We are excited that Paul has decided to work with us to help give our members an extra edge
Pleasanton, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2012
Leisure Sports Inc. announced today that Coach Paul Kinney of Kinney Multisport will coach members of ClubSport, Renaissance ClubSport, and The Studio to compete in half and full Ironman distance events.
As a USA Triathlon, USA Cycling, and Team in Training certified coach, Kinney has trained more than 500 triathletes, duathletes, cyclists, and runners. He has coached athletes training for half and full Ironman distance triathlons in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the globe since 2001.
Kinney will be coaching members of Leisure Sports-owned fitness clubs to participate in the Big Kahuna Triathlon in Santa Cruz, CA this September. The event consists of a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike, and a 13.1-mile run. Paul will create individualized training programs and provide coaching at preferred rates.
“We are excited Paul has decided to work with us to help give our members an extra edge,” said Ralph Rajs, Vice President of Operations and Wellness at Leisure Sports and Ironman. “TEAM ClubSport has been a great way to introduce amateur athletes to endurance sports, and many are ready to step up to the next level. Paul’s customized programs maximize an athlete's available time and eliminate unproductive workouts. His approach will help athletes progress faster, with fewer injuries, to accomplish something great.”
Kinney's personal racing experience is widely varied and includes triathlons, ranging in distance from sprint to full Ironman races, off-road triathlons, duathlons, and century rides. He is a four-time Ironman finisher with a PR of 10:47 and four-time Death Ride finisher. Other notable accomplishments include: overall and age group wins and podium finishes at Tinley's Adventures 2005-2007; fastest M35-39 bike split at Wildflower Olympic 2009; and numerous top 10 age group finishes at races such as Wildflower, Pacific Grove, Vineman's Showdown, and Tinley's Triathlons.
About Leisure Sports Inc.
ClubSport, Renaissance ClubSport and The Studio are part of the Leisure Sports Inc. family of fitness clubs, resorts, and hotels. A privately held company based in California, Leisure Sports has pioneered the “fitness resort” concept by building clubs that combine function with aesthetics and practicality with luxury. The company currently operates clubs in California, Nevada, and Oregon, serving more than 45,000 members.