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Huntersville Sprint Triathlon 2022

HFFA Multi-Sport Training


Looking for a group to train with & an opportunity for swim advancement? TRI swim classes are geared towards improving technique, pacing & overall fitness level. Classes include proper warm up, drills to fine-tune technique, sets to improve cardiovascular & muscular strength.


Looking for an opportunity to enhance your swim technique? Private swim lessons provide a full analysis of your freestyle swim stroke. Lessons include specific drills to fine-tune technique & appropriate swim sets to improve pacing, power & speed.


Eager to work on your entire physique to become super fit? TRI personal strength training sessions are designed to improve muscular strength & endurance while working on posture, balance, range of motion, flexibility & a bit of cardiovascular conditioning.


Wanting to jump into the world of multi-sport training? Youth TRI training is open to ages 8-17 eager to learn proper swim technique, cycling efficiency & run biomechanics. Training includes swim, bike & run training along with athletic conditioning.



Eager to achieve faster run times? All levels will improve run form & cardiovascular health while achieving faster run times in a highly motivating environment. Sessions with separate fee.



All triathlon program members will have access to specialized training sessions on select Saturdays throughout the year. Activities will include swim, bike, run, transitions and athletic conditioning. Seminars will include sports nutrition, sports psychology and race day preparation.

HFFA TRI Swim & Multi-Sport Director

Sarah Hart

Sarah Hart has excelled as a world class athlete throughout her life. Sarah began swimming competitively at the age of 6. At the 1989 US Olympic Festival she became the first female athlete to win 6 medals (2 Gold, 3 Silver, and 1 Bronze). In the 1990s, she became a US National Champion, American record holder and ranked Top 16 in the World in sprint freestyle events. Other honors include NCAA All American and USA National Team Member for 6 years.

After an extensive back surgery due to a physical deformity (scoliosis), Sarah and her husband welcomed their two beautiful daughters into the world. As a young mom, Sarah started running in the Run for Your Life Grand Prix Series and in 2006 competed in the Elite Division of the NC Triathlon Series. That same year, Sarah finished 3rd in the Thunder Road Marathon in Charlotte, qualified for the Boston Marathon and earned the Bon Excellence Award for overcoming adversity and living a healthy, active lifestyle. She has competed in all distances of Triathlon, including the Ironman distance and is a 10X USA Triathlon National Championship Qualifier and 5X World Championship Triathlon Qualifier, including her most recent qualification at Ironman 70.3 North American Championships Chattanooga in May 2022.

Sarah graduated with a BA in Psychology and Certificate in Business Administration from UNC Chapel Hill. She resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband Greg. They have two daughters, Marissa and Morgan, who are both HS All-American and Scholar All-American athletes playing Division I soccer at Princeton University and the University of Georgia.

Throughout her amazing journey over the past few decades, she has developed programs which focus on creating a healthy balance in our everyday lives. Sarah knows what it takes to overcome obstacles and is passionate about sharing her expertise with clients.

BA in Psychology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC Business Essentials Certification – Carolina Business Institute

• ITCA Certified Triathlon Coach
• NESTA Personal Fitness Trainer
• Biomechanics Specialist
• Core Conditioning Specialist
• Sports Injury Specialist
• Lifestyle & Weight Management Specialist
• Metabolic Conditioning Coach
• Health Promotion & Corporate Wellness
• EZ8 Running Coach
• Online Personal Trainer
• Fitness Nutrition Coach
• CPR/AED, First Aid

• USA Swimming National Team Member 1989-1995
• USA National Champion 50 Meter Freestyle 1991
• World University Games Gold & Bronze Medalist 1993
• FINA World Championships Bronze Medalist 1993
• American Record Holder 1993
• NCAA All-American 1990-1993
• UNC Most Dedicated & Most Valuable Swimmer
• Bon Excellence Award Charlotte Marathon 3rd place 2006
• Boston Marathon Finisher 2010-2011
• IM 70.3 Raleigh Podium Finisher 2013, 2015-2016
• Ironman Finisher 2013
• 10X USA Triathlon National Championship Qualifier
• 5X World Championship Triathlon Qualifier

Interested in a special class designed for you?

Interested in joining our TRI Swim Classes or in private swim lessons to work on technique and pacing for multi-sport or open water swim?

Contact Sarah Hart, HFFA Triathlon & Multi-Sport Director