Coach Details

Chris Kaplanis

Ridgewood Tri Athlete (RTA)

Bergen County, NJ

[email protected]

Ridgewood Tri Athlete (RTA) offers a full range of private multisport coaching and fully customized training plans tailored to you, your goals and busy schedule.


- Coaching

- 1 on 1 sessions  (swim, bike, run, strength, consults)

- Destination Training Camps




TRIATHLON CLUB: VOTED Best Tri Club in Northeast


Chris Kaplanis, owner of Ridgewood Tri Athlete LLC (& FULL TIME coach), has over 10 years of coaching experience in multiple sports. He is a USA Triathlon Level 2, USA Cycling Level 2 and USA Track & Field certified coach. The combination of these credentials place Chris among the top 3% of triathlon coaches in the country.

As a competitive triathlete, Chris regularly places in the top of his age group.  He is a 4 x Ironman finisher and has qualified and competed in the Ironman 70.3 World Championship and USAT National Championship.  After several successful years in the financial world, Chris understands work can be demanding and the importance of training efficiently & effectively. His energetic and results driven mentality are a visible reminder of the dedication that he shows to each and every athlete that he coaches and trains.