Coaches

Lisa Nickell

TriLaVie CEO, Owner, TriLaVie Athlete since 2008

TriLaVie CEO, Owner, TriLaVie Athlete since 2008 I was asked 8 years ago to do a triathlon and join this emerging all-women’s triathlon team. Little did I know this was the beginning of an amazing, life-transforming experience that would enrich my life …

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Tracie Pedroza

New Triathletes, Group, Race Preparation

Coaching Specialties: New Triathletes, Group, Race Preparation Certifications: USA Triathlon Level I Coach Tracie began her triathlon training as an athlete on Team TriLaVie in 2007. From an athletic background, Tracie leveraged her competitive spirit …

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Wendy Theders

Swim – Group, Lessons, Personal, One-on-One

I’ve coached swim over 30 years with Mission and Nova. I’ve competed as a triathlete and Masters swimmer. Most recently, last year I completed the Catalina Channel swim, Alcatraz and won my age group for SPMS Open Water swimming. I love coaching and en …

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Tracy White

Swim – Group, Lessons, Personal, Cycling, One-on-One

Coaching Specialties: Swim – Group, Lessons, Personal, Cycling, One-on-One. Certifications: Masters Swimming Levels I and II, USMS Coach Tracy came to triathlon with a strong background in competitive swimming. She achieved an Olympic Trials qualifying …

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Jim Lubinski

Personal, Performance, Run - Marathon, Competitive

Coaching Specialties: Personal, Performance, Run – Marathon, Competitive Certifications: USAT, Ironman University, Corrective Exercise, Performance Enhancement Coach Jim Lubinski came to the sport of triathlon in 2005 after a long and successful career …

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Cherie Gruenfeld

Ironman Coach, Specializing in Personal Coaching for Endurance Athletes

Planning an Ironman race? TriLaVie Ironman Coach Cherie Gruenfeld is one of the sports top coaches providing exceptional personal coaching. Cherie will craft a comprehensive training plan, provide unlimited follow-up via e-mail and phone, and keep you …

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Linda Kessman

Triathlon, Run and Swim Coach

Linda Kessman is a life-long multi-sport enthusiast.  On her way to becoming a 3x Ironman finisher, she has competed in hundreds of races including marathons, ultra-marathons, trail race series and all distances of triathlons.  Linda often places in th …

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David Light

Triathlon & Swim Coach, Specializing in Swim Technique and Open Water Training

David Light has competed in triathlons for over 20 years at the elite level. His coaching specialties for TriLaVie and Swim Velocity include pool swimming and open water swim clinics.  David’s coaching talents span the needs of the new triathlete as we …

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Dinara Shalhoup

Swim Coach and Water Safety Guard

Dinara is a natural swimmer who loves the water and encourages everyone else to love it too!  She provides open water swim safety supervision for TriLaVie and inspires each woman to succeed to the finish.  In addition to being a competitive swimmer in …

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