Mari Fridenmaker


Mari Fridenmaker – President & Head Coach

Coaching Experience:
President and Head Coach, Blue Iron Coaching, LLC (2010 – Present)
Coached all levels of athletes from Sprint to Ironman (2008 – Present)

Certifications:
USA Triathlon, Level I Certified Coach (2008 – Present)
USA Swimming, Member Coach (2009 – Present)
Adult CPR/First Aid (2008 – Present)

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – The Ohio State University, 1993

Athletic Highlights:
Finisher of Over 30 Triathlons, Sprint to Ironman
2nd Overall Female, Turtle Crawl Olympic Triathlon, 2013
Finisher, Ironman Florida, 2012
1st Overall Female Aquabike Division, Florida Challenge, 2012
3rd in Age Group, Clemson Sprint Triathlon, 2011
Finisher, USA Triathlon Age Group National Championship Race, 2010
1st in Age Group, Turtle Crawl Olympic Triathlon, 2010
6th in Age Group, The Florida Challenge Half Ironman, 2007
Finisher, Ironman USA (Lake Placid), 2006
Finisher, Ironman Coeur d’Alene, 2005

Contributions to the Community:
Tri-Kids, Inc. – Certified Coach (2013 – Present), Volunteer (2008 – Present), Swim Coach (2011 Spring Season)

Team Legacy – Program Director (Summer 2013), Head Coach (Summer 2012)

ZOOMA Atlanta Half Marathon & 5K – Ambassador (2011)

Drew Charter School – Instructor for After School Triathlon Program (August – December 2011)

Achieve Kids Tri - Head Coach (Summer 2011)

Peachtree Tri Club – Founder (2006), President (2006 – 2009), Vice President (2010), Club Coach (2011 – 2013)

Georgia Eye Bank – Board of Trustees Member (July 2006 – October 2012), Volunteer Coordination Chairperson (July 2007 – October 2012)

Vision Trek 10K Trail Run – Race Director (2008 – 2012)

Getting2Tri Camp – Volunteer (2009 – 2011)

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training Triathlon Program – Participant and Mentor (2003 – 2004)

Race Reports and Event Recaps:
Turtle Crawl Olympic Triathlon – May 2013

Great Clermont Triathlon – March 2013

Ironman Florida – November 2012

Roast at the Coast Beach Training Camp – 2012 Labor Day Weekend

Gaps Training Weekend – August 2012

Florida Challenge Aquabike  - April 2012

Visit and follow Coach Mari’s Blog – Taking it to the next level, together!

Contact Coach Mari to schedule a free phone consultation or other service at mari@blueironcoaching.com or at 404.667.0817.