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Suzanne Coullias - Co-Owner, Head Coach (Swim, Bike, Run, Strength Training), Certified Lifeguard

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I have been in the fitness industry for over 25 years. I enjoy working with motivated individuals from athletes to beginners. My coaching philosophy is to provide a service to willing athletes in any sport. 

Jackie Clifton - Co-Owner, USAT certified coach, USAT certified swim coach and professional runner

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My greatest desire is to see others improve themselves physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  I am a firm believer that athletics and competition can aide in achieving excellence in each of these areas of personal growth. 

Annette Pallowick - Swim Instructor

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I grew up as a dancer and lover of the water. Dancing taught me sound basics of body mechanics. That experience was valuable when I began teaching fitness classes of all types in late 70's for many years. Fitness classes carried over into the water, where I was more comfortable.

Rachelle Butler - Co-Owner, Mentor, Certified Lifeguard

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I have been doing triathlons since 1997 when I did my first one, a sprint triathlon in Clermont, with my husband, Dan, a month after we were married.  Since then, I have participated in Beachside Trisport camps since its inception in 2003.  

Bill Burton - Co-Owner, Coach, Certified Lifeguard

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Bill first got involved with Beachside TriSport as a way to maintain his own fitness. Becoming more involved with coaching has been a natural progression.  He is a twenty-five year veteran of triathlon, and has competed in distances from sprint to full Ironman. 

Jeremy Stewart - Coach, Certified Lifeguard

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I first gained an interest in endurance sports while attending Indiana University.  I trained for and competed in the Little 500 bicycle race.  I found that I enjoyed competing against myself, courses, and other people during the process.  



Becky Moody - Coach (Bike, Run, Strength Training)

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After 5 years of my own triathlon pursuits, I decided that I wanted to share my passion with others and start a "tri camp". This is Beachside TriSport's 11th year.

Kristin Cusimano - Swim Coach

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This is Kristin's 7th season working with BSTS.  Kristin graduated from Wright State University, where she competed all four years for the Division I Raiders.  While there, Kristin earned All-American Honors along with the conference Newcomer of Year as well as Athlete of the Year both at the school and conference level.  

Jeff Girten - Swim Coach

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Jeff has been involved in aquatics since age 8 when he began playing Water Polo and evolved into a swimmer in High School.  He earned a swimming scholarship and continued his swimming career after school as a member of the US National Team training with the Ft. Lauderdale Swim team and legendary coach Jack Nelson.

Mike Mirda - Swim Coach

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Mike Mirda is the newest member of the Beachside Trisport coaching staff.  His energy on the pool deck and collegiate swimming experience will help the team come out first in the water, as he normally is when he is racing!

Lindsay F. Davis - Coach (Bike, Run)

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Lindsay has her B.S. in Exercise Science and her M.S. in Health Science Education from the University Of Central Florida. She worked for Orlando Regional Healthcare System in downtown Orlando for ten years as an Exercise Physiologist and later as a Health Educator. 

Sage LaJoie - Coach

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Sage LaJoie is our newest to our coaching staff!  Sage’s interest in health, fitness, and sport spans both her professional and personal life.  With a Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Sage has used her knowledge of exercise and wellness to help employees of various Fortune 500 companies to become healthier, fitter, and overall happier individuals. Sage enjoys assisting everyone, from beginner to experienced athletes, to find the motivation and drive to accomplish their athletic goals and aspirations.

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Melbourne, FL 32902