Morgan Johnson — Level 3 Playtri Coach


About Morgan

Coach Morgan started swim team at age 5, and began running competitively at age 11. She did her first triathlon in college, and was a member of the University of North Texas Triathlon Team. Morgan began coaching the North Texas Tri Team (a youth triathlon program) in 2009, and moved to Playtri in 2010, where she worked in race production for 3 years, and eventually founded the Playtri Youth & Juniors program in 2012.

Today, Morgan is the Head Coach of Team Playtri Elite, the #17 ranked USAT youth and junior elite development program in the country in 2013, and serves as mentor and instructor to the other coaches in the Playtri Youth & Juniors program. She has worked with all levels of youth and junior athletes, from first-timers to ITU competitors, and enjoys the challenges that different athletes bring to the table. Morgan also works with adult athletes on both and long and short course goals.

Morgan has been published numerous times, both in the USA Triathlon Multisport Lap online publication and the USA Triathlon Magazine. She was recently invited to the Olympic Training Center as one of 10 coaches in 2014 to complete her Level II Coaching Certification with USA Triathlon.

Coaching Certifications

  • USA Triathlon Level I Certified Coach
  • USA Triathlon Youth & Juniors Certified Coach
  • USA Triathlon High Performance Team Coach
  • USA Cycling Level III Certified Coach

Coaching Specialties

  • Youth and Junior
  • Short Course/Draft-Legal Elite