About Coach Brant

            Being an athlete my entire life and having influential coaches has shaped my own philosophy in life. They not only taught me about the art of competing, but also life experiences. Their impact developed in me a passion to become an effective coach, to help others achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

            I am committed to getting you to the starting line of your next event in your best physical and mental shape, while avoiding injury. With my knowledge, experience, and passion, we will develop a plan specifically for you, implementing up-to-date techniques, testing, and training procedures in all aspects of cross training.

Personal Accomplishment and Goals:
            I have coached many athletes, ranging from ages 3-70. These athletes participated in many sports, such as soccer, high school track and field, and youth & adult triathlon. More specifically, I've trained triathletes in every distance from sprint to full Iron-distance races, leading them to age group and overall wins, age group Nationals Qualifiers, and all 3 major World Championship Qualifiers (ITU Age Group Worlds, Ironman 70.3 and Kona).


            In route to becoming a full time endurance coach I've served I've as the head coach of the YMCA’s Adult Triathlon, Half Marathon, Endurance Training groups, Youth Triathlon Summer Camps, and Wellness and Personal Training Coordinator. In 2011 I was honored to be named the YMCA Employee of the Year.

            Using my past experience as an athlete in soccer, basketball, and track in high school, and pole-vaulting for the Indiana University Track and Field Team, as well as my continued knowledge in triathlon, I've been able to personally find success as an amateur triathlete. I have competed in all distances from sprint to Ironman, including overall race wins, multiple overall podium finishes, and countless age group wins. I have achieved Age Group National Qualifying Status, All World Athlete Status from the WTC, and I am a 70.3 Ironman World Championship Qualifier. 


            I will continue to use my knowledge and experience in the sport of triathlon to help you reach your own personal goals. I am dedicated to continued learning so I can incorporate as much new knowledge and education this area has to offer.

Coach Bahler, Triathlon Coach, Certified Triathlon Coach Indiana
Brant Bahler

Founder & owner

Education and Certifications:

  • BS Recreation, Indiana University

  • USAT Level 1 Certified Triathlon Coach

  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

  • ACSM Nutrition Certificate

  • ASFA Certified Sports Nutrition 

  • Certified Metabolic Practitioner

  • Certified Triathlon Coach / Heart Zones Coaching Company

  • USA Cycling Level 3 Certified Coach

  • Published Author (USA Triathlon Magazine, INStride Magazine) 

  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR

  • American Red Cross First Aid

  • 70.3 Ironman World Championship Qulifier

  • All World Athlete (Top 5% in the 25-29 Age Group)

Sport Certifications 

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Nutrition Certifications