Coaches & Workout Leaders

We wouldn’t be able to host so many incredible workouts without the tireless efforts of all of our volunteer coaches. Get to know our volunteer coaches and come out to the workouts to meet them in person. They can help answer your questions, whether you’re an experienced triathlete or a complete newbie!

Bill Gleason

A USAT Level II Certified Coach (former) for eight years, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and an experienced triathlete with fourteen seasons under his belt, Bill Gleason possesses the deep knowledge required for coaching the complex blend of training that triathlon and multi-sport competition demand.

Bob Cunningham at Oceanside Half-Ironman Finish, April 2017

Bob Cunningham

Never date a triathlete.  I dated one in 2008 and she promptly got me hooked on triathlon and TCSD.  The romantic relationship changed to friendship,...

Chip Slack

I first met the Tri-Club at a Triathlon 101 put on by Steve Tally around January 2013. I could hardly believe what I heard about...

Chris Costales

In 2003 I went surfing at San Elijo, and afterward I couldn’t make it up the stairs to get to the parking lot.  I had...

Darrell Steele

It was New Years Eve and after sufficient participation into the evenings activities a buddy asked, “you know how to bike and I know you...

Ian Kelly

I started off as the poster child for how NOT to race…a nightmare in the water, a ‘weekend warrior’ at best on the bike, and...

James C. Ismailoglu

I have been with the Triathlon Club of San Diego since June 2009. Everything started with group called Team Solana, a training group for the...

Judi Carbary

Coach Judi is an experienced USAT Certified Coach & Youth & Jr. Coach. She is an avid Triathlete and Duathlete and has participated on Team...