Jessie began swimming competitively when she was seven years old and has experienced much success as a competitive swimmer, triathlete, and open water swimmer. Jessie was part of the Endorphin Fitness Junior Elite Team as a high schooler where she qualified for Nationals every year. Now, she focuses on ultra-distance open water competitions having completed races such as the 10 Mile to the Bridge & Back where she was the 2016 Overall Winner and the 2014 Top Female Athlete. Jessie was also the Peluso Open Water Overall Series Champion in 2014, 2015, and 2016.
Jessie has been a swim instructor for four years, teaching all ages and levels: Preschoolers thru adults; beginners to advanced athletes, and triathletes. She has also worked with special needs and amputees. In addition to her work with Endorphin Fitness, Jessie is the head swim coach for the Powhatan YMCA and an assistant coach for the Midlothian YMCA. Jessie is American Red Cross Lifeguard certified and Swim America Coach certified.
Jessie is passionate about helping individuals learn how to swim, improve their technique, and work on setting goals.
STRENGTH & PERSONAL TRAINER Andrew Callihan has been certified as a personal trainer…
ENDURANCE COACH Kate Fisher has coached many athletes through their first triathlons, seasoned…
Sally Fraser discovered the world of triathlon after the birth of her third child. She is a lifelong runner and picked up cycling during her post collegiate years so triathlon was a natural transition and an exciting challenge. Since 2003 she garnered consistent podium spots in short course, long course, on-road and off- road racing, including earning a spot on Team USA.She loves working with youth and beginners in the sport, encouraging them to find and challenge their inner athlete. She understands women who are busy balancing family, work and life and can offer help making triathlon a part of that balanced world.
HEAD TRIATHLON COACH AND CO-PROGRAM DIRECTOR IN FAIRFAX Kevin is the Head…
Ryan came to triathlon through a successful swimming career. Ryan was a record setting swimmer at JMU (qualifying for NCAAs and the Olympic Trials) as well as CAA Rookie of the Year, CAA Swimmer of the Year, JMU’s Male Athlete of the Year (’97) and was inducted into JMU’s Athletic Hall of Fame (2010). Ryan went back to JMU for postgraduate work where he coached the JMU men’s swim team and found mountain biking, cycling, triathlon, and duathlon. Ryan is a master technician in the water helping all levels of athletes reach success on the swim as well as the bike and run.
While in college, she developed a love for mountain biking and running which led to early involvement in adventure racing, non-traditional triathlons, and off-road duathlons. She has competed at all the running distances and all short and long course triathlon distances. Kim’s certifications include: AFAA group Fitness, ACE personal training, Schwinn Cycling, TRX, McGee Running, and is a USA Triathlon certified coach. Kim has guided many youth and adult athletes across all levels to enjoying success in the sport. She has a passion for introducing people to the sport and fostering a lifestyle of fitness.
ENDURANCE COACH Kyle has been with Endorphin Fitness since 2010. During that time,…
Michael Harlow is the Founder and Director of Endorphin Fitness. As a USA Triathlon Level II Certified Coach and USA Triathlon Youth & Junior Certified Coach, Michael is regarded as one of the premier triathlon coaches in the country. Michael is the head coach of the Endorphin Fitness Junior Elite High Performance Team which has consistently placed in the top 5 nationally for the past 6 years and the Endorphin Fitness youth team which won the national championship in 2017. Michael has coached hundreds of athletes from age 5-75 across all levels and overseen the coaching of thousands of athletes by his staff. He has taken athletes from beginner to top honors at National & World Championships. Michael’s success lies in his ability to motivate and communicate knowledge effectively across all levels.
BIKE SHOP SERVICE MANAGER Andrew Wolak is a cycling industry professional with over…
Erin Horil is a “Double Duke” from James Madison University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and her Master’s Degree in Kinesiology with a focus in Exercise Physiology. Erin immediately joined the triathlon club at JMU and quickly found her passion in the sport and the people that surround it. Throughout her grad school years, Erin served as a mentor and eventually held the title of assistant coach for the triathlon club. Her passion for and experience with coaching began at an early age, giving her over 12 years of experience coaching swimmers.
Jessie began swimming competitively when…
Zack has been with Endorphin Fitness as a bike mechanic since 2018. Zack came to EF with an education in…