Godalming , United Kingdom
Raya Usher is a Partner, Triathlon Coach and Team Manager at Precision Coaching and Precision Race Team. PRT is a Triathlon Coaching Company and Race Team for all abilities based in the heart of Surrey servicing Surrey, London and the Home Counties. Raya coaches remotely on a 1:1 basis internationally, and specific face to face training sessions including swim video analysis and team group swim, bike and running track sessions.
Raya is a British Triathlon and Ironman certified coach assisting athletes of all abilities competing in ITU; Sprint and Standard Distance Triathlons right through to long course distances including; 70.3 and Ironmans.
Raya is a former Canadian International Alpine ski racer & understands the intensities, pressures and demands placed on athletes irrespective of the level they are competing. Following a long break from sport due to injury Raya went into business and had her own consulting firm in Private Equity for 7 years outside the sport of triathlon. She can therefore relate to the everyday pressures and strains placed on age group athletes trying to deal with work, life, balance and sport!
Raya's approach is very much athlete focused and driven. Every decision made is centered around each individual athlete. Raya takes the time to develop strong relationship with each of her athletes so they feel they can communicate openly and get the best feedback possible to help structure an athletes training. She loves working from all athletes from total beginners to top Age-Group Athletes.
Raya has been competing in triathlon for nearly a decade and has competed in all distances from Sprint to Full Ironman distances and is European and World Champion qualified athlete in Aquabike, Middle and long distance.