Denver, CO , United States
At Sansego, we believe that the athlete simply comes first. Our team strives to be the "man behind the man" for our athletes. We work with all ability levels around the world and have a team of coaches hand selected by 3 x Ironman World Champion, Craig Alexander. As Craig has in his career, we focus on making training a piece of the multi-sport lifestyle balancing the demands of family, work and training. Online training plans to highly personalized one on one coaching relationships.
A seasoned athlete and coach, Matt Smith has been involved in triathlon and multisport for over 15 years. As a coach, his athletes have achieved the highest accolades in triathlon including Ironman and 70.3 podium finishes and overall wins. Personally, he has qualified for the Ironman and 70.3 world championships on every attempt. Matt serves as the North American coach for Sansego by Craig Alexander.
Matt has a unique ability as a coach to work with any athlete to fit a highly competitive race program into a busy life. He looks at an athlete holistically, coming from a background of leadership and executive coaching before starting triathlon coaching 8 years ago.
Matt holds USAT certification, a Masters degree in Adult Education, Executive Leadership certification from Harvard University and is completing his Nutritional Therapy Practitioner certification to be able to help athletes with more than just race day nutrition planning.
Coached Athlete Achievements:
Top 10 70.3 World Championships
3 time Ironman 70.3 Champion in Rookie Professional Year
Ironman 70.3 Overall Amateur World Champion - 2014
2nd and 4th Place Professional Ironman Podiums – 2014
Over 10 Ironman 70.3 World Championship Qualifiers
5 Overall Olympic Triathlon wins
7 Kona Qualified Age Group Athletes
3 XTerra World Championships Age Group Athletes
Multiple Age Group podiums at all distances
2 time Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race Qualifier
Boulder Triathlon Series Age Group Champion
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