Meet Your Coaches

Tim Bradley, MS, CSCS Tim Bradley

Tim is the assistant cross country and track coach at Saint Louis University and has coached hundreds of half and full marathon finishers of all ages and abilities

Tim was a NCAA Div. I athlete running for Murray State University and Western Illinois University. Tim graduated from Murray State with a degree in Exercise Science. Additionally, Tim has a master's degree in Exercise Physiology from SIUE and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.    

Coaching Accomplishments:

• Full Time Professional Coach
• 12 years of coaching experience (2002-2014)
• Experience working with runners of all ability levels
• Coached Over 100 marathon and half marathon finishers through Big River Training Teams (2008-2013)
• Coached 13 Boston Marathon Qualifiers (8 female, 5 male) in 4 different age groups (2007-2012)
• Coached #1 Women’s College Team in Missouri and Top 10 in Midwest (2012)
• Coached 16 A-10 All-Conference Performances for Saint Louis University (2011-2013)
• Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Running Accomplishments:

• All-State High School Runner
• Division I All-Conference College Athlete
• 2007 Go! St. Louis Half Marathon Missouri Champion
• 2007 Lewis and Clark Half Marathon Missouri Champion
• 17 St. Louis Road Race Victories
• 7 Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day Finishes
• Sub 3hr Marathoner and Boston Qualifier 2011

Tim's Personal Bests :







5 mile road


10k road


Half Marathon


Marathon 2:59:31



Please contact Tim with any questions:

314-882-1778 or



Bryan Traughber

Bryan Traughber

Bryan is a teacher and cross country and track coach at De Smet Jesuit HighSchool. He is an avid runner, who is passionate about distance running and eager to help others achieve their running goals, just like he did when he was a client of Big River Personal Coaching! 


Coaching Accomplishments:

• Head Cross Country Coach and Assistant Track & Field Coach at De Smet Jesuit High School for 12 years
• Cross country teams have qualified for the Missouri State Cross Country Meet in each of his 12 seasons
• Coached 15 All-State Athletes in Cross Country and Track & Field
• USATF Level 1 Certification - Track & Field Coach

Running Accomplishments:

• Ran Cross Country and Track & Field for four years in High School
• Competed in 6 marathons and 17 half marathons

Bryan's Personal Bests :





Half Marathon


Marathon 3:11




Please contact Bryan with any questions.