The keys to your athletic success are both physical and mental. As your coach in training, nutrition, and execution, my highly individualized programs are geared to enable you to compete effectively, efficiently and safely. You will develop the mental confidence and physical skills necessary to achieve your goals and exceed your own expectations. Whether you want to complete your first or umpteenth endurance event, I work with your unique skills and goals to maximize the experience and your performance. I can even train with you at your convenience if you need the motivation, companionship or some extra incentive!

Since 2007, I have coached athletes from beginner to experienced, including Ironman, Half Ironman, Marathon, Ultramarathon athletes, first-timers and ages ranging from 20 to 60 years old. Unique experiences with first-timers and new/expecting mothers. Coached first-time Kona-qualifier 2010.

I have participated in local triathlon clubs, cycling clubs and masters swim clubs. My network is diverse and extensive; I’ve raced across the United States and look forward to helping you enjoy the sport of triathlon as much as possible. Got Grit ? Come and check us out.


Coaching Experience:

  • Head Coach, Multnomah Athletic Club Triathlon Team, 2009-current
  • Coached and assisted at over 10 Triathlon Clinics and Multi-day Camps with professionals like Gordo Byrn, Chris McCormack, Joanna Zeiger, Sheila Taormina and more, 2007-current
  • Organize open water swims and group training events in single/multisports.
  • Professionally coached since 2004. Coach with Counterpart Coaching, LLC, 2007-2010, Coach with Upper Echelon Fitness, 2010-2011.


Competitive Experience:

  • 3x Kona Qualifier: Ironman Hawaii World Championships, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Ironman 70.3 World Championships, 2006
  • ITU World Championships, 2005 (Olympic distance)
  • USA Triathlon All-American Triathlete, 2005-2009 (no racing 2010, no USAT racing 2011)
  • Numerous wins and top finishes at local events since 2005
  • Boston-Qualified, Birch Bay Marathon, 3:31, 2011


Continuing Education:

  • USA Triathlon Certified Coach since 2007
  • USA Cycling, Certified Coach, pending 2012
  • YogaFit Certified Yoga Instructor since 2010
  • Road Runners Club of America Certified Running Coach since 2011
  • Certified Personal Trainer and Spinning Instructor since 2008