Coach Phil Schaffer, a USAT certified coach, covers the Cape May County region in Southern New Jersey. Phil joined TS2 Coaching as an athlete in 2022 and the TS2 Coaching Team in 2023. Phil has a passion for a healthy lifestyle and believes communication and building authentic relationships with athletes is key. His coaching philosophy is rooted in the following tenets: developing achievable goals for the athlete, supporting the athlete with appropriate planning, challenging the athlete to improve everyday, and being present to encourage and congratulate each athlete when they cross the finish line.
Phil has competed in many triathlon and road races from sprints to full Ironman distance, including a double Ironman distance (281.2 miles) triathlon. Along with his coaching and training, Phil is a Superintendent of Schools, husband to Kristen, father to Adeline and James, and proud dog dad to Nova and therapy dog, Teddy.