COROS Partners with Drake University Track & Field/Cross-Country for GPS Technology
April 25, 2022
Drake’s staff will utilize COROS Training Hub to drive athlete performance
Irvine, Calif. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – COROS Wearables, makers of innovative performance GPS Watches and Drake University Athletics announced today a partnership for the Drake cross country and track & field programs. The programs will use COROS GPS Watches and the coaching staff will utilize the COROS Training Hub’s coaching software to manage athlete workouts and performance.
“We are thrilled to work with the Drake track & field and cross-country teams,” Derek Dalzell, Sports Science Product Manager at COROS said. “With Drake’s tradition of excellence and the COROS mission to deliver exceptional sports performance wearables, we are eager to see what we can achieve together.”
Drake track & field is one of the most historic programs in the country dating back more than 100 years. The Bulldogs have produced countless All-American performers including COROS Pro-Athlete Reed Fischer, class of 2017. Together, COROS and the Drake cross country/track & field coaching staff aim to provide new and exciting opportunities for student athletes to compete at the highest levels of the sport.
“The COROS partnership is pivotal for our distance program,” Drake head cross country and assistant track & field coach Jay Koloseus said. “I cannot thank Derek and the COROS team enough. Drake distance will be able to train at an even higher level as we look to take on the NCAA’s best.”
Bulldog runners will be using the award-winning COROS PACE 2 along with the COROS POD which provides advanced running metrics, as they chase personal bests all year long.
ABOUT COROS WEARABLES:
COROS is a performance sports technology company that helps athletes train to be their best. For COROS it’s all about outdoors, mountains, and a passionate active lifestyle. We combine high grade hardware with innovative technology to provide endurance athletes with the gear they rely on in the world’s most extreme environments. Advanced technology with an efficient and intuitive user experience is at our core – when you use a COROS product, you know you are getting a tool that has been designed, tested and perfected for the athlete, by the athlete. COROS users have set World Records and been to the highest point on earth, pushing our products to the extremes. At COROS, creation and innovation are never ending. Our customers, the athletes make COROS – be a part of our community @COROSGlobal on Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT DRAKE UNIVERSITY CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELD:
Founded in 1881, Drake University is a private university located on a 105-acre campus in Des Moines, Iowa. A member of the Missouri Valley Conference, the Drake University Bulldogs have won 10 Outdoor and 13 Indoor Track & Field Conference Championships and have produced over 40 All-Americans. Drake University has hosted the famous Drake Relays since 1910.