The Top 7 Dashboard Charts for Coaches

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | By Dave Schell

For coaches, the Dashboard is an incredibly effective way to view long term fitness trends, gauge fatigue and freshness, and monitor your athletes. TrainingPeaks’ Director of Education Dave Schell shows the top seven charts for coaches to use.

The 3 Pillars of a Coaching Business and the Work Week

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | By Mike Ricci

Addressing the three key points to a successful business every week is a challenge. Like athletes, coaches benefit from having a schedule. Mike Ricci, who has owned D3 Multisport for 14 years, gives his three keys to success and shows you how to manage them during the week.

Setting Training Goals Using Best Bike Split

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | By Philip Mosley

Setting realistic short term targets is a key to meeting your long term goal. Using Best Bike Split can help you create a realistic and achievable training strategy.

TrainingPeaks University Continues to Grow

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | By Dave Schell

TrainingPeaks University teaches coaches how to be more efficient, best business practices and how to analyze data. Here is a quick look back at how TPU has grown to 9 events across the world, and a look ahead to where we are taking it.

Predicting Athlete Performance Using Best Bike Split

Friday, December 12, 2014 | By Jim Vance

Coaches are always looking for the best way to plan for race day success. Accurately predicting a bike time for a triathlon or time trial is now possible with Best Bike Split. Read more about how one coach is using it to help his athletes achieve their goals.

5 Reasons Why Coaches Should Write Plans

Monday, November 3, 2014 | By Mike Ricci

Writing training plans has several benefits for coaches. Beyond simply generating income, they can help you be more efficient and retain clients. Here are the top 5 reasons you should start writing training plans today.

Attend the Next TrainingPeaks University

Saturday, August 16, 2014 | By TrainingPeaks

The next TrainingPeaks University will be held on September 26-27th at the National Cycling Center in Manchester, England. Take advantage of this amazing course to learn how you can get the most out of TrainingPeaks. 

How to Build Workouts

Friday, August 15, 2014 | By Derek Loudermilk

Creating workouts can be a fun, but often challenging aspect for coaches. Use this framework from Coach Derek Loudermilk to help guide your process and creative effective workouts for your athletes.

How to Find Ideal Clients

Thursday, July 10, 2014 | By Derek Loudermilk

Coaches should be selective with the athletes they bring on board. It takes some time to learn the type of clients you prefer, but once you do you can filter your prospects to get the right athletes.

Training for Track Distance Events

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 | By Nick Radkewich

Switching over to track from cross country requires a shift in coaching too. Coach Nick Radkewich lays out his methods for getting the most from his runners when they change from the rolling grass to the oval track.

Coaching Q&A: How to Build Your Coaching Business

Monday, May 19, 2014 | By AJ Johnson

A common question among all coaches is how they can grow their business. Many coaches are great at the actual coaching, but the business of running a business trips them up. Here are some tips and pieces of advice from four top coaches.

Using Email To Communicate Effectively

Friday, May 9, 2014 | By Derek Loudermilk

Communicating effectively with your athletes is as much a part of coaching as planning a schedule or giving advice. These days, most coaches are communicating via email, which has it’s own set of pros and cons.

How to Plan a Season for Your Athlete or Team

Monday, April 14, 2014 | By Nick Radkewich

Without proper planning and monitoring of a student-athlete’s training load, life’s other stresses, such as classes, social life and campus activities can contribute to overtraining and failure to reach goals. For this reason I consider planning duties the most important aspect of a coach’s responsibilities. 

How to Start Up a Group Workout

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 | By Mike Ricci

Coaching a group in general can be challenging. Whether it’s a group of college kids or adults getting together after work, the logistics can be difficult. Here are some guidelines to starting up a group workout.

Social Media Secrets for Endurance Coaches

Monday, February 10, 2014 | By Bryan Alders

Being on social media is going to help you grow your business by allowing you to communicate with your clients and find new customers. Here's how to get the most out of your social media presence.