Team

Leader: 

purplepatch Fitness has teamed up with a number of partners that compliment and reinforce the purplepatch Pillars of Performance. These partners represent the best in their industry. With our partners we have developed programs and offerings that will aid you in further developing technique, functional strength and endurance, as well as enhance your community and training experience.

Coaches

Meredith has taken an amazing journey to become a professional athlete and coach. A long-time Ironman enthusiast, with a best of 11 hours and 22 minutes before beginning with purplepatch, she is now an Ironman Champion. She did this while managing a 60 hour week working in finance.  She takes this passion and management skills into her coaching, and combines it with very naturally caring and strong leadership skills.

James has been involved in the purplepatch coaching system longer than any other person, and brings a strong blend of experience, technical expertise and passion to his coaching.  He has extensive experience training and competing as a professional athlete, but balances this with his passion for athlete development and guidance.

Josh Crosby is a former multi-sponsored, ultra-endurance athlete, elite triathlete, and World Champion rower. He is a self professed adrenalin addict, who is no stranger to intense physical competition and brings an elite caliber athletic pedigree to his coaching style and to the purplepatch Train With A Pro program.

Team

Matt Dixon

Founder and Head Coach

As one of the leading endurance coaches in the world, Matt brings a unique background of professional coaching experience, elite athletics and education to lead the purplepatch team. He is a highly sought after resource in the endurance community, writing and contributing to multiple publications such as Triathlete Magazine, Lava Magazine, Outside Magazine and Triathlete Europe.

Kelli McMaster

Partner and Head of Strategy

Kelli is a highly experienced business professional, with extensive leadership and strategy background in technology and sales. She currently leads business development and strategy for purplepatch. She is also happily married to Matt!

Anthony DuComb

Manager, Events and Trips

Anthony organizes and manages all purplepatch camps, clinics and trips. He has been a competitive triathlete, runner and open water swimmer since 1995, participating in famed races such as the Dolphin Club Original Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, the Dipsea, and an English Channel Relay Crossing. With an extensive background in corporate law, Anthony utilizes his legal skills and organizational expertise to complement his endurance sport knowledge to ensure a wonderful and memorable experience for every athlete at a purplepatch event.

Carmel Galvin

Corporate and Business Development

Carmel has extensive HR and management experience. Coming from a managing Director role at a global company she will be leading the charge with our new corporate program. When she is not on her road bike you can find her chasing her 3 daughters around San Francisco.

Willow Harrington

Community Coordinator

An athlete and outdoor enthusiast, Willow Harrington manages PPSV activities and events. Willow brings extensive managerial and coaching experience to her role at purplepatch. As a former Team in Training Mentor and Training Captain, she emphasizes the culture of community training, while achieving individual athletic goals.

Tom Wildhart

Marketing and Media Strategy

Tom is a seasoned IT Professional with a passion for sports and the outdoors. First and foremost a swimmer that has recently discovered the beauty of triathlons and is hooked.