Seminar Schedule

Seminar topics, presenter and times subject to change

Seminar Program

Join us for the second year of offering fun and informative seminars. We're adding new seminars often so check back periodically. Here's a sneak peak at a few of the speakers and their topics. 

Time and dates listed are subject to change.


SALLY EDWARDS (Olympic Triathlete)

 As an athlete, Sally has spent the last 22 years as the National Spokeswoman for an all-women's triathlon series. During that time she finished over 150 triathlon races volunteering to finish last, as the "final finisher" so that no other woman has to finish last. Sally is a professional athlete winning races from a mile to a hundred miles. She is a 16-time Ironman finisher, a member of the Triathlon Hall of Fame, and past winner of the ultra-marathon, the hundred mile Western States Endurance Run.





David Spiegelberg, (Regional Tourism Specialist at Wisconsin's Department of Tourism)

David will highlight different ways to learn about the state's many biking opportunities. He will focus on, tourism partner resources and other state agency resources as well as Wisconsin-based biking organizations.  Everyone is welcome. Be sure to attend this session to learn about the family friendly destinations and activities Wisconsin has to offer.

This presentation will be a sampling of linear trails, road routes, mountain bike trails, and great urban rides in Wisconsin.


Heather Haviland

Endurance Coach

Coach Heather brings her experience as a former Professional Triathlete into helping others reach their athletic goals. Getting started in triathlons at the age of 20 with no previous athletic background, she understands what it is like to be beginner as well as an elite athlete. She has won many races and received several top honors to include six-time All American, the 2004 USAT Triathlete of the Year and many top overall Ironman placing. Now her focus in on helping others; coaching clients advance toward their individual endurance sports goals through both group instructions and one on one programming.

Haviland began coaching in 2004. Her clients include numerous Age Group award winners, World Championship qualifiers and successful Ironman race finishers. Beyond the practical knowledge and experience Heather is able to draw on in her coaching, her clients appreciate Heather’s contagious passion for not only the active lifestyle but in each of her athlete’s successes.


John Bradley (WD-40)

International bicycle industry expert in Product Development & Management, Sales Development & Management. Bradley is currently Sales Manager at WD-40 and he will be speaking sharing his ample knowledge on cleaning bikes with the industries' best products!


Julian Kegel (Wheel & Sprocket)

Julian spent 10+ years providing support for local and charitable bike rides around Wisconsin with Wheel & Sprocket. He is also a board member at the Bike Federation of Wisconsin. Julian not only provides expert knowledge of bicycling, but also has a knack for adventure and photography. Check out his work here!


Ryan Schmeling (Wheel & Sprocket)

USAT Certified Coach and Wheel & Sprocket Employee Ryan Schmeling gives you the basics on what you need to succeed at your first triathlon!


Jeff Hudzinski and Bob Jung, (Recumbent Gurus at Wheel & Sprocket Hales Corners)

Recumbent trikes are becoming increasingly more popular over the past several years.  The completions of city and interurban trails have a lot to do with this phenomenon. You never have to put your feet down when stopping for scenery, stop signs or to chat with a familiar passer-by. You are always ready to start with no concern for balance throughout your journey!  


Bob Hanisch (Peak Perfomance Professionals)

Bob has devoted more than two decades to helping both elite and everyday athletes improve their performances and achieve their individual goals.

Bob has coached hundreds of triathletes of all levels perform their best in races of every distance, from Sprint through Ironman. As a triathlete himself, Bob is able to provide advice and guidance from a firsthand perspective.