Ed (Edwin) Roberts is a USA Triathlon Level I Certified Coach (Area of Focus: Short Course - Adult & Youth and Junior) and Race Director, US Masters Swimming (USMS) Certified Coach, Open Water Safety Director and Adult Learn to Swim (ALTS) Instructor; USA Swimming Stroke and Turn Official, NFHS, and NCAA Swimming and Diving Referee. He is also a member of the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA), is Stroke School (Level II) Certified, and is recognized as a Swimming Strength and Conditioning Specialist (SSCS).
Ed, a graduate of the New York Cycle Club's (NYCC) A - SIG, served as a Ride Leader for the A-SIG and B-SIG.
Youth and Junior
Level I Certified Short Course Coach
Level I Certified Youth and Junior Coach
Level II Certified Short Course Coach
Level II Certified Youth and Junior Coach
Ed is the triathlon swimming coach for the Brooklyn Triathlon Club (BTC) in Brooklyn, New York (https://brooklyntri.org/mission/coach-bios). Ed is also coaching for Team New York Aquatics (TNYA), a USMS registered Club, with several pools located across NYC (https://www.tnya.org/leadership/edwinroberts/). Previously assisted with TNYA's "Low-Pressure Zone" Intermediate Swimming Clinic Program and Speed Swimming sessions. At the USMS 2022 Spring Nationals, Ed was selected to serve as the on-deck coach for the competition and warmup pools.
Ed is the head coach for Hilton Swimming Dynamics (HSD), a US Masters Swimming registered club specializing in stroke development for beginners and seasoned athletes offering freestyle video stroke analysis with stroke correction (and construction) were indicated.
Ed has personally coached athletes and groups of all ages and abilities to a broad spectrum of event finishes from short and long course events up to century bicycle rides. He's helped several athletes attain personal records, transformations, and podium finishes.
Ed started participating in endurance sports in 2009 and immediately took to the lifestyle. He has since completed open water swims and triathlons from sprints to 70.3 events. He has especially enjoyed participating in challenging events against the backdrop of the New York City skyline: the Brooklyn Bridge Swim across the East River from Brooklyn to Manhattan (x 2), the two-mile historic Governor's Island swim (x 2), the First Responders Division of the NYC Triathlon (x 4) and cycling with a self-supported group across Europe and the West Coast of the USA.