Meet the Coaches

Pete Kain
Pete KainHead Coach
  • USA Triathlon Coach 
  • Certified Swim Coach
  • Certified ACSM Health & Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer
  • 2002 USAT “Triathlete of the Year”
  • Two-Time USAT “Triathlete of the Year” – Honorable Mention
  • Three-Time IM World Championship Finisher
  • Four-Time World Age Group ITU Triathlon Champion / Eight-Time Medalist
  • Eight-Time National Age Group Champion
Shari Kain
Shari KainAssistant Coach
  • Four-Time National Champion in Cycling, Cyclo-cross, & Off-Road Tri
  • 2010 XTERRA Triathlon Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 1999 XTERRA World Champion / 2002 ~ 3rd Overall
  • Level 1 USAT Triathlon Coach
  • 2006 IM Coeur d’Alene Finisher
  • Personal Trainer
Johnny Cerrito
Johnny CerritoAssistant Coach
  • Kain member since 2007
  • USAT Multiple Time All-American Triathlete
  • Kain member since 2007
  • 3x Ironman Finisher
  • Level 1 USAT Triathlon Coach/em>
  • Cyclocross Competitor
  • Mountain Bike Competitor
  • Road Cycling Competitor
Dave Liotta
Dave LiottaAssistant Coach
  • USAT level 2 coach
  • MA, exercise physiology
  • 4 time Hawaii Ironman finisher
  • Head coach, Santa Cruz Tri Association
  • Adjunct faculty at Cabrillo College (Dept of Kinesiology and Health Science)
  • Currently working with several startups on cutting edge wearable devices