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Michael is passionate about helping people achieve their fitness goals whether they are to improve overall health or to compete. 

As a lifetime athlete himself, Michael doesn’t just train others – he competes! He has been coaching athletes for more than 8 years and also competes in 50K running events along with Olympic and Half Ironman events. Michael has also been a guest speaker at Southern Oregon University & for the Ashland High School X/C team.

Michael specializes in Sprint to Ironman Triathlons, Marathon to Ultra Running, Strength & Conditioning, Swimming, and Biking.

Michael’s achievements include:

  • Assistant swim coach to the Fort Lauderdale Masters swim team where he helped them win back to back championships.
  • Triathlon Coach for the Fort Lauderdale triathlon club.
  • Featured in Triathlete magazine.
  • Featured coach in USA Triathlon magazine & Contributing writer.
  • Contributing writer for Triathlete magazine.
  • Contributing writer for Competitor magazine.
  • Featured on Ch12 News (ABC)
  • Head coach for a Team USA Triathlete & an ITU Elite Triathlete.
  • Former lead personal trainer at a nationally recognized health club.
  • Head Strength & Conditioning coach for 5 college teams & 3 high school teams.
  • Former Co-race director for 3 local triathlons in Southern Oregon.
  • The only USAT certified Triathlon Coach in Southern Oregon & Oregon Coast.
  • 10K record holder for Best In The West Triathlon Festival, Multiple top 10 finisher.
  • Mentored by Swim Coach Marty Hendrick who was inducted into the Broward Sports Hall of Fame in 2014.
  • Ambassador for FLO Cycle Wheels, SRAM, Feed Your Crazy, Honey Stinger, NUUN Hydration, Nike, The North Face.
  • Sponsored by XTERRA Wetsuits.

Michael’s certifications include: USAT Certified Triathlon Coach, NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, USMS Level 2 Swim Coach,  USA Olympic Weightlifting Coach, ACE Personal Trainer, ACE Sports Conditioning Specialist.

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Featured in Ashland Living Magazine

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Featured in Triathlete Magazine

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Featured on Channel 12 News

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