Charge Coaches - Guiding You
Every Step Of The Way.

All of Charge Running’s virtual running coaches love nothing more than helping you to succeed in your running journey, so we change the game by leading you through each run, day and night, all available through our mobile run coaching app.

Every one of our Charge Running coaches are highly motivated, engaging, and passionate about your goals. Our Charge Coaches are dedicated to elevating your running experience, no matter if you are just starting out as a beginner runner, or you have completed your 10th Marathon.

Amy Magdalein

Amy is a RRCA Lvl 2 Certified Running Coach and marathon pacer that loves helping others find joy in being active and healthy! She has ran 50+ half marathons, 14 full marathons and numerous shorter distances, and is excited to help you find a love for this amazing sport and live an active, healthy lifestyle!

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Betsy Magato

As a midwest native living in Atlanta, Betsy found her love of running early, forming into a fundamental part of her life for more than 30 years. She is an energetic mom of 3, an RRCA Running Coach and races competitively at distances from 5k-50k. She is devoted to sharing her love of the sport by helping athletes develop their unique physical strength and mental resolve.

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Casey Green

Casey was raised in the mountains of Vermont and has spent most of his life outside and active. A focus on running competitively beginning in high school led him to a successful NCAA career, multiple sub-4:25 miles, and later a coaching career at the high school, and collegiate levels. With Level 2 certifications from the USA Track & Field Association and 14+ years of running experience, Casey loves helping runners reach their true potential through a love of the sport and consistent coaching support.

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Christine Hetzel

Christine is a Florida native and lover of year-round running weather. She has traveled far and wide in her quest to run the World Marathon Majors and effectively, to run the world. As a Level 2 RRCA coach, her mission is to give back to others by using her upbeat energy to help encourage and motivate runners as they work toward realizing their full potential.

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Claire Nieuwenhuis

Claire is originally from Wales in the UK and has lived in various places around the world. After discovering her love of running in her mid-20s, she found a passion for combining running with seeing the world! She trained for her first marathon while traveling through Europe, relishing the challenge of mapping out scenic routes in each new place. An RRCA Level 1-certified coach, Claire is keen to share her joy for running with people of all abilities around the world, whether they’re set on achieving that new PR, or simply looking to add some life to their day.

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Donovan Stewart

Donovan was raised in New York City and found a passion for the sport that changed his life. He competed at the high school level which propelled his skills into a NCAA career. He is certified through Kettlebell Athletics, Functional Range Seminars, Animal Flow, Triggerpoint Therapy, and pre/postnatal training, and has coached numerous runners to complete in races from the 5K to Marathons!

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Hailey Porter

Hailey started running in college and hasn't stopped since. As a lover of type 2 fun, she focuses on marathons and has completed 9 to date, having qualified for Boston. Her coaching style focuses on helping people find enjoyment in the hard work and pushing through discomfort in order to reach new limits. She is committed to helping Charge runners hit all of their running goals and feel great doing it!

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Julie Lynn

Julie has a fun personality that will keep you moving, but combines it with a "tough love" attitude that is sure to make you sweat! Currently working at the top rehabilitation facility in the country, Julie has a love for helping others reach their goals, as well as a competitive spirit that pushes people beyond their limits. She has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, as well as a Group Fitness Instructor certification.

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Justin Horneker

Justin was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri where he fell in love with running while competing in cross country in middle school. He later became a collegiate athlete at Fontbonne University where he received all conference honors as a 1500m runner and graduate with a BS in Biology. Justin holds a USATF Level 1 coaching certification and has a passion for helping runners achieve their running goals.

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Lara Branca

Lara grew up exploring the mountains as a multisport athlete and dancer. She is a RRCA certified coach, an artist, and passionate about road and trail running and racing. Her coaching philosophy is to help people access their bodies’ natural wisdom through the practice of running.

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Larry Lopez

Larry developed a passion for running at an early age and was an all state athlete in cross country and track in high school. He graduated from Harding University where he ran competitively and got his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. Since graduating, Larry has gotten his personal training certification and became a USA Track and Field certified coach. Larry is passionate about helping others develop a love for running, along with helping people reach their fitness related goals.

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Natalie Witt

Natalie was born and raised in Iowa but has called Atlanta, GA home for more than 20 years. She won her first 5k at the age of 10 and hasn’t stopped since! She has completed 10 marathons, and too many half marathons, 10ks, and 5ks to count. As a RRCA certified Running Coach and run club leader, she aspires to bring the joy of running to her community while encouraging life-long movement health.

