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Meet Coach Bob

running coach, marathon training

Coach Bob Mittleman is a USATF Level One certified coach, holds a NASM certification in personal training, senior fitness and endurance training and is a certified Level 2 coach for Training Peaks. . Currently, he is heading up the running programs at St. Dominic's High School in Oyster Bay, NY. He is the head coach for their X-country teams, the winter track teams, and the spring track teams.  Under his tutelage, the teams have won the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Catholic High School Small School Championships.


In addition to coaching at St. Dominic’s, Bob coaches runners using an online platform by creating customized plans based on goals, abilities, past experiences, etc.  His clients reside all over the country, whether it be California, Iowa, New Hampshire, New York, or Virginia, and even extend as far as Australia.  He's worked with runners training for distances ranging from 400 meters to a full marathon.


And....he is the head virtual training running coach for the Long Island chapter of Team in Training.


Bob is an award winning 9 time marathon runner, with a personal best of 3:07 at the Chicago Marathon (at the age of 40), and is a top competitor on the local running circuit.


Bob has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Long Island Business News, Newsday, Southampton press and interviewed on (local to New York) WLIE radio. He was also a featured guest on the television show "Live it Up".  He owns a personal training studio on Long Island called Fitness Together Cold Spring Hills.



















“As a coach, you act as a motivator, a listener and a teacher. My goal is to provide you with the keys to success and watch you grow. It’s been my experience that the journey is just as great, if not greater, then the end result. If you can enjoy what unfolds, believe in yourself and stick with it…..your accomplishments will astound you. I always enjoy the smiles and sometime feelings of disbelief a client/athlete has when they achieve a goal."

  • “Coach Bob set me up for my first 5k and I had a blast training!”– Ann J.

  • “Thank you for helping me p.r. at the Sunken Meadow 5k this fall" - Lucas K.

  • “My training has changed for the better thanks to Coach”– Scott G.

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