-conference high jumper and long jumper.
“I currently run for the US Navy and have used Coach Aguero’s style of training. I have had the opportunity to be coached by Coach Aguero and have had numerous successes which has included range from a 4:01 mile to a 2:23 marathon in my debut.” 

​ Corey Duquette - 4 time National Champion, 2006 Tulsa Run Winner, and 2006 Spirit of Survival Marathon Winner
"One of the goals on my bucket list was to run a marathon, but I had never ran more than three miles in my life so I figured that this was an impossible goal for me. Matt helped me mentally, and finally after a long time of talking about it I decided to train for my first marathon. Matt was very inspiring and always willing to help; I like to call Matt my “personal motivator”. He helped with my training plan and encouraged me throughout the way. I completed the 2011 Austin Marathon with the time of 4:12, and I am training for my second marathon very soon. Thanks Matt for the positive attitude, words of encouragement, and always believing in me!" 

Lorena Valdez – Austin & Chicago
Marathon Finisher
“Matt got my confidence back when I was in the worst shape (physically and mentally) that I had ever been in. I hit rock bottom and he lead me in the right direction. I’ve never been more confident or happy with my training. He believed in me when nobody else would.”  

​ Josh Stewart - Oklahoma high school cross country state champion, 4 - time Lone Star all-conference and 2010 Oklahoma City Marathon Winner


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