Colorado Springs, CO , United States



Sport Types
  • Triathlon
  • Road Cycling
  • Running
  • Duathlon
  • Personal Training
  • 1-on-1 Coaching
  • Consultations
  • Group Coaching
  • Local Coaching
  • Remote Coaching
  • Strength Training
  • Nutrition
  • Mental Skills
  • Training Camps
Meet Your Coach
Michelle Blessing
Michelle Blessing
Colorado Springs, CO United States 80904
Coach Bio

Michelle has extensive experience coaching a wide range of athletes, from Olympic athletes to the beginner. She has a passion for getting the best out of athletes while keeping the experience fun and rewarding. Whether you want to work with a power meter or just take a simpler approach, Michelle will set up a unique program that fits your goals. She coaches online and has a training group in Colorado Springs that trains in person a couple of times a week.

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Michelle began coaching in 1997 as the Junior National Teams coach for USAT. During this time, she also personally coached many professional athletes, including the US men’s national champ, the Australian men’s national champ, and the Chilean women’s national champ. 10 of these athletes qualified for the Olympic Trials in 2000 and 2 of these athletes qualified for the 2000 Olympic team. In 2000 she was selected as the USA Olympic Triathlon Coach for the men's and women's team for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. She was also named the US Olympic Committee National Triathlon Coach of the Year in 2000 and 2001. She then ran the USAT Resident team out of the Olympic Training Center until 2003 and was named the USOC National Triathlon Coach of the Year in 2000 and 2001.

Some of Michelle's more interesting athletic accomplishments include running 3 Ironmans (twice at Kona), bike racing for Team Saturn, competing for USA at the World Mountain Running Championships in Scotland, and winning the Empire State Building Run-Up. In 2015 she was inducted into the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame. She retired from coaching in 2003 and began working in real estate, where she has established herself as one of the top agents nationally, consistently qualifying for national production awards. She is now back doing what she loves - coaching!

Michelle still enjoys hiking, mountain biking, open water swimming, and, upon occasion, competing against others in the "old lady category!"

Preferred Athlete Levels
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional
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2511 Chilson Lane
Colorado Springs, CO
United States