Ballot vote determine winners; revealed at 9th Annual TBI Conference Jan. 25-27
AUSTIN, TX– Jan. 3, 2019 – Triathlon Business International (TBI) today announced the finalists for the Jason Kilderry Award: Most Influential Triathlon Coach and the Most Dynamic Triathlon Club. Winners will be announced at the 2019 Annual TBI Conference, January 25-27 in Tempe, AZ, and will share the spotlight with the Ron Smith and Steve Hed Award winners, plus the Triathletes Choice events, best triathlon published article and photograph, and event video.
The Most Influential Coach award represents a coach who, like Jason Kilderry, is passionate about his/her profession, supportive of their athletes and goes the extra mile to ensure the health and safety of their athletes, and that they get the best possible counsel and training. Finalists, listed in alphabetical order, are:
- Lorrie Beck
- Maria Simone
- Maggie Warner
- Jordan White
A dynamic tri club is defined as demonstrating significant support of local events and retailers, growth of membership, inclusive training programs for all abilities, and support of its triathlete members and the sport. Finalists, listed in alphabetical order, are:
- District Triathlon Club, Washington, D.C.
- Los Angeles Tri Club, Los Angeles, CA
- Mullica Hill Women’s Tri Club, Mullica Hill, NJ
- Rufus Racing, Joplin, MO
- Wild Harbor Tri Club, Wildwood, NJ
- Williamstown Badgers, Williamstown, NJ
More than 265 responses were collected during the online nomination process and were reviewed by the Coaches and Club Committee led by Jesse Kropelnicki, founder of QT2 Systems, LLC. The voting link for influential coach and dynamic club is https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CoachesClubs. Voting closes at midnight (PST) on Friday, January 11th.
The conference program, additional information and a registration link for the 9th Annual conference can be found on TBI’s conference website. The cost of conference registration increases on January 8.
About Triathlon Business International
Triathlon Business International is an industry organization dedicated to promoting the sport and the business of triathlon. Founded by a coalition of industry leaders, Triathlon Business International advocates for the interests of triathlon businesses, provides educational and informative programs, and encourages increased participation in the sport. For more information, please visit www.triathlonbusinessintl.com.
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