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Better Triathlete’s Coach Match Program

At Better Triathlete, we’ve created a coach match program that helps athletes find the right triathlon coaching resources to support their training and racing objectives.

Our triathlon coaches offer a range of expertise, from working with beginners to high-level Ironman athletes. We vet each coach’s experience level, coaching credentials, and background.

Reach out today to get matched with a triathlon coach. There’s no obligation, fee, or intrusive emails. Just us putting you in touch with a qualified coach.

Featured Coaches

Better Triathlete is a global community of triathlon coaches who are located all over the world. Meet all of our coaches or get to know a few of our featured coaches below.

Jeff Lukich Triathlon Endurance Coach

Jeff Lukich

Jeff Lukich is a triathlon and endurance coach specializing in long-course multisport athletes, ultra-runners, and marathoners. Jeff also works with athletes who race unique events, such as ANVIL Ultra Triathlon, Ultraman, swim run, and more. A veteran in his own right, Jeff has competed in over 25 half-Ironman events, 10 full Ironman-distance races, and multiple open marathons, including Boston. Jeff leads Better Triathlete’s coach match program and runs Drive Multisport based in Georgia. Learn more about Jeff

Maria Simone Triathlon Coach No Limits Endurance

Maria Simone

Maria Simone is a Colorado-based endurance and triathlon coach who leads No Limits Endurance, a virtual coaching platform for both triathletes and runners. Maria specializes in coaching long-course athletes, especially non-traditional ultra distances as well as data analysis. She works with athletes through online, in-person, and group coaching dynamics. Through No Limits Endurance, she provides virtual coaching services for a wide spectrum of athletes. Learn more about Maria

Carly Guggemos Triathlon Coach Michigan

Carly Guggemos

Having qualified and raced in the Ironman World Championships in 2014 and 2015, Carly Guggemos offers a high level of experience in Ironman triathlon coaching and racing. Carly is an age group winner at both the 70.3 and 140.6 levels, and she is a particularly qualified Iron-distance coach with a track record to prove it. Carly is co-founder of Organic Coaching where she and her husband Tyler Guggemos work with athletes training for all distances of triathlon, but particularly 70.3 and Ironman events. Learn more about Carly.

Kathleen Whidden Triathlon Coach

Katie Whidden

Also a Colorado-based triathlon coach, Katie Whidden is co-founder of Lifelong Endurance and head strength coach for Peak Performance Running. Katie specializes in coaching beginner-to-intermediate triathletes and cyclists, integrating functional strength workouts, data analysis, and effective communication to successfully balance an athlete’s training schedule with their other commitments. Katie prefers working with beginner to intermediate triathletes. Learn more about Katie

William Ritter Triathlon Coach

William Ritter

As the head coach of Fly Tri Racing, William Ritter coaches triathletes and runners of all levels from beginners to elites. From short to long or 5k to marathon, track, and cross country, William has an extensive background in endurance sports and has an impressive track record as an elite-level athlete. Primary operating online, William emphasizes a hands-on dynamic and provides personalized coaching to the athletes he works with. Learn more about William.

While most of our coaches are based in the U.S., we can match any international athlete with an online triathlon coach virtually.

Latest Posts in Coaching & Training

Explore the fundamentals of endurance training and coaching, and check out the latest posts written by our team of coaches.

Brick Bike to Run Training for Triathlon

How to Leverage Brick Workouts for Your Triathlon Training

In our sport of triathlon, there are 3 sports on race day: swimming, biking, and running. One way we can be stronger and more prepared on race day is by combining two sports back to back. This type of workout is called a “Brick” While it is easier to say “Brick Workout” instead of “Bike into run session”. Read more.

Hiring an Endurance Coach in 2024?

Whether you are new to the sport or an experienced athlete, choosing the right coach to help you meet your goals can be a game changer. This article is written to help athletes identify the most important aspects to consider when hiring an endurance coach. Read more.

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What is FTP in Cycling and Why Should I Care?

What is FTP? And why should you care? In this article, cycling Coach Dave Schell dives into the world of FTP and explores its significance for cyclists and triathletes like yourself. So, let’s demystify FTP and understand why it deserves your attention. Read more.

Rethinking Race Priorities: The Decline of the B Race

As the saying goes, “If everything is important, nothing is important.” Every race on the calendar seems to have been promoted to an “A Race”, challenging the traditional wisdom and putting athletes at risk. Explore the consequences of treating every race as an A race with Coach Jeff Lukich. Read more.

