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Our Training is Scientifically Based and Athlete-Centered
So That You Can Reach Your Full Potential

Joan Scrivanich is a Coach and Exercise Physiologist who works with both local and remote athletes. She is headquartered in Fort Lee, NJ with locations in Brant Beach, NJ and Lake Placid, NY.

Coach Joan takes a comprehensive approach to coaching; her scientifically based training is athlete-centered and takes the whole athlete into account in order for athletes to reach their full potential.

Read our Athlete Testimonials and find out what our athletes have to say.
About Coach Joan and Rise Endurance

Joan holds an advanced degree in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University. Her certifications also include the industry-leading Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification, USA Track & Field Level 2 Endurance certification, and USA Triathlon certification. Before becoming a full-time coach, she worked in the healthcare field at the nation’s top ranked hospitals in New York City, which included Columbia University Medical Center, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, and NYU Medical Center.

As an Exercise Physiologist, Joan is a health professional who’s qualified to conduct and evaluate fitness and exercise assessments and can prepare you for your races while remaining healthy. She has studied the body’s responses and adaptations to exercise in depth and can apply her knowledge to improving your athletic performance and health.

Joan is a strong believer in delivering truly custom and individualized training; We don’t give cookie-cutter plans to our athletes. Coaching is about constantly monitoring and progressing the athlete. We individualize every athlete’s training based on their current fitness level, race goals, health, schedule, and sport skills. We prescribe detailed workouts and field tests in order to monitor and adjust your fitness and recovery so that you can advance in your sport and reach your potential. We won’t just throw any workouts onto your plan, we provide you with the required training and guidance to race successfully and aid you in maintaining a healthy and injury-free lifestyle so that you can finish feeling strong and ready for the next challenge.

In addition to coaching runners and triathletes, Joan also Mentors Other Coaches.

Joan’s Degrees and Certifications include:
  • Master’s Degree in Applied Exercise Physiology from Columbia University
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Biology from Seton Hall University
  • USA Triathlon Certified Coach
  • IRONMAN Certified Coach
  • USA Track & Field Level 2 Endurance Certified Coach
  • USA Track & Field Registered Coach
  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • NSCA – Certified Personal Trainer
  • United States Olympic Committee SafeSport Program
  • TrainingPeaks Level 2 Accredited Coach
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support

Joan is a proud first-generation born American and a strong work ethic was instilled in her at a young age. She has been an endurance athlete for close to 30 years and has experience training & racing for many races, including Ironman races, marathons, and countless other triathlons, road races, and trail races. She was a Division I college athlete in Cross Country and Track and began her lifelong athletic career as a kid swimming for a top ranked local swim team.

Joan is an author and writer and has written Injury-Proof Your Run.
She has been published and quoted in:
Runner’s World
USA Triathlon Magazine
USA Triathlon’s Multisport Zone
Triathlon Lifestyle Magazine