For high-performance athletes, the Oval is the home training facility for a group of international athletes, which have included USA Olympic gold medalist Derek Parra and other athletes.
They have been part of the FAST (Facilitated Athlete Sport Training) program now under the direction of Long Track Head coach Matt Kooreman and Short Track Coaches Anthony Barthell & Alex Izykowski.
These programs are designed for up-and-coming athletes who which to acheive a higher level of speed skating success.
F.A.S.T. (Facilitated Athlete Sport Training)
The Utah Olympic Oval's F.A.S.T. Program offers a unique and individualized training program within a world-class, positive and supportive environment. Skate with other world class athletes in a program that will challenge your abilities and help you to reach your full potential.
Selection Factors for the FAST program include:
Note: applicants not accepted to the FAST program will be admitted to the CLUB program.