Meet Marilyn

Marilyn Chychota is a USA Triathlon Certified Coach, IRONMAN Champion, Iron Athlete Certified, and a former Professional Athlete from 2003-2012, Endurance Corner Elite Coach 2008-2017 and ASU NCAA Triathlon Championship Team Volunteer Coach 2017-2019.


She works with athletes all over the country and world and is an experienced professional coach and an elite performance coach. Coaching is both her passion and full-time job. View her personal website for more information.


My Power Within Statement – triathlon’s unique contribution to your life.

MCC’s symbol is the fern:
In the face of adversity I discovered my ability to endure through sport. I grew despite obstacles, and realized the joy in helping others achieve the same. Our team symbol, the fern, represents my journey and the journey I share with the other members of our team:


AYA = “FERN” is a symbol of endurance and resourcefulness. The fern is a hardy plant that can grow in difficult places. Individuals who wear this symbol have endured many adversities and outlasted much difficulty.


The Presentation: Olympic Lifting For Triathletes: How to Effectively Incorporate Olympic Lifts for triathletes.