Coach Directory

Welcome to our UESCA Coach Directory! Use the below search criteria to find the right UESCA Coach for you (** Please note, more robust location specific search criteria will soon be added). UESCA Certified Coaches have undertaken a high level of comprehensive, science-based coaching education to better serve their clients and help them achieve their goals.

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Meet Ana

My name is Ana Palacios, though most people simply call me Annie. I am an avid road runner, having ran 7 marathons to date and many other distances in between ranging from the 5k to the half marathon. I Boston Qualified for Boston Marathon 2024, and my current marathon PR is 3:40.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Cycling
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Triathlon
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Julien

My goal is to support you to reach yours and following you each steps along the way! We plan together and we execute, I'm putting all my knowledge and experience to contribute to your success while holding you accountable so you can reach the target you set for yourself.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Thomas

My biggest improvements as a runner came from working with a coach: The scientific methodology, the motivation, the accountability the camraderie made the difference. I am now looking forward to share what I learned from my own running, coaching relationships and running form business with others.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Viktor

Inspired by the UTMB transmissions on Eurosport and NTS (Nízko Tatranská Stíhačka) videos on Youtube I embarked on the journey towards the long distance endurance running. What started as 10k progressed to later 100 mile distances.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Nora

My motto: Embrace Your Inner Athlete
Whether it's your first mile or a marathon. You are an athlete, you should train like one. This looks different for each runner, depending on their goals, life, and current fitness.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Julian

Industry Leader in Fitness and Wellness, Charismatic Founder and Coach, Corporate Wellness Consultant, and Accomplished Ultra Endurance Athlete.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Triathlon
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

10+ years

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Meet Calum

I’m a keen runner with a passion to learn and develop constantly whilst working with athletes to achieve their goals.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Rob

GB International athlete, and part of the Pyllon Ultra coaching platform. I coach short course (marathon and less) road, trail, cross country, road ultra and trail ultra athletes. We believe in smart training and building a community of people looking to imrpove their lifestyle through this sport.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

3-5 years

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Meet Kristin

Hi! I’m Kristin St Jean, RN a functional medicine registered nurse and lifelong trail and road runner with over a decade of experience in critical care, I combine my knowledge and expertise with a passion for holistic care to help patients achieve a healed state of balance, health, and wellbeing.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Ben

I’m Ben Loyal, an avid cross country mountain bike racer, backcountry skier, and endurance sports lover. I’m also owner/founder of Loyal Endurance LLC, a company focused on coaching athletes to reach their endurance objectives. I reside in Breckenridge CO but will work with you wherever you are!

Sport(s) Coached
  • Cycling
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Emily

Hi! I’m Emily! I’m beyond excited to be a certified UESCA Ultrarunning coach and VDOT coach. Running has brought me so much joy throughout my life and I cannot wait to share that joy with you. Running is the perfect metaphor for life. You get out, what you put in. The journey is the destination.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Toby

I’m Toby and I am a trail/ultra runner based in Scotland and a UESCA certified running coach. I am also trans.

I am coach and founder of Queer Runnings, a virtual run club for LGBTQIA+ people.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

3-5 years

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Meet Cathy

I started running long distances in 2007 to challenge myself. I've run distances from 5k to 100 miles and competed in triathlon races as well. I have been coaching for several years and recently decided to become certified. I love working with people to help them achieve new goals!

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Samantha

Hello, my name is Sam and I am a UESCA certified run coach. I have been running for a little over 10 years and after all those years of running, I decided that I wanted to become a run coach. I am excited for the opportunity to help others enjoy running too.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Blake

I am a runner who believes in the power in committing yourself and showing up for the long term. My main focus as your coach will be, not just your fitness, but MOTIVATING you to stick with the plan. If you give yourself time to compound your fitness, you'll be amazed by how strong you already are.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Rudy

I am canadian triathlete and coach who is totally passionate and dedicated.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Triathlon
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

3-5 years

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Meet Kate

Kate Leis, Owner & Coach at Sunrise Fitness LLC, located in Delano, MN. As an avid runner who has completed more than 60 races of the marathon distance or longer since starting her running journey in 2004, Kate understands the challenges involved in training for long distance endurance events.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

5-10 years

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Meet Gibson

I love adventures: running, climbing, hiking, reading, museums...I've never met an experience I didn't enjoy at least a little! I also believe that humans are incredible and we have the ability to do so much more than we think. I want to be a person who helps others realize the "impossible!"

