9 Texas

2 Cozumel

1 Maryland
1 Boulder 
1 Punta del Este

1 Switzerland

1 New Zealand

24 IRONMAN 70.3  
9 Galveston
4 Austin
3 Buffalo Springs
1 Puerto Rico
2 Punta del Este
2 OilMan

1 Waco


Australia 2016  

South Africa 2018

1 Island Extreme Triathlon (8th place 2019)

2 Alaskaman Extreme Triathlo n  (18th place 2017)

1 Patagonman Extreme Triathlon  (18th place 2017) 

7 Escape From Alcatraz
San Francisco (sponsored by Sierra Nevada)

6 ITU World Championship  Team USA

Netherlands 2013
Germany 2014
Italy 2015

Canada 2017

Denmark 2018

Spain 2019

5 XTERRA World Championships
Maui 2012-2013-2014-2015-2016

1 La Ruta de los Conquistadores

​Costa Rica 2017

3 Leadville 100 MTB race

Recipient of Silver Buckle 2012, 2016, 2018

5 X 12 hours MTB Dirty Dozen (1st place)
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

4 X 24 hours MTB races

Dallas 2012 (1st Place)

Rocky Hill 2016 (2nd place)
Rocky Hill 2017
(1st Place)

Rocky Hill 2018 (3 Place)

15 Marathons (Best time: 3:04)
Boston 2016 - 2017 - 2019
Houston 2011 - 2012 – 2013 – 2014 – 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019
Woodlands 2014 – 2015
Galveston 2013

​About Fernando Lopez​​


Fernando is a father, a husband, an executive, and a competitive athlete.  He has learned the art of balancing work and life and is an expert on time management and helping people finding the keys to achieving success. 

Fernando always dreamed to be a professional athlete.  As a young child, he practiced and competed in many sports, including soccer, BMX, and Track and Field; however, family conditions didn’t allow him to pursue his dream. Nevertheless, he focused on finishing university while overcoming multiple obstacles throughout life to live his dream. With 25 years of experience, Fernando is an advanced windsurfer able to surf in all kind of environments. He plays competitive soccer and is a takewondo black belt. Few years ago he started competing in triathlons, on-road and off-road. His initial focus was on Adventure Racing, then Mountain Bike competitions, and finally Ironman races and Marathons.

During his preparation for competing in Triathlons, he was on his own, no coach to guide and motivate him through the complexity and details of triathlon training and racing. Trying to figure it all out on his own was not an easy task. As he looks back, it would have been much easier and he would have had faster results having an expert guidance to help him and improve confidence in what he was doing. The main reason he became a coach is to share his experience and talents to being the coach he never had.

Fernando combines his life experience, business knowledge, and athletic background to help people achieve their goals.

Personal achievements

Member of Team USA Off-Road Triathlon competing in World Championships (Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Canada, Denmark, Spain)

Off Road Triathlon USA National Champion in Age Group 2017 -2019

Ironman World Championship 70.3 Australia 2016

5x IRONMAN Gold All World Athlete or top 1% 2015, 2016, 2017,2018,2019
IRONMAN Silver  All World Athlete or top 5% 2014

1st Place Rocky Hill 24hr MTB race
2nd Place Rocky Hill 24hr MTB race 2016 (1st place on LeMans start)
3x 1st Place on Dirty Dozen 12hrs MTB race in 2015, 2016, 2017
1st Place on Dallas 24hrs MTB race in 2012
2nd Place on XTERRA Cameron Park and Magnolia Hill in 2015
Boston Marathon  qualifier 2020

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"I believe in your dreams and goals. Through my personal experience, education, and passion, together, we create a roadmap that fits into your busy life. No matter your fitness condition, I help you to a greater sense of accomplishment and empowerment, preventing overwhelm, stress and injury along the way. I provide accountability and support, guiding you all the way while answering all of your questions and concerns. As a coach my commitment is to help you achieve your dreams and goals while balance training with family, work and other life obligations. This also includes arriving on race day confident in your abilities to complete and enjoy the moment!"


USA TRIATHLON Certified Coach, USAT 2019

IRONMAN Certified Coach, IRONMAN University, 2015

IRONMAN Certified Swimming Coach, IRONMAN University, 2017

CPR Certified
Taekwondo Black Belt​