About Us

Amy Parkerson-Mitchell, director of Personal Best, is an RRCA certified running coach. She received her masters in physical therapy from KU Med in 1993. She specializes in examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of running injuries at Sport+Spine in Overland Park. She performs running mechanics evaluations, teaches strengthening classes for endurance athletes and speaks at local running clubs on a variety of running related topics.

As an avid runner, she has run many marathons including Chicago and Boston and is proud to be a part of the Personal Best family. Her ability to combine personal running experience with expertise in running biomechanics, training principles and treatment strategies makes her a unique asset to the KC running community. Click here for information about Coach Amy.

Personal Best was founded in 1993 by Steve Hinman. He has since retired and is now living in Colorado. Steve created a KC legacy with tried and true training programs for local runners.

Meet our support staff.