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Webinar: Building Your Coaching Business


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Topic: Building Your Coaching Business

Are you a coach looking to move from part-time to full-time? Or, are you looking to break into the coaching business? Dave Burgess, of Podium Training Systems, will delve into appropriate steps you should take when setting up your business, outlining business plans and model types. Dave will provide a framework you should consider when planning start-up costs, tax implications, marketing and advertising, insurance and liability. You'll also explore the intricacies of billing and charging athletes, income, expenses, and tax implications.  Dave will also discuss some of the challenges you may face as you build your business and will cover overall best practices.  

This webinar will also cover:

  • Managing variable and disparate income streams
  • Differentiating yourself from other coaches through branding and offerings.
  • Ethics 
  • Balancing your personal life and keeping a work-life balance
  • The makings of a solid business model

Purchase this archived webinar here.

Plus, Learn more about Part 2 of this 2-part Coaching Business Webinar Series here.

Dave Burgess

Dave Burgess is a USAT level 1 certified coach.  He has been involved in the triathlon and endurance sports community since 2000 after beginning his triathlon-coaching career in 2009, also became certified as a USA Swimming, ASCA level 2 coach, and USA Cycling level 2 coach, Dave recently rounded out his coaching education by becoming a certified specialist in sports and performance nutrition.

As the founder and head coach of Podium Training Systems, Dave works with first-time competitors and elite-level athletes training for distances ranging from sprint to full Ironman.  Dave recently formed the Podium Swim Club, focused on technique, mechanics, and performance-based training to ensure that swimmers and triathletes alike progress towards maximum performance.

Dave comes from a strong swimming background, competing as a youth through collegiate level competition.  Originally from the Midwest, and spending time in Chicago and New York, he and his wife now reside in Colorado Springs.



Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members, Coaches and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Apr. 3, 2014
Start Time: 3:00 PM MST

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