W.Cory Ray, affectionately known as “Coach Ray” is Oklahoma’s premier sports performance coach. His skills as a personal trainer, athletic talent evaluator, and speaker have put him in a place to motivate, educate and inspire everyone he touches.
Coach Ray is also the founder of “The Speed Doctor” in Tulsa, OK, where his team focuses on sport performance training, injury prevention, and mental preparation to help propel student athletes to empowered success.
A former collegiate school record holder and conference champion sprinter at the University of Tulsa, Coach Ray is certified through the International Youth Conditioning Association as a Youth Fitness Specialist and is certified as a USA Track and Field Level I coach. Under the “The Speed Doctor” umbrella, Coach Ray has become the “go to” trainer for sports performance, speed and agility and youth fitness in Oklahoma.
Coach Ray brings close to 10 years’ experience of working with athletes in a variety of sports outside of track and field that include, but are not limited to, soccer, football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, boxing and karate. Coach Ray provides private speed, athletic development classes, and sports performance training for individuals and teams.
In the past 5 years, under Cory’s training and coaching his athletes has earned a number of State, National and World Championships as well as host of others who went on to compete on the collegiate level. “I can’t take credit for their success, the mind and body is an amazing creation, it will do exactly what it is trained to do.”
Additionally, Coach Ray just completed his 1st year as Head Track Coach at Tulsa Central High School. He previously spent 5 years at East Central High as Sprint Coach where they enjoyed state championship success.