Liz is a USAT Level 1 coach, and has coached triathlon since 2004, both group and individuals, around the SF Bay Area. She coached 9 seasons with Team in Training, and is now the head coach for the Tri-Valley Triathlon Club based in Dublin, CA serving the Tri-Valley and Tri-City areas. www.trivalleytriclub.com She has coached individuals of all skill levels to successful completions of , sprint and Olympic triathlons, and 1/2 and full Ironmans. Her strengths lie in breaking down each skill to digestible pieces for athletes, and leading group workouts. Her technical skills lie swimming at all levels of skill, and running at everything up to elite runners, and beginner cycling.
Liz swam competitively through college, and has completed every distance of triathlon, including Ironman. Liz has taught and coached swimming for 18 years. She founded the Happy Fish Swim School in 1999, which now has indoor, year round locations in Fremont and Livermore. She leads a management team of nine, writes the curriculum, oversees the hiring, training and managing of staff, and directs the company vision.
Liz has a Bachelor's in Kinesiology with emphasis in Exercise Physiology and the Social Aspects of Sport, and a Masters in Sport Management. She also holds a teaching credential, and taught seventh grade English and history, and ninth grade PE.