Coaches and Staff

Our Coaches and Staff

Our coaches understand what it’s like to balance training and competition with a busy schedule.  We will work with you to create a training plan tailored to your specific goals to help you reach your full potential and become a stronger athlete.

Sharone Aharon

Founder, USA Triathlon Elite Level III coach

Well-Fit is owned by Sharone Aharon, a USAT Level 3 certified triathlon coach and accomplished triathlete. Sharone Aharon, is a USA Triathlon Elite Level III coach and personal trainer.  He is the founder of Well-Fit Triathlon & Training, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. Sharone’s competitive and coaching history expands more than 25 years. Starting in 1988,…  Read more »

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Tony Doyle

National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist and Performance Enhancement Specialist

Integrated approach to personal training and performance Tony is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist and Performance Enhancement Specialist.  With 5 years experience as a personal trainer, Tony believes that integrated training is the key to success.  Using a systematic and progressive approach to training he works in all…  Read more »

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Ted Ramos

Certified Level 1 USA Triathlon Coach and a Level 3 USA Cycling coach

Ted’s attention to detail and thoughtful training programs prepare athletes with strategies for successful races Coach Ted is a certified Level 1 USA Triathlon Coach and a Level 3 USA Cycling coach. He has experience working with all types of athletes, men and women from youth level to senior citizens and everything in between, coaching…  Read more »

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Mauricio Andrade

Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from UIC

Mauricio’s passion for endurance sports and fitness aids in client progression Mauricio’s passion for endurance sports and fitness has led him to participate in multiple events all over the world.  He loves all aspects of triathlons and for the last 15 years he has completed over 30 triathlons that range from Olympic to Ironman distance…  Read more »

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Nic Ruley

USAT Level 1 coach and USMS Level 2 coach

Nic focuses on athletes who have special considerations in their schedules, bodies and lives. Nic Ruley is a USAT Level 1 coach and USMS Level 2 coach with a focus on adults who would like to improve their swim times and triathletes who have special considerations in their schedules, their bodies, and their lives. Nic…  Read more »

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Russ Kuryk

8 time Ironman

Russ is a member of the Well-Fit Elite Team, and 8 time Ironman and competes in both on and off road races. Russ’s passion for coaching began when he was a lifeguard and coached swim lessons, swim team, diving team, and junior lifeguards at the Chicago Park District. Russ has successfully finished eight Ironman triathlons atop…  Read more »

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Elaine Gould

Certified Level 1, 200-hour Vinyasa Flow Instructor

Elaine focuses on improving strength, focus and flexibility in endurance athletes through yoga. Elaine is a Certified Level 1, 200-hour Vinyasa Flow Yoga Instructor.  She has been teaching yoga exclusively to athletes and runners for 4 years. Elaine began her yoga journey by accident.  After her second knee surgery due to long distance running, her physical…  Read more »

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Keith Klebacha

USAT Level II Certified, National Academy of Sports Medicine Personal Trainer

As one of Well-Fit’s veteran coaches, Keith (Coach K) offers a wealth of resources that extends across a wide array of athletic fields. In competitive swimming, Keith’s accolades have included competing at the state, national and Olympic levels. In college at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Keith illustrated his strengths not only as a…  Read more »

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Lauren Wong

Specializing in beginners and women

Integrated approach to personal training and performance Lauren Wong is a USAT Certified Level 1 Triathlon Coach with a focus on beginners and women.  Lauren enjoys helping open people’s eyes to the “fun” of pushing yourself to your limits and crossing finish lines you never thought possible.  Lauren coaches athletes of all abilities, especially those training…  Read more »

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Rachel Pearson

Experienced Swim Coach and Elite Triathlete

Experienced Swim Coach and Elite Triathlete Rachel is a USA triathlon Level I coach and has coached at Well-Fit for the last 2 years. She has 10 years of experience coaching swimming and water polo at a youth club and high school level, and started a club triathlon team at the University of East Anglia,…  Read more »

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Rachel Sierminski

Certified Yoga Instructor and Ironman

Rachel completed her 200-hour yoga training in 2010 and has taught students from all walks of life, but now particularly focuses on classes for runners and triathletes. She takes pride in tailoring her classes to the requests and needs of her students, but always includes a mixture of strength-building and recovery. Rachel has been practicing…  Read more »

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