USA Triathlon Level 1
Named USA Triathlon All American Athlete in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Caitlin Drap is a USA Triathlon (USAT) Level I Coach and will sit on the USAT North East Committee for 2017. Caitlin has been coaching Triathlon at Chelsea Piers since 2012 and has remained a competitive athlete, in both short and long course triathlon.
As a coach, Caitlin’s expertise is long distance running. After suffering a running related injury in early 2015, she was motivated to keep herself healthy and come back to the long course race scene in 2016, stronger than ever. Her primary focus is on running form, efficiency and injury prevention. She has trained numerous athletes to transform their run mechanics, with an incredible success rate.
As a competitive athlete, Caitlin has been on the podium for several races including Ironman Boulder in 2016, Ironman Maryland in 2014, Muncie 70.3 in 2016, Lake George Half Ironman in 2016 (overall winner) and the Montauk Half Ironman in 2016 (overall winner). She has qualified for Team USA twice, in 2014 and 2015 and competed in the ITU World Championships in 2015. Caitlin is a 4-time USAT All American Athlete and finished in the top 1.5% nationally in 2016, up from 4.5% in 2015.
Caitlin brings a wealth of knowledge and a track record of personal success to the Chelsea Piers coaching staff. She has proven to be a valuable resource for members and other Chelsea Piers staff.