Lauren Burgett is a triathlon coach with 6 years of racing experience in all distances. She is currently a medical student at Columbia University in New York City. Lauren grew up as a competitive swimmer and is often one of the first out of the water. She started competing in triathlon in 2016 after an ACL tear prompted her to cross train. During her entire triathlon career, she has been coached by amazing TS2 coaches Nick and Michele! While studying neuroscience at Duke, she qualified for all distances of triathlon world championships in 2022 ranging from the super sprint to the 2023 IRONMAN world championships in Kona Hawaii. In her senior year, she was the president of Duke Triathlon Club. Additionally, she has been awarded USAT All-American status in 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022 and IRONMAN All-World gold in 2021 and 2022. Her top finish was 4th at the 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships in the 18-24 age group. With many races under her belt and a deep interest in science in medicine, Lauren seeks to coach combining a scientific evidence-based approach with personal experience.
Lauren has particular expertise in swimming development at all levels and fitting training around a busy schedule. As a coach, she aims to help athletes achieve their best, both out on the race course and in other endeavors. She asks her athletes to be all-in with their training, but never all consumed. This balance can be difficult while training for longer distances and Lauren strives to help all of her athletes find this sweet spot. She wants to help her athletes achieve all of their goals and have fun in the process!