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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* Expert Level Coach
Six-time ITU* age group world champion
Four-time USAT national age-group champion
Nine-time USAT age-group All American
Fifteen years Triathlon Experience
Nine-time Team USA age group competitor
Two-time USA Cycling Masters Championship 2nd rider
USAT US Olympic invitational training camp coach
BS Physical Education
MS Health Education/Wellness and Fitness
AMSC** Health Fitness Instructor
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 Expert 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.)

**AMSC, American College of Sports Medicine, the most respected name in individual sports medicine certifications

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