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Jo has established over 25 years of coaching experience in several sports including swimming, field hockey, tennis, skiing and triathlon.



Certified USAT* Level II Coach/Youth & Jr. coach
Seven-time ITU* age group world champion
Four-time USAT national age-group champion
Ten-time USAT age-group All American
Over 25 years Triathlon Experience
Twelve-time Team USA age group competitor
Two-time USA Cycling Masters Championship 2nd rider  overall.
2015 Cross World Age Group Champion
2018 PanAm and USA Xterra Age Group Champion
USAT US Olympic invitational training camp coach
BS Physical Education
MS Health Education/Wellness and Fitness
NICA* Level 1 Certified MTB Coach
IMBA* (MTB) Ride Guide Level 1
PSIA* Examiner and Trainer

* USAT, USA Triathlon, the governing body for amateur and Olympic triathlon in the US; ITU, International Triathlon Union, the governing body for amateur and Olympic triathlon in the world. The minimum requirements to become a USAT Level II coach include:

  • Minimum of two years triathlon coaching experience following USA Triathlon Level I certification.
  • One of the following:
        1. BA or BS degree in sport science or related field
        2. Elite Athlete history within USAT National Teams Program
  • Annual Service to the USA Triathlon National Teams Program or educational contributions to the sport of triathlon, (i.e., service during a USA Triathlon camp or clinic, serving in the capacity of USA Triathlon Regional Coaching Coordinator, contributions to the USA Triathlon Coaching Certification Program.)

NICA, National Interscholastic Cycling Association, develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for student-athletes across the United States

IMBA, International Mountain Biking Association,  the leader in mountain bike advocacy, education, promotion and trail creation since 1988.

PSIA, Professional Ski Instructors of America, the certifying body for professional ski instructors in the US.