Nickolaus Early- Owner/Head Coach
BIO: Nick is a former professional triathlete. He has competed in all distances from Super Sprint Draft Legal races to the Ironman. He has a top time of 1:50:54 in the Olympic distance triathlon and had a top 10 pro finish at Ironman Wisconsin. In his first season as a Pro he finished 9th overall in the race to the Toyota Cup Lifetime Fitness series. He also holds Illinois Masters swimming state records along with multiple top 10 all time performances. He has also qualified to compete in the Boston Marathon. Nick is the rare athlete and coach who competed and had success in all three disciplines of triathlon before taking up the sport. He completed his first Olympic distance triathlon in 2007 at the Chicago Triathlon were he won the 25-29 age group by over 5 minutes. He was a high school and collegiate All-American swimmer, an All-Conference and state qualifier in high school cross country, and was a founding member and vice-president of the Minnesota State University- Mankato Cycling team. He has over 17 years of coaching experience and has coached every age and ability from beginners to National level swimmers and Elite-Amateur triathletes. Nick is also a Husband and Father. He and his wife Dana welcomed their fist Child James on November 21st, 2014.
Certifications: USAT Level 1 Certified Triathlon Coach. ASCA Level 2 Swim coach.