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If you have a course that you would like to be approved for USAT CEUs, please complete the application and view this list of benefits. If you have any questions, please contact the Coaching Certification Coordinator.

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Dates subject to change without notice.




ONGOING  MULTIPLE  Healthy Running

After this course, the participant should be able to:

- Discuss the pathophysiological process behind running injuries and the new treatment concepts relating to these pathologies. 
- Improve his\her clinical efficiency through a better knowledge of objective diagnostic assessments and their place in the clinical exam of an injured runner. 
- Discuss the new theories behind tissue stress, adaptation and preventive stress.  
- Recognize the relationship between running biomechanics and the risk of injuries. 
- Build a program to help an injured runner return to running using the theoretical principles relating to different energy systems, cross-training and warm-up. 

And much more...

USA Triathlon Certified Coaches receive 10 USAT CEUs upon completion.

For more information and to register, click here. 

ONGOING MULTIPLE  Swim Speed Secrets Swim Clinic 

GET MORE POWER AND PROPULSION FROM YOUR SWIM STROKE: Swimmers and triathletes will have a unique opportunity to improve their swim technique with 4-time Olympian, gold medalist, and triathlon world champion Sheila Taormina. At just over 5' 2", Taormina refined her exceptional freestyle swim technique to win a swimming gold medal at the 1996 Olympics and the 2004 ITU triathlon world championship.

Attendees will learn what it means to "feel" the water as well as how to develop the strength and flexibility (in-water and out of water) required for fast swimming. With the small class size, Sheila will be able to work one-on-one with you to develop the intricacies of the propulsive underwater pull, build a stronger connection between your core muscles and limbs, and refine the proper timing, rhythm, and turnover required for faster swimming.

Techniques that you will learn include:
1. The intricate details of the propulsive underwater pull that elite swimmers employ.
2. The correct stroke timing - where in the stroke cycle the arms pass by each other, and the upper core strength needed to master this timing.
3. Strength training exercises in-water, and out of water, that build the muscle tone and endurance required for "feeling and holding" water - the secret ingredient for fast swimming! 

For a detailed breakdown of the swim session time spent and topics, please email

USA Triathlon Certified Coaches receive 6 USAT CEUs upon completion.

For more information and to register, click here. 

ONGOING ONLINE Triathlon Certification 

The goal of this certification is not to present pre-formatted training programs to follow, but rather to inform and educate the coach on the science and application of training theories and practices. The coach will the be able to adapt this information to work with all clients, regardless of their fitness or experience level. We believe this is the only way to properly train a coach.

USA Triathlon Certified Coaches receive 5 USAT CEUs upon completion.

For more information and to register, click here. 

ONGOING Plano, TX Coaching Expert Series

The Tri Shop Coaching Expert Series brings some of the best minds in triathlon and multisport to Tri Shop to discuss coaching, training, trends, equipment, and more. The mission is simple: To improve the education of coaches by bringing in some of the best and more widely respected minds in triathlon.

Each Tri Shop Coaching Expert Series event will have two special, RSVP-only coaches sessions. Each session provides a private opportunity for triathlon and multisport coaches to learn from and interact with triathlon though-leaders. These sessions are completely free, with USAT CEU credits provided for a small fee. 

USA Triathlon Certified Coaches receive 2 USAT CEUs upon completion.

For more information and to register, click here.

2/22/15 - 3/01/15 Tucson, AZ Endurance Corner Tucson Camp

The camp is designed to jump start your bike fitness and includes run and swim options.

Camp includes:

  • A century ride to Madera Canyon
  • Rides over Gates Pass from both summit directions
  • A summit ride of Mt Lemmon (nearly 6000 feet of vertical gain); run but no swim day
  • A long run in one of Tucson's many parks
  • A century ride including the famous 12-mile climb up Kitt Peak

Coaches attending the camps will include:

  • Justin Daerr: Professional Triathlete, Ironman Champion, Coach.
  • Marilyn Chychota: Professional Triathlete and Cyclist, Ironman Champion, Coach.
  • Gordo Byrn: 2002 Ultraman World Champion, Author of Going Long, 8:29 IM finisher
  • Alan Couzens: Exercise Physiologist, Coach, Athlete.
  • Blake Becker: Professional Triathlete and Coach. Founder of Team BBMC in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Sue Aquila: Multiple Kona Qualifying Age Group Triathlete; Ranked #1 Worldwide in AG; Coach.
  • Cliff English (on deck coach for all swim sessions): Renowned coach of World Champion triathletes
USA Triathlon Certified Coaches receive 10 USAT CEUs upon completion.

For more information and to register, click here. 

3/14/15 Portland, OR Spring Seminar- USAT/PNW

The Spring Seminar is offered by the Pacific Northwest Region of USA Triathlon to educate multisport coaches and athletes.  The third annual conference on Saturday will feature Terry Laughlin, founder and director of of Total Immersion Swimming, as the keynote speaker.  Dan Tripps, a coach for world class swimmers and triathletes from the Seattle area will address mental aspects of coaching and racing.  Other coaches from PNW will share and present knowledge at this networking opportunity to learn and grow the sport and coaching businesses in the PNW.

USA Triathlon Certified Coaches receive 7 USAT CEUs upon completion.

For more information and to register, click here.

3/21/15 &
Boston &
Washington D.C.
Chi Running Clinic 

ChiRunning combines the inner focus and flow of Tai Chi with the power and energy of running to create a revolutionary running form and philosophy that takes the pounding, pain and potential damage out of the sport of running. ChiRunning Level 1 and Level 2 clinics will be offered and each clinic is 2 hours.

USA Triathlon Certified Coaches receive 2 USAT CEUs upon completion.

For more information and to register, click here.

3/27/15-3/29/15 Chattanooga, TN 2015 Southeast Junior Skills Camp

A weekend camp for youth and junior elite age triathletes with focused instruction and testing of swim, bike, run and transition skills needed for participation in draft-legal style triathlon.

USA Triathlon Certified Coaches receive 10 USAT CEUs upon completion. 

For more information, please email Kathleen Johnston at or 615-293-3119. 

05/29/15- 05/31/15 Boulder, CO TrainingPeaks University Boulder

Special guests have included Hunter Allen and Joe Friel. Meals, beverages and snacks are also included. Coaches are encouraged to bring a laptop and be hands-on during the learning process.

Topics generally include:
  1. Getting your athletes to update data consistently
  2. Setting up efficient workflows to save valuable time
  3. How to use workout libraries
  4. Best practices for planning and creating workouts
  5. How to analyze power, heart rate, pace and other data
  6. Using TSS, the Performance Management Chart, and Dashboard Charts to inform your planning
  7. Unlocking the “hidden secrets” of TrainingPeaks
  8. Advanced training metrics
  9. WKO 4 desktop analysis software introduction and overview ...and more!
Contact for more information.

USA Triathlon Certified Coaches receive 10 USAT CEUs upon completion. 

For more information and to register, click here.


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