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 certified coach and exercise physiologist who helps busy athletes train and race successfully while remaining healthy and injury-free.
She has been an endurance athlete for 30 years, and has experience training & racing for countless running and triathlon races ranging from the one mile to the marathon and sprint triathlons to the Ironman. She was also a Division I college athlete in Cross Country and Track.
Joan holds an advanced degree in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University. Her coaching certifications include USA Triathlon Level 2 Endurance, Ironman, USA Track & Field Level 2 Endurance, and Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
As an Exercise Physiologist, Joan is a health professional who’s qualified to prescribe exercise as well as conduct and evaluate fitness and exercise assessments. She has studied the body’s responses and adaptations to exercise in depth and applies her knowledge and experience to a wide range of services that will improve your health and athletic performance.