Triathlon Coaches


Lisa Colvin

5306 Bon Aire Drive
Monroe, Louisiana 71203
Phone: 3183664782


Education: Graduate degree, Graduate science or exercise-science degree, Undergrad science or exercise-science degree
Certifications: USA Cycling level 2, USA Swimming level 1, USAT level 1, USATF level 1
Services: One-on-one swim instruction on pool deck, Online coaching, Regular group swim workouts on pool deck, TrainingPeaks scheduling

General Info

General Info: Lisa C. Colvin, Ph.D.

Lisa has been competing in triathlons for 20 years, including over 200 races on the domestic and international circuits. Lisa has competed for Team USA and has been a USAT All-American and Regional Elite for many years.

Lisa started her athletic career as a highly accomplished swimmer and added running to train with her dad as a teenager. Running took Lisa to the pinnacle of NCAA distance running competition during her four years at the University of Louisiana at Monroe were she earned a BS in Health & Physical Education/Biology and a Master degree in Exercise Science/Counseling. Lisa began coaching age-group and master swimmers and runners professionally in 1989. After earning a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology in 1993 at the University of Southern Mississippi, she added triathlete coaching to her offerings and has been doing so ever since.

Lisa coaches all levels of athletes, from true beginners to professionals. Lisa’s special talent is personally connecting with the athletes she works with. She is skilled in constructing tailored training programs for her athletes that helps them achieve their short and long term goals. As coaching is an art, Lisa is a skilled master of program development that fits almost any ability level and/or time constraint

Lisa is a Professor in Exercise Physiology at ULM. She was the Director of The Summit of Strength & Conditioning and Sport Medicine Leaders, where Coach Troy was a keynote speaker and conducted a one day clinic (including a Spinervals session and pool stroke instruction) in Louisiana.

In order for Lisa to offer her services, expertise and responsive coaching, she requires a commitment from the athlete to have a heart rate monitor within the first 2 months of signing a coaching contract. Metabolic testing is not required but will help achieve maximal results that you, as the client, will be pleased with. She looks forward to helping you move your training from routine to high achieving.

Background and Experience

TEAM USA World Championship Triathlon Team, World Championship, Hamburg, Germany, 2007; TEAM USA World Championship Triathlon Team, British Columbia, 2008
USA Triathlon All-American 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
USA Triathlon All-American Aquabike 2010
South Midwest Elite Triathlete 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005
South Midwest Female Triathlete of the Year, 2005
US National Triathlon Championships 2008, 2007, 2006
United States Cycling Federation LAMBRA State Champion, Road Race and Individual Time Trial 2007, 2006
RRCA Regional Cross Country Champion, 2007
LA High School Track and Field State, Regional and District Coach of the Year

Certifications and Licensures

USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach
USA Cycling Level 2 Coach
USA Track and Field Level 1 Coach
USA Triathlon and Cycling Official
Power Based Training

Other Areas of Experience

2010 Ironman World Championships, motorcycle referee official
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA): Division II Track and Field Committee, Management Council (vice chair), Championships Committee (chair), Legislation Committee, Subcommittee on Infractions, Competitive Safeguards in Collegiate Athletics
1996 Atlanta Olympics Marathon Volunteer
Member of Vantage Multisport; Treasurer
Triathlon Race Director for events from 2000-present
Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine
Rates & Fees: Platnium Coaching Plan

Coach Colvin will do everything but race for you! Availability is very limited
Platinum Plan includes:

Initial phone consultation, followed by a detailed questionnaire
Individualized day
Training Camps Offered:
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