Coaches Retreat - West Coast

November 22, 2019
Tempe, AZ
Going to Ironman™ Arizona? Maybe you've got friends or athletes racing and need another reason to travel there? Or maybe you want to race IMAZ sometime in the future? Well now you've got another reason: Team MPI Coaches Retreat - WEST COAST on that Friday before IMAZ at the venue!
Come join Team MPI on our annual Coaches Retreat for a full day of instruction that will enhance your knowledge, introduce you to some of the best coaches in the country and earn you USA Triathlon and USA Cycling Coaching CEU's!
Team MPI's group of Coaches believe in collaboration and growth. Each Coach at Team MPI has a Coach Mentor, and every month a Professional Advancement of Coaching Education (PACE) video presentation is conducted by a different Team MPI Coach that brings the team together to learn and grow.
This belief in collaboration extends to those Coaches and athletes outside of Team MPI as well. That's why we've created our Coaches Retreats. Come join us in Tempe AZ for a full day of interesting and inspiring presentations along with a warm social atmosphere that invites discussion, sharing and learning. 
Come. Collaborate. Learn. Go Teach.
  • Over 7 hrs of amazing presentations by some of the best Coaches in the U.S.
  • Collaborate with different types of Endurance Coaches from all over the country
  • An opportunity to gain a Coach Mentor 
  • 7 CEU's from USA Triathlon for your recertification
  • 7 CEU's from USA Cycling  for your recertification
  • Plenty of opportunities to meet new coaches and athletes
  • Team MPI SWAG
Whether a Coach or Athlete, come learn with us.

Coach Retreat Schedule

6:30–7:30am  Breakfast: YOYO (You're On Your Own)
7:00–7:15        Check-in for visiting Coaches (outside of Team MPI)
7:15-7:30         Welcome Remarks & introduction - Mark Sortino
“Pandora’s Box of Coaching the Swim”Mark Sortino 
“Relationship of VO2max vs Training Prescription"Dr. Manuel Delgado Gaona  

9:45–10:15      Group Discussion Block
“Building Your Coaching BRAND”- Mark Turner

11:15–12:15    Lunch (YOYO)
“Functional Movement for the Multisport Athlete”Laura Henry
“Three Athletes, Three Methods to IM Coaching”Gregg Edelstein
2:30-3:00         Group Discussion Block
“Multi-Sport Lifestyle - Increasing Positive / Decreasing Negative Effects on                                      Overall Health”– Dr. Amy Stanfield & Allen Stanfield

4:00–5:00        “What It Takes to Be and Coach a World Champion”Aaron Scheidies

5:00                   Wrap up for the day - Mark Sortino
6:30                   Dinner (YOYO)

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 Schedule is open to Coaches or Ahtletes. 
*USAT Completion Certificate worth 7 CEUs 
**USAC Completion Certificate worth 7 CEUs

Meeting location

Residence Inn by Marriott - Tempe Downtown

 510 South Forest Avenue, Tempe, Arizona 85281