Coaches
Elizabeth (Wittmaack) Kaplanis

President and Head Coach of Ridgewood Tri Athlete (RTA). Elizabeth is a Rutgers (New Brunswick) graduate and a USA Triathlon Level 2 Endurance, USA Cycling Level 2 and USA Track & Field certified coach. 

She is a 10x IRONMAN finisher, 2x IRONMAN World Championship finisher, 2x 70.3 World Championship finisher, USAT National Championship finisher and has numerous overall podium wins. She is a 7x USAT All-American.

Chris Kaplanis

Managing Director and Assistant Head Coach of Ridgewood Tri Athlete (RTA). Chris graduated from Penn State, University Park at the top of his class. He is a USA Triathlon Level 2 Endurance, USA Cycling Level 2 and USA Track & Field certified coach. Chris is also a regular contributor to USA Triathlon magazine and Active.com

He is a 5x IRONMAN finisher, IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship &  USAT National Championship finisher. Chris is a USAT All American.

RTA Coaches

In our world, everyone is training for something. We help you get to that start line and to your finish line.

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“The greatest danger… for most of us is not that we will set our goals too high and we will miss, but that we will set them too low and reach them.”