Team Call

MarkAllenOnline is accepting resumes for its 2014 Elite Triathlon Team.
MarkAllenOnline, the leader in triathlon coaching, is currently accepting triathlon resumes from US based athletes who would like to be part of this elite team for 2014. If you are committed to being the best you can be and you want to utilize MarkAllenOnline for your coaching needs we encourage you to apply. To be considered for the team, please read this entire press release and understand the requirements. If interested then email the following items to by January 15, 2014:

Please include the following eight (8) items as specified. You will not be considered if your application is not complete (no exceptions).

1. Name
2. Gender
3. Race Division for 2014
4. Home Town
5. A simple paragraph answering the following:
-- Why do you seek to be a part of the MarkAllenOnline Elite Team?
-- Are you currently coached by anyone? If so why do you want to change?
6. A digital good quality JPG head shot to be used for the team page if selected
7. Your 2013 triathlon results in a simple clear table including:
-- Race name
-- Race distance
-- Division
-- Division place
-- Overall place
-- Finishing time
8. Your proposed race schedule for 2014

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

1. Prior results and/or potential ability to place at major US triathlons.
2. Your desire to be coached by MarkAllenOnline and follow the training methods developed by Mark Allen.
3. Your location. We desire to have representation in all major population areas in the U.S.
4. Your 2014 race schedule, which must include major US races with 500 athletes or more.

The following is what we require from each team member if selected for the team:

* Train using MarkAllenOnline for all of 2014 and pay a yearly coaching fee of $949.00, which is a substantial discount on year round training.
* Wear the team official racing kit unaltered with no additional logos at all your 2014 triathlons. In addition, each member is required to wear the MarkAllenOnline Elite Team podium shirts and/or team warm-ups at all awards presentations. Athletes who have personal sponsors can wear a hat, temporary tatoo, helmet sticker with additional logos. Professional atletes with a 2014 PRO card may wear a different kit as long as a MarkAllenOnline approved logo is displayed in the chest area of the kit and podium shirt.
* Participate in at least five triathlons this upcoming season with 500 or more competitors and represent the team and its sponsors with competitive results and a high level of sportsmanship.
* Join a private (Team Only) Facebook group and share the MarkAllenOnline eNewsletter link on a monthly basis.
* Provide action photos during the year.
* Communicate. Simple and essential in a coaching athlete relationship.

If selected for the 2014 MarkAllenOnline team you will receive the following:

* A custom training plan based on your goals and race schedule following a discussion with the coaches.
* Unlimited contact with the coaches in order to insure you can have the best chance to meet your goals ,
* Race uniforms based on your need and availability from the uniform sponsor.
* Warm-ups and team podium shirts.
* Complimentary products from the team sponsors.
* Discounts from team sponsors and team bike shop
* Last but not least, a commitment from the coaches to help you as best possible to achieve your goals.

Over the past 10 years our team has achieved incredible results with podium finishers age group victories at the Hawaii Ironman, 70.3 Worlds, USAT nationals and ITU world championships . In addition, many other great results were obtained at other domestic Ironman and Half Ironman and many other races across the country.

Every year most slots are taken by our current team members. Please don't delay in contacting us if you are interested in being part of our team.

We look forward to receiving your letters, race calendars and race resumes. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at:

Best of luck with your 2014 season,

Mark Allen and Luis Vargas