Course curriculum

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    Level I: Area of Focus: Short Course

    • Overview

    • Zoom Link

    • USAT Level I Area of Focus 9/18/2021 Schedule

    • Final Steps- Certificate

Kris Swarthout

-USA Triathlon Level III Certified Coach -USA Triathlon Paratriathlon Certified Coach -USA Triathlon Youth & Junior Certified Coach -USATF Level 1 Certified Coach -USA Triathlon Level 1 Race Director

Kris has been a competitive presence in triathlons since 2001. First as an athlete now as a coach (owner of Final K). Kris is currently assisting with the Paratriathlon National Team and is a presenter for the USA Triathlon Coaching Education Department. Between 2010 and 2014 he served as the Official Age Group Coach for Team USA and accompanied them to the ITU World Championships around the globe. Kris is also a cofounder of the Leanda Cave Foundation helping to empower women through triathlon. Kris has coached athletes ranging from professional to first time amateurs. He strives to help people achieve the ultimate balance of family and sport in their lives. Fun fact: Kris is a retired police officer.

Justin Trolle

-USA Triathlon Level III Certified Coach

Justin is a highly accomplished professional coach with over 25 years experience in triathlon and multisport. He has coached international elite athletes in New Zealand and the United States including Greg Billington, Erin Storie and Sarah True. He is a leader in the areas of training plan design, youth and junior development, coaching education, and video analysis and its practical application. Justin is the head coach for the Pikes Peak Athletics Triathlon and Multisport Program in Colorado Springs, CO. He is also the founder and CEO of Vanguard Endurance which provides personal coaching for individual athletes from youth to masters as well as educational mentorship program for coaches around the country. Justin holds degrees in Exercise Sports Science and Marketing from the University of Otago in New Zealand and as subsequently awarded the Prime Minister's Scholarship in 2005 to study coaching education and systems throughout the world.