Jim Vance
Jim Vance CoachVance.com
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Jim Vance
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San Diego, CA , United States



Sport Types
  • Triathlon
  • Road Cycling
  • Running
  • Mountain Biking
  • Cyclocross
  • Duathlon
  • Swimming
  • High School Cross Country
  • Consultations
  • Remote Coaching
  • Run Analysis
  • Swim Analysis
Athlete Requirements
Athletes who are serious about their goals. Their goals don't have to be the highest in the sport, just serious.
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Jim Vance
Jim Vance CoachVance.com
San Diego, CA United States
Coach Bio

One of the top coaches in the world, shares his expertise here.

Personal Coach of Ben Kanute to:

  • 2 Silver Medals at the 70.3 World Championships (2017, 2022)
  • Ironman "American Record" of 7:37:01, June 25, 2023
  • 4 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon Titles
  • PTO #5 World Ranking 2023
  • 3x70.3 Champion

Author of 2 books:

  • Triathlon 2.0 - Data Driven Performance Training
  • Run With Power - The Complete Guide to Power Meters for Running

Co-Editor of:

  • Triathlon Science, (with Joe Friel)
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Jim Vance is one of the foremost innovative and elite coaches in the endurance sports space. He is a published author of 3 books, all foreworded by Joe Friel, and scientific studies with the University of Connecticut.

Jim received his BS in Physical & Health Education at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, where he was a 4 year letter-winner for the track and cross country teams. Post-collegiately, Jim was an elite triathlete himself, finishing at 8:37 for 3rd place at Ironman Florida in 2006.

Jim's knowledge of the science of training, training data analysis, experience as an elite athlete himself, and background as a teacher, have made him a highly successful coach in the entire endurance sports industry.

Preferred Athlete Levels
Intermediate, Advanced, Professional
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San Diego, CA
United States

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