George Ganoung   Otterhaus Coaching

High attention coaching for athletes of all ability & experience levels. Beginners to pros & juniors to masters. Focus is on the complete athlete & tailoring approaches that take into account the athlete’s work/family life, goals & ability level. Emphasis on frequent feedback, easy coach accessibility & comms with athletes. 35+ years experience in cycling, running & multi-sport as an athlete & coach. Extensive experience balancing demanding work & family life with competitive endurance sports.


Coaching Highlights

  • Worked with over 80 athletes in 22 states & 8 countries in road cycling, mountain biking, triathlon, duathlon & running.
  • Athletes have included men & women, from beginners to elites, & from juniors to masters.
  • Goals have ranged from those who were looking to maintain a more healthy lifestyle & generally improving fitness, to aspiring nationally competitive elite athletes looking for a mix of mental, tactical & fitness coaching.
  • 18 athletes earned racing category upgrades with USA Cycling. 19 competed in National Championship competition & 13 in World Championship competition.
  • Other highlights include: 2 x National Champion; first time triathlon finisher; first time half Ironman triathlon (70.3) finisher; first time Ironman triathlon (140.6) finisher; first time Leadville 100 finisher & first time Powerman Zofingen Duathlon finisher.
  • Practical experience training with heart rate since 1997 & power since 2003.
  • Category 1 Cyclist, former Pro/Elite Duathlete, 18 years competitive cycling experience, 20 years competitive running experience, 7 years competitive duathlon/triathlon experience.
  • Retired military officer, first hand experience balancing demanding work & family with competitive endurance sports.


  • USA Cycling Level 1 (Elite) & Certified Power Based Training Coach
  • USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach
  • TrainingPeaks Level II Certified Coach
  • Slowtwitch Certified Triathlon Swimming Coach
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Hedgesville, WV
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Mental Skills

Sport Types

Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Mountain Biking, Cyclocross, Duathlon, IRONMAN, High School Cross Country, Collegiate Cross Country



Athlete Requirements

Prefer powermeter for cycling and heart rate monitor for cycling and running, but not required.


1085 Tecumseh Trail
Hedgesville, WV
United States

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  • $299/month
  • plus $99 start-up*
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  • Unlimited communication
  • Training Plans posted weekly
  • 4 training plan updates per month
  • Unlimited device file reviews

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