Suzie is member of the Wahoo Sport Science team, with a special focus on expanding the resources and offerings for multi-sport and off-road athletes. Suzie earned a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from Springfield College, and is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), USA Cycling Level 3, USA Triathlon Level 1 and USA Track and Field Level 1 Certified Coach. Over the years, Suzie has coached an array of recreational and competitive age group athletes as well as elite groups such as the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team, Colorado Springs SWAT Team and K9 Unit, and the US Army 10th Special Forces Group.
In addition to training others, Suzie is a dedicated athlete with a full Xterra race schedule. Suzie grew up in upstate New York, and competed in many different sports at a young age, including running, waterskiing and gymnastics. She ran throughout high school and college, specializing in cross country and a diverse array of events in track and field such as the pole vault and high jump. She was a two year team captain for the Springfield College Pride, and in 2003 she was introduced to Xterra triathlon. As an amateur, she won multiple National and World Championship titles, and since turning professional in 2010, she has won 3 Xterra Elite National Championships, 14 International Xterra races, and finished in the Top 5 at five World Championship events, with her best finishes being 3rd at both the 2016 Xterra and ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships.