Mark Sortino of Team MPI featured in Winter Issue of USA Triathlon Magazine

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  Coach Mark Sortino is on the cover of the Winter Issue of the USA Triathlon magazine as the subject of “The Keys to Coaching Success” by Kim McDonald. He addresses his six years of experience coaching paratriathletes, the growth of the sport, and includes one of his favorite track sessions!   More information:    

Team MPI Offers Steamboat Springs Tri Camp with Coach Heather Gollnick May 26-29

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See Press Release at Endurance Sportswire Pensacola, FL – January 4, 2017 – Team MPI (Multisport Performance Institute) announces a new high-altitude destination triathlon camp in scenic Steamboat Springs, Colorado, led by Coach Heather Gollnick, 5x IRONMAN Champion. The camp will span Memorial Day weekend, May 26 – 29, 2017 and feature sessions on the bike and run courses of the Tri the Boat USAT Rocky Mountain Long Course Triathlon Championship. The weekend includes swim sessions in Bald Eagle Lake, a private water ski lake, that will focus on starts, sighting, and close contact swimming with critiques from coaches on paddleboards. The run training features technique work and video taping with trail and track options. The bike and brick workouts are on the scenic low-traffic roads that surround Stagecoach Lake. The camp will also address the mental side of the sport, drawing on material from Gollnick’s book Triathlete EQ: A …

Heather Gollnick, Clay Battin, and Adam Sczech Join Team MPI Coaching Staff

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November 10th, 2016  Pensacola, FL – November 10, 2016 – MULTISPORT PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE (MPI) is pleased to announce the expansion of their coaching staff to include Heather Gollnick of Steamboat Springs, CO, Clay Battin of Austin, TX, and Adam Sczech of Fruita, CO. Heather Gollnick is a former professional triathlete and 5-time IRONMAN Champion with 37 IRONMAN finishes. She has 20 years of coaching experience and specializes in working with 140.6 distance athletes, and has helped over 100 of them to their IRONMAN goals – including over 30 IRONMAN World Championship qualifications. As the co-author of the book Triathlete EQ, she is a popular speaker on the topic of emotional endurance skills needed for racing. Her certifications include USA Cycling Level III and ACE Personal Training. Coach Heather can be reached at Clay Battin is a USAT Level I Certified Coach, F.I.S.T. Certified Bike Fitter, founder of Craft Coaching, and the 2014 Head Coach …

Team MPI Offers Executive Triathlon Training Camp December 2-4 in Galveston, TX

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Pensacola, FL – October 26, 2016 – MULTISPORT PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE (MPI) is offering a new multi-day triathlon camp December 2-4 in Galveston, Texas. The Executive Triathlon Training Camp is an intensive technique and strategy-focused weekend that will set athletes up for their best race season in 2017. This camp was developed by Coach Mark Turner for the busy athlete who seeks to be smarter, stronger, and faster with the valuable and limited training time they have. Included in the camp are swim video analysis, run form analysis, and an individual goal setting session. The coached bike ride will include information about self-talk, pacing, focus, nutrition, and hydration. The open water swim session will address techniques for managing anxiety as well as fundamental open water swim skills such as sighting, drafting, and efficient swimming. For the full schedule, go to Due to the individual and intensive emphasis of the camp, it …

Team MPI Coaches Athletes on USA Paralympic Triathlon Team and USA World Championship Team

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ITU Paratriathlon World Champion Aaron Scheidies Joins Coaching Staff (Press release available on Endurance Sports Wire) August 3rd, 2016 Pensacola, FL – August 3, 2016 – MULTISPORT PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE (MPI) is proud to coach many outstanding paratriathletes, from those brand-new to the sport to those who are competitive internationally. Among the roster of Team MPI’s coached athletes are four of the ten-member USA Paralympic Paratriathlon Team: – Mark Barr (PT2, Houston, TX) – Patricia Collins (PT4, Alexandria, VA) – Hailey Danisewicz (PT2, Chicago, IL) – Krige Schabort (PT1, Cedartown, GA) Paratriathlon in the Paralympic Games will take place September 10 and 11 at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Team MPI coaches six members of Team USA who competed on July 24 at the Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships. There were four podium finishes, including 7-time World Champion Aaron Scheidies. Mark Barr (PT2, Houston, TX) – Silver Jamie Brown (PT4, Bend, …

Team MPI Announces New Coaches and USAT Level III Certification For Head Coach Mark Sortino

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Pensacola, FL – February 11, 2016 – MULTISPORT PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE (MPI), a Florida-based multisport coaching company founded in 2010, has expanded its coaching roster with the addition of Coach Chris Palmquist of Geneva, Illinois; Coach Ben Dillon of Covington, Louisiana; and Coach Brad Noble of Atlanta, Georgia. Head Coach Mark Sortino recently earned his USAT Level III coaching certification, achieving the top triathlon coaching standard. The team of coaches, located throughout the United States, offers expertise and coaching credentials in triathlon, swimming, cycling, running and strength/fitness. Among the coaches are certified race officials and certified race directors, offering a broad base of knowledge and experience in the sport. Head Coach Chris Palmquist is a USAT Level III and Youth/Junior Coach and a USAC Level II Coach with 18 years of coaching experience. She is a Team USA Paratriathlon Coach, the Head Coach for the National Champion MMTT Youth Triathlon Team, and she coaches training …

Team MPI Marks Six Years Of Multisport Coaching, Clinics, Camps, And Race Production

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Full suite of triathlon, cycling, running, swimming, parasport and mental performance coaching services offered Pensacola, FL – November 18, 2015 – MULTISPORT PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE (MPI), launched in 2010 as a Florida-based multisport coaching company, has grown to a team of accredited, knowledgeable, and experienced coaches based in locations throughout the US including California, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi, and Texas. The coaching staff, led by head coaches Mark Sortino and John Murray, has trained athletes to a combined 350 race finishes just this year – from 5Ks to the Boston Marathon; from supersprint triathlons to the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, and to Paratriathlon and Paracycling National and World Championships. Among the coached athletes are Krige Schabort, winner of the 2015 ESPY as “Best Male Athlete with a Disability”, and Aaron Scheidies, ITU World Champion paratriathlete and now top-ranked US paracyclist. Coach Mark Sortino has been the Head Coach of Team USA Paratriathlon …