Ken Johnson’s greatest satisfaction is inspiring people to become what they never thought possible – athletes. Using his own personal journey, comprehensive fitness and wellness training, and years of experience as a professional trainer and triathlon coach, Coach Ken has guided many individuals to reach their personal training and fitness goals.
His clientele includes new exercisers, master athletes, heavier individuals, older returning athletes, and novice triathletes. Coach Ken was triathlon coach and personal trainer at the RecPlex in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin for 10 years. There he developed a series of Indoor Triathlons, a weekly open-water swim program for triathletes, and taught training programs for the Pleasant Prairie Triathlon, the Pleasant Prairie Junior Triathlon, the Chicagoland Iron Girl / Trek / Danskin Women's Triathlons, the Racine 70.3 Half-Iron Triathlon, and the Wisconsin Half Marathon. Since 2014 he has worked as a Health Advisor and Health Coach with HealthFitness.
Coach Ken’s positive, motivational approach and extensive experience developing programs for various fitness levels are key reasons his athletes continue to work with him year after year.
Coach Ken is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, with certificates in cardiorespiratory training for weight management, fitness goals, and performance goals. An avid triathlete since 1987, he became a certified coach with USA Triathlon in 2003, and was a certified WellCoaches Wellness and Fitness coach from 2006 thru 2010. He holds a M.S. in Exercise Science (with specialization in Health and Wellness Promotion) and a M.B.A. with Marketing emphasis.