Craig Zelent
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Craig Zelent   Craig Zelent


Carlsbad, CA
United States



Sport Types

Triathlon, Running, Duathlon, IRONMAN

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate


Triathlon: Olympic distance, Ironman 70.3 and Full Ironman.

Running: Marathon and Half Marathon distance.

Craig has raced in 300+ triathlons (34 World Championships) and 34 marathons (17 Boston finishes).

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Craig brings a wealth of experience to his coaching as he has raced over 300 triathlons and 34 marathons (17x Boston Marathon Finisher). He served as the Ironman Coach for the Triathlon Club of San Diego from 2000 to 2009 and again from 2014 to the present. Through this experience Craig has coached over 1,000 people to successful Ironman finishes. Craig has raced in 34 World Championships – 5x’s in Kona, 4x's at IM 70.3, 17x’s at ITU Tri Worlds, 6x’s at ITU Du Worlds, 2x’s at ITU Aquathlon Worlds.

BS – Finance – University of Illinois 1984

MBA – Management Science & Computers – Loyola University of Chicago 1988

USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach since 2009


1-on-1 Coaching

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6419 Terraza Portico
Carlsbad, CA
United States