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Jule Miata (jules) Program Coach

Julianne (Jule) Miata has been a member of the DC Triathlon Club since 2010 and is a certified USAT Level I and USMS Level III coach.  She began participating in triathlons in 2007, and has been competing primarily in sprint and Olympic distance races since.  Jule attended Washington and Lee University and was a four year member of the varsity swim team and two year member of the varsity track team.  She received all-conference honors in both sports.  She has coached club swimming for 5 years, and has given private swim lesson instruction and training plans to athletes of all ages (2 to 60+) and levels for 10 years.  She expanded her coaching efforts to triathlon starting in 2012, including workout plans and private instruction.  Currently, Jule works in the DC metro area as a CPA and campus recruiter at Ernst & Young full time.  Part time, Jule is the co-founder and head coach of the DC Triathlon Club's Masters Swim Program as well as a coach for the DC Triathlon Club's Olympic Distance Program.

Victoria Anderson (vkanders) Program Leader

After several years of training for Ironman and Half Ironman races, Victoria spent the majority of last season targeting the Olympic and Sprint races at 2014 Age Group Nationals and realized that short course racing is where it's at - you can race more often, there are no seven hour bricks, and it's fun to run a fast 10k off the bike instead of a painful, shuffling marathon!

While she came to the sport as a life-long swimmer, she has managed to train herself into somewhat of a balanced triathlete since starting in the sport in 2011 and she loves the challenge that swimming, biking, and running each represent - especially when you get to go all out in a fun short course race.  

As the program lead for the Olympic Distance Training Program, Victoria is looking forward to helping all ODP athletes cultivate their love for short course racing by making sure they have all of the resources and training opportunities they need to race fast in 2015!