Sport(s) Coached
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Tiffany

I've had an on/off relationship with running since 2005. The best thing about running is our community & inclusivity. My goal is to empower new runners (and the run-curious) see their capabilities, build confidence, and have blast doing so! I'd be honored to coach you to your first 5K, 10K, or HM.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Celene

I’m Celene – a passionate and dedicated runner, wife, mother, and a registered nurse in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Ryan

My name is Ryan Dugan. I have been running since 2016 and have completed close to 100 races since ranging from 1 mile to full marathons. I began personal training in 2019 and have learned a lot from working with a variety of clients. I became a running coach in 2023.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Brandon

DeyFit was founded in January 2014 with the core ideal to help athletes move better, recover faster, and enhance their running performance. DeyFit has helped 100+ athletes complete their goals races, including WS 100, TRT 100, Pine to Palm 100, The Bear 100, Miwok 100k and numerous 50m and 50k races

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

10+ years

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Meet Jami

Ive been a personal trainer and group instructor since 2003, I lead a running group out of Bayclub in Portland, Oregon. I really enjoy helping runners of all abilities, set goals to maximize their potential or just simply run for their mental and physical health.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

10+ years

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Meet Martin

With over 10 years of experience in entrepreneurship and being a life long athlete, I’m enjoying the challenge of thriving in difficult and uncertain environments over the long haul. As I started to coach family & friends around me, I realised the similarities in being a leader and being a Coach.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Michael

As a coach and athlete, whether it be your first race or your 100th, it's my job to meet you where you are at. Through a combination of proper assessments, intelligent strength training and run programming, we can get you to your goals safely and effectively.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

5-10 years

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Meet Jeferson

I love Triathlon since I listened about it. Then, I've been playing it since 2003, in all distances, from Sprint to Ironman.

Soon I discovered my passion about teaching and helping people to reach their goals.

I trained for 10 years the Brazilian Military Team on Military Pentathlon.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Triathlon
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

10+ years

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Meet Merritt

RunThisSport.com is a fitness site and Instagram page featuring content on running, healthy eating,
injury prevention, bio-hacking, and longevity. I offer 1:1 virtual coaching for all running distances and levels, specializing in half marathon and full marathon training.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Carolyn

I'm a physical therapist who has been running for as long as I can remember. I love helping others find joy and fun in all aspects of running while encouraging them to reach their goals being strong and healthy!

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Ted

I'm a 52-year-old with three young children who want to stay young and keep moving! I live in Sacramento, California. I started running cross-country in high school and eventually found myself wandering around gyms not making progress in my fitness. Running found me again and here I am!

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

3-5 years

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Meet Lacy

I've been running since 2012. At the time my (now) husband was training for a marathon & I could barely run a mile! I hated every step of those first runs, but with years of hard work & perseverance under my belt, I completed my first 100k in Oct 2022. I'm currently training for my first stage race.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Michael

Started running... then fell down the rabbit hole and returned to school to learn everything I could about it.

Coaching 13+ Yrs
Registered Physiotherapist
Master of Science in Physical Therapy
Bachelor of Kinesiology
UESCA Certified Ultrarunning Coach
Running Injury Assessment and Treatment

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

10+ years

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Meet Sharon

I am a long-time runner of over 30 years and physical therapist who specializes in treating and coaching runners of all abilities and ages, both in person as well as on-line. I own my own PT and run coaching practice called Endurance Running, PT and Performance Coaching.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

3-5 years

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Meet Jessica

Hi, I'm Jessica! I'm a lifelong runner and began trail racing in 2018. I believe in meeting athletes where they are at and aiming trajectory towards those "dream big" goals. We celebrate the highs, the lows, and everything in between while in that process!

