Randy Accetta, Ph.D., is the Arizona State Representative. He has also been hired as the Director of Coaching Education, tasked with updating and expanding the RRCA Coaching Certification program. As an accomplished educator and runner, Randy brings a wealth of experience to the RRCA coaching program. He is the Communications Mentor for the top-ranked McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Arizona, where he has twice received Teacher of the Year honors. Additionally, he has co-authored two continuing education courses on how to coach runners, and he has written running-based articles that have been published in Running Times, Runners World, and the New York Times. Randy is the immediate past president of the Southern Arizona Roadrunners.