Abbie’s passion for triathlon began when the triathlon movement was just beginning. Over the years, she has grown with the sport, competing in countless races at all levels. Her philosophy is to “inspire through example” as her approach to fitness has evolved over the years, from a competitive outlet to an opportunity to promote a healthy lifestyle. Her own journey has helped her realize that everyone’s fitness abilities and goals are different and can change drastically over the course of a lifetime. Abbie has been a swim instructor since 2011, teaching at Club Greenwood since 2015. She coaches private triathlon sessions and workshops, private and group swim lessons and holds the following certifications: USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach, USA Swim Coach-Level 2, SwimAmerica, USA Adult Learn to Swim. She has volunteered for Special Olympics since 2009, empowering her to adapt to the unique needs of each athlete and inspiring a life-long passion for fitness to all age groups and abilities.