Welcome to Raven Triathlon Coaching!



Coach John Houfek is one of only 50 USA Triathlon certified Level II Endurance coaches in the country.

With over 20 years coaching experience, Coach John Houfek coaches athletes of all abilities, from beginner to the most experienced, serious athletes.  Coaching in individual sports - swimming, cycling or running - is also available.  Coaching is based on a holistic approach that includes training in all three sports, nutrition advice, and comprehensive full-body strength and core conditioning that are all phased into an annual plan for best individual results.  Raven Triathlon Coaching offers very competitive rates and daily athlete feedback.  For a fee, any athlete can receive video analysis in any of the three disciplines.
Coach Houfek has lived, coached and competed overseas and in multiple states within the United States.  Local and virtual coaching services are offered depending on current athlete load and space availability.  Rates are very competitive and tailored packages are available to suit individual athlete requirements.  Your training plan will be unique to you, and you alone.
Certifications, services and accomplishments include:
- Certified USAT Level II Endurance Coach
- Certified American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level II Masters Swim Coach with decades of swimming experience.  Specializes in open water, triathlon specific, freestyle swimming.  If you have any concerns about swimming, swimming with others around, or swimming in open water, I can help you!
- Tailored coaching services, video analysis in all three triathlon disciplines, as well as individual sports available upon request
- USAT 8-time All American Athlete with a proven training approach. Raven Triathlon Coaching will help you attain your goals!
- Custom-designed training plans available for all distances, Sprint to Ironman
- Current and prior athlete testimonials available on line

Check out Team Raven athlete's accomplishments from this past season by clicking here!
Background information: 
- Triathlete since 1981
- Kona qualifier and finisher
- 8-Time USA Triathlon All American
- Qualified Member Team USA 2013 (London) and 2014 (Edmonton)
- #2 American in Military Olympics (CISM Triathlon)
- Results of 51 races 2009-2017: 33 Age Group Wins; 9 Overall Master Wins; 27 Top 10 Overall
- Coached athletes with multiple podium finishes, age group wins and overall race winners.  Look here Athlete Accomplishments 2017.
Education:  Master's Degree
Contact RavenTri1@gmail.com to discuss coach availability, your goals and how we might team up to realize them!