Coach Chad provides personalized, one-on-one coaching for endurance athletes.  His training plans are based on the belief that continuous incremental improvement is the key to reaching one’s long term potential.  This requires patience, commitment and cooperation between coach and athlete.

The coach

Chad Johnston has a MSc degree in Exercise Physiology and and has worked with runners, triathletes, cross country skiers and other athletes as well as trained and certified other coaches.  He has taught Exercise Physiology at the university level and is experienced in VO2max testing, lactate testing, field testing, body composition analysis, run form analysis and training program design.  He also has his level II Lydiard Certification.

CJ_Bio_picAs an athlete Chad has focused mainly on long distance triathlon and marathons. He’s qualified for and finished the Ironman World Championships in Kona 5 times and enjoyed the world’s shortest career as an Ironman Pro (despite being a middle aged man with limited talent).  He’s also completed many other Ironman and shorter triathlons, more than 20 marathons and ultra endurance bike events up to 600km in 24hrs.

Basic Speedfarm Team membership costs $95 per month.  All-inclusive personalized coaching is $150.