Jersey Girl Training Partners

Coach Brian Shea

Personal Best Nutrition (Freehold, N.J.)

Brian Shea comes to Jersey Girl with a wealth of experience in triathlon as an athlete, coach and consultant. For over 20 years, he has competed in all levels of endurance sports from 5K to Ultra-marathon to Ironman with finishes including Ironman Hawaii with a 9:31 Personal Best. Brian has also run a 2:49 NYC Marathon which he hopes to improve upon this year.


On the coaching side, Brian is a certified triathlon and running coach having formulated training and sports nutrition programs for athletes ranging from beginner to professional. Among those include world class athletes such as Ironman 70.3 World Champions Terenzo Bozzone & Julie Dibens; Ironman Arizona Champion Leanda Cave; Ironman Canada/Arizona & ITU World Champion Jordan Rapp; 5x World Champion Simon Lessing; 5x Ironman Champion Heather Gollnick; as well as Olympic Marathon Bronze Medalist Deena Kastor. 


In his spare time, Brian enjoys spending time with his young son and daughter, both of whom recently finished their first triathlon!

Coach Joan Scrivanich

Rise Endurance (Fort Lee, NJ)

Joan Scrivanich, MA, CSCS is a coach and exercise physiologist. She earned her master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University and is certified through USA Triathlon, Ironman, USA Track & Field, and National Strength & Conditioning Association. Joan coaches both runners and triathletes with scientifically based training and an athlete-centered approach which successfully empowers her athletes to reach their potential and reach the finish line faster.


Before becoming a full time coach, she worked in the healthcare field at the nation's top ranked hospitals in New York City.  

Joan is also an author and writer and has been featured and quoted in numerous publications, including USA Triathlon Magazine, Runner's World, and Triathlete Magazine.


Joan has been an endurance athlete for close to 30 years, which has included competing at a division I college in both cross country and track, and has competed in countless triathlon and running races ranging from 5ks to marathons and sprint triathlons to Ironman triathlons. 


Find out more about Joan and her coaching at Rise Endurance LLC by visiting or contacting her at

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