Many of your athletes have probably already started their early season races. As a coach, have you laid the groundwork for yourself to coach them through a successful season in the next several months?
Coach Sales Director Stephen Hancock was the first employee at TrainingPeaks. This April, Stephen celebrates his 10th anniversary with the company. He provides his observations on how the endurance coaching industry has changed in the past ten years...and offers a heartfelt and sincere "thank you" to all of our coaches.
As a coach, you know the important role that threshold plays in an athlete’s training. It is not only an important zone to train in, it also sets the limits to the other training zones. Use the Threshold Improvement Notification feature within TrainingPeaks to monitor and stay up-to-date on your athletes' thresholds via heart rate, pace or power.
In early March we held our first TrainingPeaks University. Twenty five coaches came from all across the country to spend a weekend learning more about their TrainingPeaks accounts. Not only was this the first TPU, but it was also the first event held in our new TrainingPeaks headquarters in Boulder, CO.
Over the years, I have had the pleasure of speaking with thousands of coaches and helping them to get started with their Coach Edition accounts. As you can imagine, some questions have just become “commonplace” and almost anticipated through all these years. I thought it would be a good idea to share with you the top five most frequently asked questions from coaches just like yourself, and my thoughts on each of these topics.