In short, the seminar begins Friday night with a swim clinic lead by Purple Patch Coaching's Matt Dixon at the Downtown YMCA. Saturday morning the class-room element of the seminar begins at the Hyatt Hotel in Downtown Boise. See the detailed schedule of events below for more details.
Registration: Seated is limited, and is open to USAT members and non-members.
When: Friday, December 8th from 4-8pm. Saturday, Dec 9th from 7am-5:30pm.
Where: Friday night swim clinic is at the downtown YMCA in Boise. You will need to confirm your registration at the Hyatt Hotel before heading to the swim clinic.
Saturday seminar is at the Hyatt Hotel
in Downtown Boise (1024 West Bannock Boise, ID 83702). The Hyatt has a discounted room rate for anyone traveling to the event. Please mention the USA Triathlon Seminar when booking your room.
What: Participants can expect to learn about a variety of topics relevant to the passionate endurance athlete. The swim clinic will touch on developing swim skills for the adult triathlete. Please see the schedule of events below for more topic details.
Schedule Of Events
FRIDAY December 8
4:00pm-5:30pm Registration at Hyatt
6:00pm-8:00pm Swim Clinic with Matt Dixon - Downtown YMCA (1050 W State St, 1.5 blocks from Hyatt)
SATURDAY December 9
7:00-8:30 Gallery Kitchen Breakfast at Hyatt
8:45-9:00 Welcome to The Mighty West: A PNW Update
9:00-9:50 "Training for the Time Constrained Athlete" Matt Dixon: Elite swimmer and former professional triathlete, founder and head Coach of PurplePatch Fitness and author of "FastTrack Triathlete"
10:00-10:50 "Running Drills To Combat A Seated Work Life" Peter Lohrmann: USAT Coach, Owner of Sound Training and Racing
11:10-12:00 "Building Youth and High School Programs" James Bauman: Team Strive, Portland Youth Triathlon
12:00-1:00 Lunch (provided by Hyatt) and a Pep Talk from Olympic Medalist Kristin Armstrong!
1:00-1:50 "Building Your Coaching Brand & Business" Mark Sortino: CEO and Owner of Team MPI, USA Triathlon Coach, USA Paralympic Coach
2:00-2:50 "Nutrition for the Endurance Athlete" Erin Green: Registered Dietitian, Professional Triathlete, owner of Green Racing and Nutrition
3:10-4:00 "Blending Coaching Business with Retail and How to Cultivate Relationships with Retail Stores" Antonio Gonzalez: owner of TriTown Bicycles, USA Triathlon Coach
4:10-5:00 "Injuries to the Triathlete: Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation" Dr Dani Moffit, PhD; ATC
5:10-5:25 Wrap Up/Evaluations