Jim Vance is the author of Triathlon 2.0, and Run With Power. He is also the Head Coach of Formula Endurance, a USA Triathlon High Performance Team in San Diego, CA. Jim is a Level 2 USAT Coach, a USAT Youth and Junior Coach, and is the Head Coach of Coronado High School Swim Team, where his team produced an All-American and broke 2 school records in his first year, one male and one female. Before arriving at Coronado, he was the Head Coach at University City High School, where in 2 seasons his teams set 7 new school records. Jim is also a former elite triathlete, with an ITU Age Group World Championship and XTERRA Amateur World Championship to his name, as well as an Ironman podium, with a 3rd place finish at Ironman Florida in 8:37:09. Jim has produced numerous Kona and 70.3 World Championship qualifiers, and three times has produced a Youth Elite USAT All-American.