James Petersen, Level II Elite Coach   NOR'EASTER TRI


  • Triathlon training plans for all distances (sprint to IRONMAN) and athlete levels (beginner to professional).
  • Training plans for single-sport athletes including swimming, cycling, and running.
  • 1:1 coaching broken up into two squads, Elite Squad and Age Group

*All training plans include a phone conversation to kick off your training, one midseason training call, and one pre-race call to discuss training and answer any questions.


Petersen's philosophy is to provide the best of art and science that coaching has to offer and combine it with a highly personalized plan and highly interactive coach-athlete relationship.

As a coach, Petersen's athletes have experienced an immense amount of success. He currently coaches both professional and amatuer triathletes, cyclists, and runners. He coaches both standard and draft-legal triathlon racing. His athletes have been recognized for the following:

  • USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals Double National Champion
  • Northeast Collegiate Triathlon Conference Champion
  • USA Triathlon Junior Athlete of the Year
  • USA Triathlon All-American 10x
  • NECTC Athlete of the Year
  • USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Qualifier
  • Boston Marathon Qualifier

Petersen's Certifications Include:

  • USA Triathlon Level II
  • ASCA Level I
  • USA Cycling Level III

Petersen Serves in the Following Multisport Roles:

  • Nor'easter Triathlon, Head Coach
  • USA Triathlon Collegiate Chair
  • Bentley University Triathlon, Head Coach
  • Suffolk University Cross Country, Head Coach
  • NECTC Commissioner


Boston, MA
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Mental Skills, Training Camps, Run Analysis, Swim Analysis

Sport Types

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



Athlete Requirements

Triathletes, swimmers, cyclists, and runners looking to improve through 1:1 coaching or training plans.


Boston, MA
United States