Meet the Coach

Angela Park

Angela Park

Angela swam competitively for 12 years and was a top age group swimmer in Wisconsin and the Midwest. While attending Northwestern University for both her Bachelors and Masters degrees, Angela began dabbling in the sport of triathlon. She has since completed upwards of 100 triathlons, including multiple Half Ironmans, Ironman Arizona and Ironman Wisconsin. She has had numerous top 3 age group and overall female finishes during her triathlon career.

Other personal and professional notables:

  • Personal trainer to Biggest Loser At-Home Winner Bernie Salazar in 2008
  • Lululemon Ambassador 2009
  • 2013 Ironman All World Athlete
  • Member of Team USA in Chicago at 2015 Age Group Triathlon World Championships

Angela has been involved in the fitness industry for over 15 years. She began as a swim instructor in the mid 90’s and has since grown her resume to include personal training, swim coaching and triathlon coaching- all on an individual and group basis. Her certifications include USA Triathlon Level 2 Coach and NASM Personal Trainer. When she is not running, biking and swimming, she is taking care of her daughter, Alexandra, who was born in December 2009.

Spark Coach Angela Park has experience with all types of clients including:

  • Triathletes (first timers to elite!)
  • Runners (5k to marathoners!)
  • Swimmers (learning to swim to competitive!)
  • Pre and Post Natal
  • General Fitness

Angela believes that adopting a healthy, active lifestyle starts with small changes and motivation. As those small changes become habits and motivation becomes intrinsic, a lifestyle transformation begins. By setting attainable goals and making fitness a priority, all people can find their inner-athlete.


USATNASM

 2013 Ironman All World Athlete.
In 2015, Angela competed as a member of Team USA at the 2015 Age Group World Championships.