Tristar Athlete, from time to time you may from one program to the next based on your goals and training focus. We have put together quick comparison between the main differences for you to help determine which team program is right for you.
The ELITE team is a 1x1 coaching relationship with one of our certified coaches, where as the the MENTORSHIP team is a coach to athlete to group relationship. For communication under the ELITE team you and your coach will speak live, FaceTime or meet in person when possible towards your progress and goals. The Mentorship team has communication feedback only on facebook live calls.
ELITE members can text and email their coaches based on these best communication practices.
The MENTORSHIP team does not offer text or phone support however consultations can be purchased a la carte.
ELITE team; Your coach will be monitoring your progress from training peaks in your comments and updating your plan based on your ELITE communication level A,B,C). Insights to your progress and development are part of the analysis.
The MENTORSHIP team has analysis via our weekly facebook meetings only or a la carte paid sessions with a Tristar coach.
ELITE Atheltes have their plans updated regularly (daily, weekly, monthly per their ELITE level A,B,C)
MENTORSHIP athletes have their plans updated for each block (~every four weeks) based on their athlete progress form submission to their coach (See more here )
For more questions about which program is best for you and when contact your Tristar Athletes coach or email Info@tristarathletes.com
Learn more about each program
Meet the Tristar Coaches and staff
Kyle is an All-American triathlete looking to shift his focus towards coaching and helping other triathletes realize their potential, physically and mentally. He knows the impact an informed and empathetic coach can have an an individual’s life, and hopes to have a similar impact on the lives of others he will coach.
As the adage goes, there is no ”I” in team and I want to join your team, helping get you to the start and finish lines of your races. I enjoy creating individualized training plans that reward discipline and consistency as well as providing experienced guidance to achieve your goals." —Coach Suzanne Turner
"Consistency trumps 'big days'. Continuously making deposits in the fitness bank, as small as they may sometimes seem, will make a big withdrawal on race day that much more manageable. That said, every so often 'life happens' and some course-correction is inevitable - that's where the TriStar coaching approach, backed by science and experience, is guaranteed to make a difference." —Coach Attila Kelemen
Megan truly agrees with Ironman’s statement that Anything Is Possible - with proper coaching and training. Balancing work, family and training can be hard, and Megan knows how to help balance all these priorities - Persistence, diligence and a good amount of flexibility.
“Everyone’s looking for a hack, but real rewards come from real hard work. Do things outside of your comfort zone, put in the work and make your dreams happen. I can’t wait to see what I can do next in this sport, and I’m just as excited to be able to share that with others. ”
Kate Bruck is a professional triathlete and life-long competitor. Starting at the age of 7, Kate found success early in the swimming and track and field world, earning a 3rd place national title at the US junior Olympics in track and field.
Adam Daniels is a coach, ultra runner and triathlete based in Boulder, CO. Adam developed his passion for triathlon after many years as a runner and much encouragement from his peers to give it a “tri”. After suffering an injury, Adam started swimming and biking to satisfy his need for an active lifestyle. “It was a much needed break from the thousands of running miles logged training and racing. I developed a whole new competitive drive”. So Adam set out to take on the triathlon world.
Cliff Scherb – Internet endurance consultant is an active triathlete and head of the TriStar Athletes North American and Global Teams. As the founder and principal coach of TriStar Athletes LLC, he works with the ELITE and MENTORSHIP teams to help athletes, balance training stress, nutrition, and peak for top performances. Coaching for 15+ years with over 250+ life years of coaching experience, Cliff imparts this knowledge to aspiring athletes and coaches.
Haluk has been helping elite athletes achieve their maximum potential for over fifteen years. Haluk is excited to be part of the TriStar coaching team, bringing a wealth of racing and coaching experience to all of his athletes.