About Christopher Bright
Chris believes that participation in the sports of triathlon, duathlon, and running facilitates the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle, characterized by a sense of achievement and personal satisfaction. Additionally, Chris endorses a fun, supportive, and collaborative learning environment that fosters an improvement in self-confidence and is the direct result of setting and achieving goals. Chris has a special interest in working with beginner and novice athletes, and understands the challenges associated with finding time to train amidst a busy and demanding daily schedule.
Chris played a variety of sports throughout his childhood. Primarily a wrestler through his high school and college years, Chris ran for conditioning, but did not discover multisport until the age of 29. Now some 15 years later, Chris has accumulated a wealth of competitive multisport experience, competing in over 70 triathlons, ranging from the sprint to ironman distance. Chris has coached multisport athletes for three years, as well as a variety of middle and high school sports, primarily cross country and wrestling, for the past 20 years.
Competitive and Coaching Highlights
- Trenton Times Prep Cross Country Coach of the Year, 2010
- Virginia Prep League Wrestling Coach of the Year, 2003.
- Virginia Episcopal School Male Coach of the Year, 2003.
- USA Triathlon National Long Course Team Member, 2001.
- Virginia State Amateur Triathlon Champion, 2001.
- Virginia State Cat 5 Time Trial Champion, 2001.
- Trenton Times XC Prep Coach of the Year.
- 2012 ITU Triathlon World Triathlon Championships, Auckland, NZ, 38th AG.
- 2012 Buckman Sprint Triathlon, Lebanon, NJ, 5th OA, 2nd AG.
- 2010 Riverwinds Triathlon, West Depford, NJ, 1st OA.
- 2009 North East Sprint Triathlon, North East, MD, 2nd OA.
- 2009 New Jersey State Sprint Triathlon, Mercer County, NJ, 13th OA, 1st 40-44.
- 2010 Hightstown Triathlon, Hightstown, NJ, 3rd OA.
- 2010 Vincentown Triathlon, Vincentown, NJ, 7th OA, 1st 40-44.
- 2006 Parvin State Park Triathlon, Pittsgrove, NJ, 5th OA, 1st 40-44.
- 2006 Devilman Sprint Triathlon, Cumberland County, NJ, 29th OA, 1st Masters Division.
- 2001 ITU Triathlon World Championships, Fredericia, Denmark, 243rd OA, 32nd 35-39.
- 2000 Ironman USA, Lake Placid, NY, 201st OA, 52nd 30-34.
- 2000 Blacksburg Triathlon, Blacksburg, VA 1st OA.
- 1999 Wildflower Olympic Distance Triathlon, Monterey County, CA, 26th OA, 6th AG.
- 1998 Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon, Huddleston, VA, 2nd OA.
- 1997 Mountain Man Half Ironman Triathlon, Boonsboro, MD, 3rd OA.
Please contact Chris with questions or for program details.
email: email@example.com or call: (609) 651-2365