Coach Suzie has a B.S. in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Florida State University and spent 9 years as a professional licensed massage therapist. She currently splits her time between Research Administration & Development work at the UNC Kidney Center and Coaching.
Licenses and Training:
USA Cycling Level 2 Coach
USA Triathlon Level 2 Coach
USA Triathlon Youth and Junior Coach
USA Triathlon Elite Coaching Mentorship Program (2017)
Power Based Training Clinic with Hunter Allen (2017)
USA Cycling Montana Cross Camp, Guest Coach (2018)
USA Triathlon Art & Science of Triathlon (2006, 2016, 2018)
USA Cycling Summit, Junior Summit (2018)
Coach Suzie believes in a multi-faceted approach to coaching young athletes. This approach includes long-term athlete development, developmental model of sports participation and progressive adaptation.
Coach Suzie emphasizes appropriate development, rather than early selection/specialization.