pride in offering a progressive program to develop members to be lifetime competitive
triathletes. The Kids of Steel, Teens of Steel and Competitive programs offer a staged
development trajectory for producing active adults all the way to Olympians. Our
Adult and Run Club programs fulfill Triathlon Canada’s Active for Life component of the
Long Term Athlete Development model (LTAD), which emphasizes regular physical
activity throughout life.
Kronos has coached workouts at the following locations:
Kids of Steel (KOS Monthly) ......... $220
KOS/TOS Development ................ $1,200
Teens of Steel Competitive ........... $1,600
Adult 18+ Group Training ............. $1,600
Morning Swim Club ....................... $400/ session
Swim Power Hour ......................... $330/ session
Run Club ...................................... $220
Lisa Mensink started her triathlon career with the Kronos Triathlon Club back in 2003 and went on to achieving her dream of racing in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Before triathlon, Lisa was a national level swimmer & a member of the University of Calgary varsity team.
In the sport of triathlon she has spent the last few years racing the draft-legal ITU World Cup/World Championship Series, achieving multiple top-10 & top-20 finishes, and has recently begun to transition to longer course racing with several top-5 finishes over the non-draft WTC 70.3 distance races.
Through her own years of personal high performance sport experience, along with her continued NCCP triathlon coaching training, Lisa brings valuable knowledge and passion for sport to the athletes in the Kronos Triathlon Club.
Ashley has been with Kronos Triathlon Club for 6 years. She is the head coach of our Teens of Steel (TOS) program, as well as an assistant swim coach for the adult program.
Ashley has Bachelor’s Degrees in both Kinesiology and Education. She currently teaches Junior High Science and Physical Education. Ashley swam competitively for many different clubs across Canada and competed in Triathlon throughout her teen years. After completing her swimming career, she started coaching. As an NCCP level 2 swim coach, Ashley has coached competitive swimming for 10 years and is also completing her NCCP Intro to Competition Triathlon coaching.
With her extensive coaching background, teaching, education, experience and positive attitude, Ashley brings dynamic energy and ideas to every workout. She is a great role model for her students and athletes; she is always helping her athletes strive to reach their next level of achievement.
Marcelo Sulkin is a Physical Education teacher who has been personally involved in sports since he was seven years old. That is when he started his first swimming lessons and soon after, started to compete in swimming. At the same time, he started playing tennis with his older brother and later became a tennis coach.
Marcelo branched into water polo, and as a player won many national and international titles. He also started open water swimming for which he won many races. He is a Level 2 water polo coach, and took the Calgary team to Nationals.
As an adult he has participated in many other competitive sports such as volleyball, basketball, racquetball, and squash.
As part of the training for these different sports, he got involved in long distance running for half and full marathons.
He has been a triathlete since 2003 and became a certified triathlete coach in 2010. He has competed in meets from Olympic to Ironman distance, and shared the podium from 3rd place to 1st place in his age category multiple times.
Eric Gendron has involved in swimming for over 20 years. In the early 90s Eric had been part of many Junior National and Provincial teams while setting an Alberta provincial record in 1999, and another in 2001. Eric swam his way to the highest level of swimming in his age groups and continued through University joining the University of Calgary Dino’s Varsity Team.
Eric has competed in countless National and International competitions including: Age Group Nationals Champion in 2003, Olympic Trials finalist in 2004 and 2008, CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Swimming) Championships finalist in 2004. Eric finished his swimming career in 2011 and ended with two National titles aiding University of Calgary Dinos in Toronto 2010, and in Calgary 2011.
After university graduation Eric stayed heavily involved in swimming and continued through NCCP level coaching. He has coached all ages and many groups from the University of Calgary Swim Club for the past 5 years. Specializing in Age Group coaching he has assisted UCSC to three Large Team Provincial Championships in 2012, 2013 and 2014
Madi is currently pursuing a career as a Plant Powered Elite Triathlete in the U23 division in Olympic distance triathlon. She turned Pro 2 years ago and over the next few years has a plan to become a contender at the Olympic games, racing in ITU World Cup circuit along the way. Madi is also looking to challenge herself in any facet that will lead her to competing with the best Triathletes in the world.
She had learned that if you really want to excel you need drive, determination, strength, a positive attitude, support, and encouragement to do well in this sport as well as in life. Madi is an NCCP trained community triathlon coach and uses her personal race experience and positive attitude while coaching young aspiring triathletes.