Cindi as Coach
In 2011, Cindi was awarded USAT’s National Coach of the Year for her work developing an Olympic qualifier, her commitment to her adult age groupers and the development of a successful junior program in Madison. Cindi is an olympic-level coach with a heart for developing the age group athlete and an ideal choice for anyone wishing to take their training and racing to the next level.
As a USA Triathlon certified coach, beginners and elite level triathletes have benefited from her experience in creating training plans that capitalize on their strengths and minimize their weaknesses. Cindi encourages her athletes to develop goals that elevate them to the next level of performance while maintaining balance in their lives. Her goal is to help athletes increase their efficiency, strength and speed in all three disciplines of triathlon… having fun in the process.
Cindi as Athlete
Cindi is also a successful athlete with over 25 years of experience in competitive endurance athletics. Cindi began racing in triathlons thirteen years ago, following successful high school and college running and swimming careers, and now races as an elite amateur. She is a seven-time USA Triathlon All American and a two-time Hawaii Ironman World Championship finisher. Cindi has five times represented the state of Wisconsin at the Best of the US Amateur Triathlon National Championships. She has been been a member of the Timex Multisport Team for the past five years and considers it an honor to be a part of such an elite group of athletes.
Coach Justin Gustafson
Justin came to Madison Multisport as an athlete in 2010, and in 2013 formalizes his assistant coach role with the team. In the past 4 years, Justin’s growth in triathlon has been exponential, and in 2012 he earned his USA Triathlon Level 1 coaching certification. Justin’s passion is nutrition; he loves to “talk shop” about diet and nutrition strategies with a focus on proper fueling and weight loss. He races frequently and recently achieved a great finish at his first Ironman, Ironman Wisconsin 2012.
A coach is someone who always makes you do what you don’t want to do, so you can be who you’ve always wanted to be. ~unknown