Chris Toriggino

Cycling, Running, Triathlon
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Chris is a USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach, a USA Cycling Level 3 Certified Coach, an IRONMAN Certified Coach and an accomplished triathlete with almost 30 years of racing experience. He has competed at all distances of triathlon as both a pro and a top level amateur. He continues racing today, but finds ultimate enjoyment in coaching others.

While pursuing his undergraduate degree at The University of Texas in Austin, Chris served as a charter member of Austin Triathletes and the Texas Triathletes. In 1989, he was the Texas State Triathlon Champion and 3rd at the World's Toughest Triathlon which served as the National Ultra-Distance Championship. After graduating, Chris continued to pursue triathlon and was a top ranked triathlete in the South-Midwest Region for many years. In recent years, Chris has focused primarily on Ironman distance triathlons, winning his age group at Ironman Kentucky and qualifying for and competing at the Ironman World Championships in Kona twice. Chris returned to his ironman distance roots by completing the inaugural Ironman Lake Tahoe in 2013.
Today, Chris is the head coach and brains behind Athlete Architecture, a science based approach to individualized endurance training. He along with exercise physiologist, Bennett Fallow, design custom training plans and individualized coaching for athletes of all ability levels. They take a unique approach which encompasses science, lifestyle, nutrition, and functional testing to provide the most effective and efficient training possible.
Chris understands his athletes lead fulfilled lives outside of endurance training. His athletes excel competitively while maintaining a healthy balance between family, work, and social demands. Whether you are a triathlete, pure cyclist, or beginner 5K runner, Athlete Architecture can help you reach your athletic goals.
What to expect when you work with me

Athlete Architecture is a high performance endurance coaching company. We provide one on one coaching, physiology based training plans, and sport specific assessments. We are based out of Austin Texas and train successful athletes nationwide with a low athlete:coach ratio. Whether you aim for your first 5k or a podium spot at the Ironman, we have the expertise to build you into a successful endurance athlete.

Athlete Architecture is the premier endurance coaching company in Austin, Texas. We have been involved in triathlon for three decades and provide the experience and expertise you expect from a performance minded coaching service. If you are looking for a triathlon, a running, or a cycling coach…look no further. We provide personal, USAT certified coaching for triathletes, runners, and cyclists…including triathlon training plans, marathon, and half-marathon training plans. Our coaching techniques are designed specifically for each individual athlete and are backed by the latest advances in exercise physiology. We utilize heart rate and power based training to ensure each athlete has the greatest probability for success.

  • Undergraduate degree at UT in Austin
One-on-one coached training sessionsPersonPersonalHour
Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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