Anne has been involved in coaching for over 25 years - working with athletes at every level, from high school and college tennis to youth and elite runners and triathletes. Anne, who has a MS in Exercise Physiology from Virginia Tech, holds coaching certifications of Level-I from USA Triathlon and USA Track and Field, Club-Level from USA Cycling, and is a NSCA Certified Personal Trainer.
A competitive athlete herself, Anne comes from a background that includes running on her boys' jr. high school track team and being a Division I scholarship tennis player. In addition to these two sports, she competed at the high school level on the varsity basketball and track teams. Anne was inducted into the Virginia Tech Athletic Hall Of Fame in 2003 for her contributions to the tennis program as both a player and coach.
Taking up running in 1981, and triathlon in 1989, Anne worked her way to the starting line in Hawaii in 3 years. She participated in her first marathon in 1981, the Hawaiian Ironman in 1992, and the Boston Marathon in 1996. Over the past several years, she has shifted her competitive focus to Xterra and ultra-distance events, including adventure racing and ultra-marathons. Anne consistently places in the top 3 in her age group in Xterra Off-Road Triathlon events, and was the Mid-Atlantic Xterra Champion in 2001.