JoAnna Younts
USA Triathlon Certified Coach

 

Academic Background

  • M.B.A., Finance, The George Washington University (1995)
  • B.A., Mathematics and Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1989)

Professional Background

  • Principal, Berkeley Research Group, LLC (Health Analytics Practice) 2010 – present
  • Director, Navigant Consulting, Inc. 2002 – 2010
  • Various roles in the health care industry from 1989 – 2002

Athletic Background

  • Competitive equestrian from childhood through early 20’s, including “A” level Hunter/Jumper circuit and United States Pony Club dressage, eventing and mounted games.
  • UNC Equestrian Team 1985-86
  • UNC Crew Team 1987-88
  • USA Triathlon All American: 2008 – 2012
  • Team USA Qualifier: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • ITU Age Group World Championships:
    • 2007 – Hamburg, Germany
    • 2009 – Gold Coast, Australia
    • 2012 – Auckland, New Zealand
  • ITU Duathlon World Championships:
    • 2009 – Concord, North Carolina
  • Ironman 70.3 World Championship Qualifier: 2008, 2010, 2012
  • Ironman World Championship (Kona, Hawaii) Qualifier: 2010
  • North Carolina Triathlon Series:
    • 2007 Masters Open Female Runner-up
    • 2008 Masters Open Female Champion
    • 2010 Masters Open Female Runner-up
  • Notable Top 10 Age Group Finishes: St. Anthony’s, Columbia, Duathlon Nationals, Duathlon Worlds, Vineman 70.3, New Orleans 70.3, Kansas 70.3, Ironman Lake Placid, Mooseman 70.3, The Nation’s Triathlon, Racine 70.3, Ironman Wisconsin

Other Triathlon Involvement

  • Founder and Director, North Carolina Multisport Expo/Endurance Lifestyle Expo: 2012, 2013
  • Regional Council, USAT-Mid Atlantic: 2010 – present