Visiting Athletes & National Governing Bodies

The Santa Barbara Track Club provides opportunities for world-class visiting athletes and National Governing Bodies to train and learn in a unique environment in Santa Barbara, CA. Athletes from around the world have trained with us throughout the year, typically joining us in the moderate Winter & Spring climate prior to the start of the Outdoor Track & Field season, especially leading up to the Sam Adams Invitational.

Notable Visitors & Competitors


  • Curtis Beach (USA)
  • Pascal Behrenbruch (GER)
  • Sharon Day (USA)
  • Derek Drouin (CAN)
  • Ashton Eaton (USA), Decathlon
  • Brianne Theisen-Eaton (CAN), Heptathlon
  • Allyson Felix (USA), Sprints
  • Dawn Harper-Nelson (USA), 100m Hurdles
  • Cyrus Hostettler (USA), Javelin
  • Kevin Mayer (FRA)
  • Jeremy Taiwo (USA)
  • Jenebah Tarmoh (USA), Sprints
  • Damian Warner (CAN), Decathlon
  • Jesse Williams (USA), High Jump
  • Zack Ziemek (USA), Decathlon


  • Chula Vista Elite / OTC
  • Oregon Track Club Elite - Middle Distance Athletes

National Governing Bodies

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • France

  • Japan

  • Zimbabwe