Pittsburgh Triathlon Coaching – 2012 GNC Pittsburgh Triathlon Official Coaching Services

Steel City Endurance is happy to announce that we are the Official Coach of the 2012 GNC Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race, benefiting Friends of the Riverfront. The 2012 Triathlon is again being promoted by Piranha Sports. As official coach, Steel City Endurance is providing monthly “Coach’s Corner” articles available on this site, Friends of the Riverfront as well as the Facebook pages of both groups, 12 week FREE training plans suitable for novice & intermediate athletes and a hands-on clinic series called “Better Tri”.

Coaches Corner Articles

Coaches Corner #1What’s Your Motivation?
Coaches Corner #2Consistency & Repeatability are Keys to Success
Coaches Corner #3Fostering Successful Training Habits
Coaches Corner #4 – TBA
Coaches Corner #5 – TBA
Coaches Corner #6 – TBA


Free Training Plans for both International & Sprint distance

Do you need a Training Plan for the Pittsburgh Triathlon? Steel City Endurance is providing, free of charge, 4 unique training plans for the 2012 GNC Pittsburgh Triathlon. Both “First Time Finisher” as well as Intermediate training plans are available for both the Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon

12 Week Triathlon Training Plan overview & Details can be found here.

Need a more detailed or advanced training plan? Feel free to Contact me for more information on advanced plans, personalized coaching and one-on-one training & lessons.


Triathlon Clinics & Seminars

The Better Tri clinics feature Terry Laughlin, founder of Total Immersion presenting two one-day Swim clinics and a free lecture, Coach Suzanne of Steel City Endurance will be teaching a run skills, cycling skills and transition skills clinic, and Judy Vernick will be pairing up with Dr. George Pappas to present a pre-race seminar on mental skills and sports psychology. Prices vary, please see each event page for details. Registration links are included on each event page.

Swimming Clinics & Seminars

Effortless Endurance, featuring Terry Laughlin: CMU Pool
Date: Saturday May 19th, 2012 9am-11am

Swim Better Every Year for Life, Free Swimming Lecture by Terry Laughlin: Settler’s Ridge REI
Date: Saturday May 19th, 2012 2pm welcome, 2:15pm Start time

Easy Speed Clinic, Featuring Terry Laughlin: Olympic Swim & Health Club
Date: Saturday May 20th, 2012 9am-11am

Running, Cycling, Transition & Mental Skills Seminars

Run Skills Clinic: Schenley Park Oval
June 4th – Monday Evening 6pm – 8pm.

Cycling Skills Clinic: Washington Boulevard Velodrome (Bud Harris Oval)
June 16th – Saturday morning 9am – 11am

Mental Skills Clinic: Southside Works REI
July 8th, Sunday from 2-3pm.

Transition Skills Clinic: Schenley Park Oval
July 9th Monday evening from 6pm – 8pm.


See the Events Page for each event to register for each clinic.

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