Ben Elder: BS in Kinesiology, American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Instructor, USAT Level 2 Certified coach, Coaching since 2000, Coach for the Ochsner IronMan New Orleans70.3. Assistant coach for the 2008, Geel ITU Duathlon Long Course World Championship, Team USA. I have 12 years experience as a swim coach working with age groupers, collegiate, and masters swimmers. I have over 12+ years of experience competition in triathlons & Duathlons on an international, national, regional, and local level. I am a member of TEAM USA for the 2006, Canberra ITU world long distance triathlon championships. Aside for managing and coaching Team Rising Sun, where you are treated like a pro, I am the Performance Program Manager for Elmwood Fitness Centers Exercise Physiology Lab and the Director of the USAT Training Center here in New Orleans. With our extensive knowledge and experience in endurance sports and testing, we can guide you to achieving your multi-sport goals.