James Kuegler   James Kuegler Coaching


New Zealand



Sport Types

Triathlon, Running, Duathlon, IRONMAN, Adventure Racing, High School Cross Country, Collegiate Cross Country, Corporate Wellness

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


My belief is that maximum growth occurs on the border of support and challenge.
With that in mind I am constantly searching for the balance between pushing an athlete and providing them with support.

Coaching is guided by six guiding principles:

  1. There is no single right answer.
  2. Experiment from success and failure.
  3. Patience is mandatory.
  4. Your body is the best teacher.
  5. Relaxation is the key to great form.
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James Kuegler is a coach with a difference. Rather than static, compartmentalised training focussed on arbitrary kilometres or goals, James invites the athletes he coaches to move into a state of truly integrated wellbeing. A focus on process, and expressing health in the most positive and adaptive manner possible, will lead to increased outcomes and assist you to succeed at whatever you have in mind, be that a specific event, improving an area of your running or multisport discipline, or moving forward in a more global sense.

James gained a Bachelor of Chiropractic in 2013, which provides him with a sound physiological underpinning to his coaching style. Movement is not a process that happens in isolation, it is an integrated process. Over the years of experience, James has refined his coaching methodology to include six core strategies which will enhance success-

James himself is a highly accomplished endurance athlete, who competes at an elite level. James’ engaged and integrated training principles have seen a variety of athletes of all levels and abilities gain success and enhanced wellbeing.


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Nutrition, Run Analysis, Biochemical Analysis

Athlete Requirements

GPS and/or Heart Rate and/or Power and/or RPE


To hire James Kuegler as your coach, select the coaching service that is right for you.

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.

One Hour Consultation

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.

  • Bronze
  • $119/month
  • plus $99 start-up*
  • Buy Now
  • 2 e-mails per month
  • Training Plans posted monthly
  • 1 training plan update per month
  • No device file reviews
  • Silver
  • $189/month
  • plus $99 start-up*
  • Buy Now
  • 1 call and 4 e-mails per month
  • Training Plans posted monthly
  • 2 training plan update per month
  • Weekly device file reviews
  • Gold
  • $299/month
  • plus $99 start-up*
  • Buy Now
  • Unlimited communication
  • Training Plans posted weekly
  • 4 training plan updates per month
  • Unlimited device file reviews

* Note: You will only be charged the $99 startup fee today. Monthly billing will begin after TrainingPeaks connects you with your coach.

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New Zealand