UESCA Triathlon Coach Certification Description
The UESCA Triathlon Coach Certification is a robust and all-encompassing triathlon certification that covers every aspect needed to be a competent triathlon coach. The science and evidence-based content is curated from top experts across multiple disciplines such as human physiology, psychology, biomechanics, nutrition, environmental physiology, strength training, and of course, triathlon coaching.
The goal of this certification is to educate students on how the body functions and how to apply this knowledge to working with triathletes of all ability levels.
While this certification is a collaborative effort between our expert contributors, the primary contributors to this certification are professional triathlete and coach – Matt Hanson, professional triathlete and coach – Angela Naeth, and triathlete coach and sports scientist – Dr. Chris Myers.
rm as the actual test and feature questions directly from the actual question bank used for the final exam.
About This Demo Course
The Triathlon Coach Certification Demo consists of five modules, with three topics per module. The goal of this demo is to give you an interactive and in-depth look at some of the exact content of the UESCA Triathlon Coach Certification. The demo is on the same learning platform as the actual certification, so the look and feel of the content is exactly what you will experience in the full certification. It features a 10 Question Final Quiz similar to the full certification questions.
You have 14 Day Access to the Demo course and there is no further obligation!
About Our Contributors
Dr. Matt Hanson
Dr. Hanson is a professional triathlete and triathlon coach. In 2014, his first year as a pro, Matt set three run course records and won Ironman Chattanooga. He has since tallied 11 professional wins, including four Ironman North American Championship titles.
Dr. Hanson holds an MS in Health and Physical Education, and an EdD in Adult and Higher Education.
Angela Naeth is a multiple 70.3 and Ironman Champion, 36+ 70.3 podium finisher, Ironman 2014/2019 Chattanooga Champion, and the 2015 North American Ironman Champion. In 2018, Angela, while battling Lyme disease, placed 8th at the Ironman World Championships with a time of 8:57.
Angela holds an MS in physical therapy, and Bachelor’s in health sciences, Angela worked as a pediatric and orthopaedic physiotherapist for five years prior to her professional coaching and triathlon career.
Dr. Chris Myers
Dr. Myers holds a BS in Chemistry from the US Military Academy at West Point, an MS in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Louisiana – Monroe, and a Ph.D. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Florida State University.
Dr. Myers is the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the 2nd Air Support Operation Squadron and the founder/triathlon coach at 3 Sports Science. He voluntarily serves as the United States Air Forces Europe Tactical Air Control Party Human Performance Optimization Program Coordinator.
What Areas are Covered in the Demo Course?
What’s Included in the Full Certification?
- 25 Online Modules
- Module Practice Quizzes
- Online Practice and Final Exam (two attempts)
- Multimedia content
- Lifetime access to modules, including future updates to content
- Email study support
- Frame-able Coach Certificate (upon passing)
- Access to our private Facebook Group for Coaches (upon passing)
- Access to our Benefit Partners (upon passing)
- Ability to add your coaching business to our coach directory (upon passing)
What Will You Achieve in the Full Certification?
- How to create training programs
- Learn how to assess sport-specific form
- Understand how the body functions regarding anatomy and physiology
- Effective communication with athletes
- How environmental factors influence performance
- Ability to administer performance assessments
- Understand various recovery modalities
- Establish appropriate goals for athletes
- Ability to create effective and safe training programs
- Nutritional strategies
- How to have your athletes execute on race day