Triathlon coaching for the athlete who is ready to perform at their peak



  • Welcome to Sophiea Coaching!

    Laura Sophiea brings 25 years of competitive racing, knowledge and experience to her coaching program. Laura will develop a manageable triathlon program to fit your lifestyle, family, and your life. She monitors your progress and will work together with you to refine your program to meet your goals. Patience. Precision. Perspective. Poise. Training for triathlon [...]

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    Running Through Adversity

    Great post from Laura regarding her recent challenges on the CoeurSports website!

    “Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.”
    – Ralph Charell

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    Testimonial – Susan N

    This year Laura had the pleasure of coaching Susan to dual AG World Champion titles at the 70.3 and Ironman distances. Susan competes in the 70-74 AG and she is an example to all of the power of belief. The following is a lovely note from her husband, written to Laura after 2011 Ironman World…

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Client Testimonials

  • When I was getting towards the end of the season, the miles and exhaustion was really building. I had already realized Laura was a phenomenal coach with the results I had thus far in riding 20 mph and running almost a 7:00 mile at Red Line, then shattering my previous year's time in Blue Ridge. During the Augusta training, Laura had grace, understanding, compassion and provided A LOT of required motivation.

    Holly W

  • in March I decided to work with Laura and knew I had made the right choice. What I did not truly realize but quickly became apparent is the depth of knowledge I instantly had at my disposal. Her willingness to provide a few minutes of time almost any time was priceless...


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Sophiea Spotlight On...

  • Sophiea Coaching Athletes Rank High

    In 2011 Laura coached 11 of her athletes to All American or Honorable Mention in the USAT 2011 Triathlon Rankings! Amoung the 11, there were 5 All-Americans and 6 Honorable Mentions! Congratulations to Laura and her athletes! To view the rankings for 2011 visit the USAT website.

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Our approach to triathlon is holistic; just as is the approach to bonsai. It takes the same principles that we bring to triathlon training to raise and care for a beautiful bonsai tree.
Patience. Precision. Perspective. Poise.

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