HEAD Coach


Meet Coach Chris (video)

Monthly Fee: $300
Athlete Questionnaire

Chris Palmquist is a USAT Level III and Youth/Junior Coach, USAC Level I Coach and a F.I.S.T. Certified Bike Fitter with 18 years of coaching experience and has coached athletes to success at the regional, national and world level. Chris has coached elite athletes at ITU World Paratriathlon Events and High Performance Camps at Olympic Training Centers. Chris also coaches training camps for USAT Juniors, Challenged Athletes Foundation and Dare2Tri. As an athlete, she has numerous top finishes in many sports including triathlon, collegiate rowing, canoe/kayak, cross country skiing, speed skating and road bike racing. Her coaching philosophy is based on trust, communication, balance, achieving top potential and the joy of training and racing. Chris is married with two children.  

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Personal Athletic Highlights:

  • 13 Ironman Finishes
  • 2011 ITU Long Course World Championships
  • 20-time American Birkebeiner Finisher (cross country ski marathon)
  • Illinois-Wisconsin Rider of the Year (3X)
  • Mid America Time Trial Series Winner (4X)
  • Third Place 1992 Na Wahine O Ke Kai (Outrigger Molokai to Oahu)
  • Fourth Place 1986 National Collegiate Rowing Championships


Favorite Quote:

“Do Simple Better”
~Joe Maddon