Meet our Coach3 Team

Ann Partel
USAT Coach L1
RRCA Run Coach
USA Cycling Coach L3


Du Tri Multisport was formed by Ann to offer multisport athletes of all ages and experience local opportunities for training and fitness services.  Du Tri currently works out of three locations, online, Mooresville (Lake Norman State Park Area) and SweetGrass community, Blowing Rock, NC.

Starting multisport in 1993, her experience includes sprint to half-ironman distances, podium finishes in triathlon.  Ann believes that multisport is a lifestyle sport and training can be adapted for any age.  She has cheered athletes of all ages cross sprint to Ironman finish lines.  

Rob Cole
Multisport Coach
Swim Coach
Run Coach
Cycling Coach
US Masters Swim Coach L2
USA Cycling Coach L3

Rob has been with Du Tri since 2010. He leads the Coach3 triathlon program and single sport training programs.  He is a competitive elite athlete in triathlon, swimming, biking and running with podium finishes in all events. 

Rob has been a competitive swimmer since he was 6.  He was a pool swimmer through college and transitioned to open water competition as an adult. His triathlon experience started in 1985 and ranges from sprint to full iron distance events.  He is an avid road and cyclocross cyclist participating in local century rides such as Blood, Sweat and Gears and the North CarolingCyclorossSeries. 

Experience in coaching started in college where Rob competitively swam and helped fellow athletes.  He has been coaching multisport and single sport athletes for 20 years.  He welcomes, and has experience, working with athletes of all abilities-beginner to elite. 

Some of his achievements include:

·         USAT All American
·         North Carolina Triathlon Series Champion
·         Ironman Finisher
·         Boston Marathon Qualifier