Tracy is the co-founder and co-head coach of Tri Zones Training. She is also the head coach of the Tri Zones marathon and half marathon training
Tracy became hooked on triathlons after completing her
first Danskin race in 1997. Tracy has completed over 30 triathlons since
then, including every Danskin race but one. Inspired by the mentoring
and empowerment that makes up the Danskin experience, Tracy resolved to
help other women achieve their goals of finishing the Danskin.
has played the role of mentor, coach, and volunteer in the triathlon
community over the years. She was involved with Team Danskin Training
since its inception in 2002. She was the Head Coach for Team Danskin
Training, North Austin and/or NXNW from 2004 - 2007, was the Team
Danskin Regional Coordinator for Texas in 2006-07, and was the Team Danskin National Coach in 2007.
Gina founded Tri Zones Training in 2003, allowing dozens of women to
continue their triathlon and running training throughout the year.
Tracy has been a USAT Level I certified triathlon coach and has served as a coach
at Camp Danskin, and a coach at the WomenTri training program. Tracy
has been on the Danskin-Austin race committee and was the author of the
"Danskin Austin This Week" e-newsletter. Tracy has played an active role
in the Austin triathlon community, serving on several race committees
and has served on the board of Austin Triathletes, the fifth largest
triathlon club in the nation. In 2004, Tracy was awarded Mentor of the
Year by the Austin Triathletes. As a mother and author, Tracy feels
strongly that her triathlon training helps keep her life balanced.