Denise grew up playing Little League baseball with the boys, excelled in soccer and basketball and for many years during and after college she was primarily a runner. Denise has been a multisport athlete for the last decade, competing in various road races, cycling time trials as well as numerous triathlons of all distances including Ironman.
Denise has maintained an intense interest in the science and academics of physical fitness and wellness. In addition to her degrees in Nutrition and Nursing, she recently achieved a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology. Denise understands that in order to be successful in the multisport arena, the athlete must first make it to the start line. Denise’s systematic approach to training emphasizes functional movement and strength, proper form and injury prevention.
Denise has been a member of the medical support team for Ironman Lake Placid and the Ironman World Championships in Kona. Her volunteerism extends beyond multisport to include annual surgery missionary trips to rural Mexico. Denise currently works as a Nurse in the Operating Room and as a Performance Coach at a local sports injury clinic, where her focus is on functional strength and injury prevention. In addition to triathlon, Denise and her husband enjoy cooking, hiking, traveling, surfing, rowing, lobstering and tinkering around in the workshop making artwork and building boats.
Education & Experience:
- Master of Science, Exercise Physiology (2010)
- Bachelor of Science, Nursing (2005)
- Bachelor of Science, Nutrition (1999)
- Performance Enhancement Specialist – National Academy of Sports Medicine
- USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach
- USA Cycling Level 3 Coach
- Team USA London 2013 Member
- Ironman Lake Placid 2010 finisher
- Best of the US Competitor 2008
- Multiple podium and top age group finishes in various New England Races, including but not limited to:
2010 & 2009 Mainiac Triathlon- Overall Winner
2010 Tri for a Cure- 4th Overall
2009 Maine State Triathlon- 2nd Overall
2008 Fireman Triathlon- 4th Overall
2010 & 2009 Fireman Triathlon- 2nd in age group
2009 Mooseman Olympic- 2nd in age group
2008 Pumpkinman Sprint- 2nd in age group
2008 Urban Epic- 3rd in age group
Denise is available for coaching athletes of all abilities with an emphasis on beginner and intermediate triathletes and runners. She is also available to develop functional strength and conditioning programs for individuals, groups and sports teams.
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