Why Choose JY-Tri?


Coach John Yusko specializes in helping men and woman train and prepare for their first Triathlon. As a 9x IronMan Triathlete who has competed in over 100 triathlons and marathons, Coach John has the necessary experience and education to help you successfully - and - safely prepare for and complete your first Triathlon … (and quite possibly get in the best shape of your life!)

In addition, Coach John has expanded into helping more experienced Triathletes (including Ironman athletes) improve their training and performance results. To date Coach John has coached over 100 men and woman - ages 24 to 67 to complete a full IronMan race (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run) for a total of 140.6 miles with not one DNF. (did not finish) Everyone made it!

Coach John was interviewed on television Fox 2 News by Roop Raj and Nina Centafani about his IronMan and Marathon Coaching. Coach John has the experience to help you safely train for a triathlon - and he makes it fun!

So if you are a complete beginner - all the way to an experienced IronMan - Coach John wants you to join his Coach John JY-Tri team. You are invited!

  • USAT USA Triathlon Level I Certified Coach – certified by the USOC (United States Olympic Committee) and ITU (International Triathlon Union). (2008-2015)
  • 9x IronMan Triathlete - Florida, Lake Placid, Louisville (3x) Mont Tremblant, Lake Tahoe, Maryland, and Chattanooga
  • Certified Spinning Instructor – specializing in triathlon focused indoor cycling training (2002-2015)
  • Triathlon Training Program Director and Coach - Metro Detroit YMCA (Boll Center and Ren Cen) (2006-2009)
  • Long time USAT Member (2002-2015)
  • Currently training for 10th IronMan Louisville in 2016