Coaching Philosophy: Athlete Centric. Athlete centric keeps the focus on creating customized plans based on the athlete’s goals, schedule, available time to train and abilities. His typical athlete most often has a family and a busy career.
" I believe that goals can be reached with the proper coaching while maintaining balance with family and job."
Significant experience working with athletes coming back from injury and surgery.
Background: I am a full time coach residing in the South Eastern US. I have coached over 15 years. racing multisport for 18 years. I am married with four grown children, I understand "time constrained." Athletes include over 20 first time Ironman athletes, podium finishers at Worlds and many National and World Championship Qualifiers. But the core are beginners or age groupers wanting to finish with a pr or just feeling GREAT! Geographically the athletes range as far as Romania and Canada and to races as far ranging as Roth to Subic Bay and Lake Placid to Florida.
Previously I worked in the investment dept of an insurance company for 20 years. The last 15 my territory included the continental US. I understand travel an career commitments and fatigue and the resulting impact on training. In addition to my coaching certifications my education includes a Masters of Science in Finance and many finance and real estate related certifications.
Multiple times All American including AG National Champion in both Triathlon and Duathlon. Past USAT SE #1 RRCA SE 5k and 10k Champion. Hawaii IM finisher 2002.
I have been on the podium at all distances up through the half ironman distance and finished the Hawaii Ironman in a respectable 12:30.
CERTIFICATIONS: USAT L1; TPU L2; IRONMAN Certified Coach.
Each week in Birmingham Alabama you can find me leading a Tuesday morning Run: Speed and Form workout for the local tri club. Feel free to drop in!
1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Mental Skills, Training Camps, Run Analysis, Swim Analysis
Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Duathlon, IRONMAN, High School Cross Country
HR, GPS and Pace equipment required. Power is optional.
313 Longview Dr
The coach consultation includes a one hour discussion with a TrainingPeaks Level 2 coach on the phone or video call. This also includes one month of TrainingPeaks Premium Athlete Edition and a completed coaching consultation summary after your call.
Each monthly coaching service comes with a 30-day, no questions asked, money-back guarantee, a TrainingPeaks Premium Athlete Edition account, a start-up consultation, goal planning and an individualized plan.
* Note: You will only be charged the $99 startup fee today. Monthly billing will begin after TrainingPeaks connects you with your coach.