Coach Andy lives and breathes
triathlon. He competed in his first triathlon in 1992 at age 10 and now
has five Ironman finishes to his name. Through his dedication and
comprehension of endurance training he has seen improvements across
all disciplines and distances. He received his Bachelor of Arts in
Biological Sciences from
Jamie Ingalls began club riding on the road in 1986 and began racing in 1989. Mountain bike and cyclo-cross racing followed shortly after. Jamie won several state and regional championships and had podium finishes in many USCF, NORBA and collegiate races. In addition to cycling he competed in cross-country running, Nordic skiing and biathlon through and after college, qualifying for several national championships. Jamie has also worked as a coach and bike mechanic for several national and World Cup-level athletes. A career in industrial construction took time away from Jamie's athletics and competition. After several years of a less-than-healthy lifestyle, Jamie returned to cycling and running, losing more than sixty pounds. He quickly progressed from 20 minute run-walks to becoming a regular competitor in regional cyclo-cross and road races, while maintaining a 60-hour-a-week job. Jamie is currently focusing on 100 mile format mountain bike races and running. Jamie is a USA Cycling certified Coach, and is actively pursuing his NASM Certification and his USAT Coaching Certification.
Coach Heather is the epitome of beginner athlete turned fanatic. She started her athleticism dabbling in numerous sports, such as swimming/diving & soccer. During college and her early 20s, she went on an athletic hiatus. By her late 20s, she was a pack a day smoker and decided it was time to change her life for the better. So, she quit smoking, and started running! Walk a minute, run a minute…that bridged into her first 4-mile race three months later. After that first race, things started to get interesting. She was addicted. In the next year she did her first half Ironman and marathon. Now, she is a 2-time Ironman triathlon finisher, and is setting personal records at almost every race. Coach Heather received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Illinois State University. She is primarily interested in learning more about sports psychology and helping athletes find that perfect balance of mind and body. She is also currently working towards her coaching certification from USA Triathlon. Her coaching style can best be described as fundamentals with a supportive touch.