Start-tri Updates

by The Coaches on June 12, 2014

Summer will officially start next week however, Start-tri athletes turned up the heat at many races in late may in early June:)

Jerseyman Report:

ALL Athletes finished and some even scored some hardware!
Congrats to Leon Herszon, Joe Campolattano, Dan Simonetti, Zoli Kemecsei, Scott Johnson, Deirdre O’Mara.
Kristen Dvorscak 2nd in AG
Jodi Huckabee 3rd in AG
Judith Gorog Petit 2nd in AG

Red Bank Triathlon:
Mike Cacicedo
Barbara Reuven 3rd in AG

Rev3 Championships:
Brian Moffet 9th AG

Ironman Brazil:
Raphael Zagury ripped it up with a personal best 10:10!!!

Jersey Genesis:
Coach Kristin Cacicedo 1st in AG

Rev 3 Quassy:
Congrats to Kristen Dvorscak, Jodi Huckabee, Judith Gorog Petit, Ed Riley and Scott Johnson for completing this very difficult half IM. Also shout out to Joscelin Grizzetti, Michael and Colleen Moran, Matt Han and Dave Scott for great finishes!

Eagleman 70.3:
Brian Moffet and Pete Kavalus battle a tough wetsuit illegal swim and guess what???…another hot day at Eagleman:(

Flat as a pancake Sprint Tri:
Zoli Kemecsei and Joe Campolattano both had strong days at this fun filled event on Staten Island. Zoli finished with 3rd in AG. Congrats also go to former Start-tri athletes Laura Fucci and Laurie Beland for both having great races at one of their favorite tris of all:)

Escape the Cape Sprint Triathlon:
Congrats to Eric Probst and Steve Grimes for braving the swim back to the mainland from the Cape May Ferry. Both had great races in hot conditions!

Outside of the Triathlon scene…
Many Start-tri athletes took on the Navesink 1.2 and 2.4 mile swims as well as the Amy Campbell representing at the Wyckoff 1.2 mile swim this past Saturday. Joe Campolattano ripped it up at a local 5K to place 6th overall and win his AG as he prepares for the Princeton 70.3 in September.

Congrats to all athletes (I hope I did not miss any) and we look forward to more great results at upcoming races…Asbury Park Sprint, Tupper Lake 1/2 Ironman, Mt. Tremblant 70.3, Syracuse 70.3, Randolph Sprint, NJ State Sprint and Olympic, Pequannock Sprint, Ironman Lake Placid, Ironman Mt. Tremblant, USAT National Championships, Princeton 70.3, Buckman Sprint, etc…


Day one of Triathlon racing…

by The Coaches on May 17, 2014

Well after the crappiest of winters (unless you are a snow lover:) ) and a colder and wetter than usual spring, the Jersey Tri Scene opened up with Jerseyman at Spruce Run State Park. Special Thanks to Ray Campeau for taking this challenge on and keeping racing alive in NJ!!! Thanks to Joe Patanella and the dozens of other volunteers who make racing possible!

Many Start-tri and Paramount athletes (past and present) racing today and showing their early season form. Congrats to Judith Gorog Petit, Jodi Huckabee, Kristen Dvorscak, Deirdre O’Mara, Dan Simonetti, Leon Herszon, Zoli Kemecsei, Joe Campolattano, Patty MacNaught, Scott Johnson, Riley, Bridget Coll, the whole Paramount Crew and all the TMB racers. Very proud to be racing with all of you:)

Now, Brian Moffet is set to rip it up at the REV3 Championships tomorrow. Mike Cacicedo is set to take on the Red Bank Tri. Amy Campbell, Steve and Lindy Grimes are tackling the Superhero 1/2 marathon! Good luck to all.

Train smart, race hard…

Enjoy the races:)



by The Coaches on May 7, 2014

Jerseyman Triathlon Roll Call: If you have not signed up, please contact me. If you are not competing, competing and coming with family, other…Race Director needs many volunteers. This can afford you the opportunity to race for free. Contact me directly or your Email Ray directly at


Start-Tri Updates

April 9, 2014

Congratulations to Start-tri athlete Deirdre O’Mara on completing the Love Run 1/2 marathon in Philadelphia last weekend. The weekend before, many Start-tri athletes and friends braved the roads of Hunterdon County for L’Enfer d’Hunterdon. A great tune-up for the season and Battenkill. This past weekend former Start-tri athlete Raphael Zagury ripped it up at 1/2 [...]

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First Results!!!

March 16, 2014

Congratulations to Jodi Huckabee for finishing the Los Angeles Marathon! Also, congratulations to Mike Cacicedo for recently finishing the E. Todd Murray 1/2 marathon. March is here and our athletes in the NorthEast had a little taste of spring out there:) Keep spirits up because spring will “really” be here on the calendar this week!!! [...]

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Holidays and the New Year 2014!

December 26, 2013 would like to wish everyone a healthy and happy holiday season. Looking ahead to 2014, we wish you a year full of good health, training, races and personal success. Train smart, race smart… We welcome many new athletes in 2014 and are looking forward to some great racing. We hope that you all achieve [...]

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Lake Placid Triathlon Training Camp 2014

October 21, 2013

Lake Placid Training Weekend Workshops will be June 5-June 8, 2014. PROGRAM OBJECTIVE: A focused and fun to intense weekend of pre-season training and informative presentations to prepare triathletes for successful racing in 2014. PRESENTERS /TRAINING GROUP LEADERS: Mickey Cassu, Kristin Cacicedo and Jason Norman. USAT certified coaches and multiple IMUSA finishes. Eric Paulsen, mechanic [...]

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August with Start-tri…

August 29, 2013

We have reached the traditional end of summer mark with Labor Day Weekend, which traditionally means winding down the triathlon season and shifting to some other activities…Well, we at would like to propose a few more events before we close the door on summer. We would like to invite you to come participate in [...]

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Updates, Time Trial and Recent Results

July 11, 2013

Don’t forget, tonight is our re-scheduled summer Time Trial in the Great Swamp. Riders are scheduled to go off at 7:15 PM. Please familiarize yourself with course at this link: Start-tri is proud of it’s current/past athletes. Toward that end, we would like to congratulate the following athletes for their recent results… Patriot 1/2 [...]

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More races and events…

June 14, 2013

Well we now find ourselves on the eve of Father’s Day weekend! We wish all of you fathers out there a great weekend. Don’t forget to celebrate with your family, after all they support your Tri/Endurance sports habits all year long. Toward that end, maybe you can ask for something special to continue to spark [...]

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