Since becoming one of the youngest college head coaches in the country when he was 24, Dr. Karp has had a long coaching career that has included college and high school cross country and track & field and private coaching of adult runners. He is a USA Track & Field certified coach and creator of a popular coaching certification program. Run faster with his award-winning coaching services.
Dr. Karp started his writing career while in college, writing short stories for his fiction-writing classes and reciting his poems at local coffee shops. Since those early days, he has authored 12 books and more than 400 articles in print and online trade and consumer magazines (and a few published poems).
An entrepreneur in mind and heart, Dr. Karp left academia to pursue his own ideas and passion. He has founded several businesses and pursues many projects, including a women’s-specialty run coaching company, a run coaching certification program, a literary agency, and a running camp in Kenya.