Cat Mardis, NYC Ironman Certified Coach

Certifications: – Ironman Certified Coach   Cat is the director of operations at Tailwind Endurance.  In addition to managing all of the day to day details of the studio, Cat is putting those certification to work and coaching more classes.  Check out her weekly sprint class for a quick high voltage workout!  

Ilana Prusock, USAT certified coach

Certifications:   – USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach -USA Track and Field Level 1 Coach   Ilana is excited to be doing more coaching with Tailwind Endurance.  As a former classroom teacher, Ilana brings that experience into every aspect of coaching.  She started coaching because she wanted to merge her love of teaching with her […]

Why a marathon? Why now?

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The simple answer is that I don’t have a very strong Ironman run. To be blunt, my Ironman run has sucked five times. I began the sport of triathlon as a strong runner. In sprint through half-iron distance races I usually have a challenging swim and have had my ups and downs on the bike, […]

Earl Walton, NYC triathlon trainer with over 20 years of coaching experience

Earl Walton, Head Triathlon Coach in NYC

Is the owner and head coach of Tailwind Endurance. With over 20 years of coaching experience at all levels of triathlon and swimming, Earl has an ability to see all sides of a training challenge and address it appropriately for the individual. The challenges of raising two small boys in the city has caused him […]

Brian Hammond, NYC Ironman certified triathlon trainer / coach

Brian Hammond, NYC Ironman Certified Coach

Certifications: – Ironman Certified Coach – GURU/F.I.S.T Bike Fitter – USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach – International Triathlon Coaching Association – USA Cycling Level 3 Coach – Precision Nutrition Essentials of Sports & Exercise Nutrition Certification – National Council on Sports & Fitness CPT   With over 16 years of coaching experience Brian was the […]

Travis Hawkins, NYC Ironman-Certified Triathlon Coach at Tailwind Endurance

Travis Hawkins, NYC Ironman Certified Coach

Travis Hawkins is a pro Ironman triathlete, trainer and coach, who loves to travel the world with his wife and two-year old daughter to compete against the best.  Travis has achieved podium finishes both as an age grouper and as a pro.  All told, Travis has competed in 10 Ironman 70.3 and 5 Full Iron […]

Stefan Irion, experienced NYC triathlon coach with Ironman & USA Triathlon certifications

Stefan Irion, NYC Ironman Certified Coach

Years of experience: 8 years Favorite Race: Ironman St. George Fastest Race: IM Whistler (9:39:17), NYC Marathon (2:52:41) Best Pre-Race Advice You Have Gotten: Race your own race and have fun! Worst Pre-Race Advice You Have Gotten: Eat pop tarts for breakfast [su_custom_gallery source=”media: 217,216,477″ title=”never”] Stefan’s Blog Managing expectations and surprising yourself as you […]

Sarah Welton, NYC Triathlon Trainer at Tailwind Endurance, USA Triathlon Certified

Sarah Welton, USA Triathlon Certified Coach in NYC

Years Experience: 6+ Favorite Race: So many to choose from…Collegiate Nationals (Tuscaloosa) OR Mighty Man Sprint OR Augusta 70.3 OR IM 70.3 Worlds (Vegas) Fastest Race: Augusta 70.3 (2009); Olympic Age Group Nationals (2011); Mighty Man Sprint (2014) Best Pre-Race Advice You Have Gotten: “There will be beer and ice cream at the finish line” […]