Heather Helzer
Heather Helzer Turnagain Training
Heather Helzer
Level 2 Coach

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TrainingPeaks Certified Coach Level 2
Heather Helzer Turnagain Training

Anchorage, AK , United States



Sport Types
  • Triathlon
  • Road Cycling
  • Running
  • Duathlon
  • Swimming
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Skiing
  • Mountaineering
  • Adventure Racing
  • High School Cross Country
  • Collegiate Cross Country
  • Corporate Wellness
  • 1-on-1 Coaching
  • Consultations
  • Group Coaching
  • Local Coaching
  • Remote Coaching
  • Training Camps
  • Run Analysis
  • Swim Analysis
Athlete Requirements
I prefer athletes to have a smart watch.
Meet Your Coach
Heather Helzer
TrainingPeaks Certified Coach Level 2
Heather Helzer Turnagain Training
Anchorage, AK United States 99516
Coach Bio

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 triathlon through Ironman distance. I also enjoy working with parents and kids. As a coach, I care more about the athlete being a well-rounded individual more than I care about them being on the podium. Your family, job, and other hobbies matter to me.

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Athletic Credentials:
-3rd Overall Female Eagle River Triathlon, June 2021

-1st Overall Gold Nugget Triathlon Virtual Duathlon, May 2021

-Brought 2 beautiful children into the World, Finch Helzer in October 2016 & Grace Helzer in October 2018.

-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; 2012-2019

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

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

-USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach & Youth/Junior Elite Certified

-BS in Physical Education
-MS in Adapted Physical Education

-NFHS Certified Coach

-NCAA Certified Coach

-Unified Certified Coach

-First Aid, CPR/AED Certified

Preferred Athlete Levels
Beginner, Intermediate
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13611 Capstan Dr
Anchorage, AK
United States