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USA Triathlon Launches Online Multisport Education Program
Beginner athletes can learn from the nation’s top multisport experts
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon announced today the launch of its new Online Multisport Education Program, which aims to provide beginner multisport athletes, coaches, parents and teachers with a wealth of training information and resources.
USA Triathlon has partnered with a number of qualified presenters and coaches to develop this online educational program. The goal of the program is to provide general triathlon resources online as an avenue for individuals to gain additional athlete and coaching information.
USA Triathlon members, as well as the general public, can gain valuable information through this online program in an easy and affordable manner. Individuals taking the program will earn a certificate of completion after meeting all program requirements. In addition, USA Triathlon certified coaches have the option to earn up to 10 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs).
Topics and presenters include: “Exercise Physiology 101” with Krista Austin, “Program Design and Development” with Justin Trolle, “Resistance Training for Triathletes” with Bob Seebohar, “Mental Training for Triathletes” with Hector Torres, “Nutrition Periodization and Fueling Made Easy” with Jennifer Hutchison, “Swimming Smart” with Derek Scheer, “Cycling for Triathlon” with Ian Murray, “Running in Triathlon” with Bobby McGee, “First Time Triathlete” with Melissa Mantak and “Structuring and Developing a Youth and Junior Tri Team” with Jim Vance.
The cost of the program for USA Triathlon members is $150, which includes the individual choice of five out of a possible 10 webinars, as well as the corresponding webinar exams. Members also have the option to purchase additional topics at a discounted rate.
Non-USA Triathlon members can purchase the five-webinar package for $170.
Visit usatriathlon.org for complete program and presenter information.
About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – one of the fastest growing sports in the world – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions 3,500 races and connects with more than 150,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including ITU World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the International Triathlon Union and the United States Olympic Committee.