"When people tell me things, I listen." - Coach Frank
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Victory at the Penn Relays, 4 X 400 relay team.  (Left to right) Reinhardt Michelchen (Germany), Francis Anthony Schiro, Simon Barett (Great Britain), 2016

First Penn Title - Sprint Force America - Ed Gonara, Carole Blake, Roger Pierce, Francis S

1st Penn Relay Title
Sprint Force America
Ed Gonara, Carole Blake, Roger Pierce, Francis Schiro   


Francis Anthony Schiro discussing training techniques with 6 time U.S.A.Olympic GOLD medalist Allyson Felix. 9/15/16

Enrique Martinez, 81 y.o. Decathlon Training 7/2021

Steven Nussar, Two Time Golden Gloves Runner-Up, 7/2021

Joel Pasternack with Ron Hill, Marathon World Record holder (Great Britain).

“The will to win means nothing without the WILL TO TRAIN.” -- Joel Pasternack

46 years of Coaching expertise. 

PR Boston Marathon 1974 2:25.03.

Half Marathon PR 1:10.26

20 Mile PR 1:49.32

10 Mile PR (Central Park.. hills!!) 52:20 PR 10K on track 31:30.  

A dedicated sincere kind athlete/Coach. One of the most influential/skilled Coaches I've had the privilege to be trained by. He helped me greatly on the road that led to 6 world records (so far). I’m totally not finished!

*Joel Pasternack is available for coaching:

Francis Anthony Schiro taking notes on endurance from 1964 10,000 meter Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills

Robin Epstein

L.E.S. Track Club new member,

Robin Epstein, 7/2021

LES Track Club member Ryan Holmes ran a mile in 11 minutes and 40 seconds when he started training with Frank. Under Frank's tutelage twice a week, Ryan gained focus, determination, and speed. Ryan ran the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile this summer in 6 minutes and 53 seconds. 9/3/16

On the mend from heart surgery and Louie is ready to rock and roll with Coach Frank! 

Francis Anthony Schiro with LES Track Club member Chi, who completed successfull 1 st marathon (26.2miles) 9/11/2016

LES Track Club members Paul and son Saide (Left). LES Track Club members Jake and Dylan

LES Track Club member Michael Holman with Frank

Elizabeth Bishop-Schiro after successfully completing Baltimore Marathon (26.2 miles) 10/15/16.

Hard at Work: Simon Barrett from Great Britain. 

"L.E.S. Track Club rules in the gym here in the UK!"

Reinhard Michelchen from Germany and member of LES Track Club competing in World Masters Track and Field Champions in Perth, Australia

Paul Pendelton with hands full meets Coach Schiro after placing 11th out of 476 runners. He won his age class M40-49 as well. Schiro said he enjoyed the different environment of a road race as he usually races only on the track. 

Pedro Elefante, LES Track Club's newest member from Salvador, Brazil.


Stephen Adkins (in LES singlet)from Great Britain sets new M 50-54 Marathon Record of 3:26 at Chicago Marathon 10/2018.This was also a personal best for Stephen . CONGRATULATIONS! 

Francis Anthony Schiro - 

Winter training at track, Lower East Side, Manhattan

Paul Pendelton with children  @ NYC Front Runners Indoor track meet. Armory , NYC.  3rd place 1500 meters. 4:44...age 43. 

His first time

1)running indoors

2) wearing spikes

3) running in a track meet.  WELL DONE!!!

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