Chad Holderbaum   Durata Training

Durata Training has developed athletes at every level of triathlon from Ironman and Half Ironman (70.3) professional champions to the athlete just getting started with the sport.

Our knowledge, experience, and expertise will ensure that you arrive at your start line 100% prepared and confident that you’ll perform to your potential. 


Chad grew up in a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he was a three-sport athlete competing in hockey, track and cross-country. In 2003, Chad transitioned to the sport of Triathlon and achieved success as both an age-grouper and professional athlete. Chad graduated from Robert Morris University with a degree in Information Science and resides in Pittsburgh, PA.

Chad’s highlights have included six top ten overall finishes at Ironman events and in 2017 he finished fourth place overall and first place American at Ironman Mont-Tremblant.

Coaching since 2009, Chad holds certifications as a USA Triathlon and TrainingPeaks University Level I coach.

Throughout Chad’s career as a coach in the sport, the one general characteristic and theme in his athletes is their pursuit for excellence. Chad’s coaching principles are founded off of the athletes’ ability to develop patience, maintain consistency and grow their passion for the sport. Chad also understands the demands and importance of successfully implementing a plan to provide a healthy work, family, social and training balance.

Chad has extensive technical and data driven expertise, which is coupled with years of real world coaching and racing experience. This combination offers his athletes the ability to draw from sophisticated, but relatable methods, using quantifiable data. Coupled together, athletes’ goals are realized through effective and proven methods and data analysis.


North Huntingdon, PA
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


1-on-1 Coaching, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Training Camps, Run Analysis, Swim Analysis

Sport Types

Triathlon, Running, IRONMAN



Athlete Requirements

A power-meter recommended. HR Monitor with upload capabilities is required.


North Huntingdon, PA
United States