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Rory Graman

A Chicago native, Rory has spent over 12 years in the US Military, spending his career working around the world, and living on both coasts. From backpacking in the Appalachians to rock climbing in the Rockies, his experience with various forms of fitness expands well beyond the indoor gym. Rory is a RRCA certified running coach as well as holds a Group Fitness Instructor certification, and aims to push you beyond your limits.

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Shelby Schmidt

Shelby is a born and raised Floridian who discovered her love for running a bit later than most. What began as a way to get healthy quickly became an integral part of her life. Knowing the physical/mental benefits accompanied by the joy running can bring, she love helping others start their own journey. An RRCA certified coach, Shelby's coaching philosophy is that anyone that wants to run should have the support to make it happen!

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Sumit Chadha

Sumit believes in “athletes first, winning second,” emphasizing a holistic, well-rounded approach to development and coaching. An RRCA and USATF L1 coach, he has completed races up to 50k in his 13 year career. Outside of running, Sumit is a passionate yoga instructor and holds a master’s degree and a series of certifications in yoga from his native India. A belief that happiness, health, and peace are the essence of life, and that running and yoga can help us get there drives Coach Sumit to assist all runners in achieving their goals and being runners forever!


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Tes S. Marshall

Tes Sobomehin Marshall is a RCAA Certified Race Director and Running Coach. She hosts road races and leads group runs in the Metro Atlanta area and loves to build community through run groups and race events. Tes is a native of Northwest Indiana, attended the University of Virginia for her undergrad and graduate work in Health & Physical Education and aims to push runners of all levels to achieve their absolute best.

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Theneshia Glaze

As a southern girl now living in the midwest, Theneshia, “T”, is a retired Army veteran who has running in her DNA! Coach T has completed races from 1 to 50 miles and, no matter the distance, her love of running extends to helping others fulfill their run goals. She is an Official Pacer, a RRCA Certified Coach, and a USATF Level 1 Coach. Through her education, experiences, and coaching, it brings absolute delight and joy to her heart to be a part of motivating athletes! It allows her to #BAB by giving back!

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Amy Magdalein

Amy is a RRCA Lvl 2 Certified Running Coach and marathon pacer that loves helping others find joy in being active and healthy! She has ran 50+ half marathons, 14 full marathons and numerous shorter distances, and is excited to help you find a love for this amazing sport and live an active, healthy lifestyle!
View Bio

Betsy Magato

As a midwest native living in Atlanta, Betsy found her love of running early, forming into a fundamental part of her life for more than 30 years. She is an energetic mom of 3, an RRCA Running Coach and races competitively at distances from 5k-50k. She is devoted to sharing her love of the sport by helping athletes develop their unique physical strength and mental resolve.
View Bio

Casey Green

Casey was raised in the mountains of Vermont and has spent most of his life outside and active. A focus on running competitively beginning in high school led to competing in the NCAA, multiple sub-4:25 miles, and later a coaching career at the high school, and collegiate levels. With Level 2 certifications from the USA Track & Field Association and 16+ years of running experience, Casey loves helping runners reach their true potential through a love of the sport and consistent coaching support.
View Bio

Christine Hetzel

Christine is a Florida native and lover of year-round running weather. She has traveled far and wide in her quest to run the World Marathon Majors and effectively, to run the world. As a Level 2 RRCA coach, her mission is to give back to others by using her upbeat energy to help encourage and motivate runners as they work toward realizing their full potential.
View Bio

Claire Nieuwenhuis

Claire is originally from Wales in the UK and has lived in various places around the world. After discovering her love of running in her mid-20s, she found a passion for combining running with seeing the world! She trained for her first marathon while traveling through Europe, relishing the challenge of mapping out scenic routes in each new place. An RRCA Level 1-certified coach, Claire is keen to share her joy for running with people of all abilities around the world, whether they’re set on achieving that new PR, or simply looking to add some life to their day.
View Bio

Donovan Stewart

Donovan was raised in New York City and found a passion for the sport that changed his life. He competed at the high school level which propelled his skills into a NCAA career. He is certified through Kettlebell Athletics, Functional Range Seminars, Animal Flow, Triggerpoint Therapy, and pre/postnatal training, and has coached numerous runners to complete in races from the 5K to Marathons!
View Bio

Hailey Porter

Hailey started running in college and hasn't stopped since.  As a lover of type 2 fun, she focuses on marathons and has completed 9 to date, having qualified for Boston.  Her coaching style focuses on helping people find enjoyment in the hard work and pushing through discomfort in order to reach new limits.  She is committed to helping Charge runners hit all of their running goals and feel great doing it!
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Jen Besten

