About Us

Advisory Committee

Pete Kain, Founder and President of Kain Performance Multi-Sport

Favorite Triathlon: Escape from Alcatraz
Favorite Ironman: Kona + Austria
Favorite Running Race: SF Half Marathon
Favorite Workout: My Birthday Workout
Best Race Performance: ITU Worlds in Perth, Australia 1997 (Voted as a Top 25 All-Time Race Performance in Inside Triathlon Magazine)
Education: BA - UC Santa Barbara, Coaching Minor, ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor, USA Triathlon Coach
Other Triathlon Activities: Coach Kids Tri Camps, Head Coach of KP Triathlon Team, Former Head Coach of TNT South Bay
Full-Time Job and Company: Founder and President of Kain Performance Multi-Sport

Anna Timbie, Co-President TRIbe

Favorite Triathlon: Santa Barbara Long Course
Favorite Ironman: Ironman Coeur d'Alene
Favorite Running Race: Lake Tahoe Relay
Favorite Workout: TRIbe Tuesday track!
Best Race Performance: Boston qualifier - Portland Marathon '09
Education: Stanford University BS'02, MS'03
Other Triathlon Activities: TRIbe Triathlon council member
Full-Time Job and Company: Medical Device Engineer, W.L. Gore & Associates

Nick Goddard, Former President TRIbe

Favorite Triathlon: Santa Barbara
Favorite Ironman: Kona
Favorite Running Race: California International Marathon
Favorite Workout: The Muddy Ride
Best Race Performance: Wildflower Off Road - AG Win
Education: Menlo College, BS International Management
Full-Time Job and Company: Commercial Real Estate Development and Brokerage

Mike Arena, Former President SVTC

Favorite Triathlon: Big Kahuna (Santa Cruz)
Favorite Ironman: Ironman Canada
Favorite Running Race: Any of the Pacific Coast Trail Run series
Favorite Workout: Long runs on the trails
Best Race Performance: Too many different races and distances to figure out!
Education: BS, Business Operations
Other Triathlon Activities: Silicon Valley Kids Tri Volunteer and committee member, Sponsored athlete: TriSports.com, 2008 and 2009
Full-Time Job and Company: Vice President of Operations, UltraClean Technology

Todd Hinders, Founder Team ALCiS, Founder Team Ascent

Favorite Triathlon: Reservoir Triathlon (Finally an Olympic Distance Race at UVAS)
Favorite Ironman: Ironman Canada
Favorite Running Race: SF Half Marathon
Favorite Workout: The short easy ones or the Morning Group Ride
Best Race Performance: Multiple IM Kona Qualifiers, Vineman AG wins, Top 10 IMC, Turkey trot gobbler award
Education: BS Behavioral Psychology, U.O.P
Other Triathlon Activities: Founder of ALCiS Racing, Founder Ascent Racing
Full-Time Job and Company: SVP Bus Dev and Sales with ExtendMedia Corp

Julia Prescott, Former President of GGTC (Current Board Member)

Favorite Triathlon: Wildflower, Icebreaker Sprint, Escape from Alcatraz , Vineman...who can choose just one?
Favorite Ironman: I've never done one!
Favorite Running Race: 12K across the bay
Favorite Workout: Swimming in the IVC pool on a sunny day followed by a nice ride or run
Best Race Performance: Finishing my first half ironman (Vineman) felt the best
Education: PhD
Full-Time Job and Company: Project Manager/Scientist at Epitomics

Muddy Waters, Team Manager ALCiS, Team Manager Ascent

Favorite Triathlon: Love 'em all
Favorite Ironman: Ironman Canada
Favorite Running Race: Love 'em all
Favorite Workout: Wednesday night ride
Full-Time Job and Company: Muddy Waters Triathlon Coach and Pacific Green Services

Gina Kehr-Founder, Affinity Multisport

Favorite Triathlon: Ironman World Championships, Kona, Hawaii and Ironman 70.3 Philippines
Favorite Ironman: Ironman World Championships, Kona, Hawaii
Favorite Running Race: Kings Mtn. Half Marathon
Favorite Workout: I love the ride down the coast to Santa Cruz and across skyline, all trail runs with tempo
Best Race Performance: Comeback from 2.5 years off and placed 4th at Ironman Hawaii 2006
Education: Bachelor of Science Cal Poly State University, Kineseology w/Sports Psych concentration, minor in Psychology
Other Triathlon Activities: Stanford Triathlon Coach, Indoor Cycling Coach @ Front of the Pack
Full-Time Job and Company: Real Estate Agent, Coldwell Banker Downtown Palo Alto

Matt Davies, Olympic Club Triathlon Team

Favorite Triathlon: Splash & Dash
Favorite Ironman: Kona
Favorite Running Race: Hood to Coast
Favorite Workout: Brick workouts in Napa
Best Race Performance: 2009 IM World Championships
Education: PhD, Environmental Engineering, Stanford University; BS, Environmental Engineering, UC Davis
Full-Time Job and Company: Executive Producer, Playdom

Greg Richards, Co-Owner South Valley Endurance and Timing

Favorite Triathlon: Ironman 70.3 Hawaii
Favorite Ironman: CDA
Favorite Running Race: Morgan Hill marathon and Half
Favorite Workout: Lunch time run
Best Race Performance: Seems like I always get 4th
Full-Time Job and Company: President Matrixwebs.com

Tim Sheeper, Team Sheeper, Inc.

Favorite Triathlon: OCR Santa Barbara off-the-grid event
Favorite Ironman: World Wildlife Fund Ironman-Manhattan Beach-1983
Favorite Running Race: Tough Mudder-Squaw Valley
Favorite Workout: SUP across Lake Tahoe
Best Race Performance: 5 mile race around Lake Merced in 5th grade. I was top ten!
Full-Time Job and Company: Parent. Team Sheeper Inc.

Kyle Welch

Favorite Triathlon: Ironman Hawaii 70.3
Favorite Ironman: Ironman New Zealand
Favorite Running Race: Kaiser SF 1/2 Marathon
Favorite Workout: Quality intervals on my CompuTrainer followed by quality intervals on the track
Best Race Performance: ITU Short Course Age Group World Champion 2011
Full-Time Job and Company: WW Channel & Business Partner Sales Manager at IBM