~~I am Luke Sullivan, a former college All-American, and 2 time Olympic Trials discus thrower. In 2008, after suffering multiple injuries during the season, I officially retired from the sport of competitive track & field. After throwing 199' 9' at the Salinas Invitational in Northern California, my body finally gave out and although qualifying for my third Olympic Trials, Click here for more

Weight Room programs/throwing programs

It is difficult to plan out a season, taking into account when to taper and when to train through certain meets.  Luke can assist you and write out a sport specific training program to ensure your body is not being taxed at the wrong time.  He will be sure your body is at peak performance levels when you need to throw your best.   Luke will plot out your throwing volume as well as break down the season into separate lifting cycles.  


Athletes seeking personalized assistance with their discus and shot putting techniques may schedule lessons. Please email or call to set up appointment times. Multiple athletes at one appointment time will reduce the price for each athlete. 
I am the owner of Pinnacle Fitness, a small gym in North Scottsdale where I train a variety of athletes in multiple sports. I am a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the NSCA Certification Commission. The CSCS certification is for professionals who design and implement strength and conditioning programs for athletes in a team setting. Individuals wanting assistance with strength training and conditioning programs may enlist my help for a fee. 


If you or your organization would like to bring Luke into one of your clinics to speak about his experience as a thrower as well as his technical expertise please contact Luke at Luke@lukesullivandiscusthrower.com.  He has spoke at the WISTCA Clinic in Milwaukee, WI twice where attendance for the 2 day clinic is around 1200 coaches annually.  January 24th, 2014 Luke will be speaking at the New Mexico Coaches Association clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


 "Taking shot put and discus technique to new......  Distances