Dave Burgess   Podium Training Systems

Dave is dedicated to high performance triathlon and endurance sport coaching. Dave works with athletes of all abilities -first-time to elite- competing in distances from sprint to full Ironman, as well as Xterra. Dave is an expert in swimming analysis, and prides himself on his ability to work with athletes of all levels - whether remote or local.

Dave's goal is to provide athletes with the best coaching and instruction - ensuring the highest possible performance and improvement.


Dave Burgess is a USA Triathlon Level 2 coach and has been involved in the triathlon community and endurance sports since 2000. Additionally, Dave is a USA Swimming & ASCA Level 3 coach, as well as a US Masters Swimming Level 3 coach. Dave also holds a certificate in sports & performance nutrition.

In addition to individual coaching, Dave runs workshops and clinics for triathlon clubs, running groups, and fitness centers, covering race nutrition, training plan creation, and race preparation. He also runs triathlon clinics, group training sessions around the country. Dave is a regular webinar presenter, and Performance Coaching Newsletter content provider, for USA Triathlon. Dave is also a presenter and instructor for US Masters Swimming coaching clinics, and is the head coach of the US Air Force Academy triathlon team.

Dave has had great success over the past few seasons, with an age-group champion at Xterra National Championships in 2015, and an age-group world champion at Xterra World Championships. He has also assisted numerous individuals to PR's in all distances.

You can contact Dave via email at


Colorado Springs, CO
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Training Camps, Bike Fit, Run Analysis, Swim Analysis

Sport Types

Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Mountain Biking, Duathlon, IRONMAN, XTERRA, Swimming, Corporate Wellness




415 N. Tejon St.
Colorado Springs, CO
United States