Heather Helzer   Turnagain Training

My mission is to encourage multi-sport athletes of all abilities and ages to become more active in triathlon, in a fun, supportive and inclusive environment. My speciality is beginners working towards their first Sprint Tri through Ironman distance, working with kids and parents.


Athletic Credentials:

-1st Overall Female in RunFest 49K, 2017

-Completed in 5 Ironman Triathlons; Ironman Lake Placid 2010 & 2013, Ironman Arizona 2011, Ironman Canada 2014, Ironman Texas 2015

-1st Overall Female in Lake Placid Marathon, 2013

-All-American in Aquathon

-Qualified for World Championships in sprint triathlon, olympic triathlon, long course, duathlon and aquathon Worlds in 2010

-7th place at Long Course World Championships, Perth, Australia, 2009

-Won Sprint Nationals, 20-24 age group, 2008

-Qualified as Best of U.S. NYS Representative in 2007

-Division 1 Scholarship Athlete at Long Island University; golf, cross country running, indoor/outdoor track

-Ranked 12th Nationally while competing on Vortex Racing as a Junior Elite, 2005

-Competed in my first triathlon in 2003

Professional Credentials:

-Head Coach – Central Middle School Cross Country Running; 2012-Current

-Head Coach – Central Middle School XC Skiing; 2013-2016

-Head Coach – Varsity Track and Field ; Service High & East High 2011-2012

-USAT Level 1 Coach

-BS in Physical Education, MS in Adapted Physical Education

-NFHS Certified Coach

-NCAA Certified Coach

-Unified Certified Coach

-Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Red Cross

-First Aid, CPR/AED Certified
Turnagain Training


Anchorage, AK
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Nutrition, Run Analysis, Swim Analysis

Sport Types

Triathlon, Running, Duathlon, IRONMAN, Swimming, Personal Training, Cross Country Skiing, Skiing, Mountaineering, High School Cross Country, Collegiate Cross Country, Corporate Wellness




13611 Capstan Dr
Anchorage, AK
United States