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2015 Coach of the Year Awards

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2015 USOC Coach of the Year Awards. Awards will be given in five categories:

2015 Developmental Coach of the Year
2015 National Coach of the Year
2015 Volunteer Coach of the Year
2015 Doc Counsilman Coach of the Year
2015 Paralympic Coach of the Year

Please be sure to send as much information as possible if you wish to have your coaches considered for the national awards. The coaches will be ‘scored’ against each nomination in their respective categories, so having as much detail on their accomplishments as possible will help the selection committee properly evaluate your coach candidates.

Please note that we will only accept applications directly from the NGBs.  All applications need to be NGB-approved in order to considered for the national awards. 

Applications are due to the Coach Development Senior Manager by Friday, December 28, 2015.

2016 Team USA Coach Applications

USA Triathlon is currently seeking one qualified and certified USAT Coach to be the official age group Team USA Coach for the 2016 ITU Aquathlon, Olympic and Draft-Legal Sprint Triathlon World Championships in Cozumel, Mexico from September 11-18, 2016. One Head Coach will be selected.  

In order to be considered for the 2016 Team USA Coaching role, coaches must attach a coaching resume detailing any international coaching experience, domestic coaching experience in hosting camps or clinics, group training experience, general coaching information and background, as well as provide a one page statement on why they would make the ideal coach for Team USA in 2016, and three letters of recommendation from current USAT annual members who are presently coached by the certified USAT Coach and send to the Team USA Coordinator, Lauren Rios at Should you be selected to interview for the position, you will be contacted by the Team USA Coordinator via email. 

The Coach Development Senior Manager, the Team USA Coordinator, and a NCC Representative will review all applications and select the Team USA Coach based on the following priority:

  1. Current Level III Coach
  2. Current Level II Coach or LII Endurance Coach 
  3. Current Level I Coach
  4. Coached at an international camp or event in the last 5 years
  5. Current coach of age group Team USA athletes
More information on this opportunity and instructions on how to apply can be found here.

Applications are due to the Team USA Coordinator by Monday, January 11, 2016.

Upcoming Coaching Events

National Coaching Commission

The National Coaching Commission serves in an advisory capacity, working with the Coach Development Senior Manager and staff for USA Triathlon’s coaching certification and education programs.

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Go to the official USAT Store to purchase merchandise for certified coaches. Look for the password in the latest Performance Coaching Newsletter or contact the Coaching Certification Coordinator.

Misconduct Reporting Procedures

USA Triathlon requires reporting of sexual misconduct or ethical misconduct by any coach, race director, support staff and strongly encourages reporting boundary violations, red flag behavior, or any other inappropriate conduct.

Child abuse and child sexual abuse is a crime. If USA Triathlon receives a complaint of sexual misconduct involving a minor, we will report it to the proper authorities. We urge all individuals to do the same.

Out of respect for the importance of this issue and to encourage honest and effective reporting, knowingly false vindictive reporting will not be tolerated.

Providing specific information regarding abuse or suspected abuse helps USA Triathlon to investigate the complaint, and when appropriate, enforce consequences.

If you need to report a violation or have questions about your situation, please contact USAT staff member Linda Cleveland ( or 719-955-2810), who can help answer any questions you may have. 

Art & Science Cycling Jerseys

A&S jersey

Art & Science of Triathlon Coaching Symposium cycling jerseys are currently available for purchase at a discounted price of $55 (including shipping and handling). 

The Squadra jersey is available in unisex sizes. Limited sizes are available. 

If interested in purchasing a jersey, please email the Coaching Specialty Manager for more details.