Seattle Hosting USA Triathlon Winter Seminar for Coaches & Athletes

The Pacific Northwest Region of USAT is sponsoring the 2016 Winter Seminar at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle on Saturday, January 9th. Keynote speakers will be Ironman North American Champion Matt Hanson and 4x Xterra World Champion Melanie McQuaid. Additional supporting speakers include Julie Vieselmeyer, Ben Bigglestone, and Erik Moen who’ll be discussing mental conditioning, open water swim technique, bike fit, injury prevention, and nutrition. Coaches earn 6 USAT CE credits for attendance. Beginning and experienced athletes are invited to the seminar. Pricing starts at $25 for the Triathlon Clinic with discounts for USAT annual members. Proceeds support the USAT’s programs including youth, collegiate and para triathlon programs.

Event details and schedule
8:00-8:30 Registration at Washington Athletic Club
8:30-8:45 PNW Welcome and Introductions – Ann Gilbert, PNW Regional Chair
8:45-9:15 Pro Triathlete Introduction – David Cook, PNW Council
9:15-10:00 Julie Vieselmeyer, Sport Psychology and Performance Coach – “Finding Motivation: Insights for Coaches and Athletes to Bring out Your Best”
10:15-11:00 Melanie McQuaid, Pro Triathlete”Planning the Season: Working with Coaches to Maximize Time and Resources”
11:15-12:00 Erik Moen, PT – “Bicycle Positioning for the Triathlete: Balancing Experience, Performance and Health”
12:15-1:00 Lunch Break, Annual Membership Meeting
1:00–1:45 Ben Biggelstone, VO2 Multisport, Coach – “Open Water Swimming Technique”
2:00-2:45 Matt Hanson, Pro Triathlete “Fueling Success: Nutrition for Optimal Training and Race Performance”
3:00–3:45 Round Table Discussion/Questions
3:45-4:00 Evaluations and wrap up

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