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Jamey Yon, Tri-Yon Performance

Charlotte, NC
Category: Health & Beauty
Award: Best Triathlon Coach
Year Won: 2015
Pick: Editor's Pick

If you’re going to wake up at 5:30 a.m. on a Monday or Wednesday to run in Freedom Park, you want to train with someone who is as crazy as you are. Coach Jamey Yon is a former professional triathlete who’s been competing, training, and coaching for 25 years. Leading by example—he completed his 20th Ironman competition last October at the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii—his regimen includes nutritional guidance, strength training, swimming, and biking. Yon also counts NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson as one of his clients.