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Sonni Dyer

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Coach/Mentor

  • Head coach  Studio7Multisport ('06-'14) & TriMycoach.com ('99-'05)
  • Level 1 USA Triathlon Coaching Certification, (2003+)
  • USAT’s Mid-Atlantic Region Athlete Development Coordinator (2005-2007)
  • USA Swim Master’s swim coach ('99-2000)
  • USA Cycling Club Coach ('96+)
  • Coached the youngest competitor in the ’95 Olympic Cycling TT Trials
  • AAFA certified personal trainer certified in exercise science/physiology, 11years
  • Sports nutrition consultant, 12 years
  • Owner of a Nutrition Consulting Center (Nutrition Corner, Cola-SC, 3years)
  • Graduate of Brevard College and Appalachian State University
  • Coached 2 World Champions (Duathlon-short-course and Long-course & XTerra)
  • Coached 16 National Champions (Youth, Junior, Collegiate, and AG), & has guided numerous All-Americans, professional, Age-group athletes, & countless first-timers
  • Presenter at USAT's coaching certification conference (Level-1)

Personal

  • Former ITU Draft-Legal Olympic distance professional triathlete
  • 11th at US Olympic Trials Qualifier (ITU Honduras)
  • 6-time USAT All-American (du & tri)
  • 2001 USAT Iron Distance National Champion
  • 1999 USAT Sprint Distance Triathlon National Champion
  • 2-time winner of the NC Tri Series Elite Men’s Division (’99 and ’02 )
  • 2-time member of Team USA (’91 & ’99 World Championship Duathlon Team)
  • Second overall at Assault on Mt. Mitchell in ‘93
  • First overall winner of the Bridge to Bridge Challenge in ’89
  • Bike raced in Europe on U.S. trade- team (Team VeloNews-Nike, '91)
  • Former UCI Licensed Professional Cyclist (Corestates/USPro Champs, ’93)
  • NCAA-Div-1, All Conference runner at ETSU
  • JUCO Cross-Country National Champion Team- Brevard College
  • U.S. Marine Corp’s High School Distinguished Athlete Award, 1986
  • All-NC High-School selection-1 mile run, 4:24
  • High School Cross-Country All-American, State Cross-country Champion
  • Masters podiums at NCCX, Trois-Roubaix, King-o-Pain, Pisgah MonsterCross series

 

Alumni

ALLISON ARENSMAN

-1st 2014 Kingsport Cyclo-cross Cup UCI

-2014 Collegiate Cyclo-cross National Championships, Bronze Medalist

-2014 Collegiate Road Race National Champion

-2014 U23 Time Trial National Championships, Bronze Medalist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOLLY ANNAS

-ITU Long Course Triathlon National Champion (2014)

-ITU Long Course Duathlon National Championships--2nd (2014)

-ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championship --2nd (2014)

-Qualifier for ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships (2015)

 

 

 

 

HANNAH ARENSMAN

-2013 USAC Road Race National Champion

-2014 USAC Cyclocross National Champion

-2014 USAC Road Race National Champion

-2014 USAC Individual Time Trial National Champion

2014 USAC Team Pursuit National Champion...photo by Mike Albright

 

 

Zach Boone

-NC 1A State HS Cross Country Champ ('13)

-NC 1A State HS Cross-Country Record Holder (15:51 Junior)

-NC #2 3200m Runner (14') (9:06)

-NC 1A 3200m State Champ ('14)

-NC 1A 1600m State Champ ('13)

-Wendy's Classic 3A Champion ('14 15:31)

 

ASHBROOK GWINN

-SC State Cross-Country Champ

-Footlocker Regional (13th in 17:38)

-SC State Champ, 1-mile

 

 

 

 

 

 

JEREMIAH DYER

-US Jr National MTB (Germany/Switzerland)

-US Jr-National CX (EuroCross Camp/Belgium)

-Bronze medal USAC National Champ Scratch Race

 

 

 

 

KRISTIN Villopoto

-ITU World Duathlon Champion: Long-course x1, Short-course x2, and sprint x1.

-USAT National Duathlon Champion:13x (LC, SC, and Sprint)

-All American: 11x Du &3 x Tri

-USAT Athlete of the Year: 3x

 

 

 

 

 

LAWSON KUENHERT

-2010 Long Course Triathlon HalfMax National Championships, 3rdplaceJunior

-2013 USAT Draft-Legal Collegiate National Championship, 18thPlace Collegiate Male

-2014 USAT Off-Road National Championships, 4th-place AG

-2014 Qualifier ITU Cross-Tri World Championships, Germany

 

 

 

 

LUCIA COLBERT

-3 x National XTerra Champ
-1 x ITU World Cross-Tri Champion
-2 x World Xterra Champ
-2 xUSAT All American

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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