1on1 coaching sessions are ideal to receive personal instruction, get feedback on your form, and are tailored to your specific needs in a supportive environment. 1on1 sessions occur in NYC (otherwise travel expenses are additional) and can include:
- Personal coaching rides or runs with technique/form instruction
- Swim workout and skill instruction
- Mental training session
- Transition skills coaching
- Strength training
- Race support
Your scientifically-based, periodized training program is developed according to your physiology, heart rate, and lactate threshold and will be managed through Training Peaks software. Field tests will be used throughout the training plan to establish your training zones/pacing and to measure improvements. Athletes will be assessed throughout the training plan. Your coach will review and adjust your program based on your feedback.
Riley is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Counseling Psychology at Fordham University. He graduated from Ithaca College with an M.S. in Sport Psychology and also received his M.A. in Counseling and Personnel Services from Fordham University. He has been an adjunct professor at New Jersey City University where he was an instructor for health and fitness courses in the College of Professional Studies. He is a 4-time Ironman finisher and has competed in sprint and Olympic distance races as well as several marathons. Riley is a certified USA Triathlon Coach and is a member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.
In addition to providing personal training and multi-sport coaching, Riley is also a sport psychology consultant. He helps athletes, performers, and fitness enthusiasts develop and implement individualized mental training programs to help maximize their abilities. Specific skills involved in mental training sessions can include: motivation, goal-setting, concentration, attention, self-confidence, positive self-talk, and other performance issues such as relaxation training and anxiety management.
Riley strives to empower individuals by teaching both physical and psychological skills that can be used to maximize their time and training efforts. His coaching goals include assisting others in reaching their goals, helping individuals have fun throughout their training experience, and promoting lifelong fitness involvement.