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Join Team MPI at Annual Coaches Retreat

Boise, ID – November 1, 2018 – Team MPI (Multisport Performance Institute) is a collaborative group of experienced endurance coaches, located across the country, whose strength is founded on sharing expertise with one another. Their coaches will gather in Chicago, Illinois the weekend of January 26-27 for the third annual Team MPI Coaches Retreat and Coaching Seminar.

Team MPI has opened one day of the retreat to outside coaches and athletes. Join in for a full day of presentations and activities on Saturday, January 26 at the Courtyard Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile. The day includes presentations, demonstrations, discussions, and practical applications of timely subjects within the world of coaching and endurance sports. Coaches will earn 7 CEUs from USAT. The cost is just $75 to learn, laugh, and enjoy the fellowship of others who are passionate and knowledgeable about endurance sports.

“A great coach, or athlete, understands that they do not, and will not ever, know everything,” explains Mark Sortino, Head Coach and Co-Founder of Team MPI. “We all benefit from the curated knowledge and rich interaction that results from coming together.”

Expert-led sessions include:

  • Key Workout Progressions for Different Endurance Goals - Chris Palmquist

  • Cultivating Happiness in the Multisport Lifestyle- Amanda Leibovitz

  • Coaching the First Time Ironman - Laura Henry, Mark Turner

  • Ethics in Coaching: Do The Right Thing - Mark Sortino

  • Directing Multisport Clinics and Camps – Why’s and How’s - Mark Turner

  • Muscular Activation For Endurance Sports Through Differential Modalities - Adam Sczech

  • Coaching the IM 70.3 IM Record Holder for Number of Races: A Case Study - Allen Stanfield

Additionally, the seminar provides an opportunity for outside coaches to connect with Team MPI Senior and Head coaches to establish a mentorship relationship.

To learn more about the Team MPI Coaches Retreat and to register, visit

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