Time to Tri and Du Program

Time to Tri and Du Training Program

Oro Valley Community Center (NW Location)

Smith Performance Center (East Location)

(Community Center Membership Not Required)

January 28-March 22, 2019


We have partnered with Top Step Training to offer this great opportunity to train and learn from one of Tucson's top professional triathletes - Jesse Vondracek of Top Step Training

  • Professional Triathlete
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • 10 years teaching experience
  • 8 years coaching triathlon
  • USAT certified coach
  • Coached Track, XC, swimming & soccer

Jesse has been racing professionally for nine years. His career highlights include a Ironman PR of 8:20 for 20th place at 2018 Ironman Texas, and a half Ironman pr of 4:05 at 2016 Eagleman for 5th place. He has raced over 20 Ironman distance races, with multiple top ten finishes. He has competed in over 100 triathlons with 0 DNFs. He has been coaching athletes for the past nine years. In his coaching experience he has coached Professional athletes, Kona qualifiers, Boston qualifiers, ultra marathoners, and ultra swimmers. As well as countless PRs. Besides coaching triathletes he has coached high school cross country and track as well as club swimming. He is currently a USAT certified coach. Jesse spent 10 years teaching, and has a Master’s Degree in Education. He has spent the last five years redirecting his passion for education into educating athletes in triathlon.

Price and Features:

  • $130* includes
    • Your race-day entry and 1-day USAT license 
    • Time to Tri shirt
    • An 8-week beginner training plan
    • Two group "bricks" on race course
    • A mini Indoor Tri at the Oro Valley Community Center
  • Introduction to Triathlon and Duathlon kick-off meeting
  • Clinics once a week to cover swimming, biking, running, transitions and nutrition
  • Group “bricks” on race course
  • Unlimited consultation via email


You can choose Monday evenings at the Oro Valley Community Center or Tuesday evenings at Smith Performance Center

*On the days that we meet at the Community Center you will be granted full use of the Center for that day. Take advantage of all the Center has to offer. 

Clinics will be held at 6:00 p.m. 

  • January 28/29 – Introductory meeting at the OV Community Center and/or Smith Performance Center, Plan Explanation and Gear needs
  • February 4/5 – Swim Clinic at OV Community Center or OV Aquatic Center
  • February 11/12 – Bike Handling Skills Clinic and how to change a tube in OV Community Center parking lot and/or Smith Performance Center
  • February 18/19 –Transition Clinic in the OV Aquatic Center Parking Lot with a Brick (one loop of OV Bike Couse & 5 minute run)
  • February 25/26 – Nutrition Clinic in the OV Community Center and/or Smith Performance Center
  • March 4/5 – Putting it All Together – Mini Sprint Indoor Tri at the OV Community Center
  • March 11/12 – Meet at the OV Aquatic Center for group brick (bike & run) on OV Tri//Du course. One loop on the bike course & one loop on the run course
  • March 18/19 – Race Week (relax and get ready to have fun)

Price ~ *USAT 1-day membership is not included to participate in the clinic. You will be required to purchase a 1-day license for $15 or an annual license for $50 to participate in the 8-week program