Coach Marc Arellano   Pinnacle Tri Coaching

I approach coaching as a means to working with athletes of all ability levels in developing their individual talents to excel in all elements of fitness. The application of versatile methods to increase stamina, agility, strength, power, and mental toughness are my number one goal in order to assist athletes achieve their aspirations. Whether you need help training for your first triathlon,or achieve the Ironman 140.6 distance; Pinnacle Tri Coaching is ready to meet your training needs.


USAT Level I Certified Coach with over 14 years of competing in all triathlon distances (Sprint, Olympic, half Ironman 70.3 and full Ironman 140.6). Marathons and Ultra-Marathon.

  • Member of Black Dog Triathlon Team – Served as Event Committee Member 2011-2017.
  • Qualifier of USAT 2014 Nationals and 2014 - Ironman All World Athlete (AWA-Bronze).
  • 1981 United States Amateur Athletic Union – Junior Olympian, (AAU) Junior Olympic Regionals (100m, 200m).
  • Competitor in multiple, Annual Bataan Memorial Death March commemoration competitions at White Sands Missile Range, NM (18 light military & 3 heavy military categories). Member of the winning team (new course record) in 1998 – Published story in Army Times Magazine.
  • Competed in several military endurance events, additionally earning the Army Physical Fitness Badge of Excellence, awarded annually to recognize excellence in physical fitness.


Albuquerque, NM
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


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

Sport Types

Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Duathlon, IRONMAN, Swimming




112 Los Ranchos Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM
United States