Jen grew up as a multi-sport athlete in Scranton, Pa. After college she moved to Chicago, IL where she ran her first marathon. Now as a mom of 3, she lives in Delaware where she coaches athletes of all ages. As a USATF & RRCA Certified Running Coach she is committed to helping runners achieve their personal running goals, having fun and staying injury free.
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Julie Lynn

Julie has a fun personality that will keep you moving, but combines it with a "tough love" attitude that is sure to make you sweat! Currently working at the top rehabilitation facility in the country, Julie has a love for helping others reach their goals, as well as a competitive spirit that pushes people beyond their limits. She has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, as well as a Group Fitness Instructor certification.
View Bio

Justin Horneker

Justin was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri where he fell in love with running while competing in cross country in middle school. He later became a collegiate athlete at Fontbonne University where he received all conference honors as a 1500m runner and graduate with a BS in Biology. Justin holds a USATF Level 1 coaching certification and has a passion for helping runners achieve their running goals.
View Bio

Lara Branca

Lara grew up exploring the mountains as a multisport athlete and dancer. She is a RRCA certified coach, an artist, and passionate about road and trail running and racing. Her coaching philosophy is to help people access their bodies’ natural wisdom through the practice of running.
View Bio

Larry Lopez

Larry developed a passion for running at an early age and was an all state athlete in cross country and track in high school. He graduated from Harding University where he ran competitively and got his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. Since graduating, Larry has gotten his personal training certification and became a USA Track and Field certified coach. Larry is passionate about helping others develop a love for running, along with helping people reach their fitness related goals.
View Bio

Natalie Witt

Natalie was born and raised in Iowa but has called Atlanta, GA home for more than 20 years. She won her first 5k at the age of 10 and hasn’t stopped since! She has completed 10 marathons, and too many half marathons, 10ks, and 5ks to count. As a RRCA certified Running Coach and run club leader, she aspires to bring the joy of running to her community while encouraging life-long movement health.
View Bio

Rory Graman

A Chicago native, Rory has spent over 12 years in the US Military, spending his career working around the world, and living on both coasts. From backpacking in the Appalachians to rock climbing in the Rockies, his experience with various forms of fitness expands well beyond the indoor gym. Rory is a RRCA certified running coach as well as holds a Group Fitness Instructor certification, and aims to push you beyond your limits.
View Bio

Shelby Schmidt

Shelby is a born and raised Floridian who discovered her love for running a bit later than most. What began as a way to get healthy quickly became an integral part of her life. Knowing the physical/mental benefits accompanied by the joy running can bring, she loves helping others start their own journey. An RRCA certified coach, Shelby’s philosophy is that anyone that wants to run should have the support to make it happen!
View Bio

Sumit Chadha

Sumit believes in “athletes first, winning second,” emphasizing a holistic, well-rounded approach to development and coaching. An RRCA and USATF L1 coach, he has completed races up to 50k in his 13 year career. Outside of running, Sumit is a passionate yoga instructor and holds a master’s degree and a series of certifications in yoga from his native India. A belief that happiness, health, and peace are the essence of life, and that running and yoga can help us get there drives Coach Sumit to assist all runners in achieving their goals and being runners forever!
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Susan Mix

Susan is based in the Boston region of Massachusetts as a RRCA Certified Coach with more than 20 years of running experience. Her most satisfying personal achievement is hitting PRs in all distances in 2020, and wants to show that there is no age limit to improvement! Her goal is helping athletes stay strong and injury-free as they progress on their fitness journey.
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Tes S. Marshall

Tes Sobomehin Marshall is a RCAA Certified Race Director and Running Coach. She hosts road races and leads group runs in the Metro Atlanta area and loves to build community through run groups and race events. Tes is a native of Northwest Indiana, attended the University of Virginia for her undergrad and graduate work in Health & Physical Education and aims to push runners of all levels to achieve their absolute best.
View Bio

Theneshia Glaze

As a southern girl now living in the midwest, Theneshia, “T”, is a retired Army veteran who has running in her DNA! Coach T has completed races from 1 to 50 miles and, no matter the distance, her love of running extends to helping others fulfill their run goals. She is an Official Pacer, a RRCA Certified Coach, and a USATF Level 1 Coach. Through her education, experiences, and coaching, it brings absolute delight and joy to her heart to be a part of motivating athletes! It allows her to #BAB by giving back!
View Bio

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