Undergrad science or exercise-science degree Certifications:
USAT level 2 Services:
Online coaching, Regular track or group run workouts in person, TrainingPeaks scheduling
General Info: Holly graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and holds a Physical Education position in Fulton County, Georgia. Holly has always been an active athlete competing in basketball and volleyball before turning her attention to endurance sports. After running the Honolulu Marathon in 1998 she was hooked and eventually rose to the challenge of triathlon. Holly has completed races from Olympic to Ironman distance, competing at the Lake Placid and Wisconsin Ironman races. She is licensed by USA Cycling and is a USA Triathlon level II licensed coach.
Holly is extremely active in promoting the sport of triathlon for adults and children alike. One her of her proudest moments was watching 12 of her elementary students cross the finish line at the Ironkids race in Alpharetta, GA. She has helped plan children's events such as the Stingrays triathlon and Turkey Trot. Holly has donated her time to numerous Ironman, marathon, and Ironkids events. You will often find her in the transition area encouraging athletes to push on.
Holly wants to introduce kids to triathlon and instill solid fundamentals in all three sports. Her goal was realized in creating the North Atlanta Youth Triathlon Team, a fun and exciting environment in which kids can learn and train. She teaches the children to compete in a healthy and positive manner, and has watched many improve their skill, ability, and self esteem. She realizes that triathlon may be something they pursue and enjoy for the rest of their lives. Holly has coached talented young athletes on the USAT Junior Elite team as well as top ranked cross country runners.
Holly views coaching as a means of giving back to the sport that she is so passionate about. She loves the values it instills in adults and children alike, values such as dedication, perseverance, love of training, personal growth, and enjoyment of sport. She has coached an mentored many junior athletes, giving them the foundation for a successful athletic future. Rates & Fees: http://thesportfactory.com/site/reference/servicesandpricing.shtml Training Camps Offered: Junior Elite Clinic's
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