Doctor of Physical Therapy, Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science, 5x Ironman Finisher including 2015 Kona Finisher, Physical Therapist, Triathlon Coach.
Once in her career as a physical therapist, Caitlin saw the need for optimizing athletic potential not only through physical therapy techniques but through the athlete's training. This is where Crew Racing began. Caitlin uses a self-derived approach to maximize athletic potential while preventing and resolving injury.
Caitlin is a graduate of Youngstown State University as she graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor's of Science in Exercise Science in 2011. From here, she went on to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy which she obtained in May of 2014. Caitlin has a love of learning and since graduation has become certified in Integrative Dry Needling and Active Release Technique. She also holds certifications as a USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach and American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer.
Beginning triathlon in 2009, Caitlin has completed 5 Ironman triathlons, 17 Ironman 70.3 triathlons, and multiple short course races. In 2015, she won the 25-29 North American Ironman Championship with the 10th fastest swim of the day. That fall she competed in the Ironman World Championships in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. She is a 6x 70.3 World Championship qualifier, as well. Caitlin will race Ironman Louisville as her 6th Ironman on October 14, 2018.
More than triathlon...
Over the years being around the sport, Caitlin has come to be most passionate about being an ambassador to the sport and community. She finds it rewarding to assist in the development and growth of triathlon in the Youngstown area implementing an educational, welcoming environment no matter the skill level.
Caitlin believes health, wellness, personal growth, and mental resilience are of her best, deepest qualities to offer an individual as a coach. Crew Racing is her vessel to do this through. She understands having a shared passion is where it all begins, and once you have that, development in terms of self growth and empowerment is what makes one unstoppable.