Joan Scrivanich is an author and writer. As a coach and exercise physiologist, her expertise lies in health, fitness, and sports. Because of this expertise (and her love of traveling) her writing focuses on triathlon, running, and the active things you can do to keep fit while traveling.
Coach Joan earned her Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University in New York City. She also holds coaching certifications from USA Triathlon, USA Track & Field, IRONMAN, and the highly respected National Strength & Conditioning Association.
Before becoming a coach, she worked in the healthcare field at the nation’s top ranked hospitals in New York City, which included working in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Open Heart Surgery, and Research.
Joan has been an endurance athlete for over 25 years. Her journey in sports has included competing in a top ranked local swim club as a kid, competed in high school cross country and track, and running for a competitive division I college in both cross country and track.
Joan still participates in races. Her favorite was the Goofy Challenge in Walt Disney World.
To learn more about Joan’s writing or to inquire about freelancing,
check out Joan’s author website
Injury-Proof Your Run: Your Guide to Faster, Healthier, and Happier Running
Joan’s Published Articles:
USA Triathlon Magazine:
Work On Your Weak Spots (Spring 2016 issue)
USA Triathlon Multisport Zone:
Triathlon Lifestyle Magazine:
Running For Triathlon (December 2013 issue)
Off-Season on the Trails (January 2014 issue)
Winter Motivation (February 2014 issue)
The Beginner’s Guide to Triathlon (March 2014 issue)
Quoted & Featured In:
Endurance Sports on Fire – Episode 20 coach interview
Runner’s World – June 2016 issue Stay Fit & Kick Back
US Olympic Gold Map – 2016 Summer Olympics – Beginners’ Guide for New Triathletes
USA Triathlon Magazine – Winter 2017 Workout Issue
Spryliving.com – 5 Tips for Cold-Weather Running
Theactivetimes.com – 6 Important Strength Exercises for Triathletes
Lifehack.org – 18 Common Mistakes About Exercise Pointed Out by Experts
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
Ironman Certified Coach
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
NSCA – Certified Personal Trainer
TrainingPeaks Level 2 Certified Coach
Basic Cardiac Life Support