Rethinking Triathlon Race Priorities
endurance coaching: what to expect

What to Expect from Your Endurance Coach

In this article, coach Jeff Lukich highlights key characteristics that athletes should expect when working with a coach or searching for the right one to help achieve their athletic goals. Read more.

10 Questions to Ask a Prospective Triathlon Coach

During your initial conversation with a potential triathlon coach you’re considering hiring, use these questions to help vet their experience, credentials, and overall qualifications to ensure it’s a good fit. Read more.

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Local and Online Triathlon Coaching

Triathlon Coaches Near Me and Online

There are many reasons why athletes prefer online triathlon coaching. Some athletes seek elite-level triathlon coaches that are not accessible in their local area. Other athletes prefer the convenience and responsiveness that comes with online triathlon coaching relationships.

Whatever your motive is, you can receive personalized and professional online triathlon coaching without face-to-face interaction. Many top athletes who seek elite-level or professional triathlon coaching will often seek out the best triathlon coaches regardless of local limitations.

But if working with a local triathlon coach in person is your aim, we can help match you with a coach who is near your area.

Find Local Triathlon Coaches Near You

Better Triathlete Triathlon Coaching

If you’re an athlete seeking a local triathlon coach, we have coaches located in various areas throughout the U.S. Navigate the states below to find coaches in your area:

AlabamaHawaiiMassachusettsNew MexicoSouth Dakota
AlaskaIdahoMichiganNew YorkTennessee
ArizonaIllinoisMinnesotaNorth CarolinaTexas
ArkansasIndianaMississippiNorth DakotaUtah
DelawareLouisianaNevadaPennsylvaniaWest Virginia
FloridaMaineNew HampshireRhode IslandWisconsin
GeorgiaMarylandNew JerseySouth CarolinaWyoming

Better Triathlete’s Coaching Community

Our community of coaches covers a wide range of endurance outlets, from triathlon, cycling, and running to ultra-distance events. Also find coaches who specialize in beginners vs elites, short-course vs ultra-distance events, or strength and injury rehab.

Jeff Lukich Triathlon Endurance Coach

Jeff Lukich

Jeff Lukich of Drive Multisport specializes in various endurance disciplines, from triathlon, ultra running, cycling, and swim-run. An Ironman veteran in his own right, Jeff brings a high level of experience and guidance to his athletes. Learn more about Jeff. Connect with Jeff on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

Kathleen Whidden Triathlon Coach

Katie Whidden

Katie Whidden of Lifelong Endurance and Peak Performance Running specializes in beginner to intermediate triathletes, as well as integrating functional strength workouts, data analysis, and effective communication. Learn more about Katie. Connect with Katie on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

Maria Simone Triathlon Coach No Limits Endurance

Maria Simone

Maria Simone of No Limits Endurance specializes in coaching long-course athletes, especially non-traditional ultra distances as well as data analysis. She operates a full squad of coaching professionals out of Colorado. Learn more about Maria. Connect with Maria on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

William Ritter Triathlon Coach

William Ritter

Founder of Fly Tri Racing in Tyler, TX, William Ritter is a well-versed endurance coach with over 25 years of competitive experience in triathlon, running, and cycling. William takes a personalized approach to coaching, whether locally or online. Learn more about William. Connect with William on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

Lindsay Leigh Triathlon Coach

Lindsay Leigh

Lindsay Leigh is an endurance coach with No Limits Endurance who has experience coaching athletes of all levels – from beginner to elite, and for all distances – from the 5k to 100-mile distance, from sprint triathlon to the Ironman distance. Learn more about Lindsay. Connect with Lindsay on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

Sarah Hankla Triathlon Coach

Sarah Hankla

Sarah Hankla of Fly Tri Racing specializes in coaching all levels of endurance athletes, including Boston Marathon-level running experience. Sarah supports a wide range of athletes training for sprint and full Ironman distance races. Learn more about Sarah. Connect with Instagram.

Torsten Abel San Francisco Triathlon Coach

Torsten Abel

Former pro triathlete and elite-level endurance coach, Torsten Abel is an expert in triathlon, physiological assessment, and run coaching who leads T3-Triathlon based in San Francisco, California. Learn more about Torsten. Connect with Torsten on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

Carly Guggemos Triathlon Coach Michigan

Carly Guggemos

Based in Dewitt, Michigan, Carly Guggemos is a triathlon coach and co-founder of Organic Coaching. Carly specializes in long-course triathlon, with 70.3 and 140.6 events as her specialty. Learn more about Carly. Connect with Carly on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

Chicago Illinois Triathlon Coach Alberto Hermoso Diaz

Alberto Hermoso Diaz

Alberto is the founder of Three Bulls Endurance Coaching based in Chicago, Illinois. As an experienced 70.3 and Ironman athlete, Alberto now specializes in triathlon coaching and creating training programs for his athletes. Learn more about Alberto. Connect with Alberto on Instagram.

