TRACK TRAINING SESSIONS
MEET MUNA LEE
Muna Lee was born in Little Rock, Arkansas but raised in Kansas City, Missouri where she attended Eastwood Hills Elementary, Wendell Phillips Elementary of Performing Arts, Paul Robeson Middle and Central High School.
Lee, having recently retired from a 12-year professional sprinting career, has been coaching collegiate track and field for 2 years. At Hendrix College, she led her athletes to 8 individual conference championship titles, two runner-up finishes, a first-, second-, and third place sweep of the women’s 100 meters hurdles in 2018 and 4 school record performances. Lee has previously volunteer-coached at Texas A&M University, Louisiana State University and Carson High School in Carson, California. She is a USATF level 1 certified coach, with distinction in Sprints and Hurdles.
Lee attended Louisiana State University (2001-04), where she was a seven-time NCAA champion, 12-time SEC champion and a 21-time All-American, making her the most decorated athlete in school history. She graduated from LSU with a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, with minors in Communication Studies and Sports Studies. Lee made her Olympic debut for the United States immediately following an exceptional senior season in 2004.
Some of her career highlights include 2009 USA outdoor 100 meters and 200 meters runner up; 2008 Olympic finalist (5th place finish in the 100 meters, 4th place finish in the 200 meters – the only female American athlete to double); 2008 US Olympic Trials 100 meters champion and 200 meters runner up; 2005 World Champion (4×100 meters relay); 2005 USA Outdoor 100 meters runner up; 2004 Olympic finalist (7th place finish in the 200 meters); 2004 Olympic trials 200 meters runner up; two-time NCAA Indoor 60 m Champion; 2003 NCAA Indoor 200 meters champion; two-time NCAA outdoor 100 meters and 200 meters runner up. Lee also competed at the 2000 US Olympic trials as a senior in high school, finishing with a best of 11.36 in the 100 meters dash, making her the fastest high school female in the nation.
SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN WITH MUNA
- Speed Endurance
- Preseason Strength
- Strength Maintenance
- Race-Specific Conditioning
- Block Starts
- Reaction Training
- Race Strategies
- Proper Sprint/Hurdle Mechanics