Wes Johnson
USA Triathlon Certified Coach, Owner, Balanced Art Mulitsport
We believe in creating successful athletes through mastering the art and science of individualized training plans and coaching. Our individualized plans are based on sport level, age, lifestyle, family commitments, career, and other factors.

Wesley Johnson -Head Coach and owner of Balanced Art Multisport

Wesley began his career as a swimmer, swimming since early childhood and raising to compete at an elite and international level. Building on his early successes, he went on to swim in college for the University of Utah. Upon graduating college, he immediately became involved in the world of triathlon, and was quickly certified as a USA Triathlon coach. Since then he has also become a USA Swim coach, USA Masters swimming coach, and USA Track and Field coach. In edition to gaining these governing body certifications, Coach Wes stays abreast of all the current research and physiology of the body, as well as the development and growth of the sport.

Nichole Beckstead
Nichole Beckstead is the owner and founder of the, now four year old, triathlon and endurance sport coaching business, Tri Living It, LLC.  With a Master’s degree in Health Administration and a USAT Certified Level 1 coach, she coaches & trains athletes of all levels, from first-time triathletes to those training for their 1st or even their 10th full Ironman event.

Nichole is a 5-time Ironman whose triathlon racing career began over 8 years ago and has included qualification for & participation in USAT age-group Nationals, ITU age-group World Championships and Ironman 70.3 World Championships.  She prefers to discuss the training improvements and the racing achievements of her athletes that, as she will tell you, far exceed her own list of athletic accomplishments.  In an effort to help those she coaches to achieve more, she adds CrossFit workouts to her athletes’ training schedules as a Certified Level 1 CrossFit Trainer.  Nichole & her staff are excited to partner with TriUtah for the 2014 season and are looking forward to helping athletes of all levels “step back, look at what you can achieve and enjoy the journey.”

Coach Keena
For 20 years Coach Keena has trained 100s of athletes in pursuit of better fitness and living the dream of standing on the podium.

Are you ready for some serious training? Want to finish races you have never dreamt of finishing? Over 600 of Keena’s athletes have completed triathlons ranging from Sprints to Ironmans. 60 of her triathlon athletes have finished Ironman Triathlons, and another 100 plus have finished Ironman 70.3 races.

She offers multiple weekly swim classes (no experience needed!), cycling classes, strength training classes, mobility including injury prevention classes, private coaching, online training, nutrition counseling, bike fitting, as well as track classes and run technique clinics.



Curtis Scrugham

Breakaway Endurance Coaching LLC, Syracuse UT

Curtis has completed over 60 endurance events ranging from 5ks to the full marathon, from ultra-centuries to week-long across-state rides, from sprint to 70.3 triathlons, including being a finisher of the 2012 70.3 World Championship in Las Vegas. He is currently training for his first full Ironman.   After retiring from the Air Force, he decided to pursue a career doing what he loved – endurance sports. He earned his M.S. degree in Exercise Physiology from UNLV, becoming an ACSM certified personal trainer, USA Cycling Level 2 coach and USA Triathlon Level 1 coach along the way.  He also recently became Utah’s only USAC Certified Power Based Training coach.