Coach Amy is a multiple Ironman, Half Ironman and marathon finisher. She brings years of training experience with runners of all skill levels.  As a triathlete, Coach Amy has placed in multiple events at the top of her age group and overall finishes. WIth a background in counseling, Coach Amy specializes in helping new triathletes learn the joys of the sport while also supporting seasoned triathletes make the transition from shorter triathlons to Half Iron and Ironman distances.  

The number one priority is to make certain that all athletes feel connected and supported as they seek to earn their finish titles.  Races are just as much about mental training as they are about physical training; Coach Amy works hard to coach and support all sides of her athletes and help them cross the finish line with joy and gratitude for the gift of racing.


  • 16 Full Marathons (Personal Best, 3:55:18)
  • 12 Half Marathons (Personal Best, 1:48:19)
  • Ironman Muncie 70.3, July 2012 & 2013 (Placed 7th in Age Group in 2013)
  • Ironman Louisville Finisher, Aug 2012
  • Giant Eagle Olympic Duathlon, July 2013 (Placed 1st in Age Group)
  • Rev 3 Cedar Point 70.3, Sept 2013; Sept 2014
  • Toughman Indiana 70.3, May 2014 (Placed 2nd in Age Group)
  • Ross Heart Health Olympic Triathlon (Placed 2nd in Age Group)
  • Columbus YMCA Olympic Triathlon (Placed 3rd Overall Female)
  • Mingo Man Olympic Triathlon (2nd Overall Female 2014, 2nd in Age Group 2015)
  • Ross Heart Hospital “One Lucky Buckeye” 8 Miler (Placed 2nd Overall Female)
  • Ironman Arizona, Nov 2014 (DNF - click here to find out why)
  • Great Western Reserve Olympic Triathlon, June 2015 (Placed 2nd in Age Group)
  • Ironman Chattanooga Finisher, Sept 2015
  • Ironman Arizona Finisher, Nov 2016

Organizational Memberships

  • USAT Level 1 Coach
  • Certified Ironman® Coach
  • Training Peaks Level 1 Coach
  • 50 State Marathon Club Full Member
  • Pace Coach, Marathon in Training Program (Columbus, OH)
  • Race Pace Leader, Premier Sports (Columbus, OH)

Educational Background

  • Bachelors Degree (BA) in Communications
  • Masters Degree (MDiv) in Theology
  • Masters Degree (MA) in Clinical Counseling

Click below to view Coach Amy's hard earned Ironman® page!