The Empowered Athlete, LLC

The Empowered Athlete, LLC

5.0
1 employee
19 years in business

About this pro

I am a former World Champion triathlete with 20+ years coaching athletes from beginner to Olympic level at all distances of triathlon. I offer both online training plans and in person, one on one and group training to prepare for triathlon. Empowering athletes' dream.

Personal and Professional Achievements

  • International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cup Champion, 3rd World Championships 1992
  • United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Triathlete of the Year, 1992
  • International Triathlon Union (ITU) Indoor World Champion, 1993
  • USA Triathlon National Coach of the Year, 2010
  • USA Triathlon National Development Coach, 2013 - 2014
  • Tri for the Cure Official Coach, 2004 - present
  • USA Triathlon ITU Head Coach/Manager at numerous World Cup & World Triathlon Series
  • USA Triathlon ITU Head Coach/Manager PATCO & Pan Am Games: 2006 - 2014
  • USA Triathlon Head Coach for 2012 Olympic Trials
  • Head Coach of PATCO & National Champion, Matt Chrabot, 2007 - 2012
  • Head Coach of PATCO Champion, Jillian Petersen, 2007 - 2012
  • Triathlete Workshop Coach
  • Head Coach for TEAM CWW
  • Joe Friel Ultrafit Coach
  • Carmichael Training Systems Coach
  • Director, VMG Triathlon Team

Seeing the lightbulb moment of understanding a new concept that helps the athlete improve. And, the thrill they experience when they achieve or best their goal performance

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Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Start with phone conversation, then in person meeting and assessment. Based on the athletes' assessment and goals, I formulate a plan and guidelines for how to achieve those goals.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

USA Triathlon Certified, Level III

USA Cycling Certified, Level I

Masters Degree in Sport Science

TrainingPeaks certified


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Based on athletes' needs. Hourly rate: $100


How did you get started teaching?

My first job as a teenager was teaching swim lessons and coaching the swim team I was also swimming with. I am a teacher at heart. Full time coaching is a natural fit for me.


What types of students have you worked with?

Beginners, intermediates and elites, young and old.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Boulder Ironman: local and national triathletes testing themselves at the sports longest and toughest distance.... with amazing crowd support!


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Look for someone who cares about you and your performance, has credentials and experience in the field and a track record of helping athletes achieve their dreams and goals. Communication is critical to any successful coach athlete: clarify communication styles and methods.


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Is this a good fit for me and my goals and abilities?


Lessons offered

Running Coaches Swimming Lessons Triathlon Training Coaches