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Coach Profile | Christopher Bright

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.

Race Results

  • 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.
  • USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach
  • Level One USA Track and Field certification
  • CPR / First Aid / Lifeguard Certifications


  • Custom program delivered in five-week blocks.
  • Monthly phone consultation and bi-weekly email access.
  • Online training log included.
  • Standard weight training program.
  • Initial consultation to determine season goals and race plan for two main racing peaks.
  • Race strategy development, such as race nutritional plan, pacing, warm up plan, and equipment suggestion.
  • Development of heart rate training zones with field tests.
  • Discount on VO2 Max/Lactate threshold testing.
  • Monthly fee of $100 with a $125 start up fee.

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Please contact Chris with questions or for program details.
email: chris@endurancefactor.com or call: (609) 651-2365