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Phil

I’m a teacher, NASM CPT, coach at an F45, and endurance runner. I am new as a certified running coach, but not new as a coach/teacher. I mostly do race half marathon or more, and completed 4 Ultra Marathons with my longest being 50 miles. I have the experience and would love to share what I know.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Kelly

I enjoy coaching a wide variety of athletes, from first time racers trying to cross that finish line, to age groupers looking to obtain their personal best.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Cycling
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Swimming
  • Triathlon
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

3-5 years

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Meet Simone

I am a triathlete a running coach and a running gait analyst.
I am in my 40’s, and i have 2 boys. Was born in Brazil but i live in Dubai for more than 15 years.
My daily life has a lot of challenges and i use the sport to keep my mind and body strong to whatever i need to face.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

3-5 years

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Meet Paulina

Born and raised in Mexico, living in New York, pursuing a career in Public Health. Though triathlon I've learned that discipline is the most real form of self love. All the values of triathlon have helped me to live my life in the happiest and healthiest way i could have ever asked for.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Triathlon
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
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Meet Shereen

I’m a runner myself who started running professionally in 2018
Completed 4 full marathons, 1 ultra marathons & more than 30 Half marathons

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Ilana

I am originally from Upstate New York but now live in Jerusalem with my husband and 3 children. I coach runners all around the world with virtual training plans to help them reach new levels of fitness.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
Coaching Experience

1-3 years

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Meet Chris

Hi
As a mature athlete I’m keen to encourage others to enjoy multisport in a safe and constructed manner at their pace.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Swimming
  • Triathlon
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

5-10 years

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Meet Michael

Ultra Running Coach with Art of Running Coaching Company.
coachmichael@artofrunning.net

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

5-10 years

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Meet Kyle

Hi there, I would be honored to coach you on your ultra journey! My own journey had humble roots, starting with one mile a day back in 2012. Fast forward to present, and I have completed over 45 ultramarathons, with finishes at Hardrock (x2) and Western States!

Sport(s) Coached
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
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Meet Shad

Hey everyone! I am a running coach based out of Bozeman/Helena, Montana; but live a nomad life in order to train myself for races, and also support my athletes. I offer a personalized coaching experience for all my athletes in order to help them achieve their racing or running goals.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

3-5 years

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Meet Amana

Since 2012, I've not only coached thousands of runners, but written thousands of researched running articles. I love this sport! Helping you enjoy it, injury free, no matter your pace, is what drives me.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

10+ years

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Meet David

My mission is simple: to help 'normal' people complete their first ultramarathon and experience the growth, satisfaction and achievement that can only come from being truly outside your comfort zone.

This is a truly life-changing sport.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Lee

As well as running, I am a lv2 fitness coach and lv3 PT. I coach all manner of ages, sizes and abilities to amazing results. I practice what I coach and firmly believe runners who are 40+ have way more potential than they realise when coached properly. I'm 54 and run Marathons and Ultra's (mainly)

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

5-10 years

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Meet Jeff

As host of Big Ass Runner, I've learned from new and seasoned runners alike. I take that knowledge and my passion for trail running into my coaching. I focus on building relationships and a plan to get my athletes to the finish line with a heavy dose of fun along the way.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Coaching Experience

0-1 year

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Meet Margaret Nelle

Together, we consider and prepare my athletes for both process and outcome goals from beginner runners wanting to run 1 mile continuously to athletes running sub 2:40. Holistic coaching through in person and virtual training/meeting platforms includes mindset, nutrition, complements components.

Sport(s) Coached
  • Running (marathon or shorter)
  • Ultrarunning
Athlete Specialization
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert/Advanced
Coaching Experience

5-10 years