Will coach Beginners to Elites in all distances. Plans include Month-to-month, Annual, Professional Athlete, and Race-Specific/You-design-the-terms. Plans include a personalized training and racing program tailored to your needs with consultation emails and phone calls (some plans include one-on-one live training sessions). Ask for pricing, details, and discount plans for prepayment and referrals.
Triathlon & Duathlon (ITU-style or Nondrafting style), Running specialties and Swimming form and drills - all distances, all levels.
Derek, currently the York College Head Coach for T&F/XC, is a former professional triathlete/duathlete/runner. Derek brings to the sport of triathlon/duathlon his expertise and experience in running, having trained with some of the world's fastest Kenyan and American runners. As a professional runner, he competed in the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Trials in the steeplechase and was coached by world-famous coach, Joe Vigil, with former training partners Deena Kastor, Meb Keflizighi, and Dan Browne. In college Derek earned 14 All-American honors in running and 4 National Team Championships, and was the only American runner on the team for 4 straight years. By his senior year, he was 4th in Cross Country Nationals (with one Ethiopian and two Kenyan teammates in front of him), the Indoor 3-mile National Champion, and the Outdoor 3,000-meter Steeplechase National Champion. His running PR's: 4:06 mile, 8:36 Steeple, 13:53 5K, 29 flat 10K USAT Level I, USAT&F Level I Certified