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Certifications:

Ironman University Coach

 Coach Expert of Switzerland

English, German, French

Sansego Coach

JEAN-CHRISTOPHE GUINCHARD

Monthey, Switzerland.

Certified Coach Badge

Jean-Christophe started participating in triathlons in 1987. By the 1990’s, he was one of the best triathletes in the World with a 3rd place podium finish at the 1997 ITU Long Distance World Championships, a silver medal at the 1998 European Olympic Distance Championships and several podium finishes at ITU WTS events. He finished his professional career representing Switzerland in triathlon at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

After a 10 year absence from the sport in a racing capacity, JC returned to qualify multiple times for the Ironman 70.3 and Ironman World Championships in his Age Group with multiple wins and podium finishes.

JC started coaching 27 years ago. He was lucky to have had many good mentors throughout his professional career which helped him develop as a coach. He is passionate about the sport and the process of guiding his athletes to their desired results.

JC is a Coach Expert of Switzerland and also a certified Ironman University Coach.

“I highly recommend Jean-Christophe as a coach. He is a great motivator with a lot of experience and he also puts a lot of emphasis on the important details like recovery, massage and nutrition.”

- Patricia Circelli, Kona Qualifier 2022

JC is unique. He has alot of knowledge and is a motivator. He has transitioned from a career as a highly successful professional triathlete who represented his country, to a highly successful endurance coach. JC has an incredible amount of experience, big race, “been there, done that know-how,” that he passes on with extreme passion to his athletes.