Ryan Grange Z2 Endurance Coaching

Ryan Grange

Ryan Grange is a triathlon coach with Z2 Endurance Coaching based in Columbus, Ohio. Ryan specializes in coaching beginner and intermediate athletes, from providing custom training plans to 1:1 coaching services. Learn more about Ryan. Connect with Ryan on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

Zach Adams Triathlon Coach New Jersey

Zach Adams

With nearly a decade of experience in multisport, Zach Adams of Inspire FAE Coaching is a coach who specializes in time-crunched endurance athletes. Zach is proud to be an LGBTQ-ally and he coaches many athletes who are a part of that community. Learn more about Zach. Connect with Zach on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

Tyler Guggemos Triathlon Coach Lansing Michigan

Tyler Guggemos

Co-founder of Organic Coaching, Tyler Guggemos is a triathlon coach and experienced athlete with multiple full-distance Ironman races under his belt. Tyler takes a holistic, mindset-based approach to his coaching. Learn more about Tyler. Connect with Tyler on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

simona krivankova triathlon coach

Simona Krivankova

Simona Krivankova is a pro triathlete and triathlon coach based in Czech Republic. Simona races both Ironman and half-Ironman distance races and provides an elite-caliber coaching perspective. Learn more about Simona. Connect with Simona on Facebook, and Instagram.

Spanish Triathlon Coach Jose Aristides Molinos

Jose Aristides Molinos

Jose Aristides Molinos is a triathlon coach based in Spain, Gáldar, the Canary Islands. Jose works with triathletes of all distances but especially those training for medium and long-distance events. Learn more about Jose. Connect with Jose on LinkedIn.

Alyssa AJ Morrison Triathlon Coach

Alyssa (AJ) Morrison

Alyssa (AJ) Morrison is a triathlon and multisport coach based in Washington D.C. Specializing in triathlon and injury prevention, AJ offers a depth of expertise that’s rooted in her experience as a competitive multisport athlete. Learn more about Alyssa. Connect with AJ on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Karen Parnell

Karen Parnell

Karen Parnell is a coach based in Malaga, Spain where she leads Chili Tri. Karen is a British Triathlon Federation Level 3, Spanish Triathlon Federation Level 3, and an IRONMAN Certified Coach. Learn more about Karen. Connect with Karen on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Weights and Plates Endurance Coaching Baltimore MD

Rebecca Arturo and Nicholas Fischer

A duo of coaches who run Weights and Plates Endurance Coaching, Rebecca Arturo and Nicholas Fischer use their combined expertise to create a dynamic coaching team based in Baltimore. Learn more about Rebecca and Nicholas. Connect with Weights and Plates on Instagram.

Dave Schell Cycling Coach in Boulder Co

Dave Schell

David Schell is a cycling coach based in Boulder who specializes in off-road and ultra-endurance cycling. Founder of Kaizen Endurance Coaching, Dave works with off-road athletes, with an emphasis on long-distance mountain and gravel cycling. Learn more about Dave. Connect with Dave on LinkedIn and Instagram.

coach mark rago san diego california

Mark Rago

Mark Rago is an experienced triathlon coach with San Diego Training Systems who works with beginning to intermediate triathletes. Mark is also a cycling coach who supports road, MTB, and gravel. Learn more about Mark. Connect with Mark on Facebook

Andrew Sheaff Triathlon Swim Coach

Andrew Sheaff

Andrew Sheaff is a triathlon swim coach who specializes in helping athletes identify the critical skills required for improvement in the water. Andrew runs Mastering Flow, an online/video-based swim training platform. Learn more about Andrew. Connect with Andrew on LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.

If you’re interested in being matched with a coach, please complete the athlete form. If you want to work with a specific coach in our directory, please mention this in the form and we’ll make the connection.

Need Specialized Endurance Coaching?

Not limited to triathlon, many of our coaches are proficient in single-distance sports and other endurance endeavors, such as duathlon, swim-run, and ultra-distance events. Follow the links below to learn more about run coaching or cycling coaching, two of our most popular disciplines.

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Triathlon Training Resources