Cleveland Triathlon Club

Working Triathlete joins CTC as a 2022 70.3 Level Sponsor!

Working Triathlete joins CTC as a 2022 70.3 Level Sponsor!

Introducing Derek Stone from Working Triathlete! Derek is a veteran run and triathlon coach currently based out of Nashville, TN but will be making Cleveland, OH his home base in 2022. He is both an Ironman and USAT certified coach with a tremendous track record of success, having coached numerous national and world championship qualifiers.

An accomplished athlete himself, Derek’s endurance career began at the age of 13 and continued through college where he competed as a middle distance track athlete. During his collegiate career, he was a 3X conference champion and 3X NCAA National Championships Qualifier.

After college, Derek began specializing in triathlon. Notable multisport accomplishments include overall amateur champion at 70.3 Chattanooga, 2nd Overall in the draft legal duathlon national championships, and numerous triathlon wins.

Derek is fully committed to the multisport community and creating an exceptional coaching experience with Working Triathlete once he settles into Cleveland. His goals are to partner with the Cleveland Triathlon Club and offer additional opportunities for group workouts and be a resource within the multisport and running communities. He believes group workouts not only create camaraderie but also help us push each other in and out of sport. He will be making the move to Cleveland with his wife Hannah, who is originally from Wooster, OH, with their new son Beau and dogs Louis and Francis. You can expect the whole crew to be cheering at any local events!


  • USAT Level II Coach
  • Ironman Certified Coach
  • 1500 PR: 3:51
  • Half Marathon PR: 1:08
  • 70.3 PR: 4:00:15

What is Working Triathlete?

Working Triathlete is a resource to help you assimilate high-performance endurance training into your schedule so that you can devote appropriate energy to all areas of your life, giving you the tools to conquer the competition and the conference room. 

Derek offers 1-on-1 custom coaching, training plan options, and team membership. All give you access to their vibrant community and resources like Working Triathlete University, in-person and virtual training sessions, a private forum, weekly webinars, a book club, and team camps.

WT athletes come from all walks of life, ranging from some of the best triathletes in the world to individuals looking to take their first steps into the sport. Members include high-powered executives looking to KQ, athletes on the AG-Pro bubble, national champions, students, pure beginners, and full-time professional athletes. The common thread between our members is a hunger to be better, do more, and inspire one another.

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