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The Counterpart Team

We design and develop personalized triathlon training plans for every athelete based on their goals and current abilities using proven training protocols in a periodization based schedule. cpc coaches work with a limited number of athletes to provide a close coach / athelete relationship.

Our coaches are Experienced

Mitch Gold

Mitch has 10 years of coaching experience and has worked with over 100 triathletes to build the outstanding reputation of Counterpart Coaching. Mitch is a 13x Kona Qualifier, 2x Top-100 Kona finisher and 2x Hawaii Ironman Armed Forces Champion with a personal best of 4:07 for the 1/2 IM and 9:33 for IM. He has been named All American by both Inside Triathlon magazine and USA Triathlon. Mitch has a unique teaching style of coaching that keeps his athletes learning, progressing and achieving their goals.

Palm Desert Swim Club

Mitch is the Assistant Head Coach of the Palm Desert Swim Club.

Our camps are Challenging



2014 Honu Camp

Registration Open

Kona, HI

May 23 - Jun 1

Our reputation is Exceptional

Mitch has the experience to take you to the next level and is always keeping up to date on the latest coaching philosophies, nutrition, and technology.Mike Montgomery, Aspen, CO

Thanks for all your help in preparing Mitch. I couldn't have had a successful season without your knowledge, expertise and guidance along the way. I look forward to working together next season in preparation for KONA!!Kaytee Petross, Portland, OR

Read our recent articles

Mitch Gold - 06/1/2012

Day 5? How can it be day 5 already? 2012 Honu Camp is on the way to becoming one of the finest CpC camps to date! Training days 1-4 have been spectacular with 300 miles of riding visiting Hawi and Waipio Valley’s absolutely stunning backroad Old Mamalahoa Hwy. The 14 campers are a fantastic group ...

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Execution Day

Mitch Gold - 05/23/2012

It takes more than just solid training to have a successful day at Ironman. Take a look through your collection of Ironman videos and you can see world-class athlete reduced to walking, crawling, sitting on the side of the road…even quitting. And guess what folks, if it can happen to athletes at that level, you ...

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