Coach Liz and BeMore
An athlete her whole life, Elizabeth stumbled upon the sport of triathlon in 1993, competing in her first race (The Columbia Triathlon) with borrowed hybrid bike and little running experience. Twenty plus years later and over 100 races finished, Liz has become a passionate advocate and respected coach in the sport of triathlon.
Liz is a nationally ranked USAT All-American amateur triathlete and a multi-year member of Team USA. She has competed in the international distance ITU World Championships in 2003 Queenstown, NZ and Honolulu, HI in 2005. She has represented TEAM USA at the Long Course ITU World Championships in 2011 Las Vegas, NV.
In 2008, she qualified and competed for the first time at the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She returned to Kona in 2011 having qualified at Eagleman Half Ironman to once again to complete the race of a life time and post a personal best of 10 hours 45 minutes. In 2014, Coach Liz qualified for third time at Ironman Maryland where she ran her fastest Ironman time of 10 hours 25 min. Coach Liz has finished 7 Ironman races including Louisville, Wisconsin, Maryland and Kona three times.
Liz was a NCAA division I scholar athlete in swimming at University of Maryland, Baltimore County and she has coached age-group and master swimmers for many years. She is also a certified spinning instructor and has been leading packed spin classes for over 15 years as well. She earned her doctorate in Genetics from The George Washington University and works in the field of rare hereditary diseases.
Elizabeth is a USA Triathlon (USAT) level 1 certified coach as well as a USAT level 1 race director. Her coaching philosophy stresses development of a strong aerobic base through consistency and frequency of workouts as a lifestyle.
“I believe there is an athlete in all of us and our potential is more than we can ever conceive so be your biggest fan and let yourself BE MORE. Happy Training!” – Coach Liz