With eleven years of racing experience and six years of coaching experience, Gerardo prepares you to reach the next level. Gerardo brings 15 years of classroom teaching experience with the latest research on multisport endurance training. Gerardo provides professional expertise, patience and personal attention to your athletic goals by giving you a structured training program and sound research-based advice that will make you a stronger athlete. Being a stronger athlete also means you have less injuries so you can train and race at your optimum level.
Gerardo's mission in life is to encourage and motivate people to live a full life of activity and goals, which strengthen the mind, body, and spirit. He started running in 2002 and after countless hours of running and cross-training in the pool and bike, triathlon was the next natural step. Gerardo has finished over 75 triathlons since 2004, including 18 Half-Ironman distance races and competed at Ironman Western Australia in 2005, Ironman Austria in 2008, Ironman Brazil in 2010, Ironman Mont Tremblant in 2012 and Ironman Lake Tahoe in 2013.He has qualified for the Ironman World Championship 70.3 in 2007 and again in 2013; Gerardo ran the Boston Marathon in 2010, 2011, and 2012 and will be returning in 2015 after qualifing at the Carlsbad Marathon in January 2014. Gerardo has also run three 50k trail races and two 50 mile run ultramarathons.
Transcending his passion and love of teaching Gerardo is a perfect fit as a multisport coach and will help you achieve your goals related to fitness. From sprint triathlon to Ironman and from 5K to 100 mile Ultra runs, there is no limit and Gerardo is prepared to make you a stronger athlete.
Gerardo has a master's in Educational Administration and is a Level 1 USAT Certified Coach, Level 2 USA Cycling Coach and ASCA Level 2 Swimming Coach. For athlete comments go to Slowtwitch.com coach ratings.
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