Inspired Performance Coaching was founded by Chuck Graziano. Chuck has over 25 years of coaching experience, producing some extraordinary results ranging from first time racers to Ironman Hawaii personal bests!
He is certified by USA Triathlon as a Level II Coach, by USA Cycling as a Level III coach and by the Professional Ski Instructors of America as a level III Alpine Ski Coach. He has been Head Triathlon Coach for Team in Training (Northern NJ) for the past 9 years and is a former member of the national Board of Directors of USA Triathlon. Currently, he is serving as Chair of the USAT Age Group Commission. He has written several articles on training and racing has been a regular contributor to "Inside Triathlon" Magazine.
"What I really love about coaching is the opportunity to contribute in a very meaningful way to another person's healthy lifestyle and breakthrough performance; seeing them achieve a level that they never believed possible for themselves. You just can't beat that kind of satisfaction."
Chuck has been an athlete since high school and has run several marathons and dozens of road races. He became involved in the sport of triathlon in 1985 and since then has competed in over 193 races (including nine Ironman races). He has qualified for and is a member of Team USA. As a team member, he competed in the World Long Distance Championship in Frederica, Denmark in 2005 and the World Age Group (Olympic Distance) Championship in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2006.
Chuck has a BA from Fordham University and a Masters Degree from New York University. He is also a veteran of the US Marine Corps.