Startline Coaching offers swim, bike, & run coaching to clubs & teams. If you need a permanent club lead coach position, grow your coaching bench to accommodate growth of your existing program, or establish substitute coaching in the event that one of your coaches may be away for an extended period, Startline Coaching can help.
Head Coach – Peter Helling has coached beginning, intermediate, and advanced age group athletes for over 15 years at all triathlon distances. He employs a friendly, supportive, and guiding coaching style allowing each athlete to develop at their own pace. Athlete learning is at the center of Peter’s approach.
Peter began coaching as a swim coach and head coach for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program in 2006 before starting his own coaching practice in 2010.
Today athletes under his care and development often compete at national and world championship level competitions. The team is a home for beginners to grow, stronger athletes to continue to develop, and everyone to enjoy a community of support and recognition.
In addition, Peter has developed cyclists for brevet and distance mountain bike events, runners for marathon and half marathon PR’s, and swimmers for 10K and 5K open water competitions.
- Ironman certified coach
- USA Triathlon level 2 long course coach
- USA Triathlon level 2 short course coach
- USA Triathlon level 1 Youth & junior coach
- USA Triathlon level 1 Paratriathlon coach
- USA Cycling level 2 coach w/ distinction
- USA Cycling certified skills instructor
- USA Cycling power training certified coach
- USA Swimming coach
Startline Coaching is committed to the development of every athlete and to the success of every team and club. Contact Startline Coaching to discuss your club coaching needs.
Current club coaching engagements:
Brooklyn Triathlon club cycling coach leading Tuesday morning bike workouts, and cycling skills clinics. Peter provides athletes with one on one guidance, and works with athletes at all levels on how to improve performance on the bike.
Brooklyn Triathlon Club is one of the largest clubs in the city with over 300 members, and the only club serving the needs of the Brooklyn community.
Swim coach for the Brooklyn Stingrays, freestyle specialist and member of a 5 member coaching team.
Stingrays is a year round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. Stingrays has 50+ active members age group & senior swimmers.