Few athletes surpass Terri Schneider’s consistency, durability, longevity and charisma in endurance sports as an athlete and coach. As a pioneer in several sports, she has blazed a path through the endurance world that combines a zeal to experience new cultures and remote landscapes, with a hunger to push her physical and mental limits. Terri’s passion is to share these experiences with others as a motivational speaker, author, coach and sport psychology consultant.
As an adventure racer, triathlete, ultrarunner and mountaineer, Terri has raced and adventured in over 70 countries. Through the hundreds of events in which she’s excelled she’s established herself as one of the most diversely experienced multi-sport endurance athletes and coaches in the world, and as a world-class professional triathlete for 10 years—specializing in the Ironman distance—and elite international adventure racer for eight.
She earned her Masters of Arts in Sports Psychology with a research emphasis on team dynamics and a thesis on risk taking, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. She brings her advanced scholarship as well as her extensive athletic experience to her coaching, sport psychology consulting, speaking and writing,
Terri is the author of Triathlon Revolution: Training, Technique and Inspiration, co-author of Triathlete’s Guide to Mental Training and has contributed to two additional books. She offers coaching for triathletes, runners, adventure racers and cyclists, online training, sport psychology consulting and motivational speaking. She lives in Santa Cruz, CA.