About Coach Joan & Rise Endurance
Head Coach Joan Scrivanich is experienced, well-educated, and approachable.
Our training is scientifically based and athlete-centered so that you can reach your full potential.
Coach Joan earned her Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from the Ivy League
research university Columbia University in New York City. She also holds coaching certifications from USA Triathlon, IRONMAN, USA Track & Field, and the highly respected National Strength & Conditioning Association.
Coach Joan’s scientifically based training and athlete-centered approach to coaching has successfully empowered athletes to reach their potential and has taught her athletes how to reach the finish line faster.
Read our Athlete Testimonials and find out what our athletes have to say.
In addition to coaching runners and triathletes, Joan also mentors other coaches and does Online Personal Training. Before becoming a full-time coach, she worked in the healthcare field at the nation’s top ranked hospitals in New York City.
Joan has been an endurance athlete for over 25 years and has experience training & racing for everything from the Mile to the Marathon and Sprint Triathlons to the Ironman. She had the privilege of competing at a competitive division I college in both cross country and track. Before that, she competed in high school cross country and track and as a kid she swam for a top ranked local swim club.
Joan is an author and writer. She has written Injury-Proof Your Run and is a contributing writer for USA Triathlon Magazine, USA Triathlon’s Multisport Zone and Triathlon Lifestyle Magazine. She has also been interviewed for Runner’s World.
Education & Certifications
Master’s Degree in Applied Exercise Physiology from Columbia University
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Biology from Seton Hall University
USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach
USA Track & Field Level 1 Certified Coach
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
NSCA – Certified Personal Trainer
IRONMAN Certified Coach
TrainingPeaks Level 2 Certified Coach
Basic Cardiac Life Support