Chris Bennett is currently the Global Head Coach of Nike Running. Prior to that Bennett coached at CBA, NJ. In college, he competed for and was captain of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cross Country and Track & Field Teams.
After UNC he ran 5 years for the Olympic Development Nike Farm Team. Chris returned to the east coast and taught and coached at CBA in Lincroft, NJ for seven years. While at CBA the Colts won 3 National Championships in the 4xMile, the Nike Cross Nationals (NXN), the National Championship Outdoor 4x800, & the Championship of America DMR at the Penn Relays. CBA also placed 2nd in both the Indoor National Championship DMR and the Outdoor National Championship 4xMile as well as 3rd in the Outdoor National DMR.
Coach Bennett has been with Nike since 2014. He helped build the Nike Run Club from the ground up starting in New York City and then quickly expanding NRC both globally and digitally. He writes all the training for the Nike Run Club app and created the popular Guided Runs that have been done millions of times. Chris is married to Tammie and has three children - Jack, Maggie and Emma. They live in Portland, Oregon.