Meet Suzanne "Coach" Cordes
Suzanne has been coaching fitness enthusiasts for over 30 years and has experienced every trend in the health and fitness industry over the last three decades. She started competing in track and field at the age of 10 and has been coached by leading legends in the running world. Suzanne competed in cross country and track through high school and college. She began competing in triathlon in 1989. Suzanne continues to compete in Master's events locally and nationally and represents the USA in international competition. She has received collegiate and Masters All American status and is ranked internationally in World Masters Athletics and Duathlon. Current status as of April-June 2019, Suzanne is a four time National Champion in four different events; 1500 meters, 5k, 10k and Duathlon Olympic Distance (10k Run, 40k Bike, 5k Run). And April 2019 earned a silver medal at the World Duathlon Championships in Pontevedra, Spain.
Suzanne has both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in sport science, with a minor in health administration, and appropriately specializes in biomechanics and kinesiology, exercise physiology and health education. She applies this extensive knowledge along with her experience of coaching literally thousands of fitness enthusiasts and athletes in her results-based business.
In addition to her formal education, Suzanne is a ACSM certified Health/Fitness Specialist, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), and a STOTT PILATES trained instructor in mat, reformer, stability chair as well as special studies in Injuries and Special Populations, including Osteoporosis. Suzanne is also a running specialist, USA Track and Field Level 2 Endurance Coach, and a certified sport psychology consultant. Through her coaching and teaching, clients gain an education and the tools they need to achieve improved health and top fitness and performance.
For more than three decades Suzanne has shared her knowledge and training/racing successes with her clients and students. She offers an array of programs and services to suit varied goals and abilities. Suzanne is passionate about educating, motivating and inspiring the athlete in all of us to reach our full potential.