Besides being an exercise physiologist and coach, Joan Scrivanich is a writer. Her writing focuses on triathlon, running, and the active things you can do to keep fit while traveling.  Read some of what she’s written here.

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 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 close to 30 years which has included competing in high school cross country and track, running for a competitive division I college in both cross country and track, and competing in countless triathlons and running races. Joan’s favorite race was the Goofy Challenge in Walt Disney World.

To inquire about freelancing,
contact Joan

Joan’s Published Books:

Injury-Proof Your Run

Injury-Proof Your Run: Your Guide to Faster, Healthier, and Happier Running

Barnes & Noble



Joan’s Published Articles:

USA Triathlon Magazine - Work On Your Weak Spots

USA Triathlon Magazine:

 Work On Your Weak Spots (Spring 2016 issue)

USA Triathlon Multisport Zone:

Travel Guide For Triathletes

What Makes a Good Coach

Speeding Up Your Triathlon Run

7 Simple Ways to Step Up Your Recovery

Quick Transitions

Triathlon Lifestyle magazine

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:

Triathlon Coach Joan Scrivanich Interview

Endurance Sports on Fire –  Episode 20 coach interview

Runner’s World – June 2016 issue Stay Fit & Kick Back

Triathlete Magazine – 7 Secrets to Know as a Beginner Triathlete

US Olympic Gold Map – 2016 Summer Olympics – Beginners’ Guide for New Triathletes

USA Triathlon Magazine – Winter 2017 Workout Issue

Shape.com – 16 Ab Exercises Guaranteed to Make You Feel the Burn

Huffington Post – How to Become a Better Runner If You’re a Beginner

Huffington Post – Here’s the Right Way to Run Outside in the Winter

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
  • United States Olympic Committee SafeSport Program
  • USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach
  • USA Track & Field Level 2 Certified Coach
  • Ironman Certified Coach
  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • NSCA – Certified Personal Trainer
  • TrainingPeaks Level 2 Accredited